CanQueue 2013

The 15th Annual Conference for Canadian Queueing Theorists and Practitioners will be held at DC 1304, Davis Center, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, August 23 - 24, 2013.

Below you will find information on

   The CanQueue conference

   Presenting

   Conference Schedule

   Accommodations & Directions

   Registration

   On-Site Internet Access

   Participants

   Sponsors

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Two announcements of CanQueue 2013 have been sent to participants of past CanQueue conferences.

What is CanQueueAnchor

Following the success of eight previous conferences held in Winnipeg (1999), London (2000), Waterloo (2001), Saskatoon (2002), Toronto (2003),  Kelowna (2004),  Hamilton (2005),  Banff (2006),  Halifax(2007), Ottawa (2008), Windsor (2009), Winnipeg (2010), Banff (2011), and London (2012), the 15th CanQueue meeting will be held in Waterloo, August 23 - 24, 2013.

The CanQueue conference started from a workshop organized by Dr. A.S. Alfa at the University of Manitoba in 1999. The name "CanQueue" was suggested and used at the meeting in London, Ontario, in 2000.

The goal of the conference is to promote research and applications of queueing theory. The annual conference provides a forum where scientists, researchers, engineers, executives and students in the field meet to encourage on-going research and to discuss work-in-progress.

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PresentingAnchor

If you would like to present at the conference, please email Dr. Elizabeth Jewkes or Dr. Qi-Ming He the title and abstract of your talk on or before July 31, 2013. 

Please indicate with your request any equipment you may require for your talk including overhead projector or multi-media projector. If your presentation materials include e-files you may choose to email them in advance, use a USB or you may use your own laptop.

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Conference ScheduleAnchor

Friday, August 23: 11:30am to 21:00pm

11:30am 13:20 pm: Registration and lunch at DC 1301, University of Waterloo 13:20pm 13:30pm: Opening of the conference at DC 1304 13:30pm 15:00pm: Session 1 (3 talks)* 15:00pm 15:30pm: Coffee-break 15:30pm 17:30pm: Session 2 (4 talks) 17:30pm 17:40pm: Photo session 17:40pm 17:50pm: Student travel claim instruction 18:30pm 21:00pm: Banquet and business meeting at Rushes Private Dinning, Waterloo Inn, 475 King Street North, Waterloo (519-884-0220)

Saturday, August 24: 7:30am to 16:40pm

7:30am 8:30am: Breakfast served at DC 1301, University of Waterloo 8:30am 10:00am: Session 3 (3 talks) 10:00am 10:30am: Coffee-break. 10:30am 12:00pm: Session 4 (3 talks) 12:00pm 13:00pm: Lunch served at DC 1301, University of Waterloo 13:00pm 14:30pm: Session 5 (3 talks) 14:30pm 15:00pm: Coffee-break 15:00pm 16:30pm: Session 6 (3 talks)

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Accommodations & DirectionsAnchor

Hotel Information:  We have blocked a total of 20 rooms with Waterloo Inn. Reservation is guaranteed before or on July 23, 2013.

Waterloo Inn 

475 King Street North 

Waterloo, ON, N2J 2Z5 

Phone (519) 884-0220

Other accommodations options are also available on the University of Waterloo website.

Travel Information:

  By air: Toronto Pearson airport; Airways Transit (terminal one and terminal three) to your hotel in Waterloo (Fare: $90/one way).

  By air: Region of Waterloo International Airport; Take taxi or shuttle bus to your hotel.

  By car: Ontario Highway 401 (Kitchener/Waterloo), to Highway 85 (North), to University Avenue West, and to 200 University Avenue West.

  University of Waterloo Parking lot N is recommended. It is just north of the conference venue (marked DC on the map) and is $5 per day. (pay and display; credit cards accepted).

  More details and information including directions and parking services on the campus can be found at Waterloo's Maps and Directions as well as a listing of other nearby  accommodations.

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RegistrationAnchor

Waterloo's Dr. Elizabeth Jewkes and Dr. Qi-Ming He are organizing this conference and encourage everyone to preregister as soon as possible. 

CanQueue 2013 Preregistration Form (PDF)

Official registration is on-site only.

Regular registration fee is $150 CND.

Student registration fee is $60 CND if dinner on Friday is requested; $0 CND, otherwise.

Registration fee is paid by cash or check only. If paying by cheque, make it payable to "CanQueue 2013".

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On-Site Internet AnchorAccess

The University of Waterloo is a member of Eduroam. If you have an Eduroam account, you will be able to access the internet wirelessly with it.

If you do not have an Eduroam account, there will be temporary userids made available for the conference.

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Participants Anchor Group Photo

Elizabeth Jewkes, University of Waterloo

Qi-Ming He, University of Waterloo

Qishu Cai, University of Waterloo

Xu Sun, University of Waterloo

Percy Brill, University of Windsor

David Landriault, University of Waterloo

Myron Hlynka, University of Windsor

Douglas Down, McMaster University

Vincent Maccio, McMaster University

Steve Drekic, University of Waterloo

Val Andrei Fajardo, University of Waterloo

Gord Willmot, University of Waterloo

Qian Jiang, University of Windsor

Chi-Ho Cheung, University of Windsor

Kamaloddin Darchinimaragheh, University of Manitoba

Kaiqi Yu, University of Windsor

Hossein Abouee Mehrizi, University of Waterloo

Xiaofeng Yang, Royal Military College of Canada

Barbara Margolius, Cleveland State University

Mostafa Pazoki, University of Windsor

Azaz Bin Sharif, University of Western Ontario

Adam Rahman, University of Western Ontario

Yaofei Xiong, University of Western Ontario

Song Yang, Carleton University

Raj Srinivasan, University of Saskatchewan

Na Li, University of Western Ontario

Biao Wang, University of Waterloo

Walid Abdul-Kader, University of Windsor

Farshad Jarrahi, University of Windsor

Fatih Erenay, University of Waterloo

Sapna Isotupa, Wilfrid Laurier University

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SponsorsAnchor

Department of Management Sciences, University of Waterloo

Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo

The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences

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