Winter School on Network Optimization, 11 - 15 January 2016, Portugal

Publish Date: Sep 18, 2015

Deadline: Oct 30, 2015

Event Dates: from Jan 11, 2016 12:00 to Jan 15, 2016 12:00

The 5th edition of the Winter School on Network Optimization will take place at the Hotel Sana, Estoril, from 11h  to the 15th of January 2016. Its main objective is to provide an opportunity for Ph.D. students to get together and attend high-level courses in the field of Network Optimization. Non-PhD students are welcome to attend the school, but the number of participants is limited and priority will be given to Ph.D. students. Since the first edition in 2009, the school has been part of the activities of the CIO, now CMAF-CIO (Centro de Matemática, Aplicações Fundamentals e Investigação Operacional) the University of Lisbon as well as of the ENOG (European Network Optimization Group). The event is also endorsed by the EURO (the Association of European Societies)  and APDIO - - (the Portuguese OR society).

NetOpt2009, NetOpt2011, NetOpt2013 and NetOpt2015 were a success and brought participants from respectively 13,17,13 and 13 different countries


Morning lessons are devoted to lectures by the invited speakers on the five proposed themes. During afternoon workshops, the students will work on exercises and discuss questions raised in the morning lessons. Each lecturer will coordinate the morning class and the afternoon workshop. 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  8.00: 8.45 breakfast breakfast breakfast breakfast breakfast
  9.00:10.30 lecture lecture lecture lecture lecture
10.30:11.00 coffee break coffee break coffee break coffee break coffee break
11.00:12.30 lecture lecture lecture lecture lecture
12.30:14.00 lunch lunch lunch lunch lunch
14.00:16.00 workshop workshop workshop workshop workshop

Social Program:

Includes the Welcome Reception, the School Dinner, and the Farewell Reception.


Deadline: 30th October

Potential participants are invited to submit their CVs to After a short period of evaluation, the participants will be notified and be invited to register.


Viagens Abreu will take care of the registration and hotel accommodations

Registration fees (euros)

  Until 15th November After 15th November Single room supplement*
Ph.D. student 560  660 160
Non-PhD student* 710 810 160

* for the whole stay, subject to availability.

The fee includes 6 nights in a double room at the Sana Estoril Hotel, 5 lunches and 5 breakfasts (from Monday to Friday), 1 welcome reception (Sunday), one dinner on Wednesday, and a farewell reception on Friday.
With the exception of Wednesday, attendees will have free evenings.

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