This announcement was composed with information taken from the website
maintained by the local organizers at http://math.fudan.edu.cn/science/Conference/SMS-AMS/index.html.
Please watch this website for the most up-to-date information.
This meeting is the first joint AMS-SMS mathematics meeting specifically
organized to bring mathematicians from the United States and China together.
The scientific objectives of this meeting are to disseminate recent research
results to a wide audience and to develop stronger ties between mathematicians
from both countries. The preparations for this meeting are also under
the guidance of the Chinese Mathematical Society.
Talks are invited in any area of the mathematical sciences, with acceptance
at the discretion of the organizers. If your talk falls under the heading
of one of the special sessions already listed, please contact one of the
session organizers before submitting an abstract, as special sessions
have limited time slots. Talks not in special sessions will be timetabled
into General Contribution sessions. All the talks in special sessions
should be of 25 minutes duration. The deadline for submission of abstracts
is October 31, 2008. The abstract should be written in English
and the length of the body text should not exceed 200 words (about 1,000
letters, one page).You can upload the TEX file (preferably LaTEX file)
of your abstract to the website: http://math.fudan.edu.cn/science/Conference/SMS-AMS/Registration/regform.asp
or email the TEX file of your abstract with the subject AMS-SMS abstract
Please contact the hotel of your choice directly for current
rates and methods of payment.
Crown Plaza Fudon, 199 Han Dan Rd., Shanghai, China,
200433; tel: 86-21-55529999, fax: 86-21-55529996, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The hotel is located directly across from prestigious Fudan University
and just 15 minutes north of Shanghais landmark riverfront Bund area and
the bustling Financial District of the Pudong New Area. With convenient
access to Pudong and Hongqiao International airports by the Middle Ring
Road, it serves as the ideal choice for both business and pleasure in
one of the worlds most exciting cities. For reservation form visit http://math.fudan.edu.cn/science/Conference/SMS-AMS/myfile/for%20accomodation/%E7%9A%87%E5%86%A0/Reservation%20Form.DOC
Guang Dong Hotel, 328 Yixian Road, Shanghai, China;
tel: 86-21-51171888, fax: 86-21-65171718; email: email@example.com
or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
. The hotel is located on Yi Xian Road, DaBaiShu Industry & Trading
Center in Shanghai, and is adjacent to Fudan University. The DaBaiShu
area is one of the twelve commercial zones in Shanghai, and is conveniently
linked to public transportation. The hotel is approximately 15 minutes
to the Bund and Downtown area. The hotel has 338 rooms with both European
and Japanese style rooms. The hotel has a business center as well as the
following restaurants: ShiKuMen Chinese Restaurant, Euroland Western Restaurant,
and Kichou Japanese Restaurant. Other amenities include the Grand Party
Lounge Bar, Dream Sakura KTV, and the Ocean Sauna & Health Center.
For reservation form visit http://math.fudan.edu.cn/science/Conference/SMS-AMS/myfile/for%20accomodation/guangdong%20hotel/GDH_reservation.doc.
Magnolia Hotel, 1251 Siping Road, Shanghai, China; tel:
86-21-65026888, 86-21-65029499. The Magnolia Hotel (Baiyulan binguan)
is a three star hotel located at the north east of Shanghai. There are
a total of 231 guestrooms and suites in the hotel. Each room is equipped
with air conditioning, star TV and IDD. The hotels Chinese restaurant
serves delicious Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine. Other facilities include
various size meeting rooms, beauty salon, gymnasium, and disco. For reservation
form visit http://math.fudan.edu.cn/science/Conference/SMS-AMS/myfile/for%20accomodation/%E7%99%BD%E7%8E%89%E5%85%B0/reservation%20form-Magnolia%20Hotel.doc.
Grand Mercure Baolong Hotel, 180 YiXian Road, Shanghai,
China; tel: 86-21-55888000 or fax: 86-21-55888447; or email: email@example.com.
The Grand Mercure Baolong Hotel Shanghai is the latest addition to Shanghais
luxury collection of hotels. The hotel is located close to major shopping
areas, points of interest, and cultural centers, including local attractions
such as Lu Xun Park, historic Duolun Road, and Fudan University.
The museum-like walls of the hotel display hundreds of black and white
photographs depicting the history of Shanghai through the decades, capturing
the essence of both old and new Shanghai, its people and culture. The
hotel stands as a testament to Shanghais glory and magnificence. Grand
Mercure Baolong is rated5 stars and offers 372 rooms accented by warmth,
comfort, and elegance. For reservation form visit http://math.fudan.edu.cn/science/Conference/SMS-AMS/myfile/for%20accomodation/%E5%AE%9D%E9%9A%86/on%20line%20booking.doc.
Conference Location and Preliminary Program
All scientific sessions will take place in the Guang Hua Tower (East)
located on the main campus of Fudan University (http://www.fudan.edu.cn/englishnew/),
No. 220, Han Dan Road, Shanghai, China, from Wednesday through Sunday,
December 17-21, 2008. A very preliminary program sketch may be found at
For further information please email S_AMS@fudan.edu.cn,
or contact Ms. Jing Ke at tel: +86-21-55665164; fax: +86-21-65646073.
A special public lecture will be given by AMS President, James
Glimm, State University of New York at Stony Brook, One Mathematicians
View of the Growing Role of Mathematics across Science and Beyond,
Thursday evening, December 18. The time and place will be announced.
Reception party: Tuesday evening, December 16, 2008.
Free afternoon: Thursday afternoon, December 18, 2008.
Conference banquet: Friday evening, December 19, 2008.
Registration includes conference documents, banquet, five lunches (December
17-21) and tea/coffee breaks. Regular registration is US$100 before July
20, 2008, and US$120 after July 20, 2008. Student registration is US$50
before July 20, 2008, and US$60 after July 20, 2008. On-line registration
is available at http://math.fudan.edu.cn/science/Conference/SMS-AMS/registration/regform.asp.
Participants may pay the registration fee on site when they arrive at
the meeting. Those choosing this option should follow the online registration
procedure and indicate in the "Remarks" that they will pay in
dollars (or Chinese currency) when they arrive at the meeting.
There are three choices for transportation from Pudong Airport (PVG)
to Fudan University: 1. Taxi (about 50 minutes, and approximately 150
RMB); 2. The Maglev Speed Train to Long Yang Road Station (40 RMB), then
take a taxi (approximately 50 RMB); 3. Take Airport Bus Line 4, get off
at the second stop which is Wu Jiao Chang (16 RMB). Then walk about 10
minutes to the Fudan University.
There are two choices form Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Fudan University:
1. Taxi (about 30 minutes and approximately 80 RMB); 2. Take Bus No. 941
to South Square of Shanghai Railway Station, then take a 5-minute walk
to North Square. From North Square take Bus No. 942 to Fudan University.
From Shanghai Railway Station to Fudan University exit at the North Exit,
then take Bus No. 942 to Fudan University.
From Shanghai South Railway Station to Fudan University take Subway Line
3 to Da Bai Shu, then take Bus No. 133 or 866 to Fudan University.
For information regarding Visa requirements and entry for those traveling
to China please visit http://www.china-embassy.org/eng/hzqz/zgqz/t84247.htm.
For up-to-date weather reports and local information visit http://www.shanghai.gov.cn/shanghai/node17256/index.html.