Wednesday, March 15, 2017

[DMANET] 1st Call for Participation: Highlights of Algorithms 2017, Berlin, Germany

Highlights of Algorithms - HALG 2017
June 9-11, 2017, Berlin, Germany

The Highlights of Algorithms conference is designed to be a forum for presenting the highlights of recent developments in algorithms and for discussing potential further advances in this area. The conference will provide a broad picture of the latest research in algorithms through a series of survey and invited talks, as well as possibility for all researchers and students to present their recent results through a series of short talks and poster presentations. Attending the Highlights of Algorithms conference will also be an opportunity for networking and meeting leading researchers in algorithms.



Please register on our webpage by choosing the menu item "Registration" and following the instructions there. We have done our best to keep registration fees at a minimum:

Early registration (by April 30, 2017)
- academic rate (incl. postdocs): 150€
- student rate: 110€

Regular registration (by May 31, 2017)
- academic rate (incl. postdocs): 190€
- student rate: 150€

On-site registration: 250€



Thanks to a grant from Google, students who plan to attend may apply for a waiver of the registration fee and potentially also travel support. Applications for support must be sent by email to before April 17, 2017. Applications must be in .pdf format and consist of: (i) a statement and explanation of your interest in attending the conference; (ii) a current CV that includes your contact information, the expected date of the award of your PhD, the institution awarding your PhD, and your advisor's name; (iii) a letter of support for your application written by your advisor on the official letterhead of your institution.

Important: Only register to the conference after notification of acceptance of your application for support (around April 21, 2017).



The symposium will take place at TU Berlin (Str. des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin, Germany) in the heart of the city close to the Tiergarten park.



Survey Speakers:

- Sanjeev Arora, Princeton University
- László Babai, University of Chicago
- Nikhil Bansal, TU Eindhoven
- Claire Mathieu, École normale supérieure
- Tim Roughgarden, Stanford University

Invited Speakers:

- Karl Bringmann, MPI for Informatics
- Constantinos Daskalakis, MIT
- Ilias Diakonikolas, USC
- Zachary Friggstad, U Alberta
- Mohsen Ghaffari, MIT
- Bart M. P. Jansen, TU Eindhoven
- David Karger, MIT
- Sanjeev Khanna, U Penn
- Mathias Bæk T. Knudsen, U Copenhagen
- Simon MacKenzie, U New South Wales
- Aleksander Madry, MIT
- Marco Mondelli, ETH
- Renato Paes-Leme, Google
- Ilya P. Razenshteyn, MIT
- Aviad Rubenstein, Berkeley
- Ami Paz, Technion
- Sushant Sachdeva, Google
- Aravind Srinivasan, U Maryland
- Gregory Valiant, Stanford
- S. Matthew Weinberg, Princeton


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