The conference will honour Prof. Mariusz Urbański on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
Mariusz did his Master and Phd studies as well as postdoc practice at the University of Warsaw and Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Then he spent several years in Goettingen (SFB 170), working with Manfred Denker. In 1991 he moved to the University of North Texas in Denton where he worked with Professor Dan Mauldin. He is a full professor at UNT and one of world leaders in dynamical systems. He has written more than 185 research papers and 8 monographs. He has also supervised 10 PhD students.