POEMA Learning Week 2

Category
Project Workshops
Date
2021-06-21 13:00 - 2021-06-25 12:00
Venue
7, Avenue du Colonel Roche BP 54200 31031 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
Email
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Introduction

The event of POEMA Learning Week 2 will focus on algorithms and modelling methods.

The event will be organized from Monday 21 June 2021 (afternoon) to Friday 25 June 2021 (noon).

The content of this Online Learning Week includes: 

  • 4 courses and tutorials (12 hours in total) to broaden the scientific scope of the ESRs with additional competencies, specific to the domain of polynomial optimization.
  • Scientific talks from experts in the domain of polynomial optimization and POEMA ESRs
  • Julia software training
  • Soft skills training on marketing the research experience, identifying personal skills and demonstrating them by storytelling.

Venue

The Online Learning Week 2 will be organized at: 

LAAS-CNRS

Adresse : 7, Avenue du Colonel Roche - BP 54200 31031 Toulouse Cedex 4, France

According to the sanitary situation, the project consortium may make necessary change to the venue of the event.


Presentations and Tutorials

You can find HERE all the tutorials and presentations of the speakers during this event.


Agenda

 The agenda of the Learning Week 2 is as follows:

Time (CEST)
Monday 21 June 2021
14:00-14:05   Opening speech (Bernard Mourrain)
14:05-15:45   Julia software training:Sum-of-Squares optimization with JuMP in Julia by Benoît Legat (UCLouvain)
15:45-16:00   Short break
16:00-17:00   Julia software training:Sum-of-Squares optimization with JuMP in Julia by Benoît Legat (UCLouvain)

 

Time (CEST)
Tuesday 22 June 2021
09:00-11:00  POEMA ESRs' talks (ESR1 - Andrew Ferguson, ESR4 - Alejandro NevadoESR12 - Arefeh Kavand )
11:00-11:15  Short break
11:15-12:15  Talk by Defeng Sun (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
12:15-14:00  Lunch
14:00-15:45  Lecture : An Introduction to Circuitpolynomials and AM/GM-based Certificates of Nonnegativity

 by Timo de Wolff (Technische Universität Braunschweig)

15:45-16:00  Short break
16:00-17:00  Tutorial session from lecture by Timo de Wolff (Technische Universität Braunschweig)

   

Time (CEST)
Wednesday 23 June 2021

Soft skills training: Marketing your research experience, identifying your skills and demonstrating them by storytelling - ABG 

09:00 - 11:00  
  • Introduction
  • Effective communication
  • Your PhD: a professional experience in project management
  • Being aware of the differences between project management in and outside academia 
11:00 - 11:15   Short break
11:15 - 12:15
  • Practice “Analyzing the PhD as a project management experience”:

     Identifying the different steps and resources of your project, knowing how to talk about them.   

     Individual exercise

  • Discussion in plenum.
12:15 - 14:00   Lunch
14:00 - 15:45  
  • Identifying your skills and demonstrating them by storytelling
  • PhD transferable and personal skills & achievements
  • Convincing recruiters by storytelling: the STAR method
15:45 - 16:00   Short break
16:00 - 17:00  
  • Practice “Illustrating a skill by telling a story” :

        Individual preparation, presentation in small groups

  • Feedback in plenum
  • Conclusion

 

Time (CEST)
Thursday 24 June 2021
09:00-10:45

 Lecture: Relative entropy methods in constrained polynomial and signomial optimization

 by Thorsten Theobald (University of Frankfurt)

10:45-11:00   Short break
11:00-12:00   Tutorial session from lecture by Thorsten Theobald (University of Frankfurt)
12:00-14:00   Lunch
14:00-15:30   Lecture by Michael Stingl (Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
15:30-15:45   Short break
15:45-17:15   Tutorial session from lecture by Michael Stingl (Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg)

 

Time (CEST)
Friday 25 June 2021
09:00-10:45   Lecture on sparse polynomial optimization by Victor Magron (LAAS-CNRS)
10:45-11:00   Short break
11:00-12:00   Tutorial session from lecture by Victor Magron (LAAS-CNRS)

 

 
 

All Dates

  • From 2021-06-21 13:00 to 2021-06-25 12:00

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