Summer School on Optimization at the University of Calgary

  • Start Date: 06/14/2013
  • End Date: 06/28/2013


Miguel Anjos, CRC, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal

Heinz Bauschke, CRC, UBCO

Antoine Deza, CRC, McMaster

Warren Hare, UBCO

Yves Lucet, UBCO

Shawn Wang, UBCO



University of Calgary



The school will consist of three individual lecture blocks, compressed into an equivalent of a one semester graduate level course. Block lectures will be led by the corresponding mentors --distinguished optimizers external to U of Calgary-- with each block followed by a mid-term type evaluation. We are happy to announce that Drs. Miguel Anjos (CRC, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal), Heinz Bauschke (CRC, UBCO), Antoine Deza (CRC, McMaster),Warren Hare (UBCO), Yves Lucet (UBCO), and Shawn Wang (UBCO) will be mentoring the summer school. Tentatively classes will run daily 9am-12 noon, followed by students group work and free time. For more detials of the course content please consult the attached PDF description.


It is the intent to offer the sumer school as a graduate course registered with U of Calgary (approval pending). Therefore, participants from Western Deans' Agreement affiliated sites,, will be eligible for a graduate course credit via the agreement. Students from other universities wishing to obtain an equivalent credit will have to work with their graduate school or equivalent on individual basis.


The summer school will provide partial to full financial support to selected students. To apply for participation, submit a resume and a support level from the supervisor by e-mail to with exact subject line: Application 2013 Summer School

Abstracts / Downloads / Reports: 

Details on the schedule can be found here.

Other Information: 

Part of the 2013 Thematic Activities of PIMS Collaborative Research Group Optimization: Theory, Applications, and Algorithms




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