CFA - ECCO conference 6-8 June 2024, KU Leuven-Gent

Posted by: Greet VANDEN BERGHE
Contact:[email protected]


6-8 June 2024, KU Leuven-Ghent, Belgium



The 37th Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization will be held in Ghent (Belgium) from 6 till 8 June 2024. The conference will be hosted at KU Leuven’s campus in Ghent, at a 10-minute walk from Ghent’s historical city center.



The ECCO annual meetings aim to bring together researchers in Combinatorial Optimization to present their work, share experiences, and discuss recent advances in theory and applications.


We invite all researchers, practitioners, and students interested in the following subject areas to submit an abstract:

  • theory and applications of combinatorial optimization
  • optimal solution methods, approximation algorithms and heuristics for combinatorial optimization problems
  • integer programming, global optimization, stochastic integer programming, multi-objective programming, graph theory and network flows
  • application domains include, but are not limited to, logistics and supply chain optimization, manufacturing, energy production and distribution, land consolidation, telecommunications, bioinformatics, finance, discrete tomography, discrete and hybrid dynamical systems.




Deadline for abstract submission       5 April 2024


Notification of acceptance                19 April 2024

Deadline for early registration           30 April 2024

Deadline for late registration            20 May 2024


ECCO Conference 2024                      6-8 June 2024





EURO Abstract Submission System (

If you have a EURO account, for example from participating to EURO or IFORS conferences, you will be able to login using your credentials.  If you do not yet have a EURO login account, please create one.

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.

For each submitted paper, ONE unique registration must be submitted (e.g., for two submitted papers, two separate registrations must be submitted).





Conference Dinner: Friday 7 June at Pakhuis.

Optional Excursion 1: Visit city centre Ghent - Saturday, May 13.




Book of Abstracts

Special Issue

A special issue of the Journal of Combinatorial Optimization will be devoted in papers presented in the conference. All articles will be refereed according to the high standards of the journal. Details of the process will be given during the conference.




Program committee

Organizing committee

  • Greet Vanden Berghe (chair), KU Leuven
  • Tony Wauters (co-chair), KU Leuven
  • Jeroen Gardeyn, KU Leuven
  • Pieter Smet, KU Leuven


Greet Vanden Berghe

Tel: +32 9 2658703
email: [email protected]