The aim of the workshop New Horizons on Optimal Control 2014 is to promote, encourage, and forge new collaborations and understanding among researchers working on optimal control and optimization. 

This workshop, held in the beautiful seaside city of Cascais,  25 kms away from Lisbon, will be an opportunity for all the participants to interact,  discuss new challenges and the  latest developments in the field and foster new research collaborations.

There will be 27 invited speakers presenting talks of 40 minutes on various aspects of optimal control.

This workshop is organized by the Portuguese FCT Project OCHERA,  and  the European ITN SADCO. It has the  support of  the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto.

New There will be a  Poster Session during the Workshop. 

We invite all, special  young researchers, to present their work as a poster this workshop. This poster session is open to all although priority will be given to OCHERA young researchers and  SADCO fellows. 

Those who wish to present their work in the poster format should send an e.mail to before July 31, 2014 with  ( 1) title (2) authors and affiliation 3) short abstract

Confirmation of acceptance will take less than two weeks.

Registration is now open in  Registration

This event is open to all and no fee will be charged but the number of participants in this workshop is limited.  



This event is funded by the Portuguese Fundação para a Ciência e Technologia (FCT)  under the project OCHERA, grant agreement PTDC/EEI-AUT/1450/2012|FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-028894. It is also a satellite event of  SADCO, a  European Union project under the 7th Framework Programme «FP7-PEOPLE-2010-ITN», grant agreement number 264735-SADCO.  


This workshop is held within the scope of the Research Unit  ISR-Porto. 

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