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Latin-American Summer School on Operations Research

Vaquerías, Córdoba, Argentina
February 24th to 28th, 2003

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Tutorial cancelled: Unfortunately Dr. Jacques Desroisiers had to cancel his participation at IX ELAVIO.

The IX ELAVIO will be held in a resort of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, in Vaquerías, 80km away from Córdoba City, Argentina. It's being organized by the Departamento de Computación, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires in collaboration with professors of other Argentinean Universities (Salta, La Plata, Rosario). The IX ELAVIO is sponsored by Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica, PROSUL programm of CNP, Brasil, SADIO (Sociedad Argentina de Informática e Investigación Operativa), ALIO (Asociación Latinoiberoamericana de Investigación Operativa) and IFORS.



ELAVIO venues are chosen in order to help the interaction between participants and their complete dedication to the event. In this case we took also into account the accessibility of students of neighborhood countries. Vaquerías resort is located in a mountain area, suitable for walking and riding. and it has swimming pool and soccer, volley and paddle courts.

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Participants must pay a $30 US registration fee and ELAVIO will cover the living expenses for young scholars coming from ALIO countries, as well as those invited by exchange agreements. Deadline for registration is November 30th. Selection of participants is going to be done by the organizers, and accepted ones will be notified by December 15th.

Further information

For further information, please contact:

TE/FAX: (54) (11) 45763359
TE: (54) (11) 4576 3390/96 int.707/711

Departamento de Computación
Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Pabellón I, Ciudad Universitaria
(1428) Buenos Aires, Argentina

Organizing Committee

Irene Loiseau, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Guillermo Durán, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Isabel Méndez Díaz, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Nélida Etchebest, Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Graciela Nasini, Universidad Nacional de Rosario

International Committee

Mauricio Graña Drummond, IMPA,Brasil
Alfredo Iusem, IMPA, Brasil
Abilio Pereira Lucena, UFRJ, Brasil
José Mario Martínez,UNICAMP, Brasil
Claudia Sagastizábal, IMPA, Brasil
María Urquhart, Universidad de La República, Uruguay
Andres Weintraub, Universidad de Chile,Chile

Previous ELAVIOs

The school has been organized each year since 1994. Previous versions took place in different locations of Latin America, as:
  • I ELAVIO, Punta de Tralca, Chile, 1994
  • II ELAVIO, Mendes, Brasil, 1995
  • III ELAVIO, Bariloche, Argentina, 1996
  • IV ELAVIO, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1997
  • V ELAVIO, Viña del Mar, Chile, 1998
  • VI ELAVIO, Mendes, Brasil, 1999
  • VII ELAVIO, La Habana, Cuba, 2000
  • VIII ELAVIO, Viña del Mar, Chile, 2001
Forty to seventy participants coming form several Latin-American countries and prestigious professors and researchers attended each school. Their realization derived in a very important increase of interchange and collaborative research in the region.

Last updated 20.02.2003