AD 2012

The 6th International Conference on Automatic Differentiation will be held in Fort Collins, CO,  July 23 - 27,  2012.

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Registration - Accommodation - Transport - Financial Support for Students/Post-Docs

AD2012 follows AD2008 held in Bonn, Germany in the series of international conferences focused on automatic differentiation (AD) applications in science and engineering, its theory, and the development of AD tools. More information on AD is available on the community web portal.

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Venue - Program

The main conference venue will be room A201 at the Clark Building of Colorado State University . Coffee breaks will take place in the foyer. The university's Ram's Horn dining facilities will be used for the lunches. The building locations are marked on this printable campus map.

Times / Titles / Abstracts:

Important Dates

  • October 1, 2011 - paper submission opens
  • January 4, 2012 - paper submission due (see also the call for papers); we extended in reaction to a number of requests for additional time
    Please note that this date is set such that the printed proceedings will be available at the conference.
  • February 3, 2012 - paper acceptance notification
  • February 27, 2012 - final paper version due
  • February 27, 2012 - poster abstract due (see also the call for posters)
  • March 12, 2012 - poster acceptance notification
  • May 24 - June 1, 2012 - correction period for page proofs of the accepted papers
  • May 31, 2012 - early registration closes
  • July 23-27, 2012 conference

Call for Papers/Posters - Proceedings

Similar to the previous conference, the proceedings will be published in the Springer LNCSE series. Instructions on how to prepare the submission and how to submit are given in the
  call for papers
and the
  call for posters.
The proceedings are edited by S. Forth, P. Hovland, E. Phipps, J. Utke and A. Walther.
The book is in print and listed on Springer's website.

Invited Speakers

in alphabetical order: The previously announced presentation by Siegfried Rump had to be canceled. This is entirely our fault because by accident the wrong dates were sent to Prof. Rump.

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Program Committee

  • B. Bell, University of Washington, USA
  • M. Berz, Michigan State University, USA
  • C. Bischof, TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • M. Bücker, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • B. Christianson, University of Hatfield, UK
  • S. Forth, Cranfield University, UK
  • D. Gay, Sandia National Laboratory, USA
  • A. Griewank, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
  • L. Hascoët, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France
  • P. Heimbach, MIT, USA
  • K. Kubota, Chuo University Tokyo, Japan
  • K. Makino, Michigan State University, USA
  • J.D. Müller, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • U. Naumann, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • B. Norris, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
  • T. Steihaug, University of Bergen, Norway
  • A. Walther, University of Paderborn, Germany


This page was last updated by J. Utke on July 18, 2012