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Subject: 2017 COIN-OR Cup: 2nd call for submissions

1.  2017 COIN-OR Cup: 2nd call for submissions

Posted 11 days ago
Announcing the thirteenth annual "COIN-OR Cup" competition,
sponsored by the COIN-OR Foundation.

Guidelines:
* A submission or nomination must contain:
 1. a synopsis of an effective use of COIN-OR or
    valuable contribution to COIN-OR (or both!),
 2. an explanation of its significance.

* The winner must accept the prize in person at the 2017 INFORMS
Annual Meeting so we can all celebrate appropriately (see "Celebration"
below).

* Submission deadline: Friday, September 22nd, 2017.

* Self-nominations are welcome.

* We especially encourage nominations of effective use of COIN-OR that
the community may not know about.


Celebration: The 2017 COIN-OR Cup will be awarded at a celebration
on October 23rd during the INFORMS Annual meeting in Houston, TX.
All entrants, 
their supporters, and other interested parties are welcome
to join the 
celebration and regale, rile, and roast the prize winners.
Details 
of the event will be announced later.

The winning entry will be announced at this celebration event,
and posted on the COIN-OR website https://www.coin-or.org .


Please e-mail your submissions to coin-cup@coin-or.org in a single
zipped archive, containing a description of your submission and copies
of all relevant papers/documents.


2017 COIN-OR Cup Committee:
Giacomo Nannicini (chair), IBM T.J. Watson
Andrew Conn, IBM T.J. Watson
Thomas Wortmann, Singapore University of Technology and Design