South Pacific Optimization Meeting: SPOM 2013

Name:South Pacific Optimization Meeting: SPOM 2013
Calendar:Conferences & meetings
When:Sat, February 9, 2013 - Tue, February 12, 2013

After the success of the first two "South Pacific Conferences in Mathematics" (SPCM), which took place in the French territory of New Caledonia in 2005 and 2010, the third edition of this conference, to be called the "South Pacific Optimization Meeting" (SPOM 2013), will be organized by CARMA in Newcastle, Australia, running from February 9 to 12, 2013 (immediately after ANZIAM 2013).

Dates & Venue: 9–12 February 2013; Noah's on the Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Since 2013 is the year of the Mathematics of Planet Earth, SPOM 2013 will focus on optimization with (possible) applications to ecology, sustainable development, finance, and similar fields. The main topics include: continuous optimization, discrete optimization, vector optimization, stochastic optimization, variational analysis, convex analysis, monotonicity, optimal control theory.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • Heinz Bauschke (UBC)
  • Frank Deutsch (State College)
  • M. Ehrgott (Auckland)
  • J. Jahn (Erlangen-Nuremberg)
  • Marco Antonio López Cerdá (Alicante)
  • Helmut Maurer (Munster)
  • Jiri Outrata (Prague)
  • Terry Rockafellar (Washington)
  • Kate Smith-Miles (Melbourne)
  • Michel Théra (Limoges)

Other confirmed overseas invited speakers include S. Adly (Limoges), R. Bot (Chemnitz), D. Drusvyatskiy (Ithaca), G. Eichfelder (Ilmenau), A. Hamel (New York), A. Jofre (Santiago), A. Löhne (Halle), R. Luke (Gottingen), G. Lopez (Seville), J. Morgan (Naples), M. Ragusa (Catania), S. Wang (Kelowna).

Confirmed Australian invited speakers include F. Aragon (Newcastle), A. Bagirov (Ballarat), A. Eberhard (RMIT), J. Filar (Flinders), V. Jeyakumar (UNSW), Y. Kaya (Adelaide), A. Kruger (Ballarat), V. Roshchina (Ballarat), KL Teo (Curtin), R. Womersley (UNSW), Liangjin Yao (Newcastle).

Optimization of Planet Earth Afternoon

Monday 11 February 2012; 2:00–8:00pm; Noah's on the Beach, Newcastle, NSW
reception following an afternoon of public lectures highlighting the many uses of optimization in science, engineering, medicine, industry and elsewhere.

Speakers include:

  • Heinz Bauschke (UBC)
  • Radu Bot (Chemnitz)
  • Irene Hudson (Newcastle)
  • Russell Luke (Gottingen)
  • Helmut Maurer (Munster)
  • Mike Meylan (Newcastle)
  • Kate Smith-Miles (Melbourne)

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact: Juliane Turner
Telephone: (02) 492 15483
Facimile: (02) 492 16898

Location:Newcastle, NSW Map
Created:02 Jul 2012 02:20 am UTC
Modified:22 Nov 2012 06:37 am UTC
Updated: 22 Nov 2012