1. Andrey Bogatyrev,

Professor, Institute of Numerical Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences  and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Title: Optimal Multiband Electrical Filters: an approach of Analytical Ansatz

  1. Coralia Cartis,

Associate Professor, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Title: Complexity of Nonconvex Optimization: the story so far

  1. Dr. Michael Cullinan,

Maryvale Higher Institute of Religious Sciences

Title: Piecewise Convex-Concave Approximation in the Minimax Norm

  1. Ioannis Demetriou,

Professor, Department of Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Title: Least Squares Piecewise Monotonic Data Approximation: Algorithms, Software and Applications

  1. Dimitri Hristou-Varsakelis,

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki

Title: Tax Evasion as an Optimal Control Problem: Markov-based Models and Computational Challenges

  1. Valery Kalyagin,

Professor, Head of Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, The Nizhny Novgorod branch

Title: Optimal Portfolio Selection and Estimation of Covariance Matrix: Bias-efficiency tradeoff

  1. Ilias Kotsireas,

Professor, Department of Physics and Computer Science, Wilfrid Laurier University

Title: Low Autocorrelation Binary Sequences

  1. Panos Pardalos,

Distinguished professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Florida, Visiting Professor National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Title: On the Passage from Local to Global in Optimization: New Challenges in Theory and Practice

  1. Michael Rassias,

Institute of Mathematics, University of Zürich

Title: Open Problems in Mathematics with John F. Nash

  1. Georgios Stavroulakis,

Professor Department of Production Engineering and Management,

Technical University of Crete

Title: Optimal Design of Piezocomposites including Fuzzy Control

  1. Michael Vrahatis,

Professor Department of Mathematics, University of Patras

Title: Generalizations of the Bolzano Theorem

  1. Zaikun Zhang,

Department of Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Title: A Space Transformation Framework for Nonlinear Optimization.