Bilevel Optimal Control - Combining Theoretical and Numerical Approaches

October 20 - 22, 2014, Heidelberg University

Topics

We cordially invite you to participate in our workshop on bilevel optimal control with the goal of combining theoretical and numerical approaches. Topics for presentations include   

  • Optimality conditions for bilevel optimal control problems
  • Numerical methods for solving bilevel optimal control problems
  • Relations to MPECs, bilevel programming and parametric optimization
  • Discussion of open questions and challenges
  • Challenging applications from science and industry

Organizers

Hans Georg Bock (Heidelberg), Stephan Dempe (Freiberg), Kathrin Hatz (Heidelberg), Patrick Mehlitz (Freiberg), Katja Mombaur (Heidelberg), Johannes P. Schlöder (Heidelberg)

Confirmed Speakers

  • Joydeep Dutta (Kanpur)
  • Matthias Gerdts (München)
  • Christian Kanzow (Würzburg)
  • Christian Kirches (Heidelberg)
  • Todd Munson (Argonne National Laboratory)
  • Rüdiger Schultz (Duisburg-Essen)
  • Sonja Steffensen (Aachen)
  • Oliver Stein (Karlsruhe)
  • Jane Ye (Victoria)
  • Alain Zemkoho (Birmingham)

Program

The workshop program is located   here.

Registration

The workshop is free of charge. Please register for participation in this workshop by sending an email to   bilevelopt@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de

Venue

The workshop will be hosted at

  The Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing

Im Neuenheimer Feld 368, Room 432, 69120 Heidelberg

Hotels

Below is a non-exhaustive list of suitably located hotels in Heidelberg.

Contact Details

Kathrin Hatz

E-mail:   kathrin.hatz@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de

Phone: +49 (6221) 54 8830