ORBEL38 - Extension deadline abstract submission

Posted by: Christof Defryn
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We are looking forward to welcome you all at ORBEL38. The 38th annual conference of the Belgian Operational Research Society (ORBEL 38) will take place on February 8-9, 2024 at the University of Antwerp. The conference will be fully in-person, all speakers must be present on site.

The abstract submission deadline has been extended to Monday 8 January 2024. Remark that this is a final extension (the deadline will not be extended any further).

Our guest plenary speakers will be

  • Prof. dr. Dolores Romero Morales – Copenhagen Business School (DK)
  • Prof. dr. Margaretha Gansterer – ?University of Klagenfurt (AT)

Call for abstracts
We invite all researchers, practitioners, and students with an interest in optimization, simulation, data science, and other quantitative methods for decision making to participate in the conference and to present their work in any field of methodology or application:

  • continuous, discrete or stochastic optimization, graphs and networks, multicriteria decision making, decision theory, game theory, simulation, time series analysis, queueing theory, complexity theory, data mining, text mining, machine learning, etc.
  • supply chain management, production planning, scheduling, project management, transportation and traffic management, service operations management, energy management, DEA and performance management, financial modelling, etc.
  • 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, in sports, in media and entertainment, etc.

Abstract submission

Authors are invited to submit an extended abstract in LaTeX format (up to two A4 pages). All instructions, including the template and the abstract submission form, can be found on our website.


The conference will feature parallel sessions with the contributed talks. Each contributed talk will be allocated 20 minutes, presentation and questions included.

Important dates

  • Monday 8 January 2024: (extended) abstract submission deadline.
  • Friday 12 January 2024: confirmation of acceptance.
  • Friday 26 January 2024: registration deadline.
  • Thursday 8 – Friday 9 February 2024: ORBEL38 conference

We look forward to welcoming you in Antwerp on 8-9 February 2024!

The ORBEL38 organizers