LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse

**Monday November 13**

9-10 - **Jean Bernard Lasserre** (tutorial): On the Christoffel-Darboux kernel and its connections with positive polynomials

10:30-11:15 - **Louise Travé-Massuyès**: Leveraging the properties of the Christoffel function for anomaly detection in data streams

11:30-12:15 - **Mareike Dressler**: Algebraic perspectives on signomial programming with applications to polynomial optimization

14-15 - **Lucas Slot** (tutorial): Convergence analysis of semidefinite relaxations for polynomial optimization

15:30-16:15 - **Suhan Zhong**: Bilevel polynomial optimization

16:30-17:15 - **David de Laat**: The Lasserre hierarchy for equiangular lines with a fixed angle

**Tuesday November 14**

9-10 - **Francis Bach** (tutorial): Optimization for machine learning and data science

10:30-11:15 - **Amirali Ahmadi**: Higher-order Newton methods

11:30-12:15 - **David Steurer**: Planted cliques, robust inference, and sum-of-squares polynomials

14-15 - **Frank Vallentin** (tutorial): Optimization methods for energy minimization problems

15:30-16:15 - **Cédric Josz**: Global convergence of the gradient method for functions definable in o-minimal structures

**Wednesday November 15**

9-10 - **Victor Vinnikov** (tutorial): Feasible sets for semidefinite and hyperbolic programming

10:30-11:15 - **Aude Rondepierre**: FISTA is an automatic geometrically optimized algorithm for strongly convex functions

11:30-12:15 - **Hamza Fawzi**: Entropy constraints for ground state optimization

**Thursday November 16**

10-10:45 - **Rekha Thomas**: Spectrahedral geometry of graph sparsifiers

11:30-12:15 - **Igor Klep**: Semidefinite relaxations and exact solutions to quantum max cut via
swap operators

14-14:45 - **Salma Kuhlmann**: Moment problem for algebras generated by a topological vector space

15-15:45 - **Maria Infusino**: Infinite-dimensional moment-SOS hierarchy for nonlinear PDEs

16:30-17:15 - **Raúl Curto**: Moment-theoretic techniques in the analysis of finite algebraic varieties

**Friday November 17**

9-9:45 - **Mohab Safey El Din**: Beyond POP still using POP as a rock

10-10:45 - **Markus Schweighofer**: Pure states for polynomial nonnegativity certificates in the presence of zeros

11:30-12:15 - **Bernard Mourrain**: Effective Positivstellensatz for POP

**Posters**

**Mohamed Abdalmoaty**: Frequency Domain Identification via Sum-of-Rational Optimization

**Moisés Bermejo Morán**: Computations in partially commuting variables

**Marouan Handa**: Term sparse polynomial optimization for design of frame structures

**Adrien Le Franc**: Minimal Sparsity for Scalable Moment-SOS Relaxations of the AC-OPF Problem

**Laurens Ligthart**: Convergence of the polarization hierarchy for state polynomial optimization

**Gaël Massé**: Upper Bound Hierarchy for Bell Inequalities

**Jared Miller**: Risk Analysis for Stochastic Processes using Polynomial Optimization

**Jiawang Nie**: Polynomial Optimization Relaxations for Generalized Semi-Infinite Programs

**Arnaud Robert**: A method for the identification of redundant constraints in electric networks

**Michael Schneeberger**: SOS Construction of Compatible Control Lyapunov and Barrier Functions

**Xindong Tang**: Rational Generalized Nash Equilibrium Problems

Last updated in November 2023.