IFIP TC 7 Conference 2018 on System Modelling and Optimization

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IFIP TC 7 Conference on System Modelling and Optimization

Essen, July 23-27, 2018


In a cycle of two years, the International Federation for Information Processing Technical Committee 7 - System Modeling and Optimization - arranges highly regarded conferences on several topics of Applied Optimization such as Optimal Control of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, Modeling and Simulation, Inverse Problems, Nonlinear, Discrete, and Stochastic Optimization and Industrial Applications.

The 28th IFIP TC7 Conference 2018 will take place on the Essen campus of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), Germany. The organizer is the Faculty of Mathematics at the UDE.

International scientific committee

Chair: Fredi Tröltzsch

  • Adrie J.M. Beulens
  • Frédéric Bonnans
  • Maria C. Calzarossa
  • Hector Cancela
  • Josep Casanovas
  • Dietmar Hömberg
  • Barbara Kaltenbacher
  • Hisao Kameda
  • Alain Larsen
  • Irena Lasiecka
  • Vyacheslav Maksimov
  • Istvan Maros
  • Jose Antonio Oliveira
  • Jiri Outrata
  • Stefan Scholtes
  • Edmundo de Souza e Silva
  • Lukasz Stettner
  • Philippe Toint
  • Lidija Zadnik Stirn

Organizing committee

Please contact for any questions.


The workshop is scheduled to start on Monday, July 23, 10:00 and to end on Friday, July 27, 15:00.

Plenary speakers

Submission of Minisymposia

Minisymposia can consist of up to 3 slots of 3 talks (30 minutes) each. To submit a proposal for a minisymposium, please send an email with the usual information (title, organizers, number of slots, preliminary list of talks) to . Abstracts for minisymposium talks can be submitted via the registration website.

Contributed Talks

Contributed talks (30 minutes) are invited. Please use the registration website to submit a title and abstract.


Registration will open in early January.


Early bird €290
Regular €330

The conference fee includes the scientific program, lunches and coffee breaks during the conference. Participation in the social program can be booked separately.

Important dates

Submission of minisymposium proposals 30.11.2017
Notification of acceptance 31.12.2017
Submission of abstracts 28.02.2018
Notification of acceptance 14.03.2018
Early bird registration deadline 31.03.2018
Final registration deadline 31.05.2018


The workshop will be held at the main campus and 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. The following is a short list of possible hotels: