Important notes for non-U.S. residents:
- Please see Traveling to the United States (The National Academies), U.S. State Department and U.S. State Department Visa Waiver Program for information about visas. Note that starting January 12, 2009 all Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers are now required to obtain a travel authorization via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to traveling to the U.S. under the VWP. Please call your local U.S. consulate or embassy and inquire what the rules are pertaining to your country. If you are already in the U.S. on a visa (e.g. F-1, J-1, or H1B), please talk to the international office at your home institution and inquire about the rules pertaining to reimbursement.
- All international visitors who will be receiving travel support are required to complete Vanderbilt’s online Business Visitor Questionnaire (BVQ) prior to arriving on campus.
- Please provide these answers to the following questions on the BVQ:
Purpose of visit to Vanderbilt: Shanks Conference
Vanderbilt Department you will visit: Mathematics
Department Contact Name: KT Griffis
Department Contact Email Address: Katherine.firstname.lastname@example.org
Checkboxes: Travel Costs Reimbursements
- Please see the visa information for business visitors (including the BVQ).
General registration information:
All fees for the banquet and parking passes are payable either by mailing a check in advance to the address below or in person upon arrival by check, credit card, or cash. If you wish to pay in advance, please print out the confirmation document you will receive after you “Submit” your registration form and mail it to:
Shanks 2016 Conference Coordinator
Vanderbilt Department of Mathematics
1326 Stevenson Center
Nashville, TN 37240
Make your check (in U.S. dollars) payable to: Vanderbilt University.
Please make hotel reservations as soon as possible.
Priority consideration for support will be given to requests submitted by March 1, 2016. See Support Requests for details. Preference will be given to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows whose participation is not fully supported by other sources and to underrepresented minorities.
Keynote Speakers Register Here
All Other Participants Register Here