31 October - 1 November 2013       ICMS Edinburgh
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About the workshop

This workshop brings together experts in a variety of fields including convex and nonconvex optimization, preconditioning, interior point methods, the simplex method, Krylov subspace methods, scientific and parallel computing among others. Research in these areas holds great promise for huge-scale problems arising in the digital economy.


Thursday 31 October - Friday 1 November, 2013.

Keynote speaker

Prof Michael Saunders (Stanford University).


The conference will be held in the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Poster session

A contributed poster session will be held during the conference. We invite participants to submit and present a high quality poster. The poster should be A0 in size, and although either orientation is acceptable, landscape is preferred.

There will be a small prize for the PhD student presenting the best poster at the workshop.

Support for PhD students

We have a small amount of funding to partially support PhD students from around the UK to attend this workshop. The successful applicant(s) must be willing to present a poster at the workshop. If you would like to apply for these funds, please email Rachael Tappenden with the following information: Applications received after 5pm on Friday 27 September will not be considered. Please ensure you submit a complete application (incomplete applications will not be considered) ideally as a pdf file.

We will respond to your request within two weeks.


Rachael Tappenden Email: R.Tappenden@ed.ac.uk Website: http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~rtappend/ Edinburgh logo
Jacek Gondzio Email: J.Gondzio@ed.ac.uk Website: http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~gondzio/


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