3rd IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Sport


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Date: Wednesday 22 – Friday 24 June 2011
Location: The Lowry, Salford Quays

Topics include

Econometrics in sport; Olympic studies; competitive strategy; match outcome models; decision support systems; analysis of sporting technologies; analysis of rules and adjudication; performance measures and models; optimisation of sports performance; mathematics education and sport, optimal tournament design and scheduling; computationally intensive methods; financial valuation in sport. The term sport is interpreted liberally here and includes: games and pastimes; gambling and on­line Gaming; lotteries; and general fitness and health­ related activities.

Social events

During the conference there will be various social events including: a Conference dinner, Bar quiz and a cricket match.

7.30pm Wednesday 22nd June

Bar Quiz
Venue to be announced, just turn up and have fun!

7pm for 7.30pm Thursday 23rd June

Conference Dinner
Old Trafford Football Grounds, cost included in registration fee

5pm for 6pm start Friday 24th June

Evening Cricket Match, Conference XI vs. Salford Economists
If you would like to play, please e-mail Phil Scarf in advance at
p.a.scarf@salford.ac.uk

Other activities (book direct):

Manchester United Football Club Museum & Stadium Tour
http://www.manutd.com

Twenty20 Cricket, the most convenient game is in Leeds at 5.30pm on Wednesday 22nd June
http://www.ecb.co.uk

Rugby League Super League, the nearest game is in Wigan at 8pm on Friday 24th June
http://news.bbc.co.uk

Wimbledon Tennis
http://www.wimbledon.org

Henley Regatta
http://www.hrr.co.uk/regatta/

Related Documents

3rd IMA Conference on Maths in Sport Programme (pdf)

Conference Fees

Non-IMA members £335
IMA members £255
Students £185
Student Non IMA Member £185

The conference begins on the afternoon of 22nd June. Conference Fees include CD proceedings, opening reception, refreshments throughout the conference, lunches for 23 and 24 June and a conference dinner on the evening of 23 June.

Late fees

If you register after Wednesday 25 May, a late fee of £15 will be added to your total.

If you register after Wednesday 8 June, a late fee of £25 will be added to your total.

Accommodation

Accommodation is not being provided for this conference – please see below for a suggested list of hotels that are in the vicinity of the conference venue.

Please note that all prices are approximate and are subject to change based on availability.

Holiday Inn

£112.00 per room, bed & breakfast, per night – advanced booking only

http://www.hiexpress.com/

Tel: 0161 868 1000

Premiere Inn Salford Quays

Night of 22nd June – £71 room only
Night of 23rd June – £68 room only

http://www.premierinn.com/

Tel: 0161 872 4026

Etap Hotel (basic budget accommodation)

£25 per room, per night – room only

http://www.etaphotel.com/

Tel: 0161 848 0898

Ramada

£85.00 per room, bed & breakfast, per night based on single occupancy.

£5 additional for parking

www.ramadasalfordquays.com

Tel: 0161 8707070

Copthorne Hotel

£105.00 per room, bed & breakfast, per night based on single occupancy.
Telephone 01618737321 – ask for Christina and quote “IMA” to book.

http://www.millenniumhotels.co.uk/

Premiere Inn – Manchester Old Trafford
(Formerly “Golden Tulip Manchester”)

Night of 22nd June – £72 room only
Night of 23rd June – £64 room only

http://www.premierinn.com/

Tel: 0871 527 8750

Scientific Committee

  • Greg Atkinson (Liverpool John Moores, UK)
  • Anthony Bedford (RMIT, Australia)
  • Dirk Briskorn (University of Cologne, Germany)
  • Steve Clarke (Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia)
  • James Cochran (Louisiana Tech University, USA)
  • Stephen Dobson (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
  • John Goddard (University of Bangor, UK)
  • Dries Goossens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
  • Ester Gutierrez (ESI)
  • John Haigh (University of Sussex, UK)
  • Nobu Hirotsu, (Japan Institute for Sports Sciences)
  • Dimitris Karlis (Athens University of Economics and Business)
  • Liam Lenten (La Trobe University, Australia)
  • Nick Linthorne (Brunel University, UK)
  • Ian McHale (University of Salford, UK)
  • Steve Mckeever (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Hugh Morton (Massey University, New Zealand)
  • Alan Nevill (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
  • Paul Newton (University of Southern California)
  • John Norman (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Emilio Fernández Peña (Centre d’Estudis Olímpics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  • Xin Shi (Manchester Metropolitan University)
  • Joao Carlos Soares de Mello (Federal Fluminese University, Brazil)
  • Joel Sokol (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Elmer Sterken (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
  • Ray Stefani (California State University Long Beach, USA)

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr Israel Vieira (Cardiff University) “The Use of Mathematics in F1 Racing”
  • Professor Stefan Kesenne (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Professor Tim Swartz (Simon Fraser University)

Special Issue

There will be a special issue of the IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, comprising extended papers. This will be edited by:

  • David Percy, Salford Business School, University of Salford, UK
  • James Reade, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, UK

and

  • Hugh Morton, Exercise and Sport Science Division, Massey University, NZ.

Deadline for submission, 31 August 2011. All manuscripts must be submitted through the online manuscript handling system: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/imaman. Please mark your manuscript on the title page with “for special issue Mathematics in Sport III”.

Registration

Registration is now open. Please download, complete and return the application form to register for this conference.

Conference Fees

Non-IMA members £335
IMA members £255
Students £185
Student Non IMA Member £185

The conference begins on the afternoon of 22nd June. Conference Fees include CD proceedings, opening reception, refreshments throughout the conference, lunches for 23 and 24 June and a conference dinner on the evening of 23 June.

Late fees

If you register after Wednesday 25 May, a late fee of £15 will be added to your total.

If you register after Wednesday 8 June, a late fee of £25 will be added to your total.


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