The 2nd ISM-ZIB-IMI MODAL Workshop on Mathematical Optimization and Data Analysis will take place at ZIB from September 22nd to September 26th 2017. Co-organized with the Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM) in Tokyo and the Institute of Mathematics for Industry (IMI) of Kyushu University, we bring together experts from science and industry to discuss current perspectives of mathematical optimization and data analysis. Information on invited speakers, the program and registration can be found at the workshop website (optimizationworkshop2017.zib.de).