Optimization 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 5:59pm

(first announcement)

Optimization 2014 is the eighth edition of a series of Optimization
international conferences held every three or four years, in Portugal.
This meeting aims to bring together researchers and practitioners
from different areas and with distinct backgrounds, but with common
interests in optimization. This conference series has international
recognition as an important forum of discussion and exchange of
ideas, being organized under the auspices of APDIO (the Portuguese
Operations Research Society).

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Masao Fukushima | Nanzan Univ.
Serge Gratton | ENSEEIHT and CERFACS, Toulouse
C. Tim Kelley | NC State Univ.
Nenad Mladenovic | Brunel Univ.
Maarten H. Van der Vlerk | Univ. Groningen
François Vanderbeck | Univ. Bordeaux

Invited and contributed presentations will be scheduled during the three days.

Important Dates:
Deadline for abstract submission - March 31, 2014
Notification of acceptance - May 1, 2014
Early Registration - Before May 15, 2014

Additional information regarding registration,
contributed talks, deadlines, and accommodation will
be available from the conference web site:


For any questions regarding Optimization 2014, please contact:

We look forward to meeting you in Optimization 2014,

J. M. Valério de Carvalho (Co-chair of the Organizing Committee)
A. Ismael F. Vaz (Co-chair of the Organizing Committee)

Guimarães, Portugal School of Engineering, University of Minho