The 2013 Progress on Difference Equations will take place in the Bialystok University of Technology in Bialystok, Poland, from July 21 to July 26, 2013.

The workshop will be hosted by Bialystok Branch of the Polish Mathematical Society. This meeting continues in the line of other PODE workshops, the first two held in Laufen (Germany) PODE 2007, PODE 2008, followed by the workshops in Bedlewo (Poland) PODE 2009, Xanthi (Greece) PODE 2010, Dublin (Ireland) PODE 2011, and Richmond (Virginia, USA) PODE 2012. The workshop aim is to provide a forum for researchers in the area of difference equations (ordinary and partial), discrete dynamical systems, and their applications, to discuss and exchange their latest works. There will be organized a special session dedicated to fractional difference equations.

Bialystok is the biggest city of the North-East part of Poland. It is a home of three public universities and several private colleges. Bialystok is surrounded by four national parks, of which the Bialowieza National Park is one of the most famous parks in Poland and the Biebrza National Park is the biggest one. Bialystok is the capital of the Podlasie province, which, besides unspoiled nature, offers rich culture with ethnic and religious diversity.