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Autumn School on Optimization and Market Design

4. October 2021 / 15:00 - 7. October 2021 / 21:00

The Research Training Group on Algorithmic Optimization proudly announces its sixth annual
Autumn School scheduled to take place from October 4 –  7, 2021.

Data intensive firms like Uber, AirBnB, Deliveroo and the European Electricity Markets play the role of market makers connecting buyers with sellers. They must, among other things, monitor quality, standardize offerings so as to operate at scale, determine prices and facilitate search. Optimization plays a fundamental role in the design of the rules of a marketplace. What distinguishes the optimization problems in this setting from classical resource allocation problems is the role of incentives. How should they be incorporated into optimization models?

This year’s Autumn School will take place in a digital setting (via ZOOM).




Sven de Vries, Trier University

Further Details:

This autumn school is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 15:00 local time (CEST) with an official welcome.  All sessions are scheduled for 15:30 local time (CEST). This event will be held in a digital format (live).

A detailed schedule of the sessions can be downloaded here.

There is no registration fee for this event.   

Please consider presenting your research in the poster session scheduled on Sunday, October 3, 2021.  The poster should be related to the topic.  We ask that you submit a one-paragraph abstract regarding your planned presentation.  The deadline to submit an abstract of your planned presentation has been extended to September 15, 2021.

The poster format should be 16:9 (landscape format).  You should submit two documents, both either in png or jpg:

  1. Main poster: Minimum width is 1000px (26.46cm), Minimum height is 600px (15.88cm). Maximum file size is 3MB, No transparent background.
  2. A preview poster: A copy of the main poster document that has been made smaller (Recommended width and height are half of the main document). Try to keep it below 1MB.


The poster with any further information needs to be sent to wahlen[at]uni-trier.de no later than Sep. 16, 2021 .

Please refer back to this page for additional information and updates. 

Registration is now closed.



4. October 2021 / 15:00
7. October 2021 / 21:00
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RTG ALOP at Trier University