iSoGO  Symposium on

Interdisciplinary Computing and Optimization (SICO-2017)

July 21-25, 2017, Ballarat, Australia

Co-Chairs: David Y Gao, Qinghua Qin

Conference Secretary: Mrs Helen Wade, Gen Maddox

Program Committee: Dr. Ning Ruan

Join us with eminent scholars for this scientifically enriching and socially exciting event hosted in the beautiful historical city Ballarat to exchange ideas and present original high  level research results to bridge gaps between mathematics and engineering sciences.

Confirmed Plenary/Invited Speakers:


Main Topics:

Mathematical modeling, methods, and algorithms of computational physics, computational mathematics, chaotic dynamics, control and simulation for multi-scale systems, multi-level optimization and design, global optimization and applications in multidisciplinary fields.

Special Events:

Featured Plenary lectures on cutting-edge research,

Conference Prizes: Best paper prizes for young scientists

Best students paper awards

Tours to enjoy natural beauty, beaches, 12 Apostles  and  Great Ocean Road




Confirmed Keynote/Invited Speakers:

Professor Shijiun Liao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Professor Mingqing Xiao, Southern Illinois University, USA



US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR),

Federation University,

International Society of Global Optimization (iSoGO)




Instruction for Abstract Submission

The submission of papers for the SICO 2017 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   (open soon)

This link will bring up a login page for SICO 2017. Select “sign up for an account” to register an account.

After the account is registered, you may log in to the SICO 2017 simply by entering your username and password.

After logging in to the “EasyChair” website for the SICO 2017, you then click on the New Submission” link located in the top-left corner of the menu bar to submit a new abstract.


A group of rooms will be reserved in Mercure Ballarat Convention Centre, please book your room directly at the hotel web page. Make sure to indicate SICO2017 at FedUni in order to have conference discount rate.

Registration Fees (cover all lunches and a banquet during the meeting)
Students: AU $300
Regular: AU$450

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 Helen Wade  in order to receive a confirmation.


From Melbourne airport, please take shuttle bus to Ballarat. The shuttle bus station is just cross the street from the international arrival. The hotel address is


Tel: (+61)3/53271200



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