All talks will be given in the Ball Room of the Clarion Hotel in Lubbock, TX. This hotel is located on Ave. Q near the intersection with 4th Street. It was formerly called Four-Points Sheraton.
The schedule below is final.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2006
|12:00 pm-1:30 pm||Registration (Location: Santa Fe Ballroom, Clarion Hotel)|
|1:30 pm-2:00 pm||Opening Address: Jane Winer, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, TTU|
|2:00 pm-3:00 pm||Professor Thomas Banks|
|3:00 pm -3:15 pm||COFEEE BREAK|
|3:15 pm-4:15 pm||Professor Isaak Mayergoyz|
|4:15 pm -4:30 pm||COFFEE BREAK|
|4:30 pm -5:30 pm||Professor John Burns|
|6:00 pm -8:00 pm||CONFERENCE RECEPTION (Location: Hospitality Room, Clarion Hotel)|
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2006
|9:00 am-10:00 am||Professor Xiaobo Tan|
|10:00 am-11:00 am||Dr. David Schurig|
|11:00 am-12:00 pm||Professor John P. Wilber|
|12:00 pm -1:00 pm||Lunch|
|1:00 pm -2:00 pm||Professor Alison Flatau|
|2:00 pm -2:15 pm||COFFEE BREAK|
|2:15 pm -3:15 pm||Professor K. R. Rajagopal|
|3:15 pm -4:15 pm||Professor Isaac Sanchez|
|4:15 pm -4:30 pm||COFFEE BREAK and POSTER SET UP|
|4:30 pm -5:30 pm||Poster Session (Location: Santa Fe Ballroom, Clarion Hotel)|
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2006
|9:00 am||Pick-up (To Palo Duro Canyon)|
|11:00 am-12:00 pm||Lunch|
|12:00 pm -3:00 pm||Hiking|
|3:00 pm||Pick-up (Back in Lubbock at approx. 4.30 pm)|
The mini-symposium is primarily
sponsored by Prof. Frits Ruymgaart’s Paul Whitﬁeld Endowed Horn Professorship
and by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Horn Professor Ruymgaart
generously provides funds from his endowed professorship to support
distinguished speakers. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics pays other
organizational expenses such as advertising and transportation to Palo Duro
Canyon State Park. The Air Force Office of Scientiﬁc Research is providing
support for the distinguished and early career speakers.
On Saturday (November 11), a local sight-seeing tour is arranged to
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ,
approximately two hours away from Lubbock. In this social session the
participants, especially the graduate students and early-career
researchers, will have the opportunity to visit and interact with the
speakers in an informal atmosphere.
Flying to Lubbock : Service to Lubbock International Airport include Southwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Airlines. For more information on LIA or the City of Lubbock, visit the Lubbock Convention & Tourism Bureau . Available transportation service from LIA, located approximately 15 minutes from the conference hotels, includes City Cab (806) 765-7474, Yellow Cab (806) 765-7777, Royal Cab (806) 749 5333, VIP Royal coach Private Service (806) 795 3888, Limousines of Lubbock (806) 743 5466, Lone Star Limousine (888) 286 5466, White Knights Limousines (806) 799 3366.
Driving to Lubbock : Centrally located between Dallas, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, Interstate 27 connects the city of Lubbock with two east-west interstate systems, I-20 and I-40. State highways 82, 84, 87, and 114 also provide easy access to cities throughout the region. The following numbers may also provide more information: Emergency Road Conditions - (806) 745-4411, Texas Department of Transportation - (806) 745-4411, Tourist Information - (800) 452-9292.
Hotel Information : A block of
non-smoking, single/double-bed rooms with special conference room rates ($55 +
been negotiated for the participants at:
Clarion Inn (formerly Four Points Hotel-Sheraton)
505 Avenue Q
Lubbock, Texas - 79401
Telephone: (806) 747-0171
Participants should make their hotel reservation as soon as possible. Please make sure to mention "Red Raider 2006 Minisymposium" when making reservations. Note that the Clarion Inn provides free shuttle service to and from Texas Tech University.
Things to do in Lubbock :From dinner
and drinks on neon-lined Buddy Holly Avenue to family entertainment at
the the Science Spectrum and Omni-max Theater you may be surprised to
find all there is to see and do in Lubbock, Texas. Lubbock has a rich
musical history and you are sure to find fantastic local talent any
night of the week. And don't miss the chance to learn about the history
of the region at the National Ranching Heritage Center. So come to
Lubbock, open your mind and expect the unexpected!
(See Texas Tech University Campus Map)