1999 APICS Mathematics/Statistics Conference
Memorial University of Newfoundland
October 22-24, 1999
On the 50th anniversary of the creation of
Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Department
of Mathematics and Statistics is the proud host of the 1999 APICS Mathematics/Statistics
conference. Great plans for this event are already evolving and
we hope that many of our colleagues from Atlantic Canada, and their students,
will make a special effort to contribute to the success of this meeting.
Tom Archibald of Acadia University is the 1999 Blundon Lecturer and
V. Frederick Rickey of West Point will be speaking on Saturday.
As at last fall's meeting at St. Mary's University, there will be a
special session where papers will be presented by students.
These papers will be judged and prizes awarded.
In addition, it is intended to present the APICS Award for Communication
of Science and the $100 prize which goes with this honour. See
the award's web
site for more details.
We ask our colleagues in
the region to publicize this award and the student paper session and
to encourage students to enter.
As always, there will be a contributed paper session
as well as other sessions on special themes. Please consider organizing
A block of rooms, with a great rate for shared accommodation,
has already been reserved at the Quality Hotel by Journey's End in downtown
St. John's. The single rate is $74 and the double/triple/quadruple
rate just $84, plus 18% taxes. The numbers for this hotel are
To obtain these rates, reservations by individuals must be made before
September 22, 1999. You must mention "Atlantic Provinces
Council on the Sciences" when booking.
St. John's also has many charming bed
and breakfasts (within a short walk of the Quality Hotel) where some
people may prefer to stay. In the meantime, potential participants may
wish to visit the
For further information, or to express interest in organizing a special
session, please send us email anytime.