Final Program

Sixth SIAM Conference on Optimization

Held jointly for the first time with 1999 SIAM Annual Meeting, May 12-15, 1999, Sheraton Spirit of Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia

Sponsored by SIAM Activity Group on Optimization

The field of optimization involves a powerful combination of theoretical analysis, algorithm and software development and scientific computing. The practical scope and utility of optimization continues to grow.

The Sixth SIAM Conference on Optimization will address the most important recent advances in linear, nonlinear, and discrete optimization. The meeting will feature the latest research in algorithms and software for the solution of optimization problems. It will also feature important applications of optimization in control, networks, manufacturing, medicine, finance, aeronautical engineering, operations research, and other areas of science and engineering. The conference will bring together mathematicians, operations researchers, computer scientists, engineers, and software developers. The gathering will provide an excellent opportunity for sharing ideas and problems among specialists and users of optimization in academia, government, and industry. The conference will be held jointly with the 1999 SIAM Annual Meeting, with overlapping sessions planned to encourage interaction among participants of both meetings.


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And immediately preceding the conference at the same location on Sunday, May 9, 1999

Conference Themes

The major themes include, but are not limited to:

Machine Learning and Data Mining
Mixed Integer Programming
Nonlinear Equations

Optimal Control and Optimal Design
Optimization in Industry
Semidefinite Programming

Deadline Dates

Hotel Reservation
Audiovisual Requirements
Advance Registration

Thursday, April 8, 1999
Thursday, April 8, 1999
Monday, April 19, 1999


Dinner, honoring John Dennis and Richard Tapia
Sunday, May 9, Updated6:00 PM
Room: Capitol South
Cost per person: $50.00

Welcoming Reception and Poster Session
Monday, May 10, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Room: Exhibit Hall


Business Meeting: SIAM Activity Group on Optimization Members
Tuesday, May 11, 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
Room: Capitol North/Center

Community Reception
Wednesday, May 12, Updated7:30 PM-8:30 PM
Location: Pool side
(The reception follows immediately after the I. E. Block Community Lecture held 6:30 PM-7:30 PM.)

Funding Agency

SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the Department of Energy for its support of this conference.

Maintained by Maryann M. Donaghy, [email protected]
Created: 6/5/98 Updated: 4/19/99