Helsinki · Finland

20–24 August 2018


ALGO 2018

ALGO is an annual meeting combining the premier algorithmic conference European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) and a number of other specialized conferences and workshops, all related to algorithms and their applications, making ALGO the major European event for researchers, students and practitioners in algorithms.

Conferences & workshops

The following conferences and workshops will take part in ALGO 2018:

Important dates

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

July 2018

August 2018

September 2018


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
20 Aug 21 Aug 22 Aug 23 Aug 24 Aug
Claire Mathieu Tim Rough­garden Mihai Pop Nerode Prize Gerhard Woeginger

Keynote speakers

ESA 2018

IPEC 2018

WABI 2018

WAOA 2018

Programme committee chairs



ATMOS 2018

ESA 2018

IPEC 2018

WABI 2018

WAOA 2018

Venue and local information

The main building of Aalto University School of Business

ALGO 2018 will be held on 20–24 August 2018, in Helsinki, Finland. The conference venue is the main building of Aalto University School of Business, situated near Helsinki city centre.

There are lots of direct flights to Helsinki Airport, especially from Europe and Asia. Here are some examples of destinations and flight times: Beijing 7:50h, Tokyo 9:45h, New York 8:40h, Chicago 9:15h, London 3:10h, and Frankfurt 2:40h.

There is a direct train connection from Helsinki Airport to Helsinki central railway station. The conference venue is just a 15-minute walk from the central railway station. There is also a tram line that connects the conference venue, the central railway station, Senate Square, Market Square, and many hotels and tourist attractions in the downtown area. You can also try Helsinki city bikes — there is a city bike station next to the conference venue

We have reserved room blocks in several hotels for ALGO 2018 participants; see the hotel information page for more details on how to book a room.

Local organisers

Aalto University logoHIIT logo

The congress is hosted by Aalto University and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT. The local organisers are:

You can contact us by email at, and you can follow us on Twitter at @ALGO2018.


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