The 13th International Workshop on Matrices and Statistics
(IWMS-2004) will be held in Będlewo, about 30 km south
of Poznań, Poland, from 18th by 21st August 2004. Będlewo
is the Mathematical Research and Conference Center of
the Polish Academy of Sciences; the setting is similar
to Oberwolfach, with accommodation on site. For further
information about this place please visit the
Web site www.impan.gov.pl/Bedlewo/.
Poznań is one of the oldest cities and the greatest academic
centers in Poland. It has over half million inhabitants
and it is located about 300 km west of Warsaw. There is
an airport which offers a number of international connections.
Nokia Lecturer at the IWMS-2004
The organizers of the Będlewo Matrix Workshop are very pleased to
announce that the Finnish-based company Nokia will sponsor the
Workshop, in a form of
the Nokia Lectureship Program for IWMS-2004.
Jointly with the Local Organizing Committee and the International
Organizing Committee, Nokia has elected Professor Ingram Olkin as the
Nokia Lecturer at the IWMS-2004,
and his talk will be called as a Nokia Lecture.