Sunday, January 22, 2017

[DMANET] Conference announcement and call for abstracts: "Mathematical Optimization in the Decision Support Systems for Efficient and Robust Energy Networks" Final Conference (Modena, Italy, March 29-31 2017)


"Mathematical Optimization in the Decision Support Systems for Efficient and Robust Energy Networks" Final Conference
Modena, Italy, March 29-31 2017
Conference website:

Objective of the conference:
The COST project final conference "Mathematical Optimization for Efficient and Robust Energy Networks" is the final event that aims to:
- Strengthen cooperation with and interaction between industry and optimization and energy research communities;
- Advances in theory and methodology by establishing and tightening cross-border research collaborations;
- Promotion of mathematical optimization methodology in the energy sector (gas, heat, and electricity) and algorithmic research for energy applications in the optimization community.

Confirmed Speakers:
Iiro Harjunkoski (ABB AG, Germany)
Frauke Liers (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Andrea Lodi (Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Canada)
Henrik Madsen (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
Emanuele Martelli (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Claudia Sagastizabal (Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Brazil)
Konstantin Turitsyn (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
Energy Conversion Systems Scheduling and Design Optimization,
Nonlinear and discrete optimization methods,
Robust and Stochastic Optimization,
Gas, Heat & Electricity Transmission, Distribution/sub-transmission,
Electric and Thermal storage optimal integration and scheduling,
Energy markets, Advances in Smart Grids, Economic dispatch, Demand response, Virtual Power Plants (VPP), etc.,
Short term and long term problems,
Load forecast and renewable energy sources integration,
Integrated gas-, heat- and electric- energy infrastructures optimization,
Unit commitment,
Nuclear reactors outage,
Machine learning for energy related challenges

Abstract submission:
Abstracts must be written in English and contain no more than 1500 characters (no formulas or mathematical notations are allowed).
Important dates:
19 February 2017 – Deadline for abstract submission
24 February 2017 – Authors notification
3 March 2017 – Registration deadline
If you wish to submit an abstract, please do so by using the following link:

Scientific Committee
Aldo Bischi (Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russian Federation), co-chair
Sandrine Charousset (EDF, France)
Claudia D'Ambrosio (CNRS & Ecole Polytechnique, France), co-chair
Antonio Frangioni (University of Pisa, Italy)
Christoph Helmberg (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany)
Thorsten Koch (ZIB, Germany)
Martin Mevissen (IBM, Ireland)

Organizing Committee
Mauro DELL'AMICO (Chair)
Manuel IORI

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