After a busy day with plenty of talks, the participants enjoyed the conference dinner on a boat, cruising through the historic center of Berlin.
Congratulations to Xudong Li for winning the Best Paper Prize for Young Researchers in Continuous Optimization with his contribution "Exploiting second order sparsity in big data optimization". The three other finalists, Amal Alphonse, Yuxin Chen, and Damek Davis were also praised by the best paper Committee.
After a sensational opening ceremony, ICCOPT is underway! Plenary sessions brought to the forefront the latest developments in mathematical optimization. The Best Paper Session showcased four finalists who gave their talks. The result will be announced during today's Conference Dinner. The day ended with a lot of robust discussions during the poster session.
ICCOPT 2019 is glad to announce that financial support will be offered for young researchers who have no or little financial support from their home institutions towards conference and travel expenses, and for important contributors who would not otherwise be able to attend ICCOPT.
The available travel grant is restricted to a maximum of 450 EUR per person. Due to limited funds, the exact amount of financial help will be decided upon completion of all applications.
Deadline for application of a financial support grant: Apr 1, 2019
Eligible for the financial support are
The application package should include:
The scientific program of ICCOPT 2019 consists of
Each talk or minisymposium is assigned to a thematic cluster.