This one day workshop is suitable for researchers and graduate students who are interested in the area of conic and discrete optimization with a focus on modeling, algorithms and applications. Register for the workshop by sending an email to with your name and affiliation.


sam-burer Tutorial: A Gentle, Geometric Introduction to Copositive Optimization
Sam Burer, University of Iowa
 Giacomo Nannicini An Exact Algorithm for Nonlinear Discrete Chance-Constrained Problems with Applications to Hydroscheduling
Giacomo Nannicini, SUTD
 he-simai Some Recent Progress in Submodularity
He Simai, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
toh-kim-chuan Tutorial: Algorithms for Large Scale Matrix Optimization
Toh Kim Chuan, NUS
 zhichao-zheng Towards Absolute Cargo Schedule Reliability in Container Liner Shipping
Zhichao Zheng, SMU
 selin-damla A Unifying Framework for Sparse Principal Component Analysis and a Novel Application to Unsupervised Object Categorization
Selin Damla Ahipasaoglu, SUTD

Jointly organized by

Engineering Systems and Design Pillar (ESD),
Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)
Department of Decision Sciences,
National University of Singapore (NUS
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You can download the workshop brochure here