International conference

Kantorovich Memorial
Mathematics and Economics:
Old Problems and New Approaches

January 8-13, 2004


EIMI, St Petersburg, RUSSIA





  • A. Bukhvalov (St.Petersburg)
  • K. Kokhas' (St.Petersburg)
  • E. Novikova (St.Petersburg)
  • V. Pavlov (Moscow)
  • V. Sergeev (Moscow)
  • V. Vasiliev (Novosibirsk)
  • A. Vershik (St.Petersburg, Chairman)


    The conference will take place at the Petersburg Department of Steklov Institute (PDMI or POMI) and at the Euler International Mathematical Insitiute (EIMI), which is a part of the Peterburg Department of V.A.Steklov Mathematical Institute from 1996.

    The PDMI address: Fontanka, 27. Find the red mark "27" on the map at

    The place is at the cross of Nevsky avenue and the Fontanka river, at equal distance (10-15 min. of walk) from the metro stations "Nevsky prospekt"/"Gostinyi dvor" and "Ploschad Vosstaniya"/"Mayakovskaya". Look at our metro scheme at

    The EIMI address: Pesochnaya nab., 10,

    A picture of the EIMI is available at

    The place is near the river Malaya Nevka, at equal distance (15-20 min. of walk) from the metro stations "Petrogradskaya" and "Chernaya Rechka". To reach EIMI from metro "Petrogradskaya" you can take bus No. 1 or No. 46, trolley-bus No. 34 (the second stop), or minibus No. 46, 76, 175, 252, 298 (you should ask to stop before the Kamennoostrovskii most(bridge)).

    You can find the mark "X" on the map at


    For the persons who asked for this in the registration form, rooms have been reserved at the hotel Nord and at the hotel of the Architecture University.

    The Architecture University hotel address: Pereulok Bojtcova, 7.

    You can find the mark "AU hotel H1" on the map at

    The NORD Hotel Address: Kamennoostrovskii avenue, 73-75.
    Phone: 234 2970; 2343930.
    Breakfast is included.
    You can look at


    To exchange the currency is not a hard task, there are many exchange offices around the city, but be careful and do not exchange your currency NEAR offices. Usually VISA and MASTER cards are accepted in the shops and restaurants.


    In metro you must buy tokens. One costs 7 roubles. One token allows you to make one journey in metro with unlimited number of changes and unlimited time.

    In municipal buses (numbers without letters T or K), trams and trolley-buses you must pay to a ticket-collector. One ticket costs 6 roubles.

    In commercial buses (marked by letters T or K) you must also pay to a ticket-collector, while in minibuses you pay to a driver. The price depends on destination. It is indicated usually at the entrance.

    Please be very careful with your luggage, bags, purses, credit cards, etc., especially in the transport and in the shops!


    On the streets and near metro stations you can find a lot of phones. There are several types of them. You can pay either by metro tokens, or coins, or phone cards (it depends on the phone). You can buy phone cards at metro stations.


    EIMI: Pesochnay naberezhnaya, 10.
    234 92 45 (a person on duty, 24 hours, but does not speak English)
    234 05 74 Elena Novikova
    Fax number: 7 812 234 5819 (can be used to get the fax-messages).
    E-mail: can be used to get and send messages;
    you can ask for your own account for period of the conference.

    POMI: nab. reki Fontanki, 27
    312 40 58 secretary (does not speak English but can call somebody speaking English)

    Consulates and Medical Centers:

    French Consulate: 314 14 43
    German Consulate: 320 24 00
    UK Consulate: 320 32 00
    USA Consulate: 275 17 01
    American Medical Center: 326 17 30

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