General Information

SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (NWCS20)

General Information

Standard Audio-visual Set-up in Meeting Rooms

SIAM does not provide computers for any speaker. When giving an electronic presentation, speakers must provide their own computers. SIAM is not responsible for the safety and security of speakers’ computers.

A data (LCD) projector and screen will be provided in all technical session meeting rooms. The data projectors support both VGA and HDMI connections. Presenters requiring an alternate connection must provide their own adaptor.

Internet Access

Eduroam is available. Upon registration, and also during the conference, participants can request guest access. Details and instructions will be given individually.

Local Area

Visit the University of Bremen NWCS20 website for campus information including maps, transportation and dining options.

Visit Bremen Live It! for more information on Bremen and the surrounding area.

The average July temperature in Bremen varies between 55° F (13°C) and 73° F (23°C). Remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.


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Poster Session

The poster session is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, 5:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Presenters are requested to put up their posters no later than 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, the official start time of the session. Display boards will be 84 cm x 118 cm (33.1 inches x 46.4 inches). Boards and fixtures will be available to presenters at 5:00 p.m. on July 28. For more information about preparing a poster, please visit the Conference Guidelines.

SIAM Books and Journals

Those interested in purchasing SIAM books can do so at SIAM’s online bookstore. SIAM members get 30 percent off. Non-members get 20 percent off by using the code on the Titles on Display list available at the book display, when available.

Visa Information

Attendees have the responsibility to obtain travel visa well in advance when necessary. Information on visa regulations are provided by the Federal Foreign Office in Germany.

Letter of Invitation

Confirmed authors in need of a Letter of Invitation to assist in the visa application process, please fill out the Letter of Invitation Request Form. Please allow three to four weeks for processing and delivery.

If you are not planning to present at the conference or are not yet an accepted author and need a letter of invitation before acceptance notifications are sent, please fill out the Letter of Invitation Request Form AND provide the following information to SIAM Conferences:

  • Brief curriculum vita (including your date of birth and a list of publications over the past 3 years.)
  • Brief statement why attending this conference would help your research and career.
  • Letter of recommendation. Have a senior person (e.g. Ph.D. advisor, head of department, president of a mathematical society) write a brief letter of recommendation on appropriate letterhead. This letter is not needed if you have a minimum of twelve entries in MathSciNet or other suitable professional database. If you are using MathSciNet, please state so and include your “MR Author ID” in your message to [email protected]. If using another professional database, provide the name of the database and associated ID or URL in your message to [email protected].