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The African Mathematical School of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 22 – 28 january 2018: Calls for Application

The Laboratoire de Biomathématiques et d’Estimations Forestières (LABEF) of the Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC) organizes from 22 to 28 january 2018 at Abomey-Calavi, with the support of the International Center for Pure and Applied Mathematics (ICPAM), a workshop titled « African Mathematical Schools »,

THEME : « mathematical modeling for epidemiology, ecology and conservation»

The African Mathematical School of Abomey-Calavi aims to:

  • Organize discussions about skills on « population matrix models » and «mixed effects models ».
  • Identify some appreciate students and provide them with possible opportunities to make doctorate studies
  • Establish collaboration between scientists of Africa, Latin America and Europa about the school themes.

The school will take place through conferences (courses), controlled works, lectures, studies of mini-projects and some tourism.

Five courses will be delivered by lecturers from various horizons:

  • Lecture I : Introduction to mathematical modeling, Prof Aboubacar Marcos, IMSP, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin.
  • Lecture II : Dynamical system, Prof Calistus Ngonghala, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA.
  • Lecture III: Structured population models, Prof Orou Gaoue, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.
  • Lecture IV: Linear mixed effects models, Prof Romain Glèlè Kakaï of LABEF, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin.
  • Lecture V: Survival data analysis, Prof Kossi Gneyou of University of Lomé, Togo.

General Information:

  • Participants: Postgarduate students (Msc and PhD students) and early-career researchers
  • Fee: Free of charge
  • Accomodation: Available only for foreign participants
  • Date: The School with be held : 22 – 28 January 2018
  • Venue : Laboratoire de Biomathématiques et d’Estimations Forestières (LABEF), University of Abomey-Calavi
  • Communication Language: French and/or English

To show your interest to participate in this School, please fill the application form (click here to download) and email it by December 15th, 2017 to : contact.labef@gmail.com

For further information please contact Dr Valère Kolawolé SALAKO, Tel: (00229) 95346579 ou (00229) 96172729 ; Mail : salakovalere@gmail.com

 

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