Outline of the Conference Program

Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony will take place on Sunday, August 19, 2012, 18:00h at the Konzerthaus on the historic Gendarmenmarkt which is considered one of the most beautiful squares in Europe. The opening session will feature the presentation of awards (Beale-Orchard-Hayes Prize, Lagrange Prize, Dantzig Prize, Fulkerson Prize, Tucker Prize Finalists Announcement, and Tseng Lectureship) by the Mathematical Optimization Society accompanied by symphonic music. This is followed by the welcome reception with a magnificent view on Gendarmenmarkt. more...

Scientific Program

The whole program is contained in the online version of the printed book of abstracts.

Plenary and semi-plenary lectures start either at 9:00h or at 17:00h. For details see the table below or the list of plenaries.

You may look at the details of the parallel sessions for each cluster separately
via the list of all clusters and cluster chairs,
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or select an appropriate time slot in the following table.


MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09:00 - 09:50
Rakesh Vohra
Tseng Memorial Lecture
Christof Schütte
Richard Baraniuk
Nikhil Bansal
Xiaojun Chen

10:30 - 12:00

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12:00 - 13:15

lunch break
lunch break
lunch break
lunch break
lunch break

13:15 - 14:45

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15:15 - 16:45

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17:00 - 17:50

Dimitris Bertsimas
Katya Scheinberg
Rekha Thomas 
Teemu Pennanen
Claudia Sagastizabal
Robert Weismantel
Amin Saberi
Michael P. Friedlander
Jorge Nocedal

 

HISTORICAL LECTURES

In addition to the scientific program ISMP 2012 will offer an extensive coverage of the history of optimization. Five special history lectures are scheduled. more...

Tseng Memorial Lecture

This lecture will be given Tuesday at 17.00h by the prize winner of the Tseng Memorial Lectureship. The prize was established in 2011 and will be awarded for the first time during the opening ceremony of ISMP 2012.  more...

 

Tucker Prize Session

The Tucker Prize will be awarded during the Tucker Prize Session on Monday at 10.30h followed by the presentations by the finalists. more...

 

MOS Business Meeting

The business meeting of the Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) will take place on Tuesday, August 21, 18:15h in room H0105.

CONFERENCE DINNER

The conference dinner will take place Wednesday night at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt ("House of the Cultures of the World") located in the Tiergarten park with a beer garden on the shores of the Spree river and a view on the German Chancellery. more...

 

 

Klaus Tschira Workshop (in German only)

This is an event for German school classes, journalists, and German speaking conference participants, therefore, information is only available in German.

 

Der Klaus Tschira Workshop ist eine Veranstaltung, mit der die grundlegenden Ideen der mathematischen Optimierung einer breiten Öffentlichkeit in verständlicher Weise nahegebracht werden sollen. Wir laden Berliner Oberstufenschüler (Gymnasium 11. und 12. Klasse), ihre Lehrer, Journalisten sowie Teilnehmer der ISMP zur Teilnahme ein. mehr...

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