Events
X International Petrozavodsk conference "Probability Methods in Discrete Mathematics"
 Petrozavodsk, May 22 26, 2019

  • Conference organizers
  • Sponsors
  • Program committee
  • Local organizing committee
  • Scientific program
  • Invited speakers
  • Venue
  • Pre-registration
  • Abstract submission
  • Conference partner
  • Registration fee
  • Visa information
  • Accommodation
  • Cultural program
  • Important dates
  • Transportation
  • Contacts

  • Organizers
    Institute of Applied Mathematical Research of the Karelian Research Centre RAS
    Steklov Mathematical Institute of RAS
    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

    Sponsors
    TBA

    Program committee
    A.M. Zubkov (co-chair), Steklov Mathematical Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
    V.V. Mazalov (co-chair), Institute of Applied Mathematical Research of the Karelian Research Centre RAS, Petrozavodsk, Russia
    A.M. Raigorodskii (co-chair), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
    V.A. Vatutin, Steklov Mathematical Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
    G.O.H. Katona, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
    Yu.S. Kharin, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus
    A.V. Kostochka, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
    E.V. Morozov, Institute of Applied Mathematical Research of the Karelian Research Centre RAS, Petrozavodsk, Russia
    Yu.L. Pavlov, Institute of Applied Mathematical Research of the Karelian Research Centre RAS, Petrozavodsk, Russia
    L.A. Petrosian, Saint-Petersburg State University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    K. Szajowski, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
    A.N. Tikhomirov, Komi Science Centre of the Ural branch of RAS, Syktyvkar, Russia

    Local organizing committee
    V.V. Mazalov (chair)
    Yu.L. Pavlov (co-chair)
    M.M. Leri (secretary)
    I.A. Cheplyukova
    A.V. Chirkov
    E.V. Khvorostyanskaya
    O.V. Lukashenko
    A.S. Rumyantsev

    Scientific program:
    Probability and statistical problems of discrete mathematics
    Theory of random graphs and hypergraphs
    Combinatorial methods in the Internet data analysis
    Mathematical problems of information security
    Applied statistics
    Statistical modeling and simulation
    Game theory and stochastic optimization problems

    Invited speakers
    V.A. Vatutin
    G.O.H. Katona
    A.V. Kostochka
    J. Pach
    M. Simonovits
    A.N. Tikhomirov
    Yu.S. Kharin

    Venue
    Petrozavodsk, the capital of Russian Karelia, is situated at the cost of a large and beautiful Onego Lake, 400 km to the North-East from Saint-Petersburg. The town is the largest University and cultural centre in the North-West Russia. For more information about the city and its places of interest, please, visit here.
    The work of the conference will be organized in the building of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Pushkinskaya st., 11). The location of conference halls in the building of the Karelian Research Centre will be marked by special signs.

    Pre-registration
    To register for participation in the conference, please, send a registration form to
    If you plan to participate in an excursion, please, write it down in a corresponding field of the registration form (a list of available excursions). Touring groups are to be formed before May 10.
    Payments for tours are to be paid at the registration desk on May 23 from 8 a.m. in the building of the Karelian research centre (Pushkinskaja st., 11).

    Abstract submission
    If you would like to make a presentation, please, send extended abstracts (in LATEX form, no more than 3 pages; abstract template) before March 18, 2019 to
    Notification of acceptance: April 1, 2019.
    Official conference languages are Russian and English.
    Selected papers are planned to be published in journals Mathematical game theory and its applications (indexed in Web of Science Core Collection) and Transactions of Karelian Research Centre of RAS.
    ATTENTION! If you submit an article to the journal Transactions of Karelian Research Centre of RAS before April, 1, it may be published in autumn of 2019. Instructions for authors.

    Conference partner
    Karelika Travel Company is a partner of the Conference.
    Mail address: Russia, Karelia, 185030, Petrozavodsk, Lososinskaya nab. 7, office 1.
    Phone/fax (8142)571089; phone/fax (8142)571671; phone/fax (8142)784451.
    E-mail: ; ; .
    Karelika organizes excursions and other social events and helps in accepting conference fee payments.

