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Related Event:
Austrian Numerical Analysis Day 2014
(Vienna, May 29-30, 2014)

The 12th European Finite Element Fair
Vienna, May 30-31, 2014


Faculty of Mathematics
University of Vienna
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Vienna, Austria

Time Frame

Friday 1:30pm till Saturday 5pm

Format of the Meeting

The European Finite Element Fair (EFEF) is an annual series of completely informal small workshops throughout Europe with equal initial conditions for each speaker. EFEF provides a platform for high-level discussions on current research on finite element approximation, in the broadest sense, of partial differential equations. Authors are encouraged to present one new idea rather than review a full research project. In this spirit, the communication of recent and new results, even not yet published, is very welcome. A few, but strict, rules apply to EFEF in order to distinguish it from existing workshops and minisymposia in the field.

  • Speakers at EFEF are volunteers from the audience. Provided that she or he is present throughout the meeting, each participant is invited to talk.
  • Based on the number of speakers the time available will be divided into slots for the talks. The order of the speakers will be determined through random choice, by drawing names out of a hat. Speakers cannot request a specific time to talk.
  • Each speaker should introduce himself or herself, the title and topic, and is expected to leave sufficient time, within the allocated time-slot, for discussion. Speakers have to prepare a talk that can be trimmed to various lengths (from seconds to 30 minutes). For a smooth meeting, the time table will be strictly enforced.
  • The Book. Starting from EFEF 2005, a book will be available (in the Oberwolfach tradition) to record new analytical and numerical results presented during EFEF. Results can be hand-written or typeset and glued into the book.
  • The Presentation. Bring your presentation as a pdf-file on an USB-stick. That will make life/technical support much more relaxed and easier during the conference.

European Organising Committee

Christine Bernardi, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Daniele Boffi, Università di Pavia, Italy
Carsten Carstensen, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany
Charles M. Elliott, University of Warwick, England
Stig Larsson, Chalmers Tekniska Högskola, Göteborg, Sweden
Rolf Rannacher, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Christoph Schwab, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Rolf Stenberg, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
Endre Süli, Oxford University, England

Local Organisers

Markus Melenk, TU Wien
Ilaria Perugia, Universität Wien
Joachim Schöberl, TU Wien

Previous Finite Element Fairs

EFEF 2013: Heraklion
EFEF 2012: Bilbao
EFEF 2011: Paris (joint FE Fair/Circus/ Rodeo)
EFEF 2010: Warwick
EFEF 2009: Helsinki
EFEF 2008: Göteborg
EFEF 2007: Marseille
EFEF 2006: Zürich
EFEF 2005: Pavia
EFEF 2004: Berlin
EFEF 2003: Cambridge

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