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AACIMP 2010 Summer School lecture by Leonidas Sakalauskas.

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    • EURO XXV 8-11 July, 2012 Vilnius, Lithuania
    • WHY LITHUANIA?  Small country with a big heart in the centre of Europe  The state with a thousand year old history  Beauty of unspoilt nature  Country with deep authentic folk traditions  The land of diverse culture and famous artists
    • WHY LITHUANIA? Lithuania -The state with a thousand year old history
    • WHY LITHUANIA? Lithuania – the country with deep authentic folk traditions
    • WHY LITHUANIA? The land of diverse culture and famous artists
    • WHY VILNIUS?  The old town declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site  A modern and bustling city  A city on the crossroad  Compact city  Good value for money
    • Vilnius -a modern and bustling city Vilnius -the old town declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • WELCOME Lithuanian Operational Research Society has a great honour and pleasure of inviting you to take part in EURO 2012 to be held on 8-11 July, 2012, in Vilnius, Lithuania – for the first time in the Baltic countries.
    • SUBJECT OR - Connecting Sciences OR is in its own right a multi-disciplinary field. It provides strategies and decisions for individuals as well as institutions, taking into account complex interaction between people and world. By connecting to a larger set of existing and new sciences, it is our hope that OR can become an instrument for providing adequate solutions to new challenges in business, technology and society as a whole.
    • CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION Scientific Programme Committee Prof. Marielle Christiansen - Chair, Norway Prof. Silvano Martello, Italy Prof. Leonidas Sakalauskas, Lithuania Prof. Karen Aardal, The Netherlands Prof. Elena Fernandez, Spain Prof. José Figueira, Portugal Prof. Richard Hartl, Austria Prof. Peter Letmathe, Germany Prof. Mikael Rönnqvist, Norway Prof. Marc Sevaux, France Prof. Stein Wallace, United Kingdom Prof. Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber,Turkey
    • VENUE Vilnius University  Situated in the heart of the Old Town of Vilnius  The oldest and largest Lithuanian higher education institutions  60 well equipped meeting rooms at the main chamber of the Vilnius University and faculties of Philosophy and History for up to 2000 people.
    • ACCOMMODATION  Vilnius is Lithuania’s premier leisure and business destination  The city offers a wide range of accommodation options, varying from big and modern international hotel chains to small family-owned bed-and- breakfast guest houses  International hotel chains: Scandic Hotels, Radisson SAS, Best Western, Summit, Europa Royal, Le Meridien, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and etc
    • SOCIAL VENUES & EVENTS Belmontas Entertainment and Leisure Center  Capacity: up to 1600 persons Trakai Castle Courtyard  Capacity: 1000 persons National Gallery of Art • Capacity: 1200 persons Palace of the Grand Dukes • Capacity: 1000 persons
    • SOCIAL VENUES & EVENTS Vilnius City Tour During this 3-hour tour you will understand why Vilnius was added to UNESCO list World Heritage. Kernave and Trakai During the trip you will visit the birthplace of Lithuania – Kernave – and the capital of Lithuania during the Middle Ages. Various tours for your attention
    • TRANSPORTATION  Vilnius International Airport only 7 km/15 min driving distance from the centre  Direct flights to all major cities in Europe, at the moment direct flights are available to Vilnius from 21 European cities  Easy access by coach, train or bus  16 regular airlines operate flights from Vilnius
    • GENERAL INFORMATION MEMBERSHIP: Lithuania is the member of the EU and also of the the Schengen zone. TIME: Lithuania is in the Central European Time Zone: GMT+2 hours. CURRENCY: The official currency is Litas which is bound to Euro with 3,4528 Litas for 1 Euro SAFETY: The Baltic area in general seen as a safe area with no imminent threat of terrorism or violence. CLIMATE: Lithuania is the cool middle climate zone. The average temperature in July is about 22 C.