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The Joint Optimization Conferences 2017 (JOC 2017)

JOC 2017

4 December – 10 December, 2017, Perth, Australia

The Joint Optimization Conferences (JOC 2017) will be held in the beautiful capital city of Perth, West Australia from 4th December to 10th December 2017.

The confederation consists of the following three sequent conferences:

  1. The Eighth Australia-China Workshop on Optimization: Theory, Methods and Applications (ACWO 2017), being jointly organised by Chongqing Normal University, China, and Curtin University, Australia will be held on 4th December 2017.
  2. The Second Pacific Optimization Conference (POC 2017) will be held at the same venue from 5th December 2017 to 7th December 2017.
  3. Following POC 2017, the South Pacific Optimization Meeting in Western Australia 2017 (SPOM in WA 2017) will take place immediately after POC 2017, which will be held during 8-10 December 2017.

The POC 2017 is jointly organised by Curtin University, Australia, Chongqing Normal University, China, and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.

The JOC 2017 is sponsored by Perth Convention Bureau and Tourism Western Australia.


To complete the registration:

  1.  For POC 2017 speakers who are not included in a special session, please submit your abstract before 1 November 2017.

For the speakers of ACWO 2017 and SPOM in WA 2017, please submit your abstract to before 1 November 2017. Download the abstract template.

  1. Upon acceptance, please make suitable payment for registration before 10 November 2017.
  1. Finally, fill the registration form and send it to before 10 November 2017. Download the registration form.

A participant having no speech needs to follow steps 2 and 3 only.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline30 October 2017
ACWO 2017 Conference3 December 2017 (Registration),
4 December 2017 (Conference)
POC 2017 Conference4 December 2017 (Registration),
5-7 December 2017 (Conference)
SPOM in WA 2017 Conference7 December 2017 (Registration),
8-10 December 2017 (Conference)

Conference Accommodation Booking

Pagoda Resort & Spa is our conference designated hotel. Conference delegates can book their rooms either through this custom booking search link, or use the Promo Code ‘Curtin2017’ when searching the Pagoda Hotel website for a booking between 3 December 2017 to 10 December 2017.


To enquire transportation to the conference designated hotel, please contact the Pagoda hotel or Transportation between the Pagoda hotel to the conference venue at the Bentley campus, Curtin University, will be provided.

Call for Papers

Conference delegates can submit their works presented at JOC 2017 to the following special issues:

  1. Special Issue on “Advances in Theory and Real World Applications of Control and Dynamic Optimization”, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems – Series S
    Submission Deadline: 31 March 2018
  2. Special Issue on “Optimization and Operational Research in Engineering”, Frontiers of Engineering Management
    Submission Deadline: 1 July 2018
  3. Special Issue for JOC2017, Pacific Journal of Optimization
    Submission Deadline: 30 April 2018

Registration Fees

Registration TypePrice
Early Bird registrationAU$500 (to attend all conferences)
Early Bird Student registrationAU$400 (to attend all conferences)
Early Bird registrationAU$400 (to attend two conferences)
Early Bird Student registrationAU$300 (to attend two conferences)
Early Bird registrationAU$300 (to attend only one conference)
Early Bird Student registrationAU$200 (to attend only one conference)
Regular registrationAU$550 (to attend all conferences)
Student registrationAU$450 (to attend all conferences)
Regular registrationAU$450 (to attend two conferences)
Student registrationAU$350 (to attend two conferences)
Regular registrationAU$350 (to attend only one conference)
Student registrationAU$250 (to attend only one conference)
Regular registration from AMSI member institutesAU$450 (to attend all conferences)
Student registration from AMSI member institutesAU$350 (to attend all conferences)
Regular registration from AMSI member institutesAU$350 (to attend two conferences)
Student registration from AMSI member institutesAU$250 (to attend two conferences)
Regular registration from AMSI member institutesAU$250 (to attend one conference)
Student registration from AMSI member institutesAU$150 (to attend one conference)

AMSI member discounted registration fees are also applied to AustMS and ANZIAM members. The registration fee covers conference materials and tea breaks.

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If you need an invitation letter, please contact for assistance.

For any enquiries and questions about the Joint Optimization Conferences 2017, please feel free to contact the conference secretary Dr Honglei Xu, Curtin University, Australia.