IWLS 2018
International Workshop on Lot Sizing

August 22nd - 24th, 2018
Ubatuba, Brazil

Practical information

This workshop is on invitation. A limited number of participants who are active in the field of lot sizing are invited. If you are working in the field and want to participate but didn't get an invitation, please send an email to iwls2018brazil@gmail.com.A registration fee of 300 EUR will be required from regular attendees (students attend free!) and each participant will have to cover his/her accommodation and travel expenses.

The fee for accompanying person is 100 EUR, which includes conference dinner on Thursday, August 23 and bus transfers between Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) and Itamambuca Eco Resort, for some specific days and times. Please read below some details on bus transfers. The registration is not necessary for the accompanying person that will not use the bus transfers. In this case, just let us know about the intension of attending the conference dinner on Thursday, August 23 and it will be possible to pay for this dinner separately.

As in the previous years, we foresee to have approximately 25 presentations in a single track.

Grants for PhD students

Thanks to our generous funders, EURO and Brazilian OR Society (SOBRAPO), all the students have free registration and free bus transfers between Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) and Itamambuca Eco Resort, for some specific days and times (for further details, please see How to come). Additionally, we are happy to announce that we are booking a limited number of shared rooms (with full board) for limited number students who present at the workshop. A formal announcement with more information and instructions will be made soon.

Airline tickets

We advise the participants to buy the airline tickets as soon as possible, since the prices can be very expansive due to the vacation period in Europe and North America.

Hotel information

We do recommend the attendees to stay at Itamambuca Eco Resort. To book a room at this hotel, send an e-mail to eventos@itamambuca.com.br, with the subject "Reservation for the IWLS 2018". Please, do not book through other ways, as we negotiated special prices for the workshop. Also, for those planning to extend their stay, we have arranged special prices with the hotel for the days before and after the workshop.

The rates per day, with full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner - including water and soda), are:

  1. Luxury Apartment (Single: R$ 408.00; Double: R$ 568.00; Triple: R$ 808.00; Quadruple: R$ 1,038.00)

  2. Bungalow (Single: R$ 458.00; Double: R$ 608.00; Triple: R$ 848.00; Quadruple: R$ 1,078.00)

  3. Master Apartment (Single: R$ 498.00; Double: R$ 668.00; Triple: R$ 898.00; Quadruple: R$ 1,128.00)

These prices are valid from August 20 to August 26, 2018 (1 EUR is around R$ 4.00).

We are organizing a list of emails for those who want to find colleagues to share a room. If you want to be included in this list, please, send an email to iwls2018brazil@gmail.com, which the subject "Sharing room".

Those who are not staying in Itamambuca Eco Resort or do not book according to the indicated before will need to book and cover their own costs to have lunch and dinner.

Other Social Events (at your own cost)

Following the traditions of previous workshops, we will also organize a pre-conference dinner on Tuesday evening, where each participant will cover their own costs. For those planning to extend their stay, there are different tourism options nearby and we indicate the tourism agency https://ecotuba.com.br.