The International Conference on
Nonlinear Programming with Applications
(NPA2006)

Registration Form

A List of Titles

Programme

Call for Papers

 

 

Date : 29 May - 1 June, 2006

 

Venue : Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Shanghai is known as the "Oriental Paris" and "Pearl of China".  As the largest and most prosperous city in the nation, Shanghai is the economic, financial and cultural center.  What make Shanghai particularly attractive are the many different styles of architecture and design throughout the city.  Shanghai has a rich history and culture with more than 70 popular historic and cultural sites.  In Shanghai, there is a rapidly growing new Pudong district, China’s largest Economic Zone.  It is characterized by its famous landmark, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, and a cluster of newly built skyscrapers.  Shanghai is within 1-2 hours driving distance of the famous garden cities Suzhou and Hangzhou.
 

Aims :

The conference aims to provide a forum for eminent researchers and practitioners working in nonlinear programming and its applications to gather together to report and exchange their latest works.

 

Sponsors :

      Fudan University (FU)

      The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

      The Institute of Systems Science (ISS) at Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science (AMSS)

      National Natural Science Foundation of China

 

      * The conference is also endorsed by the Pacific Optimization Research Activity Group and the AMSS-PolyU Joint Research Institute.

 

Topics :

      Engineering Applications

      Financial Optimization

      Generalized Convexity

      Global Optimization

      Nonlinear Programming

      Variational Analysis

      Optimal Control

      Vector Optimization

      Variational Inequalities

      Set-valued Optimization

 

Organizing Committees

      Conference Co-Chairs :

      Shouyang Wang (ISS), Xiaoqi Yang (PolyU) and Daoli Zhu (FU)

      Program Committee :

      Xuexiang Huang (Co-Chair, FU) and Heung Wong (Co-Chair, PolyU), Xinmin Yang (CQU) and Hanqin Zhang (AMSS)

      Local Organizing Committee :

      Qing Xu (Chair, FU), Xi Dai (FU) and Qinmin Wu (FU), Xiaoguang Yang (AMSS) and Shushang Zhu (FU) 

      Secretary :Eva Yiu (PolyU)

 

Keynote Speakers

      Alfred Auslender, Universitm Claude-Bernard (Lyon I)

      Alexander D. Ioffe, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

      R. Tyrrell Rockafellar, University of Washington

 

Invited Speakers :

      Jim Burke, University of Washington

      Guangya Chen, TheInstitute of Systems Science

      Shucherng Fang, North Carolina State University

      David Yang Gao, Virginia Tech University

      Vaithilingam Jeyakumar, TheUniversity of New South Wales

      Masao Fukushima, Kyoto University

      Nicolas Hadjisavvas, University of the Agean

      Xuexiang Huang, Fudan University

      Adrian Lewis, Cornell University

      Dinh The Luc, Universitm d'Avignon

        Juan Enrique Martinez Legaz, Universitat de Barcelona

      Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University

      Liqun Qi, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

      Alex M. Rubinov, University of Ballarat

      Jie Sun, National University of Singapore

      Marc Teboulle, Tel-Aviv University

      Michel Thera, Universitm de Limoges

      Jen-Chih Yao, National Sun Yat-Sen University

      Jane Ye, University of Victoria

      Shouyang Wang, The Institute of Systems Science

      Yin Zhang, Rice University

      Daoli Zhu, Fudan University

      Qiji Zhu, Western Michigan University

 

Scientific Committee :

      Guangya Chen (Co-Chair), The Institute of System Sciences, CAS, China

      Shucherng Fang, North Carolina State University, USA

      David Yang Gao, Virginia Tech University, USA

      Masao Fukushima, Kyoto University, Japan

      Carl T. Kelley, North Carolina State University, USA

      Duan Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

      Panos M. Pardalos, University of Florida, USA

      Liqun Qi (Co-Chair), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

      Alex M. Rubinov, University of Ballarat, Australia

      Siegfried Schaible, University of California, Riverside, USA

      Jie Sun, National University of Singapore, Singapore

      Michel Thera, Universite de Limoges, France

      Wenyu Sun, Nanjing Normal University

      Kok Lay Teo, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

      Jen-Chih Yao, National Sun Yat-Sen University

      Yaxiang Yuan, Institute of Computing Mathematics and Engineering Computations

      Wuyi Yue, Konan University, Japan

      Xiangsun Zhang, Academy of Mathematics and System Sciences

      Yin Zhang, Rice University, USA

 

