The VII AAC International Workshop "Groups, Rings, Lie and Hopf Algebras III" was held at Bonne Bay Marine Station of Memorial University of Newfoundland in Norris Point, NL, from August 12 - 18, 2012. The participants of the workshop came from 9 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, Israel, Italy, Poland, Spain, and the United States. A particular feature of this AAC workshop is that for the ﬁrst time several of its participants were at the same time the students of AARMS Summer School, held at Memorial University earlier that Summer.
The program of the workshop included 12 plenary lectures and 12 other talks, including shorter research communications by the students of AARMS Summer School. There were many informal discussions, a tour of Bonne Bay Marine Station and a boat tour of Western Brook Pond, one of the main attractions of Gros Morne National Park.