The 36th Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization will be held in Chania, Crete, Greece, and will run from Thursday 11th to Saturday 13th May 2023. It will be hosted at the Arkadi Hotel in the heart of the city center and about a five-minute walk away from the Old Town and the Venetian Harbor.
ECCO (European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization) is a Working Group of EURO (Association of European Operational Research Societies) that provides an excellent opportunity to discuss recent and important issues in Combinatorial Optimization and its applications.
The ECCO annual meetings aim to bring together researchers in the field of Combinatorial Optimization to present their work, share experiences, and discuss recent advances in theory and applications. The primary objectives are:
Topics of interest:
|December 5th, 2022||Abstract Submission Starts|
|March 5th, 2023||Deadline for Abstract Submission|
|March 19th, 2023||Notification of Acceptance|
|April 2nd, 2023||Deadline for Early Registration|
|April 23rd, 2023||Deadline for Late Registration|
|May 11th – 13th, 2023||ECCO Conference 2023|
Abstract submission is already open
The process is through the EURO Abstract Submission System.
If you do not yet have a EURO login account, please create one. If you already have an
example from the previous EURO or IFORS conferences, you will be able to login using your credentials.
Abstracts must be written in English and contain no more than 1,500 characters in plain text format (no formulas are allowed).
Please note that the submission MUST be done by the person who will present the paper and will be shown as first author. No change to the speaker (first author) will be allowed later.
|Registration type||Cost (€)|
|Regular Early Registration until: April 2nd, 2023||190|
|Regular Late Registration until: April 23rd, 2023||240|
|Student Early Registration until: April 2nd, 2023||130|
|Student Late Registration until: April 23rd, 2023||180|
|Accompanying person registration (Gala dinner & social event) until: April 23st, 2023||50|
|Accompanying person registration (Gala dinner, lunches & social event) until: April 23rd, 2023||80|
Transfer costs (e.g., credit card fees, etc.) are not included in the registration fee and are paid by the delegate.
Special Student Rate: A limited number of students will be supported and can apply for the Special Student Rate. To qualify for the Special Student Rate, students need to provide official evidence of their studentship from their institution on a stamped letterhead.
The category (early/late) of the registration fees are determined by the date the payment is made, not the date of registration.
Cancellation policy: The registration of participation is binding. Cancellation of registration must be submitted in writing via email. Cancellations received before 23 April 2023 are subject to a 20% administrative fee. No refunds will be paid after 23 April 2023.
Registration payment system is available through the following link of the Technical University of Crete: https://payment.tuc.gr/register.php?id=37
The registration must be completed by filling the registration form here.
Programme of Talks
The conference takes place at the Civitel Akali
The following links provide information on how to reach Chania by ship or plane via Athens, as well as, information on transportation between airports, ports and ciy center:
The hotel where the conference will be held offers the following special rates for conference participants:
The above prices include a rich breakfast and all taxes.
In addition, there is an accommodation tax of 3.00 € per day per room.
Reservations can be made until March 10th, 2023, under the name ECCO2023.
This section will hold any updates regarding the ECCO 2023 Conference.