Workshop on Modern Nonsmooth Optimization

  • Start Date: 08/09/2022
  • End Date: 08/10/2022

University of Washington


This short workshop is being hosted at the University of Washington and is in honor of Prof Adrian Lewis in recognition of his fundamental contributions to nonsmooth optimization




Aug 9:

9 am -- 5pm & Invited talks at the University of Washington

6 pm -- 10pm & Food and drinks in Seattle

Aug 10:

9 am -- 5pm & Invited talks at the University of Washington


Tentative Invited Speakers:

Jerome Bolte (Toulouse)

Ying Cui (Minnesota)

Aris Daniilidis (TU-Wien)

Robert Freund (M.I.T.)

Michael Friedlander (U.B.C.)

Warren Hare (U.B.C.)\

Alexander Ioffe (Technion)

Genaro Lopez(Sevilla)

Russell Luke (Gottingen)

Boris Mordukhovich (Wayne State)

Courtney Paquette (McGill)

Andy Philpott (Auckland)

James Renegar (Cornell)

R.T. Rockafellar (Washington)

Claudia Sagastizabal (Campinas)

Nathalie Sinclair (S.F.U.)

Henry Wolkowicz (Waterloo)

Stephen Wright (Wisconsin)


Download the Flyer here. Visit the event website here.


James V. Burke (Washington)

Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy (Washington)

Michael L. Overton (N.Y.U.)

Other Information: 


All are welcome to attend the workshop, subject to space limitations. There is no registration fee, but anyone who wishes to attend should register by sending email to Please note that, to keep the meeting small, talks are by invited speakers only, and no funding is available to support other attendees.



A block of rooms with has been reserved at the Silver Cloud Hotel. To make a reservation at the special workshop rate, click here.
Reservations may be canceled without penalty up to 48 hours in advance.