Important dates

October 28, 2016
October 21, 2016
paper submission extended deadline (closing at 23:59h, CET)
November 25, 2016notification of paper acceptance or rejection
November 28, 2016notification of paper acceptance or rejection
December 5, 2016final version of the paper for the LNCS proceedings
December 5, 2016early registration
February 20, 2017late registration
June 10, 2017submission to the journal special issue
June 24, 2017Submission to the journal special issue - EXTENDED


A volume of proceedings published by Springer in the LNCS series will be available by the time of the conference.

A special issue of the journal Information and Computation (Elsevier, 2015 JCR impact factor: 0.873) will be later published containing peer-reviewed substantially extended versions of some of the papers contributed to the conference. Submissions to it will be by invitation.

A volume of LNCS proceedings (Springer) will be available by the time of the conference.

Springer LNCS
LATA 2017 proceedings on SpringerLink. Book: Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Volume 10168 - 2017.

Organizing committee

  • Yonas Demeke (Umeå)
  • Frank Drewes (Umeå, co-chair)
  • Petter Ericson (Umeå)
  • Anna Jonsson (Umeå)
  • Carlos Martín-Vide (Tarragona, co-chair)
  • Manuel Jesús Parra Royón (Granada)
  • Bianca Truthe (Giessen)
  • David Silva (London)
  • Niklas Zechner (Umeå)


Umeå universitet

La universitat pública de Tarragona
La universitat pública de Tarragona

Organised by


LATA is a conference series on theoretical computer science and its applications. Following the tradition of the diverse PhD training events in the field organized by Rovira i Virgili University since 2002, LATA 2017 will reserve significant room for young scholars at the beginning of their career. It will aim at attracting contributions from classical theory fields as well as application areas.


LATA 2017 will take place in Umeå, a university town in North Sweden which was European Capital of Culture in 2014. The venue will be the Faculty of Science and Technology.


Topics of either theoretical or applied interest include, but are not limited to:


LATA 2017 will consist of


Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research. Papers should not exceed 12 single-spaced pages (including eventual appendices, references, proofs, etc.) and should be prepared according to the standard format for Springer Verlag's LNCS series (see
Submissions have to be uploaded to:


The registration form can be found at: Registration