ISMP2018

Program > Invited Talks

Monday, July 2, 2018

Plenary Speakers:

  • Francis Bach (INRIA, France) : The relationship between machine learning and optimization

Semi-Plenary Speakers:

  • Michael Hintermuller (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany): Infinite dimensional constrained nonlinear optimization

Key-Note Speakers:

  • Emmanuel Candes (Stanford, USA): What’s happening in nonconvex optimization? A couple of stories
  • Santanu Dey (Georgia Tech, USA): Theoretical Analysis of Cutting-Planes in IP Solvers.

 

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Plenary Speakers:

  • Marc Teboulle (Tel-Aviv University, Israel) : The Resurgence of Proximal Methods in Optimization

Semi-Plenary Speakers:

  • Melvyn Sim (National University of Singapore) : Tractable Distributionally Robust Optimization.

Key-Note Speakers:

  • Regina Burachik (UniSA, Australia) : On Asymptotic Lagrangian duality for nonsmooth nonconvex optimization 
  • Thomas Rothvoss (University of Washington, USA): Lower bounds on the size of linear programs

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Plenary Speakers:

  • Shabbir Ahmed (Georgia Tech, USA) : Chance constrained stochastic programming

Semi-Plenary Speakers:

  • Jon Lee (University of Michigan, USA) : Insights via volumetric comparison of polyhedral relaxations

Key-Note Speakers:

  • Patrick Louis Combettes (North Carolina State University, USA): Monotone Operator Theory in Optimization
  • Maryam Fazel (University of Washington, USA): Online Competitive Algorithms for Resource Allocation
  • Luis Nunes Vicente (Coimbra, Portugal): A new Hessian free second-order model-based method

 

Thursday, July 5, 2018

 

Plenary Speakers:

  • Andy Philpott (Auckland, New Zealand) : The intersection of stochastic programming and game theory, and their application to electricity systems

Semi-Plenary Speakers:

  • Nikolaos Sahinidis (CMU, USA) : The BARON software for MINLP

Key-Note Speakers:

  • Oktay Gunluk (IBM Research, USA): Recent progress in MIP 
  • Tito Homem-de-Mello (Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile) :  Scenario generation for risk-averse stochastic optimization problems via effective scenarios

 

Friday, July 6, 2018

Plenary Speakers:

  • Monique Laurent (CWI, The Netherlands) : Bounds for quantum graph parameters by conic and polynomial optimization

Semi-Plenary Speakers:

  • Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship in Continuous Optimization

Key-Note Speakers:

  • Alper Atamturk (Berkeley, USA) : On quadratic/conic quadratic mixed 0-1 optimization utilizing submodularity
  • Michel Balinski (CNRS, France):  Majority judgment
  • Matteo Fischetti (Padova, Italy): Modern Branch-and-Cut Implementation
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