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IC Minutes published
July 24, 2017

An unapproved version of the Minutes of IC February meeting is published.

Important information about IOI2017
July 7, 2017 An important information about IOI2017 is published on the contest website.
IOI Conference
June 28, 2017

Traditional IOI Conference will be held during IOI2017. See conference agenda.

IOI Journal
June 27, 2017

Two volumes (11th and 11th special issue) of the journal "Olympiads in Informatics" are published.

March 17, 2017

The invitation letter of each country has been emailed to one of the country coordinators registered at the IOI registration system.
If you have not received the invitation letter yet, please feel free to contact the IOI 2017 registration office at

February 5, 2017

Call for Papers


The 11th conference will be held concurrently with the 2017 International Olympiad in Informatics, taking place in Tehran, Iran, July 28 - August 4, 2017. The IOI conference considers covers national and international informatics contests, and offers an opportunity to bring together the collected knowledge and experiences from many events which currently take place across the globe.

Please submit your proposals (title and short abstracts, 5-10 lines) for papers until February 25 to Valentina Dagiene. The full papers are to be submitted by 31 of March 2017. We need time for reviewing.

If you would like to read papers from the previous IOI conferences you can find them on the IOI website.

IMPORTANT. As previous years, the papers will be divided into two groups: research papers and country reports. Please, inform me who is going to submit national reports as well.

For research papers - 8-18 pages, for national reports - 4-8 pages.

Additional interesting information for IOI community would be good as well: review of books, presenting an interesting task or explanation solution, describing programming games, etc. Be creative to suggest new interesting items!

Accepted papers will be published in OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS journal. The journal is abstracted / indexed by Cabell Publishing, CEEOL, EBSCO, ERA, ERIC, InfoBase Index and Scopus.

If you need more information do not hesitate to send me emails.

I am very thankful for your interest and helping me to find authors.

Best regards,
Valentina Dagiene

IOI2016 competition materials published
December 8, 2016

All IOI2016 competition materials - task descriptions, translations, test data, solutions are available at IOI2016 contest page of the website.

Global community innitiative
November 21, 2016

Keshav Dhandhania with colleagues started a community geared towards school students who are interested in IOI: (Full text of e-mail).

IOI2017 Task Submission Deadline Extended
November 14, 2016

IOI 2017 Host Scientific Committee (HSC) extends the deadline for submitting tasks for the IOI 2017 till December 15, 2016. Please visit for more information.

Michael & Ophelia Lazaridis Olympiad Scholarship
November 03, 2016

University of Waterloo in Canada offer scholarship to IOI and IMO medal winners starting university in the fall of 2017. (Full text of e-mail)

Dates of IOI2017 approved
August 19, 2016

At the last GA of the IOI2016 final decision about dates of the IOI2017 was announced. IOI2017 in Tehran(Iran) will be held from Friday 28th July till Friday 4th August, 2017. Schedule is expected to be similar to IOI2016 schedule.