RANDOM-APPROX 2023 + TetFest60

Welcome to the homepage for local arrangements for TetFest60 (September 9-10) and RANDOM-APPROX 2023 (September 11-13) both to be held at Georgia Tech.


Registration for RANDOM-APPROX is $140 for authors (each accepted paper must have at least one registered author) and $50 for other participants. Registration deadline: September 1.


Schedule: here

Location: Talks will take place in the Bill Moore Student Success Center, 225 North Ave, Atlanta. RANDOM and invited talks will take place in the Clary Theater; APPROX talks in the Press Room A (upstairs, take elevator to floor 2R); coffee breaks in the Hall of Success.

Hotel Information: We have secured a discounted rate at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. To use the discount, book here by August 31. Other nearby hotels include Hampton Inn, Renaissance Midtown, Hotel Indigo, Georgian Terrace, and Courtyard Midtown.

Local Transportation: To get to Georgia Tech from Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) airport, you can MARTA public transit: the Red and Gold lines go directly north from the airport to the North Ave and Midtown stations. Alternatively, a taxi or Uber takes about 20-30 min depending on traffic.

Local food and dining: there is a food court on campus at the John Lewis Student Center. There are additionally some food trucks and cafes around campus. There are further options just off campus at Tech Square, including a food court in the Coda building. Some other local favorites for food and/or coffee include Momo Cafe, Antico Pizza, Dancing Goats coffee, El Vinedo, Cypress St Pint & Plate, El Valle, The Varsity.

Outings: On Monday evening after the talks, there will be a group walk to Piedmont Park. The walk will meet at 5:30pm at the rainbow Klaus steps on Ferst Drive.

On Tuesday evening after the talks, there will be an outing to the Atlanta Beltline and Ponce City Market (short Uber ride there or by bus (#2/102, #899 from North Ave Station to Ponce City Market). We will meet at 6:30pm at the front of Ponce City Market (facing south, access from North Avenue).

Local organizers:

  • Santosh Vempala
  • Will Perkins
  • Sahil Singla
  • Fran Kendrick

TetFest60: Probabilistic Trajectories in Algorithms and Combinatorics

RANDOM-APPROX 2023 will be co-located with TetFest60, a workshop on probability, algorithms, and combinatorics celebrating the 60th birthday of Prasad Tetali. This will be held immediately preceding RANDOM-APPROX, September 9-10 at Georgia Tech. All talks will be in Klaus 1116. Registration is free but required.