International Conference
SOZOPOL, June 9 - 15, 2013

First Announcement

The conference is the eleventh one in the series of conferences on Constructive Theory of Functions traditionally held in Bulgaria. This conference is dedicated to the 80-th anniversary of the founder of the Bulgarian school on Approximation theory

Blagovest Sendov

and to the memory of his student and our dear friend and colleague

Vasil Popov,

who would have turned 70 in 2012 if he did not passed away in 1990.

The conference is organized by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Department of Mathematics and Informatics of the University of Sofia.

  Organizing Committee:

  1. Andrey Andreev (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - BAS, Sofia)
  2. Borislav Draganov (University of Sofia)
  3. Irina Georgieva (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - BAS, Sofia)
  4. Vesselin Gushev (University of Sofia)
  5. Kamen Ivanov (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - BAS, Sofia) - Chairman
  6. Lozko Milev (University of Sofia)
  7. Nikola Naidenov (University of Sofia)
  8. Geno Nikolov (University of Sofia)
  9. Rumen Uluchev (Higher School of Transport, Sofia)

  Program Committee:

  1. Geno Nikolov (University of Sofia, Bulgaria)
  2. Pencho Petrushev (University of South Carolina, USA)
  3. Blagovest Sendov (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria) - Chairman
  4. Alexei Shadrin (University of Cambridge, UK)

   Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

  1. Gerard Kerkyacharian (Paris VII, France)
  2. Morten Nielsen (Aalburg University, Denmark)
  3. Peter Oswald (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
  4. Guergana Petrova (Texas A&M University, USA)
  5. Edward Saff (Vanderbilt University, USA)
  6. Maria Skopina (Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia)

All scientists who wish to receive further information about the Conference are kindly requested to send an empty e-mail message with subject "Sozopol-2013" to the organizers at

More detailed information about the CTF - 2013 can be found at