First Announcement: Call for Papers
All aspects of combinatorics and their relations with other parts of mathematics, physics, computer science and biology.
Conference Program
Invited lectures, contributed presentations, poster session, problem session and software demonstrations. As usual there will be no parallel sessions.
Official Languages
  The official languages of the conference are English and French.
Invited Speakers:
  Bruce C. Berndt (University of Illinois, USA)
  Philippe Biane (Ecole Normale Supérieure, France)
  Anders Buch (Rutgers University, USA)
  Maxime Crochemore (University of Marne-la-Vall¨Ĥe, France)
  Eva-Maria Feichtner (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
  Sergey Fomin (The University of Michigan, USA/Russia)
  Ezra Miller (The University of Minnesota, USA)
  Soichi Okada (Nagoya University, Japan)
  Peter Paule (Research Institute for Symbolic Computation, Austria)
Call for Papers and Posters
Authors are invited to submit extended abstracts of at most twelve pages by November 19, 2006. To submit papers please visit the conference web site Author instructions can also be found at the conference website.
The submitted papers should begin with a short abstract written both in English and in French (translation provided if necessary). Authors should indicate the mode of presentation which they consider appropriate for their paper, i.e. lecture or poster session. The notifications of acceptance are scheduled for February 19, 2007.
Important Note: Each submitted abstract must be prepared in accordance with AMS-LaTeX(see Authors are encourged to use the LaTeX template which will be provided on the 'Author Instructions' section of the conference web site.
Open Problem Session
Contributions to the problem session are invited in advance of the conference dates. People interested in submitting a problem in advance should submit it via before June 3, 2007.
Software Demonstrations
Demonstrations of software relevant to the topics of the conference are encouraged. People interested in giving a software demonstration should submit through our website before February 19, 2007, a paper briefly explaining the software, and including the hardware requirements.
Graduate Student Papers
In an ongoing FPSAC tradition, an award will be made for the best paper submitted by a graduate student. Students submitting extended abstracts are invited to indicate their eligibility for this award.
Participant Support
Limited funds are available for partial support of participants, in particular for students, junior scientists and mathematicians from underrepresented groups. Requests should contain a letter of recommendation and include the estimated transportation and living expenses for the duration of the conference as well as the amount of any support available from other sources. All requests should be sent by March 1, 2007 through the conference web site or by postal mail. See the conference website for details.
The conference will take place at Center for Combinatorics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China.
Further Information
All important information concerning FPSAC'07 can be found on the conference web site at More details will be given in future announcements. Please direct further questions to
  Registration fee before April 1, 2007: US$200 (students, US$100)
Registration fee on or after April 1, 2007: US$280 (students, US$140)
Summary of Important Dates
» Submission of abstracts: November 19, 2006
» Notification of acceptance: February 19, 2007
» Requests for support: March 1, 2007
» Reduced registration fees: April 1, 2007
» Conference begins: July 2, 2007
Program Committee
Organizing Committee
Center for Combinatorics, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 China
Tel: 86-22-2350-2180, Fax: 86-22-2350-9272, Email:
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