XIII Global Optimization Workshop
University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
4-8 September, 2016
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This workshop offers an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners to discuss new issues, challenging problems, advanced solutions and new trends in Global Optimization.
Since 1985, a tradition of GOW workshops exists where senior researchers and PhD students meet in a one-stream session environment to discuss approaches, algorithms and challenging applications. A list of scientists that confirmed contribution can be found here.

You will also have the opportunity to visit Braga, a magnificent city in the heart of the Minho region and be in contact with the popular traditions and taste the famous gastronomy. In the tourism office at downtown you sure can find a great quantity of attractions to visit, both in the city or nearby.

Abstract submission: all participants wishing to present a talk at GOW'16 should prepare an extended abstract of 4 pages in LaTeX style and submit it via e-mail to the address not later than March 20th, 2016 until March 31, 2016.
Please use the LaTeX style available here.

Workshop fees: €300 per participant includes lunches, coffee breaks, book of proceedings of the accepted contributions, conference diner and excursion.

Important dates:
Deadline for the submission of extended abstracts: March 20th, 2016 until March 31, 2016.
Notification of acceptance: April 22nd, 2016.
Camera-ready manuscripts due: May 22nd, 2016.
Deadline for registration: June 5th, 2016.

Paper submission: a special issue of Journal of Global Optimization will be devoted to a number of research papers presented at GOW'16.

Ana Maria A.C. Rocha
M. Fernanda P. Costa
Edite M.G.P. Fernandes






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