Hosting a workshop at AIMS South Africa

Workshop topics: The Research Centre of AIMS South Africa regularly hosts workshops and conferences in the mathematical sciences and particularly in areas related to our research foci. The broad theme of the Research Centre is mathematical modelling in a multidisciplinary context, with a special emphaisis on data analysis and computation. Four focus areas have been selected namely mathematical and physical biosciencesmathematical finance and economicscosmology and astrophysics, and computational mathematics and foundations.

Scheduling: Workshops generally last 3 - 12 days and are scheduled in times when the academic programme is less busy or not running.

Facilities: Our workshop venue is the main lecture hall. It can accommodate up to 50 participants and is equipped with whiteboards, blackboards and a data projector. Smaller venues for smaller workshop or breakaway groups are also available. A computer laboratory which can accommodate 50 is also available. All meals are served in the canteen. The availability of accommodation in the building will vary throughout the year. Suitable accommodation is also available off site at various establishments in the area. Office space is available for speakers and workshop organisers.

Funding: AIMS South Africa will make a contribution to the cost of the workshop provided that funding is available, and that the workshop falls within one of its research focus areas. This contribution usually takes the form of venue, accommodation or meal costs. A contribution to the travel costs of speakers may also be possible.

Planning and administration: Workshop organisers work together with AIMS South Africa administration to plan, prepare for and coordinate the event.

Applications process: Please complete the online form

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