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The list of plenary speakers is composed mainly of the Editorial Board of the journal Optimization Methods and Software.

Mehiddin Al-Baali (Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman)
Enforcing Convergence to all Members of the Broyden Family of Methods for Unconstrained Optimization

Frédéric Bonnans (INRIA-Saclay Ile-de-France and Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France)
Second-order optimality conditions and shooting algorithms for optimal control problems

Yuri Evtushenko (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
Libraries of algorithms for solving large-scale LP problem and for global optimization

Masao Fukushima (Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan)
Smoothing Approach to Equilibrium Problems with Shared Complementarity Constraints

Andreas Griewank (Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany)
Cubic overestimation and secant updating for unconstrained optimization

Michael Hintermüller (Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany)
MPECs in Function Space

Michal Kocvara (University of Birmingham, UK)
Domain Decomposition techniques in Topology Optimization

Yurii E. Nesterov (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Subgradient methods for huge-scale optimization problems

Panos M. Pardalos (University of Florida, USA)
Detecting Critical Subsets in Large Networks

Michael J.D. Powell (Cambridge University, UK)
Linearly constrained optimization without derivatives

Liqun Qi  (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)
Complex Optimization in Quantum Physics

Andrzej Ruszczynski (Rutgers University, Piscataway, USA)
Alternating Linearization for Structured Regularization Problems

Ekkehard Sachs (Universität Trier, Germany)
Preconditioning Techniques for Optimization with PDEs

Marco Sciandrone (Università di Firenze, Italy)
Inexact decomposition methods for constrained convex optimization problems and application to network equilibrium problems

Philippe Toint (University of Namur, Belgium)
The Cubic Regularization Algorithm and Recent Complexity Issues for Nonconvex Optimization

Stefan Ulbrich (Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany)
Multilevel Methods for PDE-Constrained Optimization involving Adaptive Discretizations and Reduced Order Models

Luis Nunes Vicente (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
Sparse Hessian Recovery and Trust-Region Methods based on Probabilistic Models

Yinyu Ye (Stanford University, USA)
The Simplex and Policy-Iteration Methods are Strongly Polynomial for the Markov Decision Problem with a Constant Discount Factor

E. Alper Yildirim (Koc University, Turkey)
The Frank-Wolfe Algorithm, Away Steps, and Core Sets in Optimization

Ya-xiang Yuan (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)
Hybrid algorithm for power maximization interference alignment problem of MIMO channels

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