International conference

"Optimization and applications"


  September 21-25, 2009
Petrovac, Montenegro

The Montenegrian Academy  of Sciences and Arts
University of Montenegro
Dorodnicyn Computing Center Russian Academy of Sciences


Abstract submission deadline is extended until June 5.


Call for participation:

September 21-25, 2009, Montenegrian Academy  of Sciences and Arts,  University of Montenegro and Dorodnicyn Computing Center Russian Academy of Sciences will organize International conference "Optimization and Applications" (OPTIMA2009)

Abstracts of the talks are invited.

Conference address:  Hotel Palas, Petrovac, Montenegro


contact e-mail for local organizing commitee  is
opn at

please copy your abstracts to email address in Russia: optima2009  at

phone:   (in Russia) +7 499 135 15 09
  fax:  (in Russia) +7 499 135 61 59

Conference working languages are English, Russian, Serbian

Organizing committee:

  • Miloica Jacimovic, chair,  University of Montenegro
  • Yu.G. Evtushenko, co-chair, Dorodnicyn Computing center RAS
  • Oleg Obradovic, University of Montenegro
  • Izedin Krnic, Univeresity of Montenegro
  • Ranislav Bulatovic, Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Vera Kovacevic-Vujcic, University of Belgrade
  • Vladimir Jacimovic,  University of Montenegro
  • A.P.Afanasiev,  Institute for System Analysis RAS
  • A.S. Antipin, Dorodnycin Computing center RAS
  • V.A. Garanzha, Dorodnycin Computing center RAS
  • A.I. Golikov,  Dorodnycin Computing center RAS
  • Yaroslav D. Sergeyev, University of Calabria and University of Nizhni Novgorod
  • I.A. Zonn, Dorodnycin Computing center RAS

Conference themes:


Abtsracts no longer than 1-2 pages can be submitted in the Latex2e format and pdf format. Abstracts can contain tables and figures. Abstracts will be available at the conference homepage and will be available as the book of abstracts at the beginning of the conference. Abstract formatting sample is given below:  sample.tex,   sample.pdf. Abstracts should be written in English.

 Important dates:

 Registration, accomodation and visas:

Registration fee for OPTIMA2009  is 80 Euros.

Accomodation for participants will be provided in
Hotel Palas, Petrovac
Registration form is available here.
Registration fee can be paid on site or via the bank transfer.  Details can be found here.

Visa for Montenegro is not required for all European countries, including Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.
It is also not required for USA, Canada and Australia passports. If you travel through Serbia, Albania or Croatia,
 you should check visa policy for these countries.

Location and travel hints

Petrovac is small coastal town in Montenegro. Population is about 1000 people.
 Petrovac is pitoresque resort at the footstep of mountains along beautiful sandy
beach of Adriatic Sea. Average maximal daily temperature in the second part of
September: 26 degrees Celsius. Average sea temperature in September:
25 Celsius degrees.

By car
Through Serbia: Belgrade - Cacak - Uzice - Bijelo Polje - Podgorica - Petrovac
or Nis - CaCak - Uzice - Bijelo Polje - Podgorica - Petrovac

Through Croatia: Zagreb - Split - Dubrovnik - Herceg Novi - Budva - Petrovac

Through Albania: Tirana - Shkoder - Podgorica - Petrovac.

By train
There are two trains daily from Belgrade (Serbia) to Bar (Montenegro).
Bar is 20 km far from Petrovac.

By ferry
There are ferries from Bari (Italy) to Bar (Montenegro) 4 times a week. Ferry starts from
port of Bari at 21:00. It takes 8 hours (a night on ferry) to Bar.

By airplane
There are 2 airports in Montenegro, both equally (about 45 km) far from Petrovac:
Podgorica (TGD) and Tivat (TIV).
These airports are connected by direct flights to several principal European cities including:
Belgrade (6 times per day, JAT and Montenegro Airlines);

Moscow (every day, S7, Moskovia)
Vienna (every day, Austrian)
Ljubljana (4 times a week, Adria Airways)
Budapest (3 times a week, Malev)
Frankfurt (4 times a week, Montenegro)
Rome (3 times a week, Montenegro)
Paris (2 times a week, Montenegro)
St. Petersburg (4 times a week, S7 and Montenegro)
Zurich (2 times a week, Montenegro)

It is also nearby airport of Dubrovnik (DBV), Croatia, 100 km far from Petrovac.
Dubrovnik is connected by direct flights with other European cities, such as London, Barcelona, Dublin.