West Coast Optimization Meeting

  • Date: 10/06/2012

University of British Columbia


The WCOM events have been held once or twice yearly since at least 2006.


All events will be held on the 8th floor lounge of the Department of Computer Science, located in ICICS X860 (Google map).



There is no registration fee, but please register online so that we can plan accordingly.


Friday evening, October 5


Join us for a buffet dinner, 6:30-9pm in ICCS X860 (the 8th-floor lounge of the Department of Computer Science.


Cost: $18 for faculty and guests; $12 for students.


Please make sure to register if you plan to attend.


Saturday, October 6, 8am–5:30pm


Drop by 8–8:30am for a light breakfast: coffee, juice, bagels, fruit, etc.


8:30 - 8:40     Welcome     
8:40 - 9:20     Sven Leyffer     
9:20 - 10:00     Dennis Meng     
10:00 - 10:20     Break     
10:20 - 11:00     Jim Burke        
11:00 - 11:40     Joe Qranfal        
11:40 - 13:30     Lunch     
13:30 - 14:10     Nathan Krislock        
14:10 - 14:50     Eissa Nematollahi        
14:50 - 15:10     Break     
15:10 - 15:50     Jiawang Nie        
15:50 - 17:30     Open discussion   
Other Information: 

Please feel free to get in touch with us with questions. You can also get in touch with Holly Kwan
for administrative assistance:


Email: hmitchel@cs.ubc.ca
Office: ICCS X553
Phone: 604-822-3060


For more information please click here


For Online Evaluations, please click http://goo.gl/sB2kj


The conference is sponsored the The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, as part of the funding provided by the Collaborative Research Group in Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications.