YRM 2017 will take place from Tuesday 1st August to Friday 4th August 2017 in the new SMSAS building at University of Kent, the Sibson building.

https://www.kent.ac.uk/smsas/vision/new-building.html

When you arrive the first day, you should collect you conference welcome pack and name badge from the new SMSAS building foyer. If you are participating in the poster competition, you should hand in your poster as well.

We recommend that you that you wear your name badge throughout the conference, especially during tea and coffee breaks and during the meals.

Submission talks and posters
How can I do to give a short talk or present a poster?
How much time do I have to submit my talk or my poster?
What should be the format of my poster?
Schedule
How long is my talk?
How long are the plenary and keynote talks?
What facilities are available in the lecture theatres?
When is the poster competition and how does it work?
Food and Drink
Are refreshments provided?
When and where is the conference dinner?
Where can I get dinner on the other evenings?
Is breakfast provided?
When and where is breakfast provided?
Accommodation
What rooms are on offer?
Where is the conference accommodation?
How do I check-in and check-out of my accommodation?
Is there anywhere for me to leave my luggage after checking out?
Travel and Practicalities
Will I have internet access?
Is car parking available?
Are bike racks available?
How long does a visa letter take to be produced?
Miscellaneous
What if you can no longer make it?

Submission talks and posters

Q: How can I do to give a short talk or present a poster?

If you are interested in giving a short talk or a poster, please send us an email by the7th July 2017 Midnight to youngresearchersinmathematics@gmail.com indicating the following

  • Full name
  • University email
  • Institution
  • Talk or/and poster
  • Title of talk or/and poster
  • Abstract (up to 250 words)
  • Area of mathematics – please select three of the following areas: Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, Analysis, Category theory, Combinatorics, Computer Science, Differential Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Fluid Mechanics, Fractal Geometry, Functional analysis, Homological algebra, Game Theory, Group theory, Integrable systems, Logic and Set Theory, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Physics, Non commutative algebra, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Solitons, Symbolic computation, Topology, Variational methods.

If your area is not listed above let us know and we will get in touch with you.

If you wish to give a talk or present a poster please ensure that you pay the registration fee first so we can add you to the list 🙂

Also, don’t forget to book your accommodation in our great on campus rooms.

Q: How much time do I have to submit my talk or my poster?

Deadline of registration and submission of talks and posters is 7th July 2017 Midnight.

Q: What should be the format of my poster?

We will just accept A1 posters either landscape or portrait, due to the size of the panels.

Schedule

Q: How long is my talk?

Your talk should last a maximum of 20 minutes and will be followed by up to five minutes worth of questions. Session chairs will make you aware of how much time you have remaining, and will advise when your time is up.

Q: How long are the plenary and keynote talks?

Plenary and keynote talks will last for a maximum of 50 minutes and will be followed by up to five minutes of questions.

Q: What facilities are available in the lecture theatres?

Each of the lecture theatres is equipped with whiteboards, a computer and an overhead projector. If you are using slides you can store them on a USB stick or alternatively send your slide by one day before your talk.

Q: When is the poster competition and how does it work?

Please hand in your poster during the registration the first day of the conference. The poster competition takes place in the Foyer of Sibson building on Thursday the 3rd of August at 5pm.  Posters will be display in long boards and they will be evaluated by some academics. Prizes for the best posters will be given during the Conference Dinner.

Food and Drink

Q: Are refreshments provided?

Tea and coffee will be provided during coffee breaks as well as juice and water. Juice and water will be provided during lunch as well. Refreshments as fizzy drinks are not provided during the conference.

Q: When and where is the conference dinner?

The conference dinner will take place on Thursday the 3rd of August at 6pm at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. A member of the committee will be leaving at 19:15 from Sibson building and head to the restaurant.

Q: Where can I get dinner on the other evenings?

On campus, Dolce vita and Gulbenkian will be open during the conference. We also have essentials. Off campus there are a few places in where you can have dinner

Q: Is breakfast provided?

If you are staying in university accommodation then breakfast is included in your room price.

Q: When and where is breakfast provided?

Breakfast is provided in Turing Hut-8 and is served between 07:45am – 09:30am.

Accommodation

Q: What rooms are on offer?

We offer you rooms on Campus at Turing College. The available room types and prices are as follows:

  • Single Standard with shared bathrooms for  £33.75 per night per person.
  • Single En-Suite for £51.50 per night per person.

In order to book your accommodation please follow the instructions in the following link

Accommodation link

Q: Where is the conference accommodation?

The conference accommodation is in Turing College. Find more information in the following link

https://www.kent.ac.uk/maps/canterbury/canterbury-campus/building/turing-college

Q: How do I check-in and check-out of my accommodation?

Check-in is from 2pm and checkout is by 10am on the day of departure. Delegates must check in at Turing College reception.

Q: Is there anywhere for me to leave my luggage after checking out?

There isn’t anywhere delegates can leave their luggage, they will have to take it with them to the sessions.

Travel and Practicalities

Q: Will I have internet access?

Yes. Wi-Fi access is available at the main conference venue and in university accommodation via Eduroam. You should set up your connection at your home institution before travelling to University of Kent.

Q: Is car parking available?

Yes. If you are coming to the conference by car, please let us know in order to secure a car place when you purchase your registration – you will be asked to tell us if you are coming to the conference by car. Alternatively, you can send us an email to youngresearchersinmathematics@gmail.com by the 30th of June 2017.

Q: Are bike racks available?

There is a freely accessible bicycle shed just outside the Sibson building.

Q: How long does a visa letter take to be produced?

Visa letters will take 1-2 weeks to be produced.

Miscellaneous

Q: What if you can no longer make it?

We can refund your registration fee but only if we are notified prior to Wednesday 19th July at 5pm UK time.