European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization  


Activities in 2014

The ECCO XXVII-CO2014 conference was a joint conference with the International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization - CO.
It took place in Munich, Germany.
May 1 - May 3, 2014, thursday, friday, saturday.

Important dates:
January 1st, 2014 abstract submission starts
March 15th, 2014 deadline for abstract submission, early registration and author registration (for inclusion in the program)
April 1st, 2014 notification of acceptance
April 15th, 2014 deadline for late registration

Publication Opportunity :
There will be a special issue of Discrete Applied Mathematics devoted to the conference (Guest editors: Bo Chen, Peter Gritzmann, and Silvano Martello (managing)).
The submission deadline is November 30th, 2014.
The full papers must be submitted through the Elsevier Editorial System (
When submitting your paper, be sure to specify that the paper is a contribution for the Special Issue of ECCO-CO, so that your paper is assigned to the guest editors.
Be sure to note that your work is intended for the Special Issue and to select the article type Special Issue: ARTICLE TYPE TO BE FILLED IN LATER.

List of Plenary Speakers:
Martin Grötschel, Technische Universität Berlin, ZIB.
David S. Johnson, AT&T Labs - Research.
Salvatore Greco, Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy.

Program Committee :
Peter Gritzmann (Chairman), Technische Universität München, Germany.
Jacek Blazewicz, Polish Academy of Sciences Poznán, Poland.
Van-Dat Cung, Grenoble INP, France.
Alain Hertz, École Polytechnique Montréal, Canada.
Silvano Martello, University of Bologna, Italy.
Chris Potts, University of Southhampton, United Kingdom.
Dolores Romero Morales, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
Vitaly Strusevich, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom.
Paolo Toth, University of Bologna, Italy.

Organizing Committee :
Peter Gritzmann (Chairman), Technische Universität München
Steffen Borgwardt, Technische Universität München
René Brandenberg, Technische Universität München
Andreas Brieden, Universität der Bundeswehr München
Michael Ritter, Technische Universität München
Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, Middle East Technical University

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