General Information

The conference is addressed to all physicists working in the domain of Statistical Mechanics/Condensed Matter Physics.

This year's meeting will focus mainly on:


The scientific sessions will start on April 14th 2018 (Monday) morning, and end on April 16th 2018 (Wednesday) afternoon.

The program will include invited lectures (40 min), short oral presentations (20 min), and poster contributions. Oral presentations will be selected among those who register and submit an abstract before the 15th of March 2008.


International advisory board


B. Berche (Nancy), K. Binder (Mainz), R. Blinc (Ljubljana), A. Cuccoli (Firenze), C. Di Castro (Roma), R. Fazio (Pisa), R. Folk (Linz), F. Igloi (Budapest), W. Janke (Leipzig), W. Kleemann (Duisburg), M. Kotrla (Prague), G. Meissner (Saarbrucken), S. Milosevic (Belgrad), H. Rieger (Saarbrücken), A. Rigamonti (Pavia), F. Schwabl (München), A. Surda (Bratislava), J. Sznajd (Wroclaw), V. Tognetti (Firenze), S. Trimper (Halle), K. Uzelac (Zagreb)


Austrian scientific advisory board


E. Bauer (TU Vienna), G. Kahl (TU Vienna), S. Thurner (Med. Univ. Vienna), Ch. Dellago (Univ. Vienna)


Local organizing committee


R. Folk, H. Iro, W. Fenz (Univ. Linz)


Previous MECOs

1974 Wien (A) 1975 Regensburg (D)
1976 Bled (Y) 1977 Unterägeri (CH)
1978 Boszkowo (PL) 1979 Trieste (I)
1980 Budapest (H) 1981 Saarbr├╝cken (D)
1982 Wien (A) 1983 Bled (Y)
1984 Gernrode (D) 1985 Aussois (F)
1986 Liblice (CS) 1987 Poidoux-Chexbres (CH)
1988 Karpacz (PL) 1989 Siena (I)
1990 Balatonfüred (H) 1991 Duisburg (D)
1994 Smolenice (SK) 1995 Puchberg/Wels (A)
1996 Bled (SL) 1997 Szklarska Poreba (PL)
1998 Trieste (I) 1999 Lutherstadt-Wittenberg (D)
2000 Pont-a-Mousson (F) 2001 Prague (CZ)
2002 Sopron (H) 2003 Saarbrücken (D)
2004 Bratislava (SK) 2005 Cortona (I)
2006 Primosten (CR) 2007 Ladek Zdroj, (PL)