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Program Committee




APPROX

Nikhil Bansal
Ziv Bar-Yossef
Artur Czumaj
Michel Goemans
Sudipto Guha
Magnus M. Halldorsson
Dorit Hochbaum
Elias Koutsoupias
Robert Krauthgamer
Ravi Kumar
Lap Chi Lau
Seffi Naor (chair)
Tim Roughgarden
Bruce Shepherd
Tami Tamir

RANDOM

Irit Dinur (chair)
Vitaly Feldman
Parikshit Gopalan
Danny Gutfreund
Prahladh Harsha
Avinatan Hassidim
Russel Impagliazzo
Mark Jerrum
Tali Kaufman
Subhash Khot
J. Radhakrishnan
Dana Randall
Michael Saks
Adi Shraibman
Emanuele Viola

Program Chairs


APPROX
Seffi Naor,
Technion
email:
naor@cs.technion.ac.il

RANDOM
Irit Dinur,
Weizmann Institute
email:
irit.dinur@weizmann.ac.il

Workshop Chairs


Klaus Jansen,
U. of Kiel
e-mail: kj@informatik.uni-kiel.de

José Rolim,
U. of Geneva
e-mail: rolim@cui.unige.ch

Local Chairs


Neha Dave,
UC Berkeley
e-mail: nehad@eecs.berkeley.edu
Important dates
Submission deadline
April 12, 2009

Notification to authors
June 1, 2009

Camera ready
June 15, 2009

Conference
August 21-23, 2009
Call for papers

Venue

The talks will be held at the HP Auditorium/306 Soda Hall, UC Berkeley . Soda Hall has two entrances: the entrance from Hearst Avenue is on the 3rd floor, the entrance from LeRoy Avenue is on the 4th floor.

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How to get from the visitors' center to the venue
By busOn foot

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How to get to the campus

Below you'll find directions for reaching the Berkeley campus by car. Also see the online campus map. Due to limited parking availability, we recommend that you use public transportation whenever possible.

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GPS Coordinates:
37° 87.2306' N
122° 26.617' W

From San Francisco, the San Francisco airport, and points south on northbound Highway 101

  • Follow U.S. 101 north and then switch to I-80 east, and take it across the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge
  • Stay left as you get off the Bay Bridge and take I-80 east heading to Berkeley & Sacramento
  • Exit I-80 onto University Avenue
  • Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street at the western edge of the campus

From Oakland, the Oakland airport, Hayward or San Jose on northbound I-880

  • Stay in left center lanes on I-880 when you reach downtown Oakland
  • Exit I-80 east (to Berkeley)
  • Exit I-80 at University Avenue
  • Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street

From the East Bay on westbound Highway 24

  • From Highway 24 exit at Telegraph Avenue and take a right on Telegraph.
  • Continue on Telegraph until it ends at the southside of campus on Bancroft Way.
  • Make a left on Bancroft
  • Make a right on Fulton Street, which will become Oxford Street in two blocks
  • Continue on Oxford to University.

From the East Bay on northbound Highway 13

  • Highway 13 ends and becomes Tunnel Road
  • Continue on Tunnel Road. Tunnel Road becomes Ashby Avenue near the Claremont Hotel. Continue on Ashby.
  • Turn right at Shattuck Avenue
  • Turn right at University Avenue and continue east one block to Oxford Street and the western edge of the campus

From the East Bay on I-80 bound either east or west

  • Exit University Avenue
  • Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street and the western edge of the campus

From the East Bay on westbound I-580

  • Exit I-80 East (to Berkeley & Sacramento)
  • Exit at University Avenue
  • Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street and the western edge of the campus

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