The 3 day conference will run from August 8th to 10th and will have 9 invited sessions, contributed sessions and 3 plenary speakers: Regina Liu (Rutgers University, USA), Fabrizio Ruggeri (Institute of Applied Mathematics and Information Technologies, Italy), and Bo Henry Lindqvist (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway). In addition there will be a student workshop in two parts given by Udo Kamps (RWTH Aachen, Germany) and Barry Arnold (University of California at Riverside, USA) on August 7th.