Helmut Alt

Rote-Alt-Fest

11 June 2022 in Berlin, Germany

Helmut Alt
Preliminary Schedule
14:00–14:30
Refreshments
14:30–15:00
Welcome
15:00–15:45
Gill Barequet (Technion)
TBA
15:45–16:15
Coffee and Cake
16:15–17:00
Carola Wenk (Tulane University)
TBA
17:00–17:45
Maike Buchin (Ruhr-Universität Bochum) and Kevin Buchin (TU Dortmund)
TBA
17:45–18:00
Closing Remarks
18:00–???
Barbecue Party
About Günter Rote

Günter Rote was born in 1960 in Klagenfurt, Austria. He received his PhD under the supervision of Rainer E. Burkard from TU Graz in 1988. Günter Rothe is an expert in computational geometry, and he has coined many colorful German expressions such as “Balde” (treap), “Fegegerade” (sweep line), or “Kanalgitter” (hashtag). Günther has collaborated with generations of researchers in Germany and around the world. He has advised 14 PhD students, many of whom went on to become distinguished scientists.

About Helmut Alt

Helmut Alt was born in 1950 in Wolfersweiler, Saarland. He received his PhD under the supervision of Kurt Mehlhorn from Saarland University in 1976. Helmut Alt is a pioneer of computational geometry and coined the German term “Algorithmische Geometrie.” Helmut has inspired generations of researchers in Germany and around the world with his work. He was involved in establishing such community forums as the European Workshop on Computational Geometry and the Dagstuhl Workshop on Computational Geometry. Throughout his career, Helmut has advised more than 14 PhD students, many of whom went on to become distinguished scientists.

Registration

There is no official registration and no registration fee.

However, if you are interested in attending, please indicate this in your registration form or (if you do not intend to participate in CGWeek 2022) write a short e-mail to socg22@inf.fu-berlin.de, so that we can estimate the number of participants.

Venue

The Rote-Alt-Fest takes place at the Department of Computer Science of Freie Universität Berlin, Takustraße 9, 14195 Berlin. Click here for directions.