    Registration fee
    Early registration fee for a foreign participant (or his/her accompanying person) is EUR 100 (payment before April 15). Normal registration fee is EUR 120 (payment after April 15).
    The registration fee covers conference attendance and materials, a book of abstracts, visa invitation and support, welcome party, coffee breaks. Payments for excursion and seminar dinner should be made at the registration desk upon arrival.

    Bank details for the registration fee payment (in Euro):
    Beneficiary's number of account: 40702978300262211425
    Beneficiary: Karelika
    Beneficiary's address: Lososinskaja nabereznaja 7, of.1, Petrozavodsk 185003, Russia
    Beneficiary's bank:
    SWIFT/IBAN - SVIZRUMM
    Bank's name: SVIAZ-BANK
    Address of the bank: Kirov street 10, Petrozavodsk, 185035, Russia.

    ATTENTION! In payment purpose it is necessary to specify: Registration fee for PMDM2019 participant Ivanov I.I. Please do not forget to inform the organizing committee about your payment by the e-mail letter to with attached receipt.

    Participants from Russian Federation and Belarus should follow the registration rules, given at the Russian version of this page.

    Visa information
    Foreign participants who need visa should contact the local organizing committee no later than March 1, 2019.
    Information on Russian visa requirements can be found at VisaToRussia and Russian Embassy.
    The list of countries whose citizens have visa-free entry to Russia (from 30 to 90 days): Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus (unlimited stay), Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Fiji, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Israel, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Peru, Serbia, South Africa, Tajikistan, Thailand, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela (see the list here).

    Accommodation
    Below is given a list of hotels located within a walking distance from the building of the Karelian Research Centre. The size of the discount for participants of the conference is indicated in brackets.
  • Hotel Fregat****, Karl Marks av., 1 (no less than 20% discount; promocode for the booking: PMDM2019; the discount is valid both for booking through the online form on https://frigatehotel.ru/ and booking through the e-mail: ), 10 min walk to the venue.
  • Hotel Cosmos Petrozavodsk****, Kuibishev st., 26 (15% discount; promocode science both for online booking and booking by phone), 10 min walk to the venue.
  • Hotel Piter Inn, Gagarin sq., 1, next to the railway station (10% discount; booking through e-mail or by phone 8(8142)717071, promocode mathematics), 30 min walk to the venue or 5-10 min by local buses.
  • Hotel Sakvojazh, Sverdlov st., 10 (5% discount), 5 min walk to the venue.
  • Hotel Severnaja***, Lenin av., 21 (20% discount), 20 min walk to the venue.
  • While booking in the hotels Sakvojazh Severnaja to get a discount you have to tell that you are a guest of the Karelian Research Centre and a participant of PMDM2019.
    In all of these hotels breakfast (buffet) is included. All the hotels (exept Sakvojazh) have restaurants.

    There are a lot more other hotels in the city including low budget ones.
  • Hotel Prionezhski (Fedosova st., 46), 15-20 min walk to the venue.
  • Hotel Masks (Karl Marks av., 3), 5 min to the venue.

  • You can also use hotel and apartment booking services such as Booking or Airbnb.

    Cultural program
    Cultural affairs include welcome reception, conference dinner and excursion.
    For more detailed information about cultural and social life of the city, please, visit Petrozavodsk Tourist Information Centre.

    Important dates
    Abstract submission: before March 18, 2019
    Notification of acceptance: April 1, 2019
    Early registration fee payment: before April 15, 2019
    Arrival and registration, welcome reception: May 22, 2019
    Conference working days: May 23-25, 2019
    Conference dinner: May 25, 2019
    Excursion: May 26, 2019
    Departure days: May 26-27, 2016

    Transportation
    International tourist routes Blue Highway and Kola go through Petrozavodsk.
    The city is served by the Petrozavodsk Airport Besovets, and a train station on the Murmansk Railway with train connections to the main centers of Russia.
    More detailed information on the city transportation see on Petrozavodsk transport.

    Contacts
    If you have any questions, please, contact .