The objective of this meeting is to give researchers and practitioners the opportunity to discuss recent advances in metaheuristics and debate perspectives for future applications. Contributions on any topic in metaheuristics are welcomed.

Abstract submission

Please use this LaTeX template to prepare your abstract. Follow the instructions found there, and submit your LaTeX and pdf files, together with your affiliation, to


Extended abstracts should have a maximum of 6 pages and should be submited until - March 15, 2009 *** extended to March 20, 2009 ***

The International Transactions in Operational Research (ITOR) will publish a special issue devoted to selected papers presented at EU/MEting 2009.