ORBEL 34 - Announcement and call for abstract

Posted by: Maxime Ogier
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Centrale Lille, France, January 30 – 31, 2020


We invite all researchers, practitioners, and students interested in quantitative methods for decision making to attend the 34th annual conference of the Belgian Operational Research Society (ORBEL 34) on January 30 – 31, 2020. ORBEL 34 will take place at Centrale Lille, close to the Belgian border. Centrale Lille is an engineering school located near Lille at the university campus (cité scientifique) of Villeneuve d'Ascq, France.

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. Miguel Anjos, The University of Edinburgh
- Prof. Adam Letchford, Lancaster 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 22, 2019
End of early registration: January 21, 2020

Conference: February 30-31, 2020

For more information, registration or abstract submission, go to the conference website: https://www.orbel.be/orbel34/

We look forward to meeting you in Lille, on 30 and 31 January 2020!

In the name of the organizing committee
Diego Cattaruzza, Maxime Ogier