ODS 2018 – International Conference on Optimization and Decision Science ** Extended deadline for Short Paper Submission**

Venue: Hotel Villa Diodoro, Taormina, Italy
Date: September 10-13, 2018

Themes & Scope
The scope of the conference is presenting ideas and experiences, sharing knowledge and creating a point of contact among researchers and practitioners from various sectors (applied mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics), private and public companies, industries and policy makers.

The theme is open in the wide field of optimization, decisions science and problem solving methods, and their application in industrial and territorial systems. A partial list of conference topics is reported here, but the list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Related topics are also acceptable.

All researchers, academics, practitioners and students working on the conference themes are invited to participate to ODS2018 submitting a short paper or an abstract, and organizing sessions.

Patrizia Daniele (Program Committee Chair)

Laura Scrimali (Organizing Committe Chair)

Invited Speakers

Nicholas G. Hall
Ohio State University

Panos M. Pardalos
University of Florida

Maria Grazia Speranza
University of Brescia

Important Dates

-December, 2017
Submission of short paper and abstract will open when Springer OCS available (Acceptance notification within 2 months from the submission)

-February 5, 2018
Early registration opens

-March 23, 2018
Extended Deadline for short paper submission

-March 21, 2018
Deadline for session submission

-April 12, 2018
Deadline for abstract submission

-May 4, 2018
Contribution (short paper or abstract) acceptance notification

-May 16, 2018
Deadline for early registration

-June 4, 2018
Due date for camera-ready paper

Conference website: http://www.airoconference.it/ods2018/