World Congress on Global Optimization
WCGO 2021, Athens, Greece,
July 7-10, 2021
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Welcome to WCGO 2021
The 2021 World Congress on Global Optimization (WCGO 2021) will be held on July 7-10, 2021 in Athens, Greece. WCGO 2021 continues the tradition of The World Congress on Global Optimization (WCGO) that previously took place in Changsha, China (2009), Chania, Greece (2011), Huangshang, China (2013), Gainesville, Florida (2015) , College Station, Texas (2017) , and Metz, France (2019) . This world congress will offer an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners in the field of global optimization from all over the world
A primary goal of the WCGO is to bring together scientists, engineers, mathematicians and practitioners from a variety of related disciplines, to exchange ideas and present original research results in the theory and applications of global optimization. One of the highlights of this biannual meeting is the announcement of Constantin Carathéodory Prize of the International Society of Global Optimization awarded in recognition of lifetime contributions to the field of global optimization.
Pandemic UpdateDue to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, WCGO 2021 will be organized as a hybrid meeting. Participants can join physically in Athens or attend virtually.
ScheduleThe tentative schedule of the WCGO is now available. You can read and download the schedule here.
ProceedingsSelected refereed papers will be published in special issues of Journal of Global Optimization, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, Optimization Letters, etc.
Panos Pardalos, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida (USA)
- Ilias S. Kotsireas
- Arsenios Tsokas
- Meserret Karaca
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