Program

THURSDAY

09.30 - 10.00 : Registration and coffee

10.00 - 10.15 : Welcome

10.15 - 10.40 : Oliver StrubA Genetic Algorithm to Construct Index-Tracking Portfolios subject to the UCITS III Concentration Rule

10.40 - 11.05 : Cagil KocyigitDistributionally Robust Mechanism Design

11.05 - 11.15 : Break

11.15 - 12.15 : Rico ZenklusenNew Relaxtion-Based Approaches for Online and Large-Scale Optimization

12.15 - 13.45 : Lunch

13.45 - 14.10 : Alp Yurtsever: Sketchy Decisions: Convex Low-Rank Matrix Optimization with Optimal Storage

14.10 - 14.35 : Tom RihmA mathematical programming approach for computing the pathwidth of graphs

14.35 - 14.45 : Break

14.45 - 15.45 : Philipp BaumannScaling up data mining techniques

15.45 - 16.15 : Coffee Break

16.15 - 16.40 : Simon BruggmannSubmodular Maximization through the Lens of Linear Programming

16.40 - 17.05 : Napat RujeerapaiboonScenario Reduction Revisited: Fundamental Limits and Guarantees

17.05 - 17.15 : Break

17.15 - 18.15 : Oliver Verscheure / Martin JaggiThe Swiss Data Science Center - A national center for Data Science

 

18.30 - 19.30 : Aperitif at the University

20.00 -          : Dinner at the Restaurant Le Beau Site

 

FRIDAY

09.30 - 09.55 : Tobias SutterDecision making under uncertainty: Performance bounds for the scenario approach

09.55 - 10.20 : Meritxell Pacheco Paneque: Lagrangian relaxation for the integration of discrete choice models in mixed integer linear problems

10.20 - 10.50 : Coffee Break

10.50 - 11.15 : Alfonso CevallosMax dispersion over low-dimensional point-sets

11.15 - 11.40 : Tony HürlimannPuzzles and games to learn OR modelling techniques

11.40 - 11.50 : Break

11.50 - 12.50 : Karl IslerA robust heuristic for capacity control with planned upgrades

13.00 - 14.30 : Lunch

14.30 - 16.00 : GA of SVRO/ASRO