Sunday, April 15, 2018

[DMANET] 1st Call for Participation: HALG 2018 (Highlights of Algorithms) - Amsterdam 4-6 2018

3rd Highlights of Algorithms conference (HALG 2018)
Amsterdam, June 4-6, 2018

The Highlights of Algorithms conference is 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
invited talks, as well as the 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.


The conference will begin on Monday, June 4, at 8:45 and end on
Wednesday, June 6, at 17:30.
A detailed schedule and a list of all accepted short contributions and
posters can be found at:



Please register on our webpage We have done our
best to keep registration fees at a minimum:

Early registration (by May 2, 2018)
- academic rate (incl. postdocs): 150€
- student rate: 110€

Regular registration will be 50€ more expensive.

The organizers strongly recommend that you book your hotel as soon as
possible. Hotels in Amsterdam are very busy in the summer.
Unfortunately, hotel rates reflect this...



The conference takes place in the Main Building of the Vrije
Universiteit Amsterdam, 1105 De Boelelaan, Amsterdam. This is south of
the centre of Amsterdam, and is very easily accessible by public
transport or by bicycle.



Survey Speakers:

- Timothy Chan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
- Fabian Kuhn (University of Freiburg)
- Ankur Moitra (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
- Danupon Nanongkai (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
- Jelani Nelson (Harvard University)
- Barna Saha (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Invited Speakers:

- Amir Abboud (Stanford University)
- Nikhil Bansal (CWI & TU Eindhoven)
- Aaron Bernstein (TU Berlin)
- Sergio Cabello (University of Ljubljana)
- Parinya Chalermsook (Aalto University)
- Moses Charikar (Stanford University)
- Chandra Chekuri (University of Illinois, Urbana Champagne)
- Anindya De (Northwestern University)
- Yuval Filmus (Technion)
- Magnús Halldorsson (Reykjavik University)
- Jonathan Kelner (MIT)
- Sanjeev Khanna (University of Pennsylvania)
- Pasin Manurangsi (UC Berkeley)
- Krzysztof Nowicki (University of Wrocław)
- Rotem Oshman (Tel-Aviv University)
- Seth Pettie (University of Michigan)
- Tselil Schramm (Harvard & MIT)
- Uri Stemmer (Weizmann Institute)
- Inbal Talgam-Cohen (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
- Vera Traub (University of Bonn)

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