FPSAC 2015 Welcome Reception

posted Jul 2, 2015, 6:32 PM by FPSAC 2015

Dear participants,

You are all invited to the welcome reception.

Date: July 5 (Sunday) 18h00 - 20h00
Location: KAIST Faculty Club (Building E5, 2nd Floor)

Please register and visit the link for more information:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Daejeon.

Best regards,
Organizing Committee, FPSAC 2015

The Statement from the organizers of FPSAC 2015 on MERS situation in Korea

posted Jun 26, 2015, 3:32 PM by FPSAC 2015   [ updated Jun 26, 2015, 3:34 PM ]

Dear participants in FPSAC 2015, 

We, organizers, have been closely watching the situation for MERS outbreak in Korea since the onset.

One can check FAQ and press releases about MERS in English at the official government sites:



We quote two paragraphs from the press release of WHO on the issue, which is deposited at the above site:

In reaching this conclusion, the Committee noted that after the outbreak was detected, and after a period of organization, the Republic of Korea has strongly initiated actions to bring this outbreak under control. This includes use of multiple approaches to identify contacts and to ensure their appropriate quarantine and monitoring, as well as effective means to stop inappropriate travel of cases and contacts during the period of time when they are potentially infectious. Such efforts reflect adoption of the recommendations of the Joint mission. Based on the Committee’s advice and information currently available, the Director-General accepted the Committee’s assessment. She thanked the Committee for its work.

WHO does not recommend the application of any travel or trade restrictions and considers screening at points of entry to be unnecessary at this time. Raising awareness about MERS and its symptoms among those travelling to and from affected areas is good public health practice. 

Attached are the aforementioned WHO press release and the MERS statistics by Korean government:

● WHO statement on the IHR Emergency Committee.pdf

● 20150624_ENG_MERS Statistics.docx

From the facts that almost all patients are related to hospital visits, that the occurrences of new patients is going down, that the number of people in quarantine are decreasing, and that the government authorities are taking appropriate measures, we can say that MERS situation is subsiding and under control.

So conference participants should not worry too much but should pay attention to personal preventive hygiene. We will prepare hand sanitizers and masks for personal hygiene during the conference.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

We look forward to seeing you at FPSAC 2015.

Best regards,

The organizing committee

Please check the page for financial support.

posted Mar 18, 2015, 11:34 PM by Heesung Shin   [ updated Mar 31, 2015, 2:23 AM by FPSAC 2015 ]

There are two sources of financial support available to FPSAC participants. Please read the following details carefully, as they indicate different eligibility and application procedures.

Note that participants should also apply for funding from local sources and home institutions, as well as from any other conferences that they plan to attend in conjunction with FPSAC.

Support will partially cover travel, accommodation, and registration expenses. Recipients of NSF funding can be reimbursed for flights on US carriers only.

All FPSAC funding applications are due April 15 via http://fpsac.combinatorics.kr/support.

Contact fpsac2015@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Registration and financial support

posted Mar 15, 2015, 7:02 PM by Heesung Shin

We will update detailed information about registration and financial support soon.

First announcement

posted Mar 15, 2015, 6:57 PM by Heesung Shin   [ updated Mar 15, 2015, 7:42 PM ]

FPSAC 2015
  • All aspects of combinatorics and their relations with other parts of mathematics, physics, computer science, and biology.
Conference program
  • Invited lectures, contributed presentations, poster sessions, and software demonstrations. There will be no parallel sessions.
Official languages
  • English and French. 
Invited Speakers
Call for papers and posters
  • Authors are invited to submit extended abstracts of at most twelve pages by November 15, 2014, and accepted extended abstracts will be published in a volume of Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science Proceedings dedicated to FPSAC 2015. Instructions for paper submission are available on the conference website.
Software demonstrations
  • Demonstrations of softwares relevant to the topics of the conference are encouraged, and should be submitted by March 15, 2015. Instructions for submission will be available on the conference website.
Best student paper award
  • In an ongoing FPSAC tradition, an award will be made for the best paper submitted by a graduate student. Students submitting extended abstracts are invited to indicate their eligibility for this award.
Participant support
  • Limited funds are available for partial support of participants. All requests should be sent by March 22, 2015. Details for funding application will be available on the conference website.
Summary of important dates
  • Deadline for paper/poster submissions: November 15
  • Submission decisions: February 15
  • Deadline for software demonstration submissions: March 15
  • Deadline for support requests: March 22
  • Conference: July 6-10
Further information
  • All important information concerning FPSAC 2015 can be found on the conference website. More details will be given in future announcements. Please direct further questions to fpsac2015@gmail.com.
Program Committee

Organizing Committee

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