Travel Section Updated - 15/3/2012

Due to popular demand, the Travel section has been updated to include some excursions available through the Colca Explorer Travel Agency. Please check out this section for more details.


Conference Registration

The conference registration page is now live. To register, please go to or visit the link on the left-hand side of the page.

Applications are welcome for the 1st Latin American Theoretical Informatics School, to be held in conjunction with LATIN 2012.  In you are interested, please go to the school's website at and look under the "Application" tab.


The 10th Latin American Theoretical INformatics Symposium (LATIN 2012) will take place from the 16th to the 20th of April in the campus of the Universidad Católica San Pablo, in Arequipa, Peru.  Submission of papers in all areas of theoretical computer science is welcome.



Important Dates

Submission deadline: Sep. 23, 2011 Sep. 30, 2011

Author notification: Nov. 25, 2011

Final version due: Dec. 16, 2011



Invited Speakers

Scott Aaronson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Martin Davis, New York University

Luc Devroye, McGill University

Marcos Kiwi, Universidad de Chile

Kirk Pruhs, University of Pittsburgh

Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology



Special Events

  • LATIN 2012 will participate in the world-wide commemoration of the Alan Turing Year. The core of the celebration will be the invited talks by Scott Aaronson and Martin Davis.
  • A session will be devoted to commemorate the scientific contributions of Philippe Flajolet, who passed away in March of 2011.  This will take place in conjunction with Luc Devroye's invited talk.
  • The Imre Simon Test-of-Time award shall be given to the LATIN paper deemed to be most influential among all those published at least ten years prior to the current edition of the conference.   This edition of LATIN will be the first in which this award is given.
  • A School of Theoretical Computer Science will be co-located and run in parallel with the conference.