5th Alpen-Adria-Workshop on Optimization
December 6-9, 2017
The 5th Alpen-Adria-Workshop on Optimization gathers a group of people, actively working in the broad intersection of nonlinear
(semidefinite) optimization and combinatorial optimization, and exchange current research results. Early stage researchers are
- Wednesday, December 6, evening: welcome reception, 06:00 p.m., I.2.01
- Thursday, December 7, morning: 9:00 a.m., K.0.01: block 1 of presentations
- Thursday, December 7, afternoon: 2:00 p.m., K.0.01: block 2 of presentations
- Thursday, December 7, evening: workshop dinner, 07:00 p.m., Felsenkeller (see details)
- Friday, December 8, morning: 9:00 a.m., HS 3: block 3 of presentations
- Friday, December 8, afternoon: 2:00 p.m., HS 3: block 4 of presentations
- Saturday, December 9, morning: boat trip to Maria Wörth, hike to Pyramidenkogel, visit of the tower, bus and boat back to Klagenfurt.
Workshop program and list of participants: program.pdf
Frank Vallentin (Universität zu Köln): Measurable colorings of infinite graphs
Thursday, December 7, 9:00 a.m., K.0.01
Gerhard J. Woeginger (RWTH Aachen): Tractable cases of hard voting problems
Friday, December 8, 4:00 p.m., HS 3
There are no registration fees, but participants are expected to cover their expenses themselves.
In case you plan to attend, please send the following information to Anita Wachter:
- your expected arrival and departure dates,
- whether you plan to give a talk (if so, also provide a tentative title).
Registration deadline for talks is October 20, 2017.
For further information contact Franz Rendl.
Philipp Hungerländer, Alpen-Adria-Universität
Franz Rendl, Alpen-Adria-Universität
Angelika Wiegele, Alpen-Adria-Universität
The workshop will be held in rooms K.0.0.1, I.2.01 and HS 3 at the
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria,
which is located at the beautiful lake Wörthersee. Here is map of the University area.
For accomodation see e.g. Klagenfurt Tourismus
In walking distance to the University we recommend Pension Wachau or
The University is not in the city center, however, there are reasonable bus connections
night) from the city center to the University,
online bus schedule.
Furthermore, it is very convenient to go around by bike, for bike rentals check
here for the price
and here for the places
or nextbike to rent a bike.
Also, some of the hotels offer
bikes to rent.
Travelling to Klagenfurt
For travelling to Klagenfurt by train, see OEBB
Klagenfurt airport has direct flights from/to Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin (germanwings, not daily!) and Vienna
You may also consider arriving at one of the neighboring airports, preferable
Graz but also
Venice Marco Polo,
From Klagenfurt Airport to the University/Seepark Hotel/Pension Wachau:
Klagenfurt airport is not very well connected by public transport. There is only one bus (number 42) leaving once an hour
(always at xx:56, starting from 5:56 a.m. until 6:56 p.m.). Get off at Heiligengeistplatz and change to bus number 81
(direction University/Krottendorf), then you get off at Ginzkeygasse (for Pension Wachau) or at Universitätsstrasse
(for the University or the Seepark Hotel). The bus ticket costs 2,10 Euros and can be bought on the bus.
A taxi from the airport costs around 20 Euros.
Shared shuttles from neighbouring airports:
Check out GoOpti for a transfer from the neighbouring airports to your hotel in
Public transport from neighbouring airports:
Arriving at Ljubljana airport you take the Alpe-Adria-Line (a one-way ticket is 17 EUR).
Arriving at Venice Marco Polo airport you take the ATVO bus to Mestre railway station and then the train or IC Bus to Klagenfurt.
Arriving at Treviso airport you take the ATVO or Barzi Bus to Mestre railway station and then the train or IC Bus to Klagenfurt.
Arriving at Trieste Airport you take the bus to Udine and then the train or IC Bus to Klagenfurt.
For further information please send an email to Franz Rendl and don't forget to bring
adequate shoes for the hike on Saturday.
Workshop dinner location: Schleppe Felsenkeller
The Felsenkeller is located at Feldkirchnerstraße 141, 9020 Klagenfurt. You can take the
bus line 30/33 from Heiligengeistplatz to Schleppe.
As soon as you get off the bus you can see Felsenkeller on the other side of the road.
You will probably need to go from Universität to Heiligengeistplatz beforehand by taking line 81.