### SILO (Systems, Information, Learning and Optimization)

SILO is a lecture series with speakers from the UW faculty, graduate students or invited researchers that discuss mathematical related topics. Presentations are held in the Discovery building (3rd floor Teaching lab) on Wednesdays (12:30 to 1:30 p.m) during the academic year. Use this link to get information about Discovery building access for this event. SILO’s purpose is to provide a forum that helps connect and recruit mathematically-minded graduate students. SILO is a lunch-and-listen format, where speakers present interesting math topics while the audience eats lunch. Use this link, for more information about SILO seminars.

### WID-DOW* *(Wisconsin Institute for Discovery – Doing Optimization at Wisconsin)

*(Wisconsin Institute for Discovery – Doing Optimization at Wisconsin)*

WID-DOW has speakers from the UW faculty or invited researchers, that discuss their research and how optimization may interface with their interests. It provides a forum for UW faculty, students and the public to discuss emerging research topics and better understand Optimization within diverse applications. For details about upcoming talks, use this WID-DOW link. For information regarding past presentations use this archive link.

### COPTA (**C**ommittee on **Opt**imization and its **A**pplications)

COPTA is a presentation series with speakers from the UW faculty or invited professors, that discuss optimization or related topics. It’s purpose is provide the audience with a better understanding of new optimization opportunities. Visit today.wisc.edu for upcoming COPTA talks.