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20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS)

 

Call for Papers

 

Conference organizers invite you to participate in the IFORS 2014 Conference (www.IFORS2014.com) and to submit an abstract. The IFORS 2014 Triennial Conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain, July 13-18, 2014. It will bring operational researchers from around the globe together.

 

Submit abstracts at: http://ifors2014.upc.edu/abstract

 

The Program Committee is preparing a high-quality and attractive scientific program. There are already nearly 200 streams distributed in 25 areas. Find the most appropriate stream for your presentations at: http://ifors2014.upc.edu/abstract

 

All attendees, including speakers and session chairs, must register and pay the registration fee. These fees have been announced at €500 for early bird (until Feb. 28) and €300 for students.
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Important dates
Abstract submission deadline: Jan. 31, 2014
Notification of acceptance: Feb. 25, 2014
Early Registration: Ends Feb. 28, 2014
Regular Registration: March 1 - April 30, 2014
Late and on-site registration: May 1 - July 13, 2014

December | Volume 38 | Number 6

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The following table of contents lists articles in the December 2011 print edition of OR/MS Today. You may follow any of the linked titles to read those items in their entirety. For quick navigation you may jump directly to any of the following sections:

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Features

O.R. at IBM

By Arnold Greenland
Technology and consulting giant boasts a long, rich history with operations research and advanced analytics.
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Disjunctive Mapping

By Michael Raskin and Warren Lieberman
Micro-marketing and diverse sales channel drive advances in understanding consumer behavior.
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O.R. & Healthcare

By Sheldon H. Jacobson
Why the operations research community is well-positioned to impact healthcare around the world.
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State of INFORMS: Strategic, Strong

By Peter Horner
Interview with President-Elect Terry Harrison, who discusses ambitious goals and strategic plan to reach them.
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In Memoriam: Seth Bonder

By Stephen Pollock
Tribute to an exemplary O.R. analyst, researcher, entrepreneur, educator, advocate and benefactor.
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INFORMS News [OPEN ACCESS ARTICLE]