IFIP Workshop "Optimal Control Meets Inverse Problems"

IFIP Workshop "Optimal Control Meets Inverse Problems"

Essen, September 5-9, 2016


The aim is to gather researchers interested in variational methods for optimal control and inverse problems, in order to foster increased interaction between these fields. This workshop is a joint activity of the IFIP WG 7.2 Working Group on Computational Techniques in Distributed Systems and IFIP WG 7.4 Working Group on Inverse Problems and Imaging.



The workshop will start on Monday, September 5, 14:15 and will end on Friday, September 9, 12:45. You can download an updated schedule and the full workshop programme.

On Wednesday afternoon, there will be a guided tour of the Villa Hügel, followed by the conference dinner.


The deadline for registration has passed.


The registration fee is € 180. The fee should be paid by bank transfer

Recipient Universitaet Duisburg-Essen
IBANDE75 3605 0105 0000 248997
Reference40601010180002 + your name
Deadline is June 30, 2016.


The workshop will be held at the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Duisburg-Essen.

The closest airport is Düsseldorf Flughafen, from which many regional trains run to Essen Hauptbahnhof. From there, you can take any subway to the station Berliner Platz.


Each attendee is responsible for booking their own accommodation. There are several hotels within walking distance, and more with fast, direct subway connection. Room allotments have been reserved at the following hotels:

  • City Hotel Essen
    (€70 single/€92 double with breakfast, code "Universitaet" until August 8)
  • Hotel Jung
    (€69 single/€77 double with breakfast, code "Universitaet" until June 20)
  • Motel One
    (€78.50 single with breakfast, code "Optimal Control Meets Inverse Problems" until July 1)
  • Stadt-gut-Hotel Rheinischer Hof
    (€69 single with breakfast, code "Universitaet Duisburg-Essen" until August 22)