Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Optimization.



Presentations from the Conference
Invited speakers, the prize speaker, minitutorials, and a selection of minisymposia presentations from the 2014 Conference on Optimization have been captured and are available as slides with synchronized audio. In addition there are PDF’s of the slides available for printing. View presentation slides with synchronized audio.

May 19, 2014: The fires in San Diego County are not affecting the conference and it is taking place as scheduled.

Local Restaurant List [PDF, 100KB]

Mobile App
A mobile app for the 2014 SIAM Conference on Optimization is available for download.  Plug www.tripbuilder.com/siam2014events into your mobile browser.  The link will automatically detect the type of device and take you to the right place to download the app. Or, view the mobile site in HTML5 by connecting to www.tripbuilder.net/mw/apps/siam2014events. You can then select OP14 from the list of 2014 SIAM events on the app or mobile site to view the schedule, browse speakers, attendees, and exhibitors, take a look at maps and building layouts, sync events with your mobile calendar, create your own show by selecting specific sessions, and more! 

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If you are tweeting about the conference, please use the designated hashtag to enable other attendees to keep up with the Twitter conversation and to allow better archiving of our conference discussions.  The hashtag for this meeting is #SIAMOP14.


Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee Co-chairs
Miguel F. Anjos, Polytechnique Montreal, Canada
Michael Jeremy Todd, Cornell University, USA

Organizing Committee
Aharon Ben-Tal, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Andrew Conn, IBM Research, USA
Mirjam Dür, University of Trier, Germany
Michael Hintermüller, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Etienne de Klerk, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Jon Lee, University of Michigan, USA
Todd Munson, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Warren Powell, Princeton University, USA
Daniel Ralph, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Ariela Sofer, George Mason University, USA
Akiko Yoshise, University of Tsukuba, Japan



The SIAM Conference on Optimization will feature the latest research in theory, algorithms, software and applications in optimization problems. A particular emphasis will be put on applications of optimization in health care, biology, finance, aeronautics, control, operations research, and other areas of science and engineering. The conference brings together mathematicians, operations researchers, computer scientists, engineers, software developers and practitioners, thus providing an ideal environment to share new ideas and important problems among specialists and users of optimization in academia, government, and industry.


Funding Agency


SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, for their support of this conference.






Important Deadlines

October 21, 2013:  Minisymposium proposals
November 18, 2013:  Abstracts for contributed and minisymposium speakers

November 11, 2013: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early Career Travel Award Applications

April 21, 2014: Disconnect time is 4:00 PM EDT

April 14, 2014

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