Call for Papers: 2016 Doctoral Colloquium
The main objective
of the APMAA 2016 Doctoral Colloquium is to offer an opportunity
for PhD students to receive high-quality feedback from external
reviewers and to directly interact with peers, exchange ideas,
discuss concepts, and establish (in) formal cooperation with
various research groups. Doctoral students and candidates at all
stages are welcome to submit a thesis-position paper, but
preference will be given to students in the earlier stages of
their doctoral work. Participants will be expected to give short
and informal presentations of their work during the Colloquium,
to be followed by a panel-like discussion.
Colloquium will be held in conjunction with the APMAA 2016
Annual Conference. Doctoral students and candidates are hereby
invited to present and discuss their preliminary results or
work-in-progress. The discussants comprise of a group of
interested in participating on the doctoral colloquium should
submit a single PDF file consisting of:
An introductory letter in which you indicate what you wish to
obtain from the doctoral colloquium and what you will be
bringing to the doctoral colloquium.
2. A one page research statement on the
research field you will pursue. If you are at the doctoral
dissertation stage, this statement should focus on the
3. Your CV.
4. A letter of recommendation from your
primary dissertation advisor, who should state what you can
contribute as well as gain from the doctoral consortium.
5. Your paper (The text should be about
4,000- 8,000 words.)