NOPTA 2024 Workshop

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Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce the upcoming “Workshop on Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications (NOPTA 2024)”, an event that aims to bring together leading experts and researchers in the field of variational and nonsmooth analysis and optimization to explore the latest advancements, share insights, and foster collaborative discussions.

Workshop Details:

  • Title: Workshop on Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications (NOPTA 2024) Date: 8-12 April 2024 Venue: University of Antwerp, Belgium Website:

Plenary Speakers: We are honored to host renowned experts who have made significant contributions to the field of nonsmooth optimization. Our esteemed plenary speakers include:

  • Boris Mordukhovich (Wayne State University, USA)
  • Yurii Nesterov (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
  • Coralia Cartis (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Lionel Thibault (Universite Montpellier II, France)
  • Radu Ioan Boţ (University of Vienna, Austria)
  • Marc Teboulle (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)
  • Claudia Sagastizábal (IMECC, Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil)
  • Michel Thera (Université de Limoges, France)
  • Amir Beck (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)
  • Russell Luke (Universität Göttingen, Germany)
  • Mikhail Solodov (IMPA – Instituto de Matem´atica Pura e Aplicada, Brazil)
  • Jérôme Bolte (University Toulouse Capitole, France)
  • Panagiotis Patrinos (KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • Nicolas Gillis (University of Mons, Belgium)
  • Peter Richtarik (KAUST, Saudi Arabia)

Abstract Submission: Still few spots for oral presentations and many spots for poster presentations are available. You can submit your contribution via:

Registration: Registration for NOPTA 2024 is now open! To secure your spot at this workshop, please visit our website and follow the instructions.

We look forward to your participation in this event. Should you have any inquiries or require further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at or

Thanks in advance for your effort in distributing NOPTA 2024 and looking forward to welcoming you to Antwerp!

Warm regards,

On behalf of the Organizing and Scientific Committees:
Masoud Ahookhosh
(University of Antwerp), chair of SC.