2008 International Conference on the
Analysis of Algorithms

Date: April 12-18, 2008

Place: Maresias, Brazil

New information!

The slides of most of the talks (by the last name of the speaker) are now available.
Here you find an updated version of the program.

Take a look also at a picture of the group!
More pictures will be available soon.

Information about the program

There will be 8 plenary talks (1 hour each), 3 minicourses (2 hours each), and 42 short talks (30 or 15 minutes long).

Plenary Speakers



Here is the list of participants.

Registration fee

There will be a registration fee of US$100. Students, pos-docs and researchers without grants are exempted. This fee should be payed at the AofA information desk in the first day of the conference, when you pick up the conference material. This fee will cover for the conference material, the coffee breaks and some social events we will have.

There is an on-line registration form to be filled to help us with the organization. This form in available here at the link Online Registration. Please, take the time to fill it in as soon as possible.

About the hotel

The conference will take place at the Maresias Beach Hotel.
All invited participants received information about how to make a reservation by email.
The hotel rates for the conference are

Single Double
R$195 R$135

This includes breakfast and, except for drinks, lunch and dinner.

The Brazilian currency is called real. As for Jan 4th, the conversion rate was 1,7574 REAL/BRAZIL = 1 DOLLAR. So a single room with full board was about US$110 and about EU$75.

Available resources

There will be a projector and a laptop available for speakers, and an "old fashion" projector (for hand made transparencies). There is also a large blackboard in the conference room.


Maresias is a beach less than 200km from São Paulo, Brazil. The main airport that serves São Paulo is the International Airport of Guarulhos. This airport is 150km from Maresias. There will be a bus leaving from the International Airport of Guarulhos on Saturday, April 12, at 13:00. Please arrange your incoming flight to arrive at the International Airport of Guarulhos before that time.

For the participants who will also attend LATIN'08, there will be a bus from the hotel in Buzios to the AofA hotel. This bus will leave Buzios on Friday, April 11, arriving on Maresias on the afternoon of Saturday; sleeping will be in a small town half way between Buzios and Maresias. Here is the list participants that will be on this bus.

Later we will post detailed information on how to get to Maresias for the participants that cannot make to the conference bus. For now, let us just say that there are buses going to Maresias each 3 hours from the Tietê bus terminal in São Paulo, and that there are frequent buses from the Airport to the bus terminal.

There will be a bus from the hotel in Maresias to the International Airport of Guarulhos on Friday, April 18, arriving at the airport at 16:00.

Other reminders

Participants coming from abroad might need a visa to enter Brazil. Please, check with your Embassy whether you need a visa or not.

In particular, US citizens need a visa to enter Brazil, and it can take up to a month to get it, so take this into account.

Funding agencies and organizing institutions

Organizing Committee
Last modified: Wed Apr 30 17:37:10 BRT 2008