Nová Louka

December 10-14, 2018

Organized by KAM and IÚUK

Supported by DIMATIA and RSJ.

We will follow the informal atmosphere of Prague Midsummer Combinatorial Workshops, in particular participants are welcomed to present some open problems in a 20-30 minute long talk, but no abstracts are required beforehand. The program is decided on the spot, so that enough time remains for discussions, problem solving and sightseeing.

An informal faculty retreat for KAM and IÚUK is planned for Monday afternoon/evening and Tuedsay morning.

Participation (except members of KAM, IÚUK and DIMATIA) is by invitation only. To inquire about that please contact us at homonolo@kam.mff.cuni.cz.

The venue of the workshop is a historic wooden hunters' lodge Šámalova chata far enough from traces of civilization. Sporting activities include cross-country skiing or alternatively mountain biking and table tennis. The lodge is equipped with a sauna.


Please register here before November 15, 2018 and let us know any changes via email at homonolo@kam.mff.cuni.cz as well as any questions.

Travel instructions

The lodge Šámalova chata at Nová Louka is located in the center of one of the nicest Czech hills Jizerské hory, located in the north part of the Czech Republic (close to the Polish and German borders).

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There will be a conference shuttle bus that departs from Prague on Monday morning December 10 and returns there on Friday afternoon December 14. The exact place and time will be settled later.

The easiest way by car to Nová Louka is through Liberec (highway R10 north from Prague and then R35), then to Bedřichov and then finally to Nová Louka. Beyond Bedřichov the road is closed for public, but hotel guests are allowed to drive in (notice that in case of snowing you may need snow chains).

In case of any trouble upon departure, please contact Tomáš Masařík at (+420) 603 323 946.

List of participants

Samalova chata

Jan Kratochvíl, Tomáš Masařík, Jiří Fiala and Jana Novotná

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