[Opt-net] LAST CALL: 12th Annual MOPTA Conference at Lehigh University, July 30-August 1, 2012
luis.zuluaga at lehigh.edu
Mon May 14 06:06:29 MEST 2012
LAST CALL: for contributed sessions/talks/posters
MOPTA 2012, July 30 to August 1, 2012 , Lehigh University
The conference is an annual event aiming to bring together a diverse
group of people from both discrete and continuous optimization,
working on both theoretical and applied aspects. Our target is to
present a diverse set of exciting new developments from different
optimization areas while at the same time providing a setting which
will allow increased interaction among the participants. We aim to bring
together researchers from both the theoretical and applied communities
who do not usually have the chance to interact in the framework of a
*Kurt M. Anstreicher (University of Iowa)
*Edgar Blanco (MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics)
*Andrew V. Goldberg (Microsoft Research)
*Mark S. Roberts (University of Pittsburgh)
*Michael Trick (Carnegie Mellon University)
*Reha Tütüncü (Goldman Sachs)
*Santosh S. Vempala (Georgia Institute of Technology)
*Henry Wolkowicz (University of Waterloo)
*Stephen J. Wright (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
*AIMMS-MOPTA MODELING COMPETITION*
As part of the Conference, there is an optimization modeling competition
sponsored by AIMMS (http://www.aimms.com). Finalist will present their results
at a special session of MOPTA 2012. The competition problem has been posted
at http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~mopta/competition. Competition entry submission
deadline is May 31, 2012. For more information, visit the competition
website: http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~mopta/competition. For questions, please
contact Frank E. Curtis, frank.e.curtis at lehigh.edu.
Each accepted paper will be allotted a 25 minute talk. Authors wishing
to speak and/or organize a session should submit an abstract via the
conference web page http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~mopta/abstracts
by May 21, 2012.
For registration please go to http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~mopta/registration
Early: (by July 2, 2012): $250 (Regular), $125 (Student/Post-doc)
Late: (after July 2, 2012): $300 (Regular), $150 (Student/Post-doc)
On-Site: (after July 30, 2012): $330 (Regular), $165 (Student/Post-doc)
Registration is free for invited plenary speakers and Lehigh students aiding
at the conference.
Abstract Submission deadline: May 21, 2012
Early registration deadline: July 2, 2012
Conference date: *July 30 to August 1, 2012*.
Bethlehem, PA is just one hour drive west of the Newark
International Airport (EWR), less than an hour drive north of Philadelphia.
Participants may fly to the Allentown-Bethlehem (ABE) airport, 10 minutes
drive from Lehigh University.
Please direct questions to: Luis F. Zuluaga (luis.zuluaga at lehigh.edu).
Further information is available at: http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~mopta/
We are looking forward to welcoming you at MOPTA 2012 in Bethlehem at
Luis F. Zuluaga
Chair, Organizing Committee,
July 30 - August 1, 2012
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Harold S. Mohler Laboratory
200 West Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015-1582
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