European Conference on Computational Optimization


The Department of Mathematics of the TU Chemnitz
invites to the

European Conference on Computational Optimization
Chemnitz 2013


Date: July 17-19, 2013 (Wed-Fri)
(Time schedule will be approximately from Wednesday 9 a.m. to Friday noon. Arrival on Tuesday is recommended: there will be a get-together on Tuesday evening 7pm-10pm.)
Aim: to bring together scientists from the fields optimization with PDEs, algorithms for large scale optimization problems and related applications
Previous EUCCO events: took place in Dresden (2004) and Montpellier (2007).
Invited speakers: Barbara Kaltenbacher (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt)
Christian Kanzow (Universität Würzburg)
Katja Mombaur (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
Luis Nunes Vicente (Universidade de Coimbra)
Andreas Wächter (Northwestern University)
Focus sessions: see extra page
Contributions: Talks: 20 minutes (plus 5 minutes discussion)
We will provide laptop and data projector for the presentation.
Reception &
early registration:
On Tuesday, July 16, there will be a welcome reception (get-together) with the possibility for early registration. It will take place in "Altes Heizhaus" (see map) in the evening between 7 and 10 p.m. Free food and drinks will be provided.
COAP Special Issue: Participants of the conference are invited to submit a manuscript to be considered for a special issue of Computational Optimization and Applications. All contributions will be subject to the regular peer review process. Please let us know of your intention (by August 31, 2013) to submit an article, providing the names of your co-authors and a tentative title. Submissions via the online system are due October 31, 2013. Please make sure to choose S.I.: EUCCO Chemnitz 2013 as article type.
Important dates:
  • March 31st, 2013: Submission of abstracts via WWW.
  • April 15th, 2013: Decision on accepted talks.
  • May 31st, 2013: Registration via WWW (including room reservation).
  • June 15th, 2013: Payment of conference fee (bank transfer).
  • The Collection of Abstracts will be made available on the Web early in July. A booklet with all abstracts will be handed out at the beginning of the symposium.
  • October 31st, 2013: Submissions to COAP special issue.
Location &
Chemnitz University of Technology

The EUCCO 2013 will take place in Chemnitz (Campus Reichenhainer Straße) in the orange lecture hall building just in front of the bus stop "TU Campus".
Special arrangements have been made for accommodation with
Günnewig Hotel Chemnitzer Hof (Distance 3.0 km, 11 min by bus) and
Biendo Hotel Chemnitz (Distance 3.0 km, 10 min by bus).
See Location & Accommodation for details.
Room reservation will be part of the online registration.
We are happy to announce that the hotel accomodation will be covered by the generous support granted by the European Science Foundation within the program Optimization with PDE Constraints.
Conference fee:
  • 150 EUR by bank transfer in advance, before June 15th, 2013
  • or 200 EUR on-site (cash only)
includes: lunch on all three days of the conference, conference dinner, welcome reception, tea and coffee during breaks
Scientific Committee:
E. Casas (Universidad de Cantabria)   A. Quarteroni (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne)   T. Steihaug (Universitetet i Bergen)
K. Kunisch (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz)   R. Rannacher (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)   A. Walther (Universität Paderborn)
S. Lucidi (La Sapienza Università di Roma)   J.-P. Raymond (Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse)  
Organizing Committee:
P. Benner (MPI Magdeburg)   M. Hinze (Universität Hamburg)   A. Schiela (TU Berlin)
R. Herzog (TU Chemnitz)   A. Rösch (Universität Duisburg-Essen)   V. Schulz (Universität Trier)

jointly organized with the GAMM activity group on Optimization with PDE constraints.
Local Organizing Committee: J. Blechschmidt, A. Günnel, R. Herzog, S. Mach, I. Riedel, F. Schmidt, G. Wachsmuth, K. Seidel, A.-K. Glanzberg