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"Chemical Engineers in Computing and Systems Technology, AIChE" <[log in to unmask]>
"Christodoulos A. Floudas" <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 15 Nov 2010 10:01:39 -0500
Princeton University
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*The Second World Congress on Global Optimization in Engineering & 
Science (WCGO-2011), July 3-7, 2011 Chania, Greece.*

The second World Congress on Global Optimization (WCGO 2011) will be 
held in July 3-7, 2011 in Chania, Greece. A primary goal of this 
congress is to offer an international forum for researchers and 
practitioners in the field to exchange ideas and present original 
research work on the theory and applications of global optimization.

The six previous conferences on "Recent Advances in Global 
Optimization", "State-of-the-Art in Global Optimization", "Optimization 
in Computational Chemistry and Molecular Biology: Local and Global 
Approaches", "Frontiers In Global Optimization", "Advances in Global 
Optimization", and the First World Congress on Global Optimization took 
place at Princeton University in 1991, 1995, 1999, in Santorini, Greece 
in 2003, in Myconos, Greece in 2007, and Changsha, China in 2009, 
Organizers:_ Professor C.A. Floudas and Professor P.M. Pardalos

_Important Dates: _

Abstract submission deadline: January 15, 201

Acceptance notification: January 31, 2011

Conference Starts: July 3, 2011

Conference Ends: July 7, 2011

Early Registration:           March 31, 2011 (the registration includes 
a one year subscription to the International Society of Global 
Optimization <>)

Early Registration Fee:   400 Euros(Late Registration Fee:    450 Euros)

ConferenceThemes: The World Congress invites original contributions on 
all relevant topics related to Global Optimization in Engineering & 
Science, including, but not limited to: Biological Systems and 
Applications; Game Theory; Nonsmooth Optimization; Generalized 
Convexity; Optimal Control; Heuristic and/or Meta-Heuristic Methods; 
Polynomial Optimization; Variational Inequalities; DC programming; 
Nonconvex and Nonsmooth Mechanics; Exact Penalty Techniques and Error 
Bound Analysis; Nonlinear Programming; Reformulation Techniques; 
Canonical Duality; Machine Learning; Robust Optimization; Mathematical 
Programs with Equilibrium Constraints; Semi-definite and Semi-infinite 
Programming; Combinatorial/Integer Optimization; Monotonic Optimization; 
Shape Optimization; Complementarity Problems; Multi-level and 
Multi-objective Optimization; Statistical Learning; Concave Minimization 
Programming; Stochastic Optimization; Constraint Satisfaction; Nonconvex 
Quadratic Programming; Engineering and Industrial Applications; and 
Fuzzy Optimization and Soft Computing

_Publications:_ Selected papers will be published in a special issue of 
the Journal of Global Optimization.

Christodoulos A. Floudas
Stephen C. Macaleer '63 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science,
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Princeton University
Princeton, N.J. 08544-5263

Tel : 609-258-4595 (Office)
Fax : 609-258-0211 (Department)
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