AMSI Optimise is an event that aims to bring together mathematicians with industry to drive innovation and cut costs. The inagural AMSI Optimise was hosted by Monash University and held at the Monash Conference Centre from 23-30 June 2017.
115 people from industry, academia and students from across Australia attended the five day event which consisted of a three day industry-focused conference followed by a two day research workshop.
The diverse program included international guest speakers, expert and end-user tables, tutorials, collaboration showcases and industry challenge events and well as the following networking events;
AMSI Optimise is jointly funded by the Department of Education and Training and the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute with support from:
“AMSI Optimise fills an important gap in Australia by bringing together a broad range of practitioners, researchers and students with interests in optimisation”
Professer Andreas Ernst
AMSI Optimise 2017 Director
MAXIMA, Monash University
DAY 1: Utilities – electricity, telecommunications and water networks
DAY 2: Transport and supply chain
DAY 3: Hands on session
DAY 4 & 5: Research workshop
AMSI Optimise 2017 received strong media coverage, including a Sky News Business interview with Dan Sutherland of Biarri; see links below:
26 June 2017 – Sky News Business, Making business more efficient with math
26 June 2017 – The Australian Financial Review (AFR), Tim Dodd, New symposium will challenge mathematicians to solve industry problems
29 June 2017 – Australian Resources Mining and Agriculture News, AMSI Optimise: Preparing Australia for the Fourth Industrial Revolution