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ISMP 2018 : The 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming


When Jul 1, 2018 - Jul 6, 2018
Where Bordeaux, France
Submission Deadline Feb 28, 2018
Notification Due Apr 15, 2018
Categories    optimization   mathematical programming

Call For Papers

The 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP 2018) will take place in Bordeaux, France, July 1-6, 2018. ISMP is the world congress of mathematical optimization where scientists as well as industrial researchers and users of mathematical optimization meet in order to present the most recent developments/results and to discuss new challenges from theory and practice. To illustrate the spectrum of topics, a classification attempt is reported in .

Plenary, semi-plenary, and keynote speakers for ISMP2018 have been announced on the conference website along with their provisional talk titles:

Plenary Speakers
• Shabbir Ahmed (Georgia Tech, USA): Chance constrained stochastic programming
• Francis Bach (INRIA, France): The relationship between machine learning and optimization
• Monique Laurent (CWI, The Netherlands): Using conic and polynomial optimization for matrix factorizations and quantum analogues of classical graph parameters in quantum information
• Andy Philpott (Auckland, New Zealand): The intersection of stochastic programming and game theory, and their application to electricity systems
• Marc Teboulle (Tel-Aviv University, Israel): Proximal Methods for Convex and Nonconvex Optimization

Semi-Plenary Speakers
• Michel Hintermuller (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany): Infinite dimensional constrained nonlinear optimization
• Jon Lee (University of Michigan, USA): On non-convex MINLP
• Nikolaos Sahinidis (CMU, USA): The BARON software for MINLP
• Melvyn Sim (National University of Singapore): Tractable Distributionally Robust Optimization.
• Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship in Continuous Optimization

Key-Note Speakers
• Alper Atamturk (Berkeley, USA): quadratic/conic quadratic mixed 0-1 optimization utilizing submodularity
• Michel Balinski (CNRS, France): Majority judgment
• Regina Burachik (UniSA, Australia): On Asymptotic Lagrangian duality for nonsmooth nonconvex optimization
• Emmanuel Candes (Stanford, USA): What’s happening in nonconvex optimization? A couple of stories
• Patrick Combettes (North Carolina State University, USA): Monotone Operator Theory in Optimization
• Santanu Dey (Georgia Tech, USA): Theoretical Analysis of Cutting-Planes in IP Solvers.
• Maryam Fazel (University of Washington, USA): On nonconvex optimization, online algorithms, and machine learning
• Matteo Fischetti (Padova, Italy): Algorithm Implementations
• Oktay Gunluk (IBM Research, USA): Recent progress in MIP
• Tito Homem-de-Mello (Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile):robust optimization and stochastic optimization
• Thomas Rothvoss (University of Washington, USA): Lower bounds on the size of linear programs
• Luis Nunes Vicente (Coimbra, Portugal): A new Hessian-free model-based method and its application to deep learning

Conference Venue

The Symposium will take place at the University of Bordeaux on the downtown campus (Place de la Victoire); while plenaries and semi-plenaries are scheduled to take place in the Symphony Hall (Auditorium) which is within a 20 minute walking distance.

Important Dates

• As early as possible: your registration on the conference website to receive any further communication on ISMP 2018. Simply select create account in the login menu on the upper right corner of the website:
• January 3, 2018: Opening of abstract submissions
• February 1, 2018: Opening of registrations
• February 28, 2018: Abstract submission deadline
• April 15, 2018: Notification of acceptance
• April 30, 2018: Early bird registration deadline and registration deadline for presenting authors
• July 1-6, 2018: The symposium being held in Bordeaux

Details on the program and practical information will be progressively added on the conference website:

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