16th ESICUP Meeting

Date: April 8-12, 2019
Venue: ITAM, Mexico City, Mexico

Aims and Objectives

The 16th ESICUP Meeting is the 2019 regular meeting of ESICUP and follows meetings in Wittenberg (Germany), Southampton (United Kingdom), Porto (Portugal),
Tokyo (Japan), L’Aquila (Italy), Valencia (Spain), Buenos Aires (Argentina),
Copenhagen (Denmark), La Laguna (Spain), Lille (France),
Beijing (China), Portsmouth(UK), Ibiza (Spain), Liège (Belgium) and Zoetermeer (The Netherlands).

ESICUP gathers practitioners, researchers and Operations Research educators with interests in the area of Cutting and Packing. The purpose of ESICUP is to improve communication among individuals working in this field. Besides the promotion of publications, the activities of the group include the maintenance of a web page and the organization of meetings. Founded in 1988, during the EURO/TIMS Conference in Paris, by Prof. Gerhard Waescher and Prof. Harald Dyckhoff, it has now around 600 members, registered on the web site, from the entire world. ESICUP is since 2003 a Working Group of the Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO).

Topics of interest

In this meeting contributions dealing with any aspect of the Cutting and Packing problems formulation, resolution or application are welcomed. This includes theoretical achievements, algorithms development and real-world implementations. Different problems, related with Cutting and Packing, are also welcomed. Typical, but not exclusive topics of interest are:

• One-Dimensional Problems
• Two-Dimensional Rectangular Problems
• Nesting and irregular shapes packing
• Three-Dimensional Packing
• Bin-Packing
• Container Loading
• Problem generators and benchmarks
• Additional Objectives and Constraints in C&P
• Typologies
• Industrial applications


Local Organising Committee
Marta Cabo Nodar, ITAM, Mexico

Program Committee
Julia Bennell (Chair), University of Leeds
José Fernando Oliveira, University of Porto
Ramón Alvarez-Valdes, University of Valencia
François Clautiaux, Université de Bordeaux
Tony Wauters, University of Leuven
Michele Monaci, University of Boulogne
Antonio Martinez-Sykora, University of Southampton

Important Dates

• January 18, 2019 – Deadline for Abstract Submission.
• February 11, 2019 – Notification of acceptance.
• March 15, 2019 – Deadline for early registration and authors registration.
• April 8-12, 2019 – 16th ESICUP Meeting.

Conference URL: https://www.euro-online.org/websites/esicup/events/category/conferences/#1538928994473-d5de7a33-09e0