Brussels / 1 & 2 February 2014


Geoffrey De Smet

Geoffrey De Smet (Red Hat) is the lead and founder of OptaPlanner.

Before joining Red Hat in 2010, he was formerly employed as a Java consultant, an A.I. researcher and an enterprise application project lead. He has contributed to many open source projects (such as drools, jbpm, spring-richclient, several maven plugins, weld, arquillian, ceylon, ...). Since he started OptaPlanner in 2006, he’s been passionately addicted to planning optimization.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Solving NP-complete Problems with Metaheuristics
An Introduction to Tabu Search, Simulated Annealing and Late Acceptance
Saturday AW1.126 HPC and computational science 17:00 17:20