Jaen Conference on Approximation


Jaén, December 23rd, 2009

The conference is a new activity of the Jaen Approximation Project. Jaen Approximation Project has organized ten editions of the Ubeda Meeting on Approximation and issues the Jaen Journal on Approximation.

The objective of this conference is to provide a useful and nice forum for researchers in the subjects to meet and discuss. In this sense, the conference program has been designed to keep joined the group during five days with a program full of scientific and social activities.

The Conference will be devoted to some significant aspects on Approximation Theory, Computer Aided Geometric Design, Numerical Methods and the Applications of these fields in other areas.

The Conference will take place at the Cultural Center Hospital de Santiago in Úbeda, a World Heritage Site.

The participants are expected to arrive on July 4th, 2010 and to leave on July 9th, 2010. The opening ceremony will take place on July 5th at 9:00 a.m.

The Conference will feature eight invited speakers who will give one-hour plenary talks. We invite you to contribute a talk or a poster. We provide the possibility to organizing minisymposia on a subject of current interest.

The conference will include a special session dedicated to Prof. Mariano Gasca on the occasion of his retirement. Prof. Mariano Gasca, a relevant Spanish mathematician, is very related to Jaén, for instance, he was the first Director of the Jaén branch of the University of Granada, he is a member of the editorial board of Jaen Journal on Approximation, member of the Scientific Committee of Ubeda Meeting on Approximation and he has many academic descendants in Jaén.

Finally, but also important, the Conference provides you the possibility to visit World Heritage Sites and taste a wide culinary variety. According to previous experiences, accompanying people will enjoy the conference.