Friday, April 14, 2017

[DMANET] 2nd 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.



The conference will begin on Friday, June 9, at 8:45 and end on Sunday, June 11, at 17:45. On Friday evening at 18:00 there will be a poster session with reception. On Saturday evening at 18:00 there will be another poster session and at 19:00 the Business Meeting will take place.

A detailed schedule and a list of all accepted posters can be found at:



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€



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
- Merav Parter, MIT
- 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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