ORBEL 31: call for abstracts (extended)

Posted by: Michael SCHYNS


Final call for abstracts

KU Leuven campus Brussels
2/3 February 2017



The next ORBEL conference, the yearly conference of the Belgian Operational Research Society, will take place at the KU Leuven campus Brussels on 2 and 3 February 2017.

This conference is the meeting point of the Operational Research Community in Belgium and its neighboring countries. It is an excellent opportunity for researchers, young and old, to present their work and make contact with people working on related subjects.

Conference topics include (but are not limited to):

  • continuous, discrete or stochastic optimization, graphs and networks, multicriteria decision making, decision theory, game theory, simulation, queueing theory, complexity theory, data mining, ...;
  • supply chain management, production planning, scheduling, project management, transportation and traffic management, energy management, DEA and performance management, financial modelling, ...;
  • applications in industry, in the energy sector, in life sciences and in bioinformatics, in public services, in engineering, in sports, in health care institutions, in banking, in telecommunications, ...

Plenary speakers

Prof. Marco Lübbecke

RWTH Aachen University, Chair of Operations Research
Title: Branch-and-Price
Abstract: see conference website

Prof. James Cochran

 University of Alabama
Title: Active Learning in the Modern Operations Research Classroom: Reengaging and Reenergizing your Students and their Instructor!
Abstract: see conference website

To present your work at ORBEL31, we invite you to submit an abstract through the conference website (http://www.orbel.be/orbel31).

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission: December 21, 2016.
  • Abstract acceptance: December 23, 2016.
  • Early registration: January 13, 2017.
  • Conference: February 2 - 3, 2017.

For more information, registration or abstract submission, go to the conference website:



We look forward to meeting you in Brussels, on 2 and 3 February 2017!


The local organizers