David Bindel and Raymond Chan (Chinese University of Hong Kong) have been selected to co-chair the scientific committee for the thirteenth SIAM Applied Linear Algebra conference, which will be held in 2018 in Hong Kong.  The SIAM Applied Linear Algebra conference has been held every three years since 1982, and is the premier international conference on applied linear algebra, which brings together diverse researchers and practitioners from academia, research laboratories, and industries all over the world to present and discuss their latest work and results on applied linear algebra.