Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro COPPE
Instituto Alberto Luiz Coimbra de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa de Engenharia
Instituto de Matemática
Data: Monday, April 16, 2007 At 08:00
The Second International Conference on Continuous Optimization
of the Mathematical Programming Society
ICCOPT 07 -- MOPTA-07
August 12-16, 2007, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
ICCOPT is held every three years and is a forum for researchers interested in all aspects of continuous optimization. ICCOPT-II will be held together with MOPTA-07. The conference will be preceded by graduate-level tutorials on nonlinear programming, modeling languages, and applications. Information on the invited speakers, stream topics, etc. is now available on the conference WEB page: http://iccopt-mopta.mcmaster.ca/
Distinguished researchers will give featured invited talks on topics of wide interest. Confirmed invited speakers include:
Larry Biegler, Carnegie Mellon University - Optimization Methods for Process Design
Adrian Lewis, Cornell University - Nonconvex, Nonsmooth Optimization
Mihai Anitescu, Argonne National Laboratory - Multi-physics Applications of Optimization
Jacek Gondzio, The University of Edinburgh - Large Scale (Huge) Programming
Phil Gill, University of California, San Diego - Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization
Nick Gould, Oxford University - Implementaions for Nonlinear Programming
Pablo Parrilo, MIT - Polynomial Optimization
Andrew Philpott, University of Auckland - The Application of Stochastic Optimization to Electricity
Nick Sahinidis, University of Illinois - Optimization in Biology
Melvyn Sim, National University of Singapore - Robust Optimization
Katya Scheinberg , IBM, Yorktown - Derivative Free Methods
Hiroshi Yamashita , Mathematical Systems, Inc., Tokyo - Interior Point Methods for NLP and NLSDP
Yinyu Ye, Stanford University - Sensor Localization, Applications of Semidefinite Programming
Each accepted paper will be allotted a 25 minutes talk. Authors wishing to speak should submit an abstract via the conference WEB page.
Summer School application deadline: April 16, 2007.
Deadline for abstract submission: April 30, 2007.
Deadline for poster abstract submission: May 28, 2007.
Deadline for early registration: May 28, 2007.
Summer School for graduate students: August 11-12, 2007
Conference begins with registration: August 12, 2007.
Conference adjourns: 5pm, August 16, 2007.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at
ICCOPT-II / MOPTA-07, August 2007 in Hamilton at McMaster University.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee
Tamás Terlaky, firstname.lastname@example.org (Chair, McMaster University)
Henry Wolkowicz, email@example.com, (Chair program committee, U. Waterloo)
Please send enquiries to: Janet Delsey <firstname.lastname@example.org>