SICO 2014

iSoGO Symposium on Interdisciplinary Computation and Optimization

December 20-25, 2014, Huangshan Hot Spring Hotel 黄山温泉度假酒店, The Yellow Mountains, China*FPWMiHIFRX2jn*hVJOjTROOZIY0K*LsMweJzZMBecbTY3363zAuftqCFyFv-85-fAvF6*/2.jpg

Program: SICO program

Dec. 22, 2014

5:00pm – 7:30pm  On site registration and Welcome Reception

Dec. 23,2014

9:00am – 12:00 Morning Sessions.

12:00-2:00pm Lunch,

2:00pm – 5:00pm Afternoon Sessions

6:00pm Symposium Banquet

Dec. 24, 2014

9:00am – 12:00 Morning Sessions.

12:00-2:00pm Lunch,

2:00pm – 5:00pm Afternoon Sessions

6:00pm Symposium Dinner

Dec. 25, 2014

Tour to Mountains

Please contact 杨英 <> for your hotel reservation

Symposium Chairs:

Chen Liping (China) and  David Y Gao (Australia)

Xiqiao Feng (China), Zhen Luo (Australia), Qinghua Qin (Australia),Yizhong Wu (China)

 Organizing Committee Chairs:

Professor Yizhong Wu (HUST) and Ning Ruan (Australia)

Members:  Xiaojun Zhou (Central South University and Federation University Australia), Ning Ruan (Federation University), Yubo Yuan (East China University of Science and Technology ).

Invited Speakers (Confirmed)

Professors David Steigmann (UC Berkeley), Xiqiao Feng (Tsinghua,, T.M. Chaolu  (Shanghai Maritime University,, Wugui Jiang (Nanchang Hongkong University), Y.B. Yuan (Shanghai), Qinghua Qin (ANU), Z. Luo(UTS), Y.Z. Wu (HUST), Jihong Liu (Beihang Univ, ), Yu Guo (Nanjing Univ), Liang Gao (HUST), Shuting Wang (HUST), Dongchen Qin (Zhengzhou Univ, ), Zhuojia Fu (Hohai University, ), Dingguo Pu (Tongji University,, Guoshan Liu (Renming Univ,, Xiaochun Hong (Yunnan University of Finance and Economics,, Chao Jiang (Hunan Univ., Yan Gao (Shanghai Univ. Science and Tech,  Xiaoqiao He (City Univ, Hong Kong )

Join us in the most beautiful place for SICO 2014 to exchange ideas and present original high level unpublished research in order to bridge gaps between mathematics and engineering sciences
Special Events:
• Featured Plenary lectures on cutting-edge research
• Special topics on emerging fields in math and engineering sciences
• Special Volume by Springer
• Special issues of international journals
• Tours to enjoy natural beauties
Symposium Prizes:
• Best paper prizes for young scientists
• Best students paper awards

Registration Fees (cover all meals and a banquet during the meeting)
Students: US $260
Regular: US$400

Registration fee should be paid directly to the International Society of Global Optimization INC through bank transfer to  National Australian Bank.

Account Name: International Society of Global Optimization INC (iSoGO), Swift Code: NATAAU 3303M,  BSB: 083532, Account No: 395939556

Please send an email to    and Ms Yang Yin 杨英 <> in order to receive a confirmation.

Key dates:
Registration  deadline: December 10, 2014.

Secretary: Ms Helen Wade, email:

Treasurer: Ms. Yang Yin (HUST, 杨英 <>)

Instruction for Authors

The submission and review of papers for the SICO 2014 will be managed through an online conference paper management system called “EasyChair” (
First, you will need to set up an account (username and password) as an author.

Go to This link will bring up a login page for SICO 2014. Select “sign up for an account” to register an account.
After the account is registered, you may log in to the SICO2014 simply by entering your username and password.
After logging in to the “EasyChair” website for the SICO2014, you may click on the New Submission” link located in the top-left corner of the menu bar to submit a new abstract.

Hotel: 黄山温泉酒店

Co-Organizers and Sponsors:

CAD Center, Huanzhong University of Science & Technology (HUST)

Tsinghua University

Central South University

Federation University Australia (FedUni)

Australian National University (ANU)

University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

International Society of Global Optimization (iSoGO)


Tours: There are many tours available to different beautiful places depending your interests. The conference will arrange an one day tour.

Description: This is an ordinary social program. It will be offered to all conference participants. The estimated itinerary is shown below:

Start Time: Around 7 am , pick-up from your hotel to Yellow Mountain.
Morning: Start visiting Mt. Huangshan Scenic Area, with cable car up. After ascending Yellow Mountain (Mt. Huangshan) in a cable car, participants may see various natural sites such as “Brightness Apex”, “Lotus Flower Peak” etc.

Noon: lunch at a Chinese restaurant on the mountain

Afternoon: Visit the second summit of Yellow Mountain (Guangming Summit), see various natural sites such as “Flown Stone”, and walk down to the Cloud Valley and then down to the foot of Yellow Mountain and transfer the bus back to your hotel around 7 pm .

You can  have dinner and relax in hotspring after mountain hiking at your expense

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The Yellow Mountain in Winter

The Yellow Mountain has long been known as the symbol of China in spirit. It boasts the beautiful peaks, grotesque rocks, springs, pines, sea of clouds, and winter snow. There are a lot of well reserved old villages around it, such as Hongchun, Xidi, Lucun, Tangkou, etc.

Sunset Over Mount Huangshan

The Yellow Mountain in Winter