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Discrete Optimization Track - 2020 INFORMS Optimization Society (IOS) Conference

  • 1.  Discrete Optimization Track - 2020 INFORMS Optimization Society (IOS) Conference

    Posted 11-19-2019 12:01
    Dear colleagues,

    I would like to invite abstract submissions and talk submissions to the Discrete Optimization Track for the 2020 INFORMS Optimization Society (IOS) Conference  (

    The 2020 IOS Conference will be held in beautiful Greenville, South Carolina, from March 15 to March 17. There is also a best paper award with a cash prize of $500 to be given to an IOS submission going through the referee process. Authors who choose to compete for the best paper award should submit an extended abstract up to four pages, in addition to the abstract of the talk. In this extended abstract, the authors must include a publicly accessible link to the full manuscript, e.g., Optimization Online, ArXiv, etc. (We do not have format requirements on either the extended abstract or the paper.) 

    If you are interested in submitting a paper abstract, please submit an abstract through Easychair.  

    If you are in presenting a talk, please enter your information to our Google Sheet for talks in the Discrete Optimization track.  

    We will organize talks into sessions posted here into sessions.  

    Please contact me if you have any questions.


    Robert Hildebrand, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Optimization and Machine Learning at Virginia Tech (OPT-ML)
    Redistricting Analytics as Virginia Tech (RAVT)
    Grado Department of Industrial Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech