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 WCOM 11

The West Coast Optimization Meeting will take place on October 1, 2011.

The organizers (Heinz Bauschke, Warren Hare, Yves Lucet, and Shawn Wang) are pleased to host the West Coast Optimization Meeting (WCOM) this Fall in Kelowna, BC at UBC Okanagan. All talks take place on campus. Please check back at this page frequently and watch for details as they become available. The contact page contains maps and direction information.

If you are interested in attending please send an email to with your name, affiliation, and home page url, and whether you would like to attend the social event. While there is no fee for the event (except for the social event) registration is required.

 Previous WCOM editions

The WCOM events have been held once or twice yearly since at least 1992 (the first of the two meetings were called the West Coast Optimization Seminar). Information regarding previous WCOM editions:


  • Friday, September 30, 2011: BBQ Social, 929 Grenfell Court starting at 6:00pm. Cost: $20.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2011: Presentations in ROOM SCI 333. Breakfast and lunch in ROOM SCI 396.


A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Manteo for Friday and/or Saturday nights. These rooms might be released to the general public, so please book your room(s) soon.

Booking should be done directly at the Manteo Resort quoting "WCOM meeting".

 Wireless Access during the meeting

Participants from Supported institutions have wireless access through eduroam-US. UBC Vancouver participants can use their normal login.

All other participants should connect to the ubcvisitor network. Then open a browser, read and agree to the conditions, and enter your email address to obtain wifi access.


We gratefully acknowledge that WCOM Fall 11 was partially supported by: