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Public Sector OR Track at INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019

  • 1.  Public Sector OR Track at INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019

    Posted 03-01-2019 11:57

    Call for Papers/Session Chairs 

    INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 20-23, 2019, Seattle  

    Public Sector OR

    As the co-chairs of the Section on Public Sector Operations Research (PSOR) track, we would like to invite you to organize and chair one or more sponsored sessions for the track. A listing of session titles from the 2018 PSOR Cluster appears below for your reference. We welcome ideas for similar or additional themes consistent with the aims of PSOR.

    • Challenges and Strategies in Humanitarian Operations
    • Data Driven Insights for Decision Making
    • Decision Analytic Models at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Disaster Operations Management
    • Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
    • Emergency Medical Services
    • Emergency Response
    • Emerging Issues in Treatment Planning and Management
    • Evaluating Efficiency in the Public Sector
    • Health and Humanitarian Supply Chain Management
    • Humanitarian Operations Management
    • Location Models for Social Good
    • Matching and Recommendation Systems with Social Impact
    • Matchings and Assignments with Societal Impact
    • Non-profit Operations in Humanitarian and Disaster Response Logistics
    • Nonprofit Operations Management
    • OR Applications in Humanitarian Logistics
    • Pro Bono Analytics Panel Discussion
    • Public Sector Location Applications
    • Radiation Treatment Planning Under Uncertainty
    • Resilient Infrastructure and Community Networks
    • Sustainable Transportation/Logistics in Public Sector OR
    • Transportation Issues in Smart Cities
    • Transportation Problems with Public Impact

    Cluster CO-CHAIRS:

    ·         Jagpreet Chhatwal, Harvard Medical School,

    ·         Ronald McGarvey, University of Missouri,


    ·         March 11: Deadline for Session Chair identification

    ·         May 1: Deadline for Session Chairs to enter presenters

    ·         May 15: Deadline for presenters to submit abstracts

    About PSOR: 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.


    Jag and Ron