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Upcoming: Call for Papers/Session Chairs

INFORMS Annual Meeting, Oct 22-25, 2017 Houston, TX

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TrackPublic Sector OR

The Section of Public Sector OR (PSOR) is the INFORMS subdivision dedicated to “doing good with good OR.” The section furthers the use of OR/MS in many areas, including public policy, public programs, public safety, public service, and public needs. As the co-chairs of the PSOR track, we would like to invite you to organize and chair one or more sponsored sessions for the track. We listed the session topics/titles from last year below for your reference. We welcome ideas of similar or additional themes.

  • Emergency response, recovery and resilience
  • Applied humanitarian operations management
  • Proactive planning against weather events
  • analytics research in humanitarian service delivery
  • public policy for energy and the environment
  • decision-making models for public health systems
  • Public sector OR problems with geographic considerations
  • New models in criminology
  • Recent developments in humanitarian logistics
  • Community-based operations research
  • Resilience management concepts for infrastructure and service systems
  • Pro Bono analytics
  • Humanitarian & disaster relief logistics
  • Routing models for public safety
  • Lifting up populations
  • Transportation issues in smart cities
  • Matchings and assignments with societal impact
  • Urban transportation and logistics in public sector OR
  • Modeling complex systems in education
  • Models of influence and optimal response
  • Evaluating health systems of public interest
  • Network Repair and Resiliency for Service Restoration
  • New advances in Operating Room (OR) Scheduling
  • Disaster Relief Supply Chains and Operations
  • Planning for Humanitarian Operations
  • Resource Allocation Problems in Nonprofit Settings

Cluster CO-CHAIRS:

IMPORTANT DATES

  • May 2: Deadline for session chairs to enter presenters
  • May 15: Deadline for submitting abstract
  • Conference: October 22-25,2017

Please see meetings2.informs.org/wordpress/houston2017/program for detailed information on the submission.