Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications
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Conference program

Book of abstracts

Book of abstracts can be downloaded here.

Wednesday 17th of August 2016

7:30 8:15 Registration and breakfast
8:15 8:30 Welcome
8:30 9:30 Plenary talk
Applying Machine Learning \& Optimization in Online Revenue Management
David Simchi-Levi abstract
9:30 9:45 Coffee break
9:45 11:15 Parallel technical sessions
Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications I Optimization in Machine Learning Integer Programming Optimization in Energy I
11:15 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 12:30 Plenary talk
Cars and Smarter Cities: New Services and New Applications for Control and Optimization
Robert Shorten abstract
12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 15:00 Parallel technical sessions
Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications II Advances in convexification approaches for nonconvex polynomial optimization problems Meta-heuristic Optimization in Dynamical Systems
15:00 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 16:15 Plenary talk
Level-set methods for convex optimization
Michael Friedlander abstract
16:15 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 18:30 Parallel technical sessions
Optimization Algorithms Optimization in Machine Learning / Large-Scale Optimization Management Decision Models Convex and Conic Relaxations for Intractable Optimization Problems
19:00 21:00 Graduate Student Social - Packer House, 217 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem

Thursday 18th of August 2016

8:00 8:30 Registration and breakfast
8:30 9:30 Plenary talk
Stochastic Optimization in Operational Risk Management
Michael Pinedo abstract
9:30 9:45 Coffee break
9:45 11:15 Parallel technical sessions
Recent Advances in First-Order Methods and Applications in Network Estimation Machine Learning Convexification Techniques in Mixed-Integer Programming Optimization in Energy II
11:15 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 12:30 Mopta Modeling Competition
Mopta Modeling Competition
Peter Nieuwesteeg abstract
12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 15:00 Parallel technical sessions
Nonlinear Optimization: Algorithms, Theory, and Applications Robust and Bi-Level Optimization Meta-heuristic Applications of Optimization in Networked Control Systems -- Part I
15:00 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 16:15 Plenary talk
Continuation in Optimization: From interior point methods for large-scale optimization to Big Data optimization
Jacek Gondzio abstract
16:15 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 18:00 Parallel technical sessions
Nonlinear Optimization Optimization and Machine Learning Conic Optimization The Application of Optimization in Structural Design Problems
18:00 19:00 Cocktail Reception
19:00 21:00 Banquet

Friday 19th of August 2016

8:00 8:30 Registration and breakfast
8:30 9:30 Plenary talk
Ideal 0,1 matrices that do not pack
Gerard Cornuejols abstract
9:30 9:45 Coffee break
9:45 11:15 Parallel technical sessions
Stochastic models in resource allocation Parallel Optimization and Machine Learning Conic Optimization Power Flow and Renewable Energy
11:15 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 12:30 Plenary talk
Optimal Load Distribution in Large-Scale Service Systems
Sem Borst abstract
12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 15:30 Parallel technical sessions
Polynomial optimization and interior point methods Applications of Optimization in Networked Control Systems -- Part II Resource Allocation
15:30 15:45 Coffee break