Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Q: Whom should I contact if I need a formal invitation letter?
A: Please contact the Organizing Committee Chair:
Dr. Alain Miranville ( )

Q: Do I have to pay registration fee if I am invited to give a talk in a special session?
A: Yes. All participants are expected to pay the fee. Payment can be made at URL
You may pay the fee by a credit card.

Q: Should I submit my abstract online?
A: Yes. Each speaker must submit an abstract online by the deadline in order to be able to present a talk at the meeting.

Q: Should I submit my abstract to the organizer of the special session for which I am invited to speak?
A: Everyone should submit his/her abstract online at the conference websites or
Of course you also need to send a copy of your abstract to the organizer(s)

Q: Do I need to submit registration information separately if I submit my abstract online?
A: Yes. You need to register online first. Then you may submit your abstract(s). You may login any time to update your information, including arrival and departure information.

Q: To whom should I send my requests on scheduling?
A: You should send your requests to the organizers of your session. For a contributed talk, you should send your requests directly to Organizing Committee Chair: Dr. Alain Miranville (

Q: Is there any financial support available for travel and local expenses?
Yes. However, the NSF travel grant (pending) is only available for recent (5 years or less) PhDs and graduate students from USA. For detail, please go to

Q: What should I do, if I have difficulty to register/submit abstract online?

You may try the following: 1.Close the browser and restart the webpage again, 2.Try it later in case the server is out of service temporarily, 3.Use different computer, 4.Use PC instead of Macintosh.
You may register and submit your abstracts by email
For detail, please go to