Wednesday, June 15, 2016

[DMANET] Final Call: FRICO 2016

FRICO 2016
Workshop on Future Research in Combinatorial Optimization
August 2–5, 2016
Osnabrück University, Germany

Registration deadline: June 30, 2016

FRICO 2016 aims to bring together young researchers (post-
graduate students, PhD students, postdocs) and to encourage
the exchange of new ideas in a casual atmosphere. The focus
of the meeting is to present own results as well as work in
progress from various areas of Combinatorial Optimization and
Operations Research.

In order to register, please send an e-mail with your name,
your affiliation and a (preliminary) title to

The workshop is limited to 30 participants. Note that every
participant of the FRICO is obliged to give a talk.
We encourage the submission and presentation of on-going and
future research (even work containing gaps and unsolved
problems). We will also award the best talk.

Abstract submission deadline: July 15, 2016


The whole event is sponsored by SIEMENS and INFORM.


Our invited speaker:

- Prof. Dr. Jens Vygen
Research Institute for Discrete Mathematics,
University of Bonn

will give a talk consisting of two parts:

- Approximation Algorithms for Traveling Salesmen
- Resource Sharing, Routing, Chip Design


Practitioners from industry will highlight various
applications of Combinatorial Optimization. Talks will
be given by representatives of:

- Fraport AG
- Bayer Business Services GmbH
- DB Mobility Logistics AG


Besides plenty of time between sessions, there will be a
social and cultural program that allows participants to
exchange ideas and have fruitful discussions.

To enable students and researchers without major financial
backing to participate at FRICO, the participation is free
of charge. Participants only have to cover their travel and
accommodation expenses.

More information can be found on the website:

FRICO 2016 Team

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