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Call for Public Sector OR sessions (deadline 7/30)

  • 1.  Call for Public Sector OR sessions (deadline 7/30)

    Posted 15 days ago
    With the shift to a 100% virtual Annual Meeting (Nov 8-11), the window for new sessions and talks has been reopened. Therefore Public Sector OR (PSOR) is soliciting additional session chairs. The new deadline for sessions and talks is July 30. A listing of session titles from the 2019 PSOR Cluster appears below for your reference. We welcome ideas for similar or additional themes consistent with the aims of PSOR.
    •  Community-Based Operations Research I 
    •  Modeling healthcare equity, access, and outcomes
    •  Humanitarian Analytics
    •  PSOR Best Paper Competition Finalists
    •  Joint Session PSOR/Practice Curated: Decision Analytic Models for Public Health
    •  Diversity/PSOR/MIF: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in OR/MS/Analytics: Innovations in Research and Practice
    •  Emerging Topics in Emergency Medical Services
    •  Joint Session Not for Profit/PSOR: Application-Driven Research in Humanitarian, Health, and Non-Profit Operations
    •  Data Driven Disaster Resilience
    •  Joint Session Policy and Government/PSOR: Cyber-security & homeland security policy
    •  Analytics in Humanitarian Operations Management
    •  Joint Session PSOR/DEI: Community-Based Operations Research II
    •  Nonprofit Operations Management: Focus on Resource Management
    •  Applied Advances in the Field of Emergency Response II
    •  Joint Session PSOR/Practice Curated: Rapid-onset Disaster Operations Management
    •  Data Driven Insights for Decision Making
    •  Logistics Models for Disaster Response and Public Health Emergencies
    •  Pro Bono Analytics - Providing Analytics Support to Nonprofit Organizations (panel session)
    •  Data-Driven Insights for Decision-Making
    •  Joint Session PSOR/Practice Curated: Healthcare Policy Modeling
    •  Disaster Operations Management
    •  Human Trafficking and ORMS: A Panel Discussion
    •  Joint Session PSOR/Practice Curated: Applied Advances in the Field of Emergency Response I
    •  Resilient Infrastructure and Community Networks
    •  Disaster Management in Preparedness, Response and Recovery
    •  Optimizing Public Policy
    •  Humanitarian and Disaster Operations Management
    •  Topics in Humanitarian Operations
    •  Resilient Infrastructure and Community Networks
    •  Human Trafficking
    •  Joint Session PSOR/Practice Curated: Managing Welfare Delivery Supply Chains

    Cluster CO-CHAIRS:

    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.


    Thanks and regards,

    Ron and Muer



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    Ronald McGarvey
    Associate Professor
    University of Missouri, IMSE and TSPA
    Columbia MO
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