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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.
Register now at http://ifors2014.com/registration
Find more at www.IFORS2014.com


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

INFORMS News: Nicholson Student Paper Competition

Nicholson Prize finalists Shiqian Ma, Chen Chen, Kuang Xu (winner), Yehua Wei and Committee Chair Mor Armony (l-r).

Nicholson Prize finalists Shiqian Ma, Chen Chen, Kuang Xu (winner), Yehua Wei and Committee Chair Mor Armony (l-r).

Kuang Xu of MIT won the 2011 George E. Nicholson Student Paper competition for his paper, “On the Power of Centralization in Distributed Processing.” Committee Chair Mor Armony announced the winner at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Charlotte, N.C.

The competition is held each year in honor of outstanding papers in the field of operations research and the management sciences written by a student. The finalists presented their papers in sessions held on the first day of the conference.

Yehua Wei of MIT finished second, while Shiqian Ma of Columbia University, Juliane Dunkel of MIT and Chen Chen of Columbia received honorable mention.