The 27th annual meeting of MCCCC will be held on the campus of Southwestern University on October 18-20, 2013.
The conference will begin with a reception Friday night, October 18 and conclude on Sunday evening, October 20.
If you'd like a copy of the conference poster, download one here.


Plenary Speakers:

Nate Dean Texas State University-San Marcos
Bert Hartnell   Saint Mary's University
Mirka Miller   The University of Newcastle

Contributed Talks: There will be sessions of 20-minute contributed talks, for which we welcome submissions on all topics closely related to combinatorics, cryptography, and computing. To submit a contributed talk, please use this link: Abstract Submission. All the academic activities will be held in the F. W. Olin building at Southwestern University in lecture rooms 105, 207, 209, and 226.

Registration: Please follow this link to register and pay your registration fees: Registration. Please note that you will submit an abstract on a separate form.

Registration Fees (banquet included):
If received by October 1, 2013: $120 ($60 for students and retired or unemployed mathematicians)
If received after October 1, 2013: $140 ($70 for students and retired or unemployed mathematicians)
Registration fee includes one banquet dinner. Additional banquet dinners may be purchased for non-registered spouse/guests for $25.00 per dinner.

Please note the following deadlines:

Proceedings

Authors will have the option of submitting papers based on the conference talks to the Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing (JCMCC). A specific volume will be set aside for all such papers that are accepted. All papers will be subject to the normal refereeing standards and procedure of the Journal, except that survey papers (by the invited speakers only) are also considered. Papers may be emailed to Dr. Alison Marr at marra@southwestern.edu. The deadline for submission is January 31, 2014. When you submit your paper, please follow the Journal’s formatting guidelines described in the following PDF file.

Lodging

We have blocked off 28 rooms at the Comfort Suites at the conference rate of $88/per night plus tax. To make a reservation call (512) 863-7544, you must mention that you are using group code Southwestern-MCCCC to reserve a room and obtain the special rate. The rooms will be held until September 29, 2013.

We also have blocked off 26 rooms at the Candlewood Suites at the conference rate of $75/per night plus 13% tax. To make a reservation call (512) 591-7888, you must mention that you are using group code Southwestern Math Conference to reserve a room and obtain the special rate. The rooms will be held until September 27, 2013.

Another option is the San Gabriel House B&B. It is a very nice bed and breakfast located directly across the street from campus and has about 5 rooms at $125-$135/night.

Directions - Transportation

Southwestern University is located in Georgetown, Texas, 30 miles north of Austin on I-35. The closest airport to Georgetown is Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) which is approximately a 45-minute drive away. Another airport option is the Kileen/Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK), which is also about a 45-minute drive away.

We will have some vans providing transportation to/from the Austin airport. We will also have vans to/from the conference hotels. If you are interested in this service, please contact Alison Marr (marra@southwestern.edu) for more information.

All the academic activities will be held in the FW Olin building at Southwestern University in lecture rooms 105, 207, 209, and 226. Parking on weekends at Southwestern University is free in all parking areas, apart from reserved areas (handicap parking and fire zone spaces).

Acknowledgements: MCCCC 2013 is supported by The Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Southwestern University .

Organizing Committee