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Deadline approaching --- March 5 --- EURO 2018 in Valencia

  • 1.  Deadline approaching --- March 5 --- EURO 2018 in Valencia

    Posted 02-26-2018 00:26
    Deadline approaching:      March 5

    EURO 2018  -  29th European Conference on Operational Research, Valencia, Spain, July 8-11, 2018   (

    Abstract submission  (


    The Program and Organization Committees, chaired by Greet Vanden Berghe, Rubén Ruiz and Ramón Álvarez-Valdés, are preparing a high-quality scientific program and an exciting social program.

    They cordially welcome you to submit your valuable abstract at your earliest convenience, as the deadline is getting close.

    Plenary Speakers:

    Cynthia Barnhart - Chancellor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and IFORS Distinguished Lecturer  (

    Roger Z. Ríos-Mercado - Professor of Operations Research, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL), México   (

    Gerhard Woeginger - Professor at RWTH Aachen University, Chair of the Algorithms and Complexity Group   (


    Keynote Speakers:

    Carol Alexander - University of Sussex

    Maria Antónia Carravilla - University of Porto

    Elaine Chew - Queen Mary University of London

    Santo Fortunato - Indiana University

    Patrick Jaillet - MIT

    Pinar Keskinocak - Georgia Tech

    David Matchar - Duke-NUS Medical School

    Dolores Romero Morales - Copenhagen Business School

    Anita Schöbel - Universität Göttingen 

    Tamás Terlaky - Lehigh University

    Iris Vis - University of Groningen

    Various enrichments to the program can be found at



    Invited and contributed papers will be organized in Sessions.   In general, sessions will be a part of Streams, grouped in 25 Main Areas, which you may find at   Each participant may present max. 1 paper at EURO 2018.

    Abstract submission system   Abstracts: max. 1500 characters; submission deadline: March 5, 2018.



    It includes a wide variety of sessions aimed at helping practitioners to do a better job. It is organized by the EURO Working Group on Practice of OR, the network for OR practitioners in industry, consultancy, government and beyond. It will be packed with opportunities to:

    *Explore the challenges every practitioner faces, and share solutions,     *Try out new techniques – are they any good for you,    

    *See case studies showcasing important applications,     *Exchange ideas and expertise with people in similar fields,    

    *Meet leading academics and discover what they can do for you – and what you can do for them,    *Build your network among like-minded professionals 




    Abstract Submission deadline: Monday, March 5, 2018

    Early registration deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018 
    Author registration deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018



    Regular: 400 EUR (early); 500 EUR (late), 
    Student/Retired: 200 EUR (early); 300 EUR (late). 
    Accompanying persons: 125 EUR.

    Early registration ends April 6, 2018.

    Please note that the Conference Gala Dinner on Tuesday is not included in the registration fee (75 EUR).

    Registration: online via


    We look forward to welcoming you to our very exciting conference in beautiful and hospitable Valencia!

    Greet Vanden Berghe, Ramón Álvarez-Valdés and Rubén Ruiz


    Address: Plaza Virgen de la Paz, 3, 46001, Valencia, Spain 
    Phone: (+34) 963 262 600
    From Monday to Friday 9:00-15:00 CEST