IPCO 2011 -- news and announcements:



The 15th Conference on Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization (IPCO XV) will be held June 15-17, 2011 at the IBM learning Center in Armonk, New York, USA.
Conference  page:  http://ipco2011.uai.cl   **** Registration page:  http://www.regonline.com/ipco2011

*** The conference site has changed ***    [IBM is turning 100 on June 16 and there will be other activities at Watson]
The new site is the IBM learning Center in Armonk, New York, USA. There will be free transportation from the conference hotels to the conference site.

*** Buses ***   will leave the hotels in Tarrytown (DoubleTree and SpringHill) at 8:30 am on the first day (June 15). They will be leaving at 8:45 in the subsequent days.

*** Conference dinner  ***   is on the second day (June 16) and is included in the registration fee. Cost for guests is $75/pp. Reception will start at 6:45 and the sit-down dinner is 7:30-9:30.

*** Some dinner options around conference hotels ***
There are many restaurants near the intersection of Main Street and Broadway in Tarrytown. Some are listed below. It should take 5-10 minutes/$7-$10 by taxi to get to this intersection.
**** Tarrytown ****
1. Chiboust Bistro & Bakery, 14 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591: French Bistro, 914-703-6550, Price: $30 - $40
2. Sol Mar, 12 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591: Brazilian & Portuguese Cuisine, 914-333-0151
3. Caravela, 53 N Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591: Brazilian & Portuguese Cuisine, 914-631-1863
4. Lefteris Gyro, 1 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591: Greek, 914-524-9687, Average price*: $20, Large portions, Long wait
5. Horsefeathers, 94 N Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591: Pub, 914-631-6606, Price: $10 - $40
6. Santa Fe Restaurant, 5 Main St Tarrytown, NY 10591: American Mexican, 914-332-4452, Average price*: $20 + tax/tip
7. Ichi Riki, 1 East Main Street, Elmsford, NY, 10523: Japanese, (914) 592-2220 ***It is close to the hotels, but in a different town***
 8. Rioja Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel, 600 White Plains Rd, Tarrytown, NY 10591:  Mediterranean, 914-332-7900, Price: $30 - $50
9. Ruth's Chris Steak House, Westchester Marriott, 670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591, (914) 631 - 3311
10. Bistro Z, 455 S Broadway, Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown, NY American, 914-524-6410, Price: $30 - $50
11. Swagat Indian Cuisine, 19 N Broadway, Tarrytown, NY: Indian, 914-332-0944, Average price*: $20 + tax/tip
12. Striped Bass Restaurant 236 West Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 1059: American, Seafood, 914-366-4455, Next to the river.
13. Eldorado West Diner, 460 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591: Diner, 914-332-5838, Price: $10 - $30
**** Elmsford **** ( $10-15 by taxi)
14. Malabar Hill India Cuisine, 145 E Main St, Elmsford  (914) 347-7890, Probably better Indian food then the previous one, but further.
**Irvington, $10-$15 by taxi **
15. Red Hat on River, 63 Main Street, Irvington Village, NY 10533 French Bistro, 914-591-5888, Jazz on Wednesday nights -- Somewhat Expensive.
16. Buon Gusto, 50 South Buckhout Street, Irvington Village, NY 10533 Italian food, 914-478-0611, BYOB, No charge for bringing/opening own wine