News of the 4th International Conference on Variable Neighborhood Search



Latest news:

  • ITOR: extended deadline (February, 5th 2017)
  • Deadlines for the Special Issues are already available here!
  • The Book of Abstracts is available to Download




Previous news:

  • The social event (Tuesday: 17h)
    We will be visiting the city of Malaga
    ddress: Avda. Cervantes, (in front of the council building) Málaga
  • The Gala Dinner (Tuesday: 21h)
    It will take place at "Los Patios de Beatas"
    Address: Calle Beatas, 43, 29006 Málaga



Málaga (Spain), 3 - 5 October 2016

The 4th International Conference dedicated to Variable Neighborhood Search (IC on VNS) will be held in Málaga (Spain), 3 - 5 October 2016.

VNS is a metaheuristic based on systematic changes in the neighborhood structure within a search, for solving optimization problems and related tasks. The main goal of the IC on VNS is to provide a stimulating environment in which researchers coming from various scientific fields can share and discuss their knowledge, expertise and ideas related to the VNS Metaheuristic and its applications.

The aim of the 4th International Conference on VNS is to allow specialists and practitioners on Variable Neighborhood Search to effectively screen papers and participate in lively debates.