Special Journal Issues :

Optimization – Guest editors :

Shouyang Wang, Xiaoqi Yang and Daoli Zhu

Mathematical Methods of Operations Research – Guest editors :

Guangya Chen, Xuexing Huang and Xinmin Yang

 

How to participate :

If you wish to contribute a talk in NPA2006, please send your abstract before April 1, 2006, to one of the Program Co-Chair.

 

The e-mail addresses of the Program Co-Chairs are: 

      Xuexiang Huang (xxhuang@fudan.edu.cn) and

      Heung Wong (mathwong@inet.polyu.edu.hk)

 

If you wish to attend NPA2006 but not to give a talk, you may also contact one of the Program Co-Chair before April 30, 2006.

 

Conference Tour

The conference tour is arranged to visit the beautiful garden city Suzhou.Suzhou is located in the south of Jiangsu province, some 50 miles west of Shanghai, along the old Grand Canal.  The city has been famous for its gardens for many centuries.  A well-known Chinese proverb says: “In heaven there is paradise.  On earth there are Suzhou and Hangzhou.”

 

Visa and Invitation Letter : Xuexiang Huang (xxhuang@fudan.edu.cn)

 

Registration Fees

The registration fees include the expenses of the food, the 4/5 nights accommodation and/or the conference tour.

 

Registration Fees for NPA2006 are:

  Single Room Occupancy with Tour: USA$300

  Single Room Occupancy without Tour: USA$250

  Twin Share Room Occupancy with Tour: USA$200

  Twin Share Room Occupancy without Tour: USA$150

 

Payment method : Please transfer your registration fee to the following bank account before April 30, 2006:

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            Account Name : Fudan University

            Account Number : 044159-8850-05131208093001

            (International Swift Code : BKCHCNBJ300)

            Bank Name : Bank of China, Shanghai Shidong Sub-Branch, Guo Ding Road Sub-Office

            Bank Address : No. 288, Guo Ding Road, Shanghai 200433, China

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Transportation to the hotel

Hotel address : Fudan Zhengda Guest House, No. 220, Handan Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai.  Tel:021-65643777, 021-55664871

(Note : the guest house is inside of Fudan University.)

 

a.         From the Shanghai Pudong International Airport to the Fudan Zhengda Guest House:

            (i)   Take Airport Bus Line No. 4 to Wujiao Chang (Approx. 15 RMB) and then take a taxi to the Fudan Zhengda Guest House via the Guo Ding Road Gate of Fudan University (Approx. 10 RMB).

            (ii)  Take a taxi directly from the airport to the Fudan Zhengda Guest House via the Guo Ding Road Gate of Fudan University (Approx. 130 RMB).

 

b.         From the Hongqiao Airport to the Fudan Zhengda Guest House:

            (i)   Take a taxi directly to the Fudan Zhengda Guest House via the Guo Ding Road Gate of Fudan University (Approx. 60 RMB).

 

c.         Shanghai railway station to the Fudan Zhengda Guest House:

            (i)   Take No. 942 bus to Fudan University and then walk about 200 meters to the Fudan Zhengda Guest House.

            (ii)  Take a taxi directly to the Fudan Zhengda Guest House via the Guo Ding Road Gate of Fudan University (Approx. 25 RMB).

 

(US$1 = 8 RMB)

 

Local contact address and phone numbers

            Department of Management Science, 

            Management School, 

            Fudan University, 

            No. 670, Guoshun Road

            Yangpu District 

            Shanghai

 

            Phone numbers : 021-65644528, 021-65642412, 021-65104089

            Mobile : 13918156907, 13764433253

 

Homepage Address and general enquiry :

      http://www.polyu.edu.hk/~ama/events/conference/NPA2006/an1.htm

      Eva Yiu (maevayiu@polyu.edu.hk)



Last updated on 24 May 2006