Program Committee


Nikhil Bansal
Chandra Chekuri
Eden Chlamtac
Nikhil Devanur
Uriel Feige
Claire Mathieu
Ankur Moitra
Seffi Naor
Yuval Rabani
Prasad Raghavendra (chair)
Roy Schwartz
Mohit Singh
Ola Svensson
Mohammadtaghi Hajiaghayi
Madhur Tulsiani
Rico Zenklusen


Amit Chakrabarti
Nikolaos Fountoulakis
Ariel Gabizon
Parikshit Gopalan
Dan Gutfreund
Prahladh Harsha
Thomas Hayes
Michael Krivelevich
Shachar Lovett
Russell Martin
Dieter van Melkebeek
Sofya Raskhodnikova(Chair)
Shubhangi Saraf
Christian Sohler
David P. Woodruff
Amir Yehudayoff

Program Chairs

Prasad Raghavendra,
University of California, Berkeley

Sofya Raskhodnikova,
Pennsylvania State University

Workshop Chairs

José Rolim,
U. of Geneva
Klaus Jansen,
U. of Kiel
Important dates
Submission deadline
April 17, 2013

Notification to authors
June 11, 2013

Camera ready
June 18, 2013
Call for papers

 Hotels Near Soda Hall: 

All hotels listed below are within walking distance from Soda Hall. The walk from the French Hotel is slightly longer. The walk from the Nash and the Shattuck is uphill, while the walk from the others is fairly plane.

When you look at the maps, recall that Soda Hall is on the North-East side of campus, at the corner of Hearst and LeRoy.

  • The Durant Hotel (see map) is on the South side of the campus. The walk from the Bancroft Hotel to Soda Hall is through the campus and very pleasant. Ask for the UC Berkeley discount rate. The price should be around $170 per night. The early bird discount is about $160 and may be available up to 30 days prior to your dates.

    2600 Durant Avenue
    Berkeley, CA94704

  • The Berkeley City Club is near the Durant Hotel, one block further away from Soda Hall. It has an indoor pool. The price is around $150 per night.

    Berkeley City Club
    2315 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA94704

  • The Beau Sky Hotel is near the City Club and the Durant. The price is around $100 per night.

    Beau Sky Hotel
    2520 Durant Ave.
    Berkeley, CA94704

  • The Bancroft Hotel (see map) is also on the South side of campus, next to the famous Cafe Strada. There is a UC Berkeley discount. The price should be around $120 per night.

    Bancroft Hotel 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
    510/549-1000, 800/549-1002

  • The Shattuck Hotel (see map) is on the West side of campus, near the BART, several theaters and restaurants. The prices are around $180.

    Shattuck Hotel
    2086 Allston Way
    Berkeley, CA 94704

  • The French Hotel (see map) is quite rustic (or, some would say, "charming"), and has only a very few rooms. It is across the street from Chez Panisse and Cesar and next door to the Cheeseboard. The price is around $100 per night.

    The French Hotel
    1538 Shattuck Ave.
    Berkeley, CA. 94709

  • The Nash Hotel is a very cheap (as low as $90 per night) and is on the West side of campus, near the BART station and several movie theaters and restaurants. Ask for the student/scholar discount.

    The Nash Hotel
    2045 University Ave.
    Berkeley, CA94704

Other links:

(2) : This site provide a lot of other information on restaurants and cafes as well.

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