UW-Madison Stochastic Programming Short Course, August 3rd-4th, 2017
Note: Access to this page is restricted to registered participants. 
Questions: Contact Victor Zavala [link

Thursday, August 3rd
08:30 am - 10:00 am: Basics on Probability Theory, Statistics, and Optimization
10:00 am - 10:15 am: Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am: Two-Stage Formulations
11:45 am - 01:30 pm: Lunch at Wisconsin Union Terrace
01:30 pm - 03:00 pm: Risk Metrics and Probabilistic Constraints
03:00 pm - 03:30 pm: Break
03:30 pm - 05:00 pm: Multi-Objective Formulations and Conflict Resolution 
06:30 pm -                  : Dinner at Brocach [link]

Friday, August 4th
08:30 am - 10:00 am: Advanced Applications (Supply Chain Design, Inventory Management)
10:00 am - 10:15 am: Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am: Advanced Applications (Optimal Control and Operations)
11:45 am - 12:45 pm: Lunch at Union South
12:45 pm - 01:30 pm: Multi-Stage Formulations
01:30 pm - 01:45 pm: Break
01:45 pm - 03:00 pm: Algorithms and Tools
03:00 pm  -                 : Adjourn

Important: Please bring a laptop with a web browser that has a web browser other than Internet Explorer. The course involves lectures that are mixed with computational experiments in the Julia programming language. You do not need to install any software on your laptop, all tools will be available via the JuliaBox web server. 

Registered Participants 
Victor Saucedo, Genentech 
Aryan Geraili, P&G 
Brian Gettelfinger P&G
Holger Teichgraeber, Stanford
Zhou Yu, Carnegie Mellon 
Can Li, Carnegie Mellon
Sophie Kim, Georgia Tech
Jackie Zhai, Georgia Tech
Alexander Smith, UW-Madison 
Di Liang, UW-Madison 
Mahmoud Sharara, UW-Madison 
Yicheng Hu, UW-Madison
Sungho Shin, UW-Madison

Short Course Location: UW-Madison Campus, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Building, Room 1170 Northwest [link].
Recommended Hotels: Buckingham Inn [link], DoubleTree [link], Union South [link], Hotel Red [link], Hilton [link]
Parking: Engineering Parking Ramp [link], Union South Garage [link]
Meals: Refreshments (coffee, soda, cookies) will be provided during the course.  
             Breakfast on your own. Expenses not covered.
             Group will get together to have lunch and dinner on Thursday 3rd and lunch on Friday 4th. Expenses not covered. 


Pre-Survey [link]