33rd annual conference of the Belgian Operational Research Society - call for abstracts

Posted by: Lotte VERDONCK
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Hasselt University, Belgium, February 7 – 8, 2019


We invite all researchers, practitioners, and students interested in quantitative methods for decision making to attend the 33rd annual conference of the Belgian Operational Research Society(ORBEL 33) on February 7 – 8, 2019 at the Old Prison (University campus) in Hasselt.


The conference is intended as a meeting place for researchers and users of OR, statistics, computer science, and related fields. It provides managers, practitioners, and researchers with a unique opportunity to exchange information on quantitative techniques for decision making. 


The confirmed keynote speakers of this edition are:

  • Prof. Claudia Archetti, Università degli Studi di Brescia
  • Prof. Richard F. Hartl, Universität Wien
  • Prof. Sandra Transchel, Kühne Logistics University


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, ...;


Important dates:

  • Abstract submission deadline: December 21, 2018
  • End of early registration: January 25, 2019
  • Conference: February 7-8, 2019


For more information, registration or abstract submission, go to the conference website:https://www.orbel.be/orbel33/


We look forward to meeting you in Hasselt, on 7 and 8 February 2019!


The local organizers