Monday, September 13, 2010

FOCS Travel Support (Guest Post by Paul Beame)

The program for the FOCS 2010 has an excellent set of selected papers and in addition has tutorials on Saturday by Ketan Mulmuley, Mihai Patrascu, and Tim Roughgarden, a memorial for Avner Magen, and an invited talk by recently announced Nevanlinna Prize winner Dan Spielman.

Through two different sources, NSF and IEEE TCMF, there is substantial support for student and postdoc travel and registration for FOCS 2010.  

Travel awards ($15K from NSF)   Students and some postdocs at US institutions.
  • One travel award per institution
  • Up to $750 per attendee
Student registration awards (>= $3K from IEEE TCMF)
  • Apply by September 23
  • Notification by September 28
  • No requirement for US institution or limit per institution
See the Travel-Support page for how to apply.   

The hotel reservation deadline and the early registration deadline for FOCS 2010 are both September 30.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks a lot for the info. I will apply for sure.. hope I will be able to travel to this great event!