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<b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> Barrett Leslie [mailto:<a href="mailto:bleslie@hawk.iit.edu">bleslie@hawk.iit.edu</a>] <br>
<b>Sent:</b> Monday, April 08, 2013 7:30 PM<br><b>To:</b> Collins<br><b>Subject:</b> CASS 2013</span></p></div><p class="MsoNormal"> </p><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">Gladys,</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222"></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">Could you please forward this to the dept? </span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222"></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">Barrett</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222"></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222"></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">The Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference (</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222;background:#ffffcc">CASSC</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">) is the collaborative effort between applied mathematics students from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, and the University of Illinois of Chicago to host an annual event connecting students in applied mathematics and related sciences to developing branches of mathematics with industrial applications in and outside of academia. This year marks the first such jointly-organized conference, which will be held on Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th at the University of Illinois East Campus. It will feature three plenary speakers: Dr. Donald Barnhart (i-Cyt/Sony), Dr. Raissa D&#39;Souza (UC Davis), and Dr. Lev Reyzin (UIC) as well as shorter talks from graduate students and a poster session showcasing the work of graduate and undergraduate students.</span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">In addition attendants will have the opportunity to learn more about careers in applied math during a panel discussion and expand their professional network at Saturday&#39;s lunch and evening reception.</span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">Graduate students are invited to register to give short talks or to participate in the poster session. Undergraduates are also welcome to submit abstracts for the poster session.</span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">To register as an attendant or to submit an abstract for a talk or poster presentation, please visit the </span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222;background:#ffffcc">CASSC</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050"> website at<a href="http://www.cassc2013.com/" target="_blank"><span style="color:#1155cc">http://www.cassc2013.com/</span></a> under the Registration tab. The registration deadline for talk or poster presenters is April 12. The registration deadline for all other attendants is April 19th.</span></p>
</div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">Important Dates and Information:</span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050"> </span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">Date of Conference: Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28</span></p>
</div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">Registration deadline for presenters: April 12</span></p></div><div>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222">Registration deadline for all other attendants: April 19th</span></p></div><div>
<div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#500050">Location: UIC Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science</span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222">Further details about the conference, the speakers, the program, travel information to UIC, instructions for abstract submission, the <span style="background:#ffffcc">CASSC</span> Board members, and conference sponsors.</span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222">We hope to see you there! Questions about the conference should be directed at board members, for whom contact information is available under the &quot;The <span style="background:#ffffcc">CASSC</span> Board&quot; tab on the conference website <a href="http://www.cassc2013.com/" target="_blank"><span style="color:#1155cc">http://www.cassc2013.com/</span></a> .</span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222">Best,</span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222">The <span style="background:#ffffcc">CASSC</span> Team</span></p>
</div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222">Contact: Barrett Leslie (IIT Chair) at <a href="mailto:bleslie@iit.edu" target="_blank"><span style="color:#1155cc">bleslie@iit.edu</span></a></span></p>
</div><div><p class="MsoNormal"> </p></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">-- <br><a href="http://mypages.iit.edu/%7Ebleslie/index.html" target="_blank">Barrett A. Leslie</a><br>Undergrad IIT Applied Mathematics <br>
IIT SIAM Student Chapter Vice President (2012)<br><a href="http://www.math.iit.edu/%7Esiam/workshop/registration.html" target="_blank">IIT SIAM 2011</a></p></div></body></html>