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* Celebrating Ron Shamir's sixtieth birthday (Dec. 12, 2013)

 Celebrating Ron Shamir's sixtieth birthday:

The special workshop will be taking place on December 12, 2013.
We have a panel of 12 illustrious speakers. Featuring talks by Prof. Ilan Adler (UC Berkeley), Prof. Martin Golumbic (University of Haifa), Prof. Dorit Hochbaum (UC Berkeley), Prof. Richard Karp (UC Berkeley), Prof. Martin Kupiec (Tel Aviv University), Prof. Hans Lehrach (MPI Berlin), Prof. Pavel Pevzner (UC San Diego), Prof. Martin Vingron (MPI Berlin) and Prof. Michael Waterman (University of Southern California).

* A celebration of the work of Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali (Dec. 10-12, 2013)

A three-days celebration of Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali will be held at Weizmann in mid-December 2013. The program is as follows:

Dec 10 (TUES): Weizmann Distinguished Lectures Day, featuring talks by Boaz Barak, Irit Dinur, Johan Hastad, and Salil Vadhan, and crowned by lectures of Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali (serving as the annual Amir Pnueli Lectures).

Dec 11-12 (WEND+THURS): Visions of Cryptography, a two-day cryptography workshop (by invitation).

* Celebrating Nati Linial's sixtieth birthday (Dec.16-18, 2013)

Celebrating Nati Linial's sixtieth birthday:

The dates of the workshop are December 16-18, and we have a panel of 16 illustrious speakers.

 Featuring talks by Mike Saks, Jeff Kahn, Ron Aharoni, Gil Kalai, Noga Alon, Gideon Schechtman, James Lee, Bella Bollobas, Lee Tomasz, Vera Sos, Michael Tarsi, Luczak Jiri, Uri Feige, Avi Wigderson, Micha Perles and Shafi Goldwasser.

Please note that entrance is free but registration is requested.

* I-CORE in Algorithms collaboration with the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing in Berkeley - a joint postdoctoral program


The postdoctoral fellows in the joint program will be residents of both the Simons Institute and the I-CORE in Algorithms.

The joint program will start in the academic year 2013-2014, and the first postdoctoral fellowship will be for a duration of 9-18 months.

The joint position will be advertised jointly during the coming academic year.


* Distributed Computing Half-Day Conference - Thursday, July 19th, 2012

please register in advance HERE 
9:00 - 9:25     Gathering
9:25 - 9:30     Welcome


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