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05 May 2017 13 May 2017 Summer School on Graphs, Algorithms and Applications

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PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT

School on "Graph Theory, Algorithms and Applications"
International School of Mathematics -- "Guido Stampacchia"
Centre "Ettore Majorana" for Scientific Culture
Erice, Sicily (Italy)
May 5--13, 2017
http://www.graphalgorithms.it

LECTURERS:
* Paolo Boldi, University of Milan, IT
* Shiri Chechik, Tel Aviv University, IL
* Andrew V. Goldberg, Amazon.com Inc., US
* Giuseppe F. Italiano, University of Rome Tor Vergata, IT
* Jon Lee, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, US
* Andrea Lodi, Polytechnique Montréal, CA
* Piotr Sankowski, University of Warsaw, PL
* Martin Skutella, Technische Universität Berlin, DE
* Mariagrazia Speranza, Claudia Archetti, University of Brescia, IT
* Ola Svensson, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH
* Robert E. Tarjan, Princeton University, US
* Paolo Toth, University of Bologna, IT

DIRECTORS OF THE SCHOOL:
Prof. Raffaele Cerulli, University of Salerno
Dr. Andrew V. Goldberg, Amazon.com Inc.
Prof. Giuseppe F. Italiano, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Prof. Robert E. Tarjan, Princeton University

DIRECTORS OF THE COURSE:
Prof. Franco Giannessi

LOCATION:
Erice is among the oldest cities in Sicily. The town is placed on the homonymous mount Eryx, religious center of the Elimi, which is famous for its temple where the Phoenicians worshipped Astarte, the Greeks Aphrodite and the Romans Venus. Throughout history Erice was contended by many different populations, and each of them left a palpable sense
of history. Erice is nowadays an enchanting wonderfully preserved Mediaeval town offering the most breathtaking views in Sicily.

APPLICATION:
Advanced undergraduates, MS and PhD students, and young scientists (35 or under) interested in graph algorithms are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should complete their application on the School Website (http://www.graphalgorithms.it) by February 28, 2017. Application material includes a short CV and optional recommendation letters. Space is limited. Acceptance notifications will be sent around March 2017.

REGISTRATION:
The registration fee for the School is 900 Euro. It includes meals and accommodation for 8 days, i.e., from May 5 (evening) to May 13 (morning).

FURTHER DETAILS:
More information is avalaible on the School Web Site (http://www.graphalgorithms.it)

FOLLOW US ON:
Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/EriceSchool/)
Twitter (https://twitter.com/EriceGraphs) @EriceGraphs

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16 Feb 2017 17 Feb 2017 First AIROYoung Workshop on "Emerging Optimisation Problems on Complex Networks"

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Dear colleagues,
We are pleased to invite you to attend the first AIROYoung Workshop on "Emerging Optimization Problems in Complex Networks" which will take place at the Statistical Department of the University of
Rome, Sapienza on 16th-17th February 2017.

AIROYoung is the youth chapter of AIRO, the Italian Operational Research Society. Its aim is to foster collaboration between students and early-career researchers interested in the field of OR, and to provide them with new opportunities to advance their carreer and expand their network. It also strives to connect the demand and the offer in the OR job market, both in academia and in the industry.

Participation to the workshop is free of charge and it is possible to reserve your accommodation at a special rate booking via AIROYoung.
Furthermore, AIROYoung members can request a travel grant.

We invite contributions from all researchers in the area of Network Optimization. Young researchers (PhD students, recent PhD graduates) can also contribute their work on other areas. These works will be presented in a special «Young Researchers» session.

Important Dates
Deadline for submissions: January 15th, 2017
Workshop: February 16th-17th, 2017

Submissions
Interested applicants can send a short abstract (max 1 page) to airo.young.researchers@gmail.com

Invited Speakers
Justo Puerto, University of Sevilla, Spain.
Maria Grazia Scutellà, University of Pisa, Italy.

We hope you will be able to attend this exciting workshop!
The event and further info are available on the workshop web site: http://workshop.airoyoung.org
Looking forward to hearing from you.

The organizing committee:
Lavinia Amorosi (University of Rome, Sapienza)
Alberto Maria Santini (University of Bologna)

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15 Jan 2017 20 Jan 2017 Winter School on Optimization and Operations Research

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The objective of the Winter School is to expose the audience to modern topics on Optimization and Operations Research. Every year, two prominent researchers are invited to provide tutorials on selected topics, and to discuss some of their recent research with the students. Designed for doctoral education, the course is open to academic researchers (professors, researchers, PhD students) and professionals (from industry and public authorities), interested in optimization and operations research.

The course is organized by Prof. Michel Bierlaire, Transport and Mobility Laboratory (TRANSP-OR), School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC), Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne (EPFL). It takes place in Zinal, a ski resort in the Swiss Alps. The special environment triggers a specific atmosphere that encourages scientific and personal exchanges among the participants.

In addition to the lectures, workshops will be organized every day where the students will have the opportunity to work on recent papers of the invited lecturers, under their guidance.

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15 Jan 2017 21 Jan 2017 Stochastic programming with applications in energy, logistics and finance

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Topics
• Applications of stochastic optimization and robust optimization
• Modeling in energy, logistics and finance
• Multistage stochastic programming: methods and algorithms
• Risk management

Confirmed list of speakers
Endre Bjørndal, NHH
Mette Bjørndal, NHH
Giorgio Consigli, University of Bergamo
Stein-Erik Fleten NTNU
Steven A. Gabriel, University of Maryland
Ronald Hochreiter, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Daniel Kuhn, EPFL
Abdel Lisser, Université Paris Sud
Francesca Maggioni, University of Bergamo
Vitor de Matos, UFSC
Georg Pflug, University of Vienna
Andy Philpott , Univeristy of Auckland
Shmuel Oren, Berkeley
Ramteen Sioshansi, Ohio State University
Yves Smeers, UCL
Asgeir Tomasgard, NTNU
Maria-Teresa Vespucci, University of Bergamo
Golbon Zakeri, University of Auckland

Registration
Limited number of places:
A) PhD students: 380 euro - Shared double room and 3 meals per day included
B) Other participants: 660 euro - Shared double room and 3 meals per day included
Please register by sending an email to us indicating category as soon as possible to: winter@iot.ntnu.no
We will then send confirmation and payment information.
Places are allocated at a first come basis.

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