PRIMA 2013 Congress: First Announcement & Call for Special Sessions

First Announcement of the Pacific Rim Mathematical Association (PRIMA) 2013 Congress & Call for Special Sessions 

PRIMA 2013 CONGRESS June 24-28, 2013 Shanghai Jiaotong University Shanghai, China

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:
Martin Barlow (UBC)
Andrea Bertozzi (UCLA)
Weinan E (Princeton)
Jun-Muk Hwang (KIAS)
Vaughan Jones (UC Berkeley)
Zhi-Ming Ma (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Matilde Marcolli (Caltech)
Maryam Mirzakhani (Stanford)
Arun Ram (Melbourne)
Shuji Saito (Tokyo)
Weiping Zhang (Nankai University)

Public Lecture: Ronald Graham (UC San Diego)

PRIMA 2013 Congress website:


Call for Special Sessions:

The organizing committee invites the Pacific Rim community to submit proposals for special sessions at the PRIMA 2013 Congress to be held at Shanghai Jiaotong University on June 24-28, 2013.

The organizers for each proposed session should include individuals from at least two different countries in the region. The format for each session will consist of 1/2 hour or 1 hour slots (including breaks) with a total of 9 hours to fill during the week of the meeting. Thus each session will have a maximum of 18 and a minimum of 9 speakers.

Proposals for these sessions should include:
(1) Names and affiliations of organizers
(2) Title of proposed session
(3) List of possible speakers

These proposals should be sent via email to PRIMA 2013 Organizing Committee

by December 1, 2011. [from the PRIMA 2013 Congress Organizing Committee]