Nov 03 2008

1-Latin América

I Latin-american Workshop on Optimization and Control
Primer Congreso Latinoamericano en Optimización y Control

(LAWOC)
CALL FOR PAPERS

July 7-9, 2008
Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, ECUADOR
http://www.math.epn.edu.ec/workshop

Poster

The first Latin-American Workshop on Optimization and Control will take place in Quito, Ecuador, from the 7 to the 9 of July 2008. The event will host leading latin american researchers in the areas of optimization and control. Invited talks from outstanding international scientists and contributing presentations will be held. One aim of the workshop is to present latin american scientific contributions to these areas of knowledge and enhance the scientific collaboration among the participants. Of course, interested participants from other regions are equally welcome.

TOPICS OF INTEREST
* Optimal Control
* PDE Constrained Optimization
* Continuous Optimization
* Control Theory
* Numerical Optimization
* Optimization in Transportation
* Combinatorial Optimization and Graph Theory
* Inverse Problems
* Shape Optimization

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
* Laura Aragone, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
* Eduardo Casas, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
* Roberto Cominetti, Universidad de Chile, Chile
* Martin Groetschel, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany
* Jean-Baptiste Hiriart Urruty, Université Paul Sabatier, France
* Kazufumi Ito, North Carolina State University, USA
* Pablo Lotito, Universidad Nacional del Centro de Buenos Aires, Argentina
* Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University, USA
* Luis Miguel Torres, Escuela Politécnica Nacional Quito, Ecuador

INVITED SPEAKERS
* Eduardo Casas, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
* Biswa Datta, Northern Illinois University, USA
* Roland Griesse,
Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
* Jean-Baptiste Hiriart Urruty, Université Paul Sabatier, France
* Kazufumi Ito,
North Carolina State University, USA
* Frédéric Semet,
Université de Valenciennes, France
* Michel Théra, Université de Limoges, France

IMPORTANT DATES
* April 30, 2008 : Deadline for abstract submission.
* May 20, 2008: Announcement of acceptation.
* July 7-9, 2008: Workshop

SPONSORS
* Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Matemática
* Escuela Politécnica Nacional (Ecuador)
* Universidad Nacional de Rosario (Argentina)
* International Mathematical Union (IMU)
* Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar

APPLICATION FORM
http://www.math.epn.edu.ec/workshop/eng/form/submissions.html

CONTACT
Juan Carlos De Los Reyes
jcdelosreyes@math.epn.edu.ec

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Juan Carlos De Los Reyes
Departamento de Matemática
EPN Quito
Ladrón de Guevara E11-253
Quito - Ecuador

Unión Matemática de América Latina y el Caribe