Conferences and Presentations

Upcoming conferences

Conferences that I am/was involved in the organization

Selected conference presentations

  • May 24, 2017, Vancouver, Canada, SIAM Conference on Optimization 2017 (SIOPT 2017), A space transformation framework for nonlinear optimization, mini-symposium talk, joint work with S. Gratton and L. N. Vicente

  • July 28, 2014, Guimarães, Portugal, Optimization 2014, “A subspace decomposition framework for nonlinear optimization”, invited-session talk, joint work with S. Gratton and L. N. Vicente

  • July 25, 2013, Toulouse, France, Recent Advances on Optimization (dedicated to Ph. Toint's 60th birthday), “A subspace decomposition framework for nonlinear optimization: Global convergence and global rates”, contributed talk, joint work with S. Gratton and L. N. Vicente

Selected seminar talks

  • Aug. 18, 2015, LSEC, Beijing, China, “The worst case complexity of direct search and the (unexpected) mathematics in it”, seminar talk invited by Y. Liu [slides]

  • Sept. 3, 2013, LSEC, Beijing, China, “Direct search based on probabilistic descent”, seminar talk invited by Y. Yuan [paper]