Program Committee


Chandra Chekuri
Uriel Feige
Pierre Fraigniaud
Magnús M. Halldórsson
Christos Kaklamanis
Anna Karlin
Samir Khuller
Guy Kortsarz
Monaldo Mastrolilli
Claire Mathieu
Zeev Nutov
Giuseppe Persiano
Maria Serna (chair)
Martin Skutella
Maxim Sviridenko
David P. Williamson


Dimitris Achlioptas
Alexandr Andoni
Anna Gal
Valentine Kabanets
Swastik Kopparty
Michael Krivelevich
Sofya Raskhodnikova
Ran Raz
Atri Rudra
Rocco Servedio
Ronen Shaltiel (chair)
Angelika Steger
Christopher Umans
Eric Vigoda
Sergey Yekhanin

Program Chairs

Maria Serna,
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Ronen Shaltiel,
University of Haifa

Workshop Chairs

Klaus Jansen,
U. of Kiel

José Rolim,
U. of Geneva

Local Chairs

Maria Blesa,
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Maria Serna,
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Important dates
Submission deadline
April 18 , 2010

Notification to authors
June 12 , 2010

Camera ready
June 23 , 2010

1-3 September 2010
Call for papers
Catalonia Hotels


The chain of hotels CATALONIA is offering us special prices for some of their hotels that are located closest to the UPC North Campus or in the city center. The offer concerns the following six hotels: To make a reservation at any of these hotels, please send the following form by fax (+34 932360026) or by e-mail to the hotel, To make a reservation in any other hotel of this international chain of hotels, you can have a look at the Catalonia Hotels' website.

The UPC residence


Another option is the TORRE GIRONA RESIDENCE, which is just at 5 minutes walking distance to/from the conference location. This residence is located in one of the most quite and exclusive areas in Barcelona, nearly inside the Campus Nord (Northem Campus) of the UPC, in the district of Pedralbes. It works also as a hotel and its prices are quite cheap in relation to other hotels in the city. The residence was inaugurated in september 2002, as part of a deal with the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. There are three different types of rooms: single rooms (approx. 50 euros), double rooms for individual use (approx. 56 euros), and double rooms for 2 people (approx. 82 euros/room). 

Each room disposes of fully equipped kitchen (fitted with electrical stove plates, smoke extractor and refrigerator, kitchen utensils and all kind of appliances to clean), complete bathroom, heating and air conditioning, TV, telephone, and free Internet connection. There are also rooms that have been specially designed for handicapped persons. 

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More information about the residence: 

Passeig dels Til·lers, 19 
E-08034 Barcelona 
Telephone:   (+34) 93 390 43 00
Fax:   (+34) 93 205 69 10
Getting there:   It is well connected to the rest of the city by Metro, Line 3, Station Palau Reial (have a look at the metro map), and also by Bus no. 7336367687475 and 78. More information about the public transports of Barcelona and surroundings can be found at
To UPC:   Just 5 minutes walking distance to/from the conference location

Other options


Barcelona has a great offer for accommodation. In any tourist guide you will find plenty of hotels and hostels to stay.

The Tourism office of the city hall offers in its website some information about the main accommodation options of each neighborhood of the city. The UPC is located in the neighborhood called Pedralbes. Other neighborhoods relatively close to UPC are Sarrià, Les Corts, and Sants.