XXIth International Symposium on Mathematical
Methods Applied to the Sciences
III Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing
February 27th-08th march, 2018
The Rector's Office of the UCR declares SIMMAC to be of institutional interest according to R-196-2015 (see attached document)
The Ministry of Public Education (MEP) declares SIMMAC an activity of educational interest according to DVM-AC-0985-08-2015 (see attached document)
During XXI SIMMAC, the Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing (LACSC), organized by the Latin American Regional Section (LARS) of the International Association of Statistical Computing (IASC). Previous conferences took place in Gramado, Brazil (2016) and Valparaiso, Chile (2017).
The XXIth International Symposium on Mathematical Methods Applied to the Sciences (XXI SIMMAC) is the most important event in applied mathematics in Central America. It is organized by the Center for Research in Pure and Applied Mathematics (CIMPA) of the University of Costa Rica every two years, with the support of the School of Mathematics.
Since 1978, this activity has been developed with the participation of several mathematicians and scientists of affine disciplines, coming from Central America, Europe, North America and South America.
Registration to the SIMMAC begins on Monday 26th at 2 p.m., at the Building of Classrooms and Laboratories of Basic Sciences, of the City of Research. Registration on Tuesday opens at 8 a.m.
XXI SIMMAC and the lll LACSC will take place from February 27th to 02th march, 2018.
The XXI SIMMAC will be held at the Building of Classrooms and Laboratories of Basic Sciences, of the City of Research, campus of the University of Costa Rica, in San Pedro, near San José, the capital of the country.
Arrival of international attendants should be at International Juan Santamaria Airport (code SJO). On Monday, there might be a University shuttle, which you can take. If you miss it, pleas take an Airport taxi (orange color), price might be $35 to $40 to San José downtown, depending on the taximeter.
Sessions will take place in the Education Faculty the University of Costa Rica.
In February, climate in Costa Rica is cold (17 degrees C – 23 degrees C, 62 degrees F – 74 degrees F) in San Jose and warm on the coast (20 degrees C – 26 degrees C, 68 degrees F – 80 degrees F), sunny, and sometimes windy. Usually, it does not rain in this period.
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