for Proposals from AMS Special Session Organizers
Michel L. Lapidus,
Associate Secretary responsible for the AMS program in Phoenix,
solicits proposals for Special Sessions for this meeting.
Each proposal must include the
full names, e-mail addresses, and institutions of all members of
the organizing committee, and identify the one organizer who will
serve as contact for all communications about the session; the title
and a brief (two or three paragraphs) description of the proposed
session; and a sample list of speakers whom the proposed
organizers plan to invite (please note that it is not at all necessary
to have confirmed commitments from these speakers).
It is expected that each Special
Session will be allotted 10 hours over two days of the meeting in
which to schedule speakers. In order to allow the maximum movement
between sessions for all participants, Special Session speakers
will be scheduled for either a 20-minute talk, 5-minute discussion,
and 5-minute break; or a 40-minute talk, 10-minute discussion, and
10-minute break. All talks must begin on the hour or half-hour.
Any combination of 20-minute and 40-minute talks is allowed, provided
the schedule conforms to beginning on the hour and half-hour (except
on the first afternoon, for technical reasons).
Proposals of AMS Special Sessions
must be received by the deadline for organizers, April 2, 2003,
and submitted (preferably by e-mail) to the AMS Associate Secretary,
Michel L. Lapidus (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Late proposals will not be considered.
There is limited space available
for Special Sessions on the AMS program, so it is likely that not
all proposals will be accepted. Please be sure to submit as detailed
a proposal as possible for review by the Program Committee. All
proposed organizers will be notified of acceptance or rejection
no later than May 1, 2003.