The First International Conference on
Optimization Methods and Software
December 15-18, 2002
City University of Hong Kong, Zhejiang University,
and The National Natural Science Foundation of China.
LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Dingzhu Du (USA)
Yuri Evtushenko (Russia)
Masao Fukushima (Japan)
Andreas Griewank (Germany)
Luigi Grippo (Italy)
Horst Hamacher (Germany)
Toshihide Ibaraki (Japan)
Florian Jarre (Germany)
Christian Kanzow (Germany)
Leonid Khachiyan (USA)
Zhi-Quan Luo (Canada)
Panos Padarlos (USA)
Florian Potra (USA)
Michael Powell (UK)
Cornelis Roos (Holand)
Ekkehard Sachs (Germany)
Stefan Scholtes (UK)
Naum Shor (Ukraine)
Emilio Spedicato (Italy)
Tamas Terlaky (Canada)
Paul Tseng (USA)
Takashi Tsuchiya (Japan)
Andrew Yao (USA)
Yinyu Ye (USA)
Ya-Xiang Yuan (China)
The New Building of the Center for Mathematics, Zhejiang University,
A block reservation with discount rates has
been made in the Jinxi Hotel of Hangzhou. The three-star hotel is
within a walking distance to the conference venue, and is near the West
Lake, one of the most beautiful places of the city. Shuttle bus service
between the hotel and the university will be available during the conference
period. More details on room reservation will be given in the second
Hangzhou is located in the Yangtse River Delta
of China, about 150 km southwest of Shanghai. Hangzhou is the capital
city of Zhejiang Province, and the population of the city is about two
million. Hangzhou is well-known for its picturesque scenery.
After touring Hangzhou, which had been the capital of China's Southern
Song Dynasty, the renowned 13th century Italian traveler Marco Polo exclaimed
in admiration that it was the most beautiful city in the world. "Up
in the sky there is the paradise, down on the land there are Suzhou and
Hangzhou." This is how Chinese people have described Hangzhou's fame
for hundreds of years. Each year, over 17 million tourists visit
Hangzhou. The detailed traveling information via air or train will
be included in the second announcement.
Those interested in participating the conference are invited to submit abstracts of their papers by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstracts should not exceed one page and should be written in either LaTeX or Microsoft Word format according to the sample files which are attached herewith:-
Download Abstract Information in MS Word Format
Abstract Information in LaTeX Format
It is preferable for the participants to submit their abstracts as an attached file, together with an email containing the following information:
1. Contact author's name,
affiliation, mailing and email address.
2. Name of the speaker if the paper is a co-authored one.
3. Name of the session organizer if the paper is for an organized session.
4. One or two research topics most closely related to the paper.
DATES AND DEADLINES
Deadline for abstract submissions: 31
Notification of acceptance: 30 September 2002.
Deadline for early registration: 31 October 2002.
Deadline for hotel-booking at the special rate: 30 November 2002.
Early registration fee on or before 31 October
Late registration fee: US$250.
Student registration fee: US$150.
The registration fee includes reception, banquet,
working lunches, refreshments, transportation expenses and tickets for
a one-day tour.
CONFERENCE WEB AND EMAIL ADDRESSES
Web address: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/ma/conference/oms2002.html
Email address: email@example.com