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Joint ECSO CMS Conference-- July 7-9 , 2021-- Venice -- First Annoucement

  • 1.  Joint ECSO CMS Conference-- July 7-9 , 2021-- Venice -- First Annoucement

    Posted 07-21-2020 12:56
    [Apologies for cross-postings.  Below is sent on behalf of Diana Barro.]

    First Announcement


    7-9 July 2021, Venice, Italy

    The organizers are delighted to invite you to ECSO – CMS 2021 that will be held in Venice, Italy, 7-9 July 2021, at the Department of Economics - Ca' Foscari University of Venice, in the San Giobbe Economics Campus.

    The event was originally planned for July 2020 but due to the COVID-19 situation the conference is rescheduled to the next year.

    ECSO - CMS 2021 is jointly organized by the Department of Economics of Ca' Foscari University of Venice, the CMS Journal and the EURO Working Group on Stochastic Optimization.

    ECSO 2021 is the 3rd edition of a stream of conferences organized by the EURO Working Group on Stochastic Optimization (EWGSO). The previous editions were held in Paris (2014) and Rome (2017). The scope of the conference is to bring together researchers and professionals in Stochastic Optimization and its applications in different fields spacing from economics and finance to supply chain, logistics, etc.

    CMS 2021 is the 17th edition of an annual meeting associated with the journal of Computational Management Science published by Springer. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for theoreticians and practitioners from academia and industry to exchange knowledge, ideas and results in a broad range of topics relevant to the theory and practice of computational methods in management science.

    This joint event will provide a forum for fruitful discussions and interactions among researchers and professionals from industry and institutional sectors on decision making under uncertainty in a complex world.  The conference will be within the scopes of both CMS and EWGSO and, in particular, it will focus on models, methods and computational tools in stochastic, robust and distributionally robust optimization and on computational aspects of management science with emphasis on risk management, valuation problems, measurement applications. Traditional fields of application, such as finance, energy, water management, logistics, supply chain management, and emerging ones, such as healthcare, climate risk and sustainable development, will be included.



    DARINKA DENTCHEVA, Stevens Institute of Technology (USA)

    DAVID MORTON, Northwestern University (USA)

    GAH-YI BAN, London Business School (UK)

    DANIEL KUHN, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (CH)

    GIORGIO CONSIGLI, Università di Bergamo (I)

    Venue: Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

                 San Giobbe Campus – Cannaregio 873, 30121 Venice, Italy


    Conference Secretariat:

    Conference hashtag: #ecsocms2021

    Call for papers and deadlines will be announced in Autumn

    A Best Student Paper Prize will be awarded. Papers should be nominated via e-mail by the students' supervisors ( The program will include a devoted session for presenting the best papers to compete for the prize, such that the jury could make the final choice. The paper does not have to be published. The papers should be principally authored by the student, but co-authors are permitted as long as their contributions are clarified. Only registered participants' papers will be considered for the prize.

    Jury for the Student Best Paper Prize: Stein-Erik Fleten (NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Milos Kopa (Charles University of Prague), Francesca Maggioni (University of Bergamo), Ruediger Schultz (University Duisburg-Essen).


    We are looking forward to seeing you in Venice.

    Best Regards,

    Diana Barro, Stein-Erik Fleten and Martina Nardon

    Organizing and Program Committee Chairs


    -- Diana Barro
    Associate Professor
    Dept. of Economics
    Ca'Foscari University, Venice
    S. Giobbe - Cannaregio 873 - 30121 Venice
    tel. +39 041 234 6938

    Guzin Bayraksan
    The Ohio State University
    Columbus OH