GSCC 2018

The Graduate Student Combinatorics Conference (GSCC) is an annual conference for graduate students in combinatorics. The GSCC focuses on graduate student research presentations, and includes keynote addresses by leading researchers in combinatorics.

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The fourteenth GSCC will be held at the University of Texas at Dallas from April 6-8, 2018.

The conference will provide lodging to as many participants as possible. In addition, we plan to partially support graduate student travel. If you would like to be considered for support, please complete a request for support on the registration form.

Department of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080

Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Fan Chung UCSD

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Dr. Karola Mészáros Cornell

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Dr. Oleg Musin The University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

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Dr. Catherine Yan Texas A&M

Schedule

Maps

The GSCC will be held on April 6-8, 2018 at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas.

Registration will be in FO 2.404 and opening remarks in FN 2.102.

All graduate student talks will take place in Founders (FO 1.202, 2.208, 2.702, and 1.502).

All invited talks will be in the Science Learning Center (SLC 1.102).

Lunch on Saturday will be at Dining Hall West.

The movie on Saturday night will be in the TI Auditorium.

Please refer to the maps below, where the relevant buildings have been marked. For further information, please refer to the Campus map and Comet Cruiser map.

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Local Information

The GSCC will be held on April 6-8, 2018 at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas.

Driving

Parking is free past 5:00 PM on Friday and on weekends for green spaces. A permit is required to park on campus in other spaces at other times. Please contact us if you will need a permit, or you can pick up a visitor's pass on campus from the Visitor Center (VCB) or Parking Office (PS3). Alternatively, drivers may use Pay-by-Space parking located around campus (please see the parking map). Overnight parking is forbidden.

Flying

The two major nearby airports are the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) and Dallas Love Field (DAL) airports.

Hotel Information

Participants will be staying at Courtyard Dallas Richardson at Spring Valley and Courtyard Dallas Richardson at Campbell.

Thanks to the generosity of the National Science Foundation and the Combinatorics Foundation, the conference will be able to cover the cost of lodging for all participants for the nights of Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7. Participants need to complete the registration form by March 15th (sooner is better). The organizers will notify the participants by March 24th of their hotel and room assignment.

There will be a scheduled shuttle service to and from the hotels to the campus. Please refer to the schedule above.

If you are staying at the Courtyard Dallas Richardson at Spring Valley, we recommend taking the DART from DFW airport to Spring Valley Station---the hotel is then a 7 minute walk away. For getting to campus, participants can walk to the Spring Valley DART station and then take the train to the Cityline/Bush DART station. The UTD shuttle departs every 30 minutes at :00 and :30 from the Cityline/Bush DART station. Take this same route to go back to your hotel.

If you are staying at the Courtyard Dallas Richardson at Campbell, we recommend taking the DART from DFW airport to Galatyn Park Station---the hotel shuttle service will pick you up from there according to the schedule above. Participants staying at the Campbell hotel location may find it necessary to take a ride sharing service such as Uber to go to the campus and back to the hotel.

Ride Sharing Services

Ridesharing services (Uber and Lyft) are active in the Dallas area. When arriving to campus, please ask to be dropped off at the UTD Bus Circle / Visitor's Center.

Local Dining

On campus dining information. On campus dining hall hours.

On the intersection of W Campbell Road and N Coit Road:

  • Cappuccino Italian Bistro ($$)
  • Mi Cocina ($$)
  • Masala Wok ($)
  • The String Bean ($)
  • La Madeleine French Bakery & Café ($)
  • INO Japanese Bistro ($$$)

On the intersection of W Campbell Road and N Central Express Way:

  • SPIN! Neopolitan Pizza ($$)
  • Torchy's Tacos ($)
  • Mumtaz India ($$)
  • Fox & Hound Pub
  • Starbucks
  • Sushi Sake ($$)

Local Cafes and Sweets

On W Campbell Road & Nantucket Dr:

  • I Love U A-Latte
  • Sweet Daze Dessert Bar
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Movie

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Organizers

Conference Organizers

Luke Bang
Joseph Burnett
Austin Marstaller
Rupei Xu

Faculty Advisors

Nathan Williams
Andras Farago

Reimbursement

Please fill out either a W-9 form (if you are a US person and have a US Taxpayer Identification Number), or a W-8 form (if you are a non-US person) and submit it by email to [email protected]. You may also mail this form to the address listed to the right.

If you wish to be reimbursed by direct deposit, please fill out an automatic direct deposit agreement and submit it by email to [email protected]. You may also mail this form to the address listed to the right. If you do not fill out this form, a check will be mailed to the address provided on your W-9 or W-8 form.

Please email all receipts to [email protected].

The University of Texas at Dallas
Procurement Management
800 W. Campbell Rd AD 34
Richardson, TX 75080