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Call for Papers

Canadian Healthcare Optimization Workshop

Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 6, 2018

The Health Care Operational Research Special Interest Group (HCOR SIG) of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) and Dalhousie University are proud to host the 2nd annual Canadian Healthcare Optimization Workshop in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The one-day Workshop will follow immediately after the annual CORS conference, which will be held on June 4-6, 2018.

We invite young academic scholars (doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers and non-tenured faculty) to submit working or research papers for presentation and discussion at the workshop. Published papers and papers under review will not be accepted. The acceptance decision will be based on full paper submissions, which will undergo a review by a panel of experts. The papers can be analytical or empirical, methodological or applied.

Presentations will be scheduled in a single track. For each presentation there are two participants – one young scholar of the same rank and one senior researcher – who will act as discussants and provide feedback. In addition to the presentations of young scholars, there will be a tutorial and a panel discussion.

Key Deadlines

  • Full Paper Submission: March 1, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: April 15, 2018
  • Deadline to Update Accepted Papers: May 1, 2018
  • Registration Deadline Presenters: May 1, 2018

Papers should be submitted by email to (see attachment for submission details).

Coordination with CORS Conference

The same work may NOT be presented at both the CORS Conference and the CHOW Workshop. Authors of papers not accepted for presentation at the workshop, are given the opportunity to present their work at the CORS Conference. To this end, the authors should only make a single submission to the CHOW Workshop.

Please see the website for further details and to register: The registration fee for CHOW will be minimal to only cover additional expenses.


Marco Bijvank (

Marco Bijvank
Haskayne School of Business
University of Calgary
Calgary AB Canada