OR for the Sustainable Development Goals Stream at the OR61 Annual Conference

Date: 3-5 September 2019
Venue: University of Kent, UK

You are invited to take part in the OR for the Sustainable Development Goals Stream of the OR61 Conference. This conference will be held at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK from 3rd to 5th September 2019. Contributions from both the academic and the non-academic communities are welcome.

This stream covers Operational Research contributions addressing any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set out by the United Nations, including no poverty, zero hunger, good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, decent work and economic growth, industry innovation and infrastructure, reduced inequalities, sustainable cities and communities, responsible production and consumption, climate action, life below water, life on land, peace justice and strong institutions, partnerships for the goals.

Papers addressing the management of humanitarian disasters are warmly welcomed.

Abstract submission is now open until 31 May 2019.

Key Dates

Conference dates 3-5 September 2019
March 2019 Abstract submission will re-open soon
01-Apr-19 Booking online system opens
31-May-19 Deadline for submission of full Keynote Papers and Extended Abstracts.
31-May-19 Deadline for submission of titles and abstracts in time to appear in  the Conference Programme.
21-Jun-19 Notification of Acceptance sent re Keynote Papers and Extended Abstracts.
30-Jun-19 Deadline for submission of Keynote and Extended Abstract camera ready copy.
30-Jun-19 Deadline for early reduced registration fee.
01-Jul-19 Standard registration fees apply.
02-Jul-19 Deadline for final revision of abstracts. Normally abstracts are submitted at the same time as the paper title, but there is scope for presenters to make changes up to this date.
08-Jul-19 Deadline for registration if the abstract or paper is to be scheduled for presentation. Thereby ensuring their talk will appear in the final programme. At least one author per presentation must book and pay for a place at the conference by 18 July 2018. The reference committee reserve the right to exclude papers if bookings are not made by this date.
19-Jul-19 Schedule of talks on website
26-Jul-19 Draft Programme on website
02-Sep-19 Pre-conference evening
03-Sep-19 Conference starts
05-Sep-19 Conference ends

Conference Website: https://www.theorsociety.com/Pages/Conferences/OR61/OR61.aspx