ORBEL 34 - Deadline extension

Posted by: Maxime Ogier
Contact:[email protected]


Centrale Lille, France, January 30 – 31, 2020

Dear all,

due to several requests, the deadline to submit your abstract to ORBEL34 conference is extended on 5th of January, 2020. Please note that there will not be further extensions.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Lille the 30th and 31st of January 2020.

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



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 exc hange 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  Extended January 5, 2020,
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/

Students may book a room in the residence Reeflex (http://reeflex.univ-lille.fr/) that is situated in the university campus (cité scientifique) of Villeneuve d'Ascq.
The price is 57.75€ (plus tourist tax) per night (a minimum of 2 nights stay is required). Should you be interested, do not hesitate to contact the residence ([email protected]) as soon as possible since the number of available rooms is very limited. Please mention that you are contacting them in the context of ORBEL 34.  

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