Maryland Facility Location Day

The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) is organizing a Facility Location Day to be held on Saturday, Oct 26, 1996 in the AV Williams Building (Room 1152/1112).


10:30--11:00 Refreshments

11:00--12:00 Dorit Hochbaum (UC Berkeley), Dynamically changing location problems

12:00-- 2:00 Lunch (on your own) List of places within 10-15 mins drive

2:00-- 3:00 Michael Ball (Maryland), Facility Location with Complex Facility Interaction Functions

3:30-- 4:30 David Shmoys (Cornell), Approximation Algorithms and Strong Linear Programming Formulations

Directions to Campus:

Campus Map: The AV Williams building is located in the Northeast quadrant of campus.

Directions to the AV Williams building:

Located just outside of Washington, D.C., College Park is approximately 10 miles from Capitol Hill. From the Beltway take the exit for Route 1 SOUTH. You will be on Route 1 south for 2 miles or so. After passing the exit for Rt 193 WEST, campus is another 1/2 mile or so (to your right). You will pass a Merchant's/Firestone tire shop on your RIGHT. Make a RIGHT on Campus Drive after passing Jerry's pizza and subs. Go 25 yards and make a RIGHT turn. Go about 200 yards and our building is on your RIGHT (between the 1st and 2nd stop signs) (behind a low building). Our building is U shaped and is called AV WILLIAMS. You can park in lot G on saturday without a permit.

Contact: Send email to for additional information.