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Seminar by Adam Letchford at LSE in May 2014

Adam Letchford gave a seminar to the Management Science group at the London School of Economics on 21st May 2014. The title was "Stronger multi-commodity flow formulations of the capacitated vehicle routing problem".


Summer School and Workshop on Polynomial Optimisation, Cambridge, 15th-19th July 2013

These events were organised by Adam Letchford and Joerg Fliege, together with Jean-Bernard Lasserre and Markus Scheighofer. They formed part of a four-week programme on polynomial optimisation, taking place at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge. For more details, see here


LANCS International Workshop on Discrete and Nonlinear Optimisation, Cardiff, 13th-15th May

This workshop was organised by Iskander Aliev, Joerg Fliege and Adam Letchford. The proceedings can be found here.


Seminar by Janos PintÚr, Lancaster, May 2013

Janos PintÚr gave a seminar on global optimisation and its applications in Lancaster on Tuesday 7th May. For more details, see here.


Seminars by Adam Letchford in Groningen and Pisa, April 2013

In April 2013, Adam Letchford spoke on "Some unbounded convex sets arising in non-convex MIQP" at the University of Groningen and on "Strengthening the reformulation-linearization technique with cutting planes" at the University of Pisa.


Optimisation Session at ISMP 2012, August 2012

Adam Letchford organised a session on "non-linear combinatorial optimisation problems" at the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP), which took place 19th-25th August 2012 in Berlin .

See the ISMP web site for more information.


Optimisation Session at EURO XXV, July 2012

Adam Letchford organised a session on "mixed integer nonlinear programming" at the 25th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO), which took place 8th-11th July 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania .

See the EURO XXV web site for more information.


LANCS Workshop on Modelling and Solving Complex Optimisation Problems, April 2011

This joint workshop between the LANCS Optimisation and Stochastic Modelling clusters took place 11th-13th April 2011 in Lancaster. The proceedings booklet can be found here.


Seminars by Adam Letchford in Italy

In October 2010, Adam Letchford spoke on "Reformulation of 0-1 quadratically constrained quadratic programs" at the University of Bologna and "Mixed-integer non-linear programming" at the University of Padua.

In March 2011, he spoke on "Convex relaxations of the stable set problem" and "Reformulating mixed-integer quadratically-constrained quadratic programmes" at the University of Milan.


Seminar by Marcos Goycoolea, June 2010

Dr Marcos Goycoolea Guzman (Adolfo Ib߽ez University, Chile) gave a seminar on "Scheduling an open-pit mine for extraction: challenges in the optimization of very large integer programming problems" at Lancaster University Management School on 1st June 2010. Details are here.


Seminar by Bill Cook, May 2010

Professor William J. Cook (Georgia Tech) gave a seminar on " Exact solutions in linear and integer programming" at Lancaster University Management School on 17th May 2010. Details are here.


Seminars by Adam Letchford for the LMS, April 2010

In April 2010, Adam Letchford gave two talks, in Swansea, for the London Mathematical Society. They were entitled "Optimisation over cones" and "The traveling salesman problem". 
          


2nd LANCS Workshop on Discrete and Non-Linear Optimisation, March 2010

J÷rg Fliege and Adam Letchford organised this workshop, which took place 24th-26th March 2010 in Southampton. There was a single stream of talks, a poster session for doctoral students, and an open discussion on the future of the field. The book of abstracts can be found here.


Seminar by Laura Galli, March 2010

Dr Laura Galli (Bologna) gave a seminar on "An introduction to r obust optimisation" at Lancaster University Management School on 18th March 2010. Details are here.


Seminar by George Nemhauser, September 2009

Professor George Nemhauser (Georgia Tech) gave a seminar on "Scheduling on-demand air transportation" at Lancaster University Management School on 18th September 2009. Details are here.


Optimisation Stream at OR51, September 2009

Adam Letchford organised a stream on optimisation at the 51st Operational Research Society conference, which took place 8th-10th September 2009 in Warwick.

See the OR51 web site for more information.


Optimisation Session at EURO XXIII, July 2009

Adam Letchford organised a session on "non-linear combinatorial optimisation problems" at the 23rd European Conference on Operational Research, which took place 5th-8th July 2009 in Bonn .

See the EURO XXIII web sitefor more information.


Seminar by Sanjeeb Dash, May 2009

Dr Sanjeeb Dash (IBM New York) gave a seminar on "Two applications of OR at IBM" at Lancaster University Management School on 22nd May 2009. Details are here.


 Seminar by Adam Letchford in Rome, April 2009

 In April 2009, Adam Letchford gave a seminar entitled "On non-convex quadratic programming with box constraints" at the University of Tor Vergata, Rome.


 1st LANCS Workshop on Discrete and Nonlinear Optimisation, February 2009

J÷rg Fliege and Adam Letchford organised this workshop, which was held on 19th-20th February 2009 in Southampton. A pdf file of the proceedings can be found here.