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Gentle reminder: Join us for DAS/SDP Practice Award finalist presentations today at 8AM PDT

  • 1.  Gentle reminder: Join us for DAS/SDP Practice Award finalist presentations today at 8AM PDT

    Posted 10-20-2021 06:00
    Dear colleagues,

    We are delighted to invite you for the finalist presentations of the DAS/SDP Practice Award. 
    This year we are running this session via an open webinar to reflect the dual-society award and to further promulgate this prestigious prize with our Informs Decision Analysis Society (DAS) and Society of Decision Professionals (SDP) members and communities.
    Please join us on the 20th of Oct at 8AM PDT for learning more about the three innovative projects that are finalists this year!

    Details about the award and the finalist projects are given below.
    Best wishes,
    Gilberto Montibeller, Chair of the DAS/SDP Practice Award Committee
    Emanuele Borgonovo, President of the DAS
    Eyas Raddad, President of the SDP

    DAS/SDP Practice Award Details
    The Decision Analysis Practice Award is sponsored jointly by the Decision Analysis Society and the Society of Decision Professionals. It is given annually to the best decision analysis application, as judged by a panel of members of both Societies. 
    The winner(s) will be announced during the INFORMS conference.
    The Finalists
    Joice Ribeiro Giacon, Gustavo Martins and Kislan Santos, "Optimum Supply: e-procurement decision analysis platform to maximize the value of strategic sourcing choices."
    Love Ekenberg, Adriana Mihai, Nadejda Komendantova, Tobias Fasth, Mats Danielson, and Ahmed Al-Salaymeh, "Mitigating Cognitive and Behavioural Biases during Pandemic Responses: Evidence-based Methodologies for the Development of Epidemic Combating Policies".
    Saurabh Bansal and Genaro Gutierrez, "Use of Judgmental Forecasts with Expert Heterogeneity to Support Biofuel Jet Fuels in a Federal Aviation Administration Program".
    Download presentations abstracts here: Abstracts_Finalists
    The members of the 2021 DA Practice Award Committee
    Jay Andersen, Valentina Ferretti, Jeffrey Keisler, Carol Liffman, Gilberto Montibeller, and Nadia Papamichail.
    More information about the Awards and to view past awardees here: DAS_SDP_Practice_Award

    Professor Gilberto Montibeller PhD

    Director of Executive and Professional Education

    School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, UK

    Tackling global health threats (winner of the EURO Excellence in Practice Award 2021):