Invited speakers

Professor Nikolaos V. Sahinidis


Carnegie Mellon University, USA





Professor Athanasios Migdalas 


Lulea University of Technology (Sweden) & Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Conference topics

The Conference covers all topics relevant to the theory and applications of OR/MS and its connections with other disciplines. Below is a list of indicative areas of interest.

Agent-based modelling



Markov processes

Combinatorial optimization & integer programming

Operations management

Complexity theory

Mathematical programming

Data envelopment analysis and frontier models

Military operational research

Data mining, business intelligence, analytics

Multi-criteria decision aid

Decision support systems

Multi-objective optimization

Dynamic programming


Electronic services and commerce

Optimization software

Energy management, economics & finance

Optimal control

Evaluation of Learning

Optimal control

Financial decision making

Parallel processing & grid computing



Project management and scheduling

Fuzzy systems

Quality management

Game theory


Governance and policy modeling

Risk analysis and management

Group decision making and negotiations


Metaheuristics and evolutionary algorithms

Stochastic models

Linear/nonlinear programming

Structural optimization

Logistics & supply chain management

Systems dynamics

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Important Dates

Abstract submission:

April 3, 2016

Notification of acceptance:

April 15, 2016

Early registration:

May 27, 2016

Full paper submission:

May 27, 2016



a. Book of Abstracts : All abstracts approved for presentation at the Conference will be included in the book of abstracts. Abstracts can be submitted through the Easychair conference management system.

b. Conference Proceedings (ISBN) : Authors are invited to submit full papers for publication in the proceedings of the Conference (including ISBN). The proceedings will be available in electronic form.

c. Special Issue: A special issue has been arranged with the International Journal of Decision Support Systems (IJDSS) . The theme of the IJDSS special issue is "DSS in Commerce, Logistics and Transportation". The submission deadline for the IJDSS special issue is September 30, 2016.

Details are included in the Submissