AFROS 2018

Date: July 2 – 4, 2018
Venue: Tunis, Tunisia

The Tunisian Decision Aid Society organizes the inaugural conference of the African Federation of Operational Research Societies (AFROS 2018). The AFROS 2018 is the African conference for Operational Research and Management Science (OR/MS) and is a forum for the presentation of recent developments and applications in the field of OR/MS. This Conference aims to disseminate recent models and techniques related to OR/MS through researchers and practitioners from Africa and all over the world. There will be rigorous plenary talks by invited speakers as well as contributed talks. A Doctoral Workshop for doctoral students at the early stage of their dissertation research will be organized during the conference and will include a variety of panels as well as, practical sessions on developing dissertation proposals and launching academic careers, and a meet-the-editors session.

Important Dates
Submission of abstracts: March 30, 2018
Acceptance notice: April 30, 2018
Early registration: May 20, 2018
Preliminary Program: June 15, 2018

Stream 1: Decision Theory and Multiple Criteria Decision Aid
Stream 2: Efficiency and Productivity Analysis
Stream 3: Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Stream 4: Optimization and Metaheuristics
Stream 5: Simulation and Statistical Modeling
Stream 6: ORMS in Manufacturing and Service Management
Stream 7: ORMS for Development
Stream 8: ORMS in Finance and Economics
Stream 9: ORMS Models in Business
Stream 10: ORMS and Engineering
Stream 11: ORMS and Health Care Management
Stream 12: ORMS in Agriculture and Water Resource Management
Stream 13: ORMS and Information Systems

All other applications in relation to ORMS

*ORMS: Operations Research and Management Science


General Chair:
Fouad Ben Abdeaziz, NEOMA Business School, France

Program and Publication Chair:
Hatem Masri, University of Bahrain, Bahrain

Financial Chair:
Saleh Ben Abdallah, University of Tunis, Tunisia

Organizing Committee Chair:
Rimeh El Fayedh, University of Carthage, Tunisia

Members of the Organizing Committee:
Meryem Masmoudi, University of Bahrain, Bahrain,
Houda Alaya, University of Tunis, Tunisia
Haifa Jemmali, University of Tunis, Tunisia

AFROS Executive Committee:
Charles Malack Oloo,President of AFROS
Olusegun Taiwo Opaleke, Vice President of AFROS
Bernie Lindner, Secretary of AFROS
Hatem Masri, Treasurer of AFROS
Serigne Gueye, Database manager/ webmaster of AFROS
Joe Kakeneno, Public relation manager of AFROS
Obasohan Edomwonyi Phillips, President of INFORN, Nigeria
Winnie Pelser, President of ORSSA, South Africa
Fouad Ben Addelaziz, President of TDAS, Tunisia
Eric Soubeiga, President of ORPA
Isaac Mbeche, President of ORSEA

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