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4th IMA Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimisation

Date: 3 – 5 September 2014
Location: University of Birmingham

The IMA and the University of Birmingham are pleased to announce the Fourth Biennial IMA Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization. The meeting is co-sponsored by SIAM, whose members will receive the IMA members’ registration rate.

Programme


Scope

The success of modern methods for large-scale optimisation is heavily dependent on the use of effective tools of numerical linear algebra. On the other hand, many problems in numerical linear algebra lead to linear, nonlinear or semidefinite optimisation problems. The purpose of the conference is to bring together researchers from both communities and to find and communicate points and topics of common interest.
Conference topics include any subject that could be of interest to both communities, such as:
• Direct and iterative methods for large sparse linear systems.
• Eigenvalue computation and optimisation.
• Large-scale nonlinear and semidefinite programming.
• Effect of round-off errors, stopping criteria, embedded iterative procedures.
• Optimization issues for matrix polynomials
• Fast matrix computations.
• Compressed/sparse sensing
• PDE-constrained optimisation
• Applications and real time optimisation

Invited Speakers

Michele Benzi (Emory University)
Iain Duff (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and CERFACS Toulouse) - SIAM UKIE Speaker
Michael Friedlander (University of British Columbia) – NAG Distinguished Lecturer
Andreas Grothey (University of Edinburgh)
Joerg Liesen (TU Berlin)
Yuri Nesterov (Université Catholique de Louvain)
Nancy Nichols (University of Reading)

Further details to be announced.

Conference Fees

Early Bird Fees were  available until Monday 4 August 2014. Conference fees are now:

IMA/SIAM Member:                        £ 285.00
Non-IMA Member:                           £ 390.00
Non IMA Student:                            £ 160.00
IMA Student Member:                    £ 170.00

Conference fees include refreshments and lunches throughout the conference, venue facilities and a drinks reception on evening of 3 September.

*Early Bird Fees must have been paid by Monday 4 August 2014 otherwise the higher price will be implemented.
               
Residential Fee ‐ Unfortunately all bedrooms are full which were allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please contact the Conferences Department for alternative hotel recommendations.

To register for this event, please download, complete and return the application form.

Organising Committee

Michal Kocvara, University of Birmingham (co-chair)
Daniel Loghin, University of Birmingham (co-chair)
Jacek Gondzio, University of Edinburgh
Nick Gould, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Jennifer Scott, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Francoise Tisseur, University of Manchester

Conference Venue

The conference will be hosted by the University of Birmingham. Talks will take place in the School of Mathematics. Single en suite bed and breakfast accommodation will be available at the nearby Lucas House.

Instructions for authors

The deadline for abstracts submission has passed. A book of abstracts will be made available to delegates at the conference.

Further Information

For further information or to register your interest, please contact Lizzi Lake, Conference Officer, E-mail: conferences@ima.org.uk, Tel: +44 (0) 1702 354 020, Fax: +44 (0) 1702 354 111, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, Catherine Richards House, 16 Nelson Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1EF, UK.

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