The workshop will take place on the Ubatuba beach, northern coast of São Paulo state, from 1st to 5th September 2003. This meeting is being organized by the combinatorics community of Brazil, around the Project "Complexity of Discrete Structures", and it is also part of the activities of the Mathematics Millennium Institute of IMPA (IM-AGIMB).
The workshop is to be held at Hotel Sol e Vida, Rua Domingos Della Mônica Barbosa, 93, Praia da Enseada, Ubatuba. One can find directions to Hotel Sol e Vida here.
Weather forecast: São Paulo, Ubatuba
The organizing committee is in contact with eminent researchers, and hopes to
bring them to this meeting. The following researchers have kindly agreed
to give invited talks:
|Gérard P. Cornuéjols||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Dwight Duffus||Emory University|
|Alan Frieze||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Louis H. Kauffman||University of Illinois at Chicago|
|Marcos Kiwi||Universidad de Chile|
|Prabhakar Raghavan||Verity and Stanford University|
|Bruce Reed||McGill University|
|Bruce Richmond||University of Waterloo|
|Marie-France Sagot||INRIA, Rhône-Alpes|
|Jeremy Spinrad||Vanderbilt University|
|Jayme Szwarcfiter||Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro|
|Esko Ukkonen||University of Helsinki|
|Alfredo Viola||Universidad de la República|
Although the workshop should be a sufficient motivation for visiting Brazil, the country has in fact many other attractions to offer. Some links you need to help plan a visit to Brazil for business or pleasure can be found at Embratur, the brazilian tourist agency. The Ubatuba Virtual gives you information on experiences and entertainment, restaurants, museums etc.
The conference fee for non ProNEx members is R$ 200 (two hundred reais, the Brazilian currency). Based on funds contributed from sponsors of workshop, the organizing committee is able to provide partial support for participation. Please, to register fill in the registration form.
The list of participants is available here.
The workshop is to be held at Hotel Sol e Vida, Rua Domingos Della Mônica Barbosa, 93, Praia da Enseada, Ubatuba. Some rooms have been pre-booked at hotel. The prices per night are R$ 260 (single), R$ 150 (Double) and R$ 130 (Triple). The prices include all breakfasts, all lunches and the dinner on 31st August.
A wide range of guest-houses and sleep-ins are available in Ubatuba.
One can find directions to Hotel Sol e Vida here.
There will be a welcome cocktail and a workshop dinner. Participation is included in the conference registration fee.
Key portions of the Workshop are the morning and the late afternoon invited talks. We will be adding titles and abstracts for these talks as they become available. There will be also other talks to display the broad scope and exciting research taking place in combinatorics.
A preliminary schedule html-format is available here.
An brand-new updated schedule is available in an ps-file and an pdf-file.
We here collect unsolved problems and conjectures posed during the workshop. The prize for the first one who solves one of these problems is a weekend at the Hotel Sol e Vida.
For further information, you are cordially invited to get in touch with
Carlos Eduardo Ferreira (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Yoshiharu Kohayakawa (email@example.com).