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MCDM 2019 Istanbul- Submission Deadline Extended

  • 1.  MCDM 2019 Istanbul- Submission Deadline Extended

    Posted 02-06-2019 05:13

    Dear colleagues,

    We are pleased to announce that the abstract submission deadline for the 25th International Conference of the Multiple Criteria Decision Making society has been extended until February 27, 2019.  MCDM 2019 will take place at the downtown Macka Campus of Istanbul Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey from June 16 to June 21, 2019. 

    The plenary speakers of MCDM 2019 are

    Pinar Keskinocak (Georgia Tech, USA), "Quantitative models for decision-support in healthcare applications,"

    Kathrin Klamroth (University of Wuppertal, Germany), "Multi-Objective Combinatorial Optimization – Beyond the Bi-objective Case,"

    Tuomas Sandholm (Carnegie Mellon, USA),  "New Results for Solving Imperfect-Information Games,"

    Luis Vargas (University of Pittsburgh, USA), "Voting with Intensity of Preferences."

    Please visit the web page  at  for more information on the format of the conference and submission details.  There will be a number of special issues dedicated to the conference. Special issue calls and submission deadlines will be announced as the information becomes available.

    We are looking forward to welcoming you in Istanbul in June.


    P.S. A special note to potential participants who are also (classical) music enthusiasts: June is the month of the music festival organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts.  The program can be seen at  Tickets will go on sale (electronically) on February 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. local time.


    lker Topcu (General Chair, Istanbul Technical University),
    Ozgur Kabak (General Co-chair, Istanbul Technical University),
    Ozay Ozaydin (General Co-chair, Doğuş University),
    Sule Onsel Ekici (Organizing Committee Chair, Doğuş University),
    Serpil Sayin (Program Committee Chair, Koç University)