3rd Call for Papers: IFORS 2017 – OR/Analytics for a Better World

21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS 2017)
Québec City Convention Centre, Québec City, Canada
July 17-21, 2017


IFORS 2017 will be held in the heart of Québec City, at walking distance from its UNESCO Word Heritage historic center, and  will bring together operational researchers from around the globe.

IFORS 2017 will be a memorable scientific event. The plenary speakers are outstanding: Egon Balas  (Harold Larnder prize winner), Martine Labbé (EURO plenary speaker),  Alvin Roth (2012 Nobel prize winner), Andres Weintraub. The excellent keynote speakers will deliver tutorials (one hour each) on a variety of topics: Stefania Bellavia (Computational aspects in second order methods for large scale optimization),  Julia Bennell (Get packing! Key concepts and future directions in cutting and packing problems), John Birge (Stochastic optimization with particles and Markov chains), Sophie D’Amours  (Value chain modeling and optimization in the forest sector),  Ulrike Leopold-Wildburger  (Operations research and behavioral economics), Avishai Mandelbaum  (Theompirical research in OR/IE/OM: A theory- and data-based  journey through service systems), Asuman Ozdaglar (Incremental methods for additive convex cost optimization), Roman Slowinski   (Preference learning through robust ordinal regression),  Dave Stanford  (Key performance indicators and their optimal performance),  Detlof von Winterfeldt (Decision analysis to improve homeland security).

The deadline for abstract submission is February 10th. You can submit your abstract at 
https://www.euro-online.org/conf/ifors2017/ welcome (accessible also through the web site of the conference). Don’t miss the deadline!

We look forward to meeting you in Québec City in 2017.