Q: Are there any financial support available for IWOTA2018?

A: NSF travel grant is available for U.S. based mathematicians!

This program is supported by National Science Foundation of the U.S government. It is open to mathematicians who have a full-time affiliation with an institution in the United States at the time of the IWOTA2018.

Applications from individuals at all career stages and in all areas related to operator theory are welcome. Early-career mathematicians, women, and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Early career mathematicians will be required to submit one letter of recommendation from a senior professional mathematician

Applications will be reviewed by a panel of senior operator theorists. Award announcement should be arrived around mid of May.

Please be aware that U.S.-flag air carrier must be used.

If you are interested, please send your CV to

Deadline for application is May 1st, 2018.

Q: How can I get an official invitation letter for visa purpose?

A: If you need an invitation letter for visa purpose, please email the following information to

  1. Name on the Passport
  2. Nationality
  3. Gender
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Passport Number
  6. Title and affiliation
  7. Financial Resources
  8. Other information you would like to be on the invitation letter


Q: What should I do if I want to contribute a talk?

A: If you would like to give a talk, please find a special session that fits you, and contact the session organizers. We will add your name to the speaker list, once your talk is accepted by session organizers.

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