The second annual "Mostly Manitoba, Michigan, and Minnesota Combinatorics Graduate Student Workshop" will be held at the University of Manitoba on 30 April and 1 May 2016. This is a two-day workshop with many talks by graduate students and selected talks by invited experts. Topics for this workshop include graph theory, finite geometries, designs, and extremal combinatorics.
This workshop is supported by PIMS and the University of Manitoba.
Location: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Dates: 30 April and 1 May 2016
Participants must apply to attend. Those submitting talks or applying for support must do so by 1 April 2016. There is no registration fee.
Submissions for contributed talks and applications for student support can be made during the registration process.
Students wishing to submit a talk can do so during registration. Talks will be 20 minutes, followed by a 5 minute question period. Titles and abstracts for talks should be submitted by 1 April 2016.
Some funds may be available in support of accommodation costs for graduate students. Preference for support will be given to those students giving a talk. No support will be available for travel costs. Students should indicate that they wish to apply for support in their registration and must apply by 1 April 2016.
Canad Inns Fort Garry, 1824 Pembina Highway Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2
Phone: 1-888-33-CANAD (22623)
This hotel is approximately 2.7 km from the workshop venue, along a greenway path that connects to the university (30 minute walk). It is also located along bus routes that go to the university (buses 60 and 160).
Participants are to arrive on Friday night (29 April); lectures are held all day Saturday and Sunday morning. Participants leave after lunch Sunday, 1 May 2016.
All talks will be held in 115 Armes Building. On Saturday, the morning session will be 8:45-11:35 and the afternoon session will be 13:00-17:10. On Sunday, the morning session will be 9:00-11:40.
Parking on the weekend is available at no cost, except in 24 hour reserved places. Parking lot A, next to the Parker Building and Allen Building, is the closest to the workshop venues.
Conference meals will be held in St John's College.