ITC2011 Sponsors

The competition is supported by the following organisations.

PATAT conferences

The International Series of Conferences on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT) is held bi-annually as a forum for both researchers and practioners of timetabling to exchange ideas. The first conference was held in 1995 in Edinburgh, Scotland and for 9th edition is in Son, Norway. At this conference the prize winners will be announced.


EventMAP specialise in the provision of automated management and planning solutions to the Educational Sector. Their flagship software, Optime, allows resource usage to be planned and managed efficiently and effectively. The development of the underlying Optime Scheduling Engine has spanned over fifteen years and facilitates the application of leading edge research based techniques to complex modern day resource usage challenges. EventMAP's Clients include Imperial College London, University College London, University of Nottingham, Sorbonne University Paris, New York State University and Victoria University, Melbourne.


CTIT (Centre for Telematics and Information Technology) of the University of Twente in the Netherlands is one of the largest academic ICT research institutes in Europe. Over 475 researchers actively participate in the research programme. Integration of technology-based research and its application in specific domains is a clear focus of CTIT. The institute maintains an extensive international network of contacts and working relations with academia and industry. This network includes ICT and manufacturing companies, universities and research institutes, health care organisations, financial institutes, governmental organisations, and logistics service providers.