MCQMC 2012

Just received today the announcement for the next MCQMC meeting, which will be the 10th International Conference on Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scientific Computing (MCQMC 2012), taking place in Sydney from February 13 to 17, 2012.

MCQMC is a biennial conference devoted to Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods and their interactions and applications.  (In brief, quasi-Monte Carlo methods replace the random choices that characterize the Monte Carlo method by well chosen deterministic choices.)  For more information, click on the “Background” tab on the web site.  This will be the first MCQMC conference to be held in the southern hemisphere.  (Northerners may like to be reminded that February is summertime in Sydney!)

The invited plenary speakers for MCQMC are
* Pierre Del Moral (INRIA & University of Bordeaux 1, France)
* Mike Giles (University of Oxford, UK)
* Fred J. Hickernell (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)
* Aicke Hinrichs (University of Jena, Germany)
* Michael Lacey (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
* Kerrie Mengersen (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
* Andreas Neuenkirch (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)
* Art B. Owen (Stanford University, USA)
* Leszek Plaskota (University of Warsaw, Poland)
* Eckhard Platen (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Proposals for special sessions should contain
* a short description of the theme and scope of the session
* the name(s) of the organizer(s)
* the names of four speakers (preferably from different institutions)
who have agreed to participate
The deadline for submitting proposals is July 1, 2011.  There will be a later call for contributed talks.

Please join us for MCQMC

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