Institute of Mathematics "Simion Stoilow" of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest) and the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bucharest University, in cooperation with the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Ovidius University, Constanta, will organize the 22nd National School on Algebra, September 1-5, 2014, Bucharest, Romania. The topic of the school is "Algebraic and Combinatorial Applications of Toric Ideals".
The lectures will take place in the "Miron Nicolescu" Hall at IMAR, ground floor. The conference aims at introducing students and young researchers to new areas of research in the topic of the school. There will a be series of three one hour lectures given by Hara Charalambous, Jorge Ramirez-Alfonsin and Viviana Ene and several contributory talks. The afternoons will be free for research and open discussions among the participants.
Authors willing to participate at the conference with a contributory talk are encouraged to send a title and an abstract of their contribution of at most 1 page, by June 29th, 2014. The title and abstract should be sent to the email address of the contact person (email@example.com). The final schedule of the conference will be posted mid-July, 2014.
Arrival date is Sunday, August 31st. Lectures will take place from Monday, September 1st, to Friday, September 5th. Unfortunately, there are no funds available either for travel support or local expenses.
The slides of the lectures are available at the address http://gta.math.unibuc.ro/~dumi/sna2014//