Abstracts of the talks (latest version, August 5, 2014): click here

Provisional Program (changed August 29)

Monday, September 8, 2014
                                                     09:00                                                                    Registration 09:30                                                                   Opening Session 09:50 Alexander B .Kurzhanski, UC Berkeley, USA and Moscow State University, Russia

                            The theory of trajectory tubes - A Mathematical Tool for control under realistic information 10:30                                                               Coffee Break  11:00 Wei Kang, Naval Postgraduate School, USA 

                           Computational Optimal Control Using Galerkin Methods 11:40 Matthias Gerdts, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany

                        Optimal control techniques for trajectory generation in robotics and autonomous vehicles 12:20 Roberto Ferretti, U. Rome 3, Italy

                      High order numerical schemes and value iteration

13:00 to 15:00                                                     Lunch 15:00 Olivier Bokanowski, University Paris Diderot, France

                        Unbounded controls for  stochastic  optimal control problems with state constraints 15:40 Marc QuimcampoixUniversité de Brest, France

                       General limit  values  for long-run optimal control problems 16:20                                                               Coffee Break  16:50 Massimo Fornasier, Technischen Universität München, Germany

                      Sparse Mean-Field Optimal Control  17:30 Enrique Zuazua, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Basque County, Spain

                      Averaged Control

19:30:00                                            Busses to Palácio dos Seteais, Sintra

20:30:00                                                         Dinner

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 09:10 Urszula Ledzewicz, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA

                “More is Not Necessarily Better”: Optimality of Bang-Singular Controls for Models of Anti-Cancer Therapies 09:50 Helmut Maurer,  Universität Münster, Germany

                 Sensitivity Analysis and Real-Time Control Techniques for  Bang-Bang  Control Problems 10:30                                                                 Coffee Break  11:00 Fernando Fontes, U. Porto, Portugal

                 Nondegenerate and normal forms of the maximum principle for optimal control problems with state constraints 11:40 Piernicola BettiolUniversité de Brest, France

                 Normality conditions for state constrained optimal control problems  12:20 Hélène Frankowska, CNRS and UPMC, France 

                 First and second order sensitivity relations in optimal control 13:00 to 15:30                                               Lunch 15:30 Fabio Ancona, U. Padova, Italy

                On quantitative compactness estimates for hyperbolic conservation laws and HJ equations 16:10 Eduardo Casas, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain

                Second Order Analysis for  Sparse Optimal Control of Parabolic PDE 16:50 Michael Hintermuller, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

                Generalized Nash Equilibrium Problems in Banach Spaces 17:20                                                     Posters  and   Wine Break

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 08:30 João Sousa, U. Porto, Portugal

                             Dynamic optimization challenges in networked vehicle systems: Are we missing something? 

09:10 Adriano Festa, ENSTA-ParisTech, France

                         Error estimates for the Euler discretization of an optimal control problem with first-order state constraints 09:50 J.  Frédèric Bonnans, École Polytechnique, INRIA- Sanclay, France

                        Second order necessary conditions for control-affine problems with state constraints 10:30                                                                   Coffee Break  11:00 Sabine Pickenhain, Brandenburg University of Technology at Cottbus, Germany

                       Spectral Methods for the solution of infinite horizon optimal control problems 11:40 Fernando L. Pereira, U. Porto, Portugal

                       Necessary Conditions of Optimality for Infinite Horizon Constrained Dynamic Control Problems  12:20 Vladimir Veliov, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

                      Optimal control on infinite time-horizon: the maximum principle revisited 13:00 to 15:00                                                           Lunch 15:00 Claudia Sagastizabel,  IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

                      Decomposition methods for Variational Inequalities  15:40 Mikhail Solodov,   IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

                      Globalizing stabilized SQP by smooth primal-dual exact penalty function  16:20                                                                    Coffee Break  16:50 Delfim Torres, U. Aveiro, Portugal

                         Computational Methods in the Fractional Calculus of Variations 17:30  Antonio Siconolfi, U. Rome  La Sapienza, Italy

                        Weak KAM techniques for  singularly perturbed optimal control problems