INFORMS Open Forum

EURO 2018 in Valencia --- 2nd Call for Papers; Announcement plenary speakers

  • 1.  EURO 2018 in Valencia --- 2nd Call for Papers; Announcement plenary speakers

    Posted 01-29-2018 09:48
    EURO 2018

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

    Abstract submission -


    We have the great pleasure of inviting you to take part in the 29th EURO Conference to be held in Valencia, Spain, on 8-11 July, 2018. 

    The Scientific 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 for the Conference. 

    We have pleasure in announcing the 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.

    Many additional events and speakers will enrich the program, so please visit the webpage for updates

    We are convinced that EURO 29 will be an excellent opportunity for the OR community to get together again in a pleasant atmosphere, and, thus, we are looking forward to meeting you in sunny Valencia, in 2018!


    Researchers, academics, practitioners, and students interested in any branch of Operational Research, mathematical modelling or economic analysis are invited to submit abstracts or organize sessions. 

    Invited and contributed papers will be organized in parallel sessions. In general, sessions will be a part of the Conference streams, and streams are grouped in 25 Main Areas. The list of main areas and streams can be followed at

    Each participant may present no more than one paper at the Conference. 

    Abstract submission system is available online, via the Conference web page or directly at

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

    Researchers who wish to organize a stream or an invited session or contribute with a paper within an invited session should contact a Programme Committee member of the corresponding area. 


    "Making an Impact" 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 O.R. 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 amongst like-minded professionals

    For more information and to get involved please see the webpage


    Abstract submission open: Friday, October 13, 2017 
    Abstract submission deadline: Monday, March 5, 2018 

    Registration open: Friday, December 1, 2017 
    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 euros). 

    Registration is available online via the Conference web page


    For detailed information about Valencia, please, visit the Conference webpage 

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

    Greet Vanden Berghe, Ramón Álvarez-Valdés, and Rubén Ruiz 

    For any further information please contact: 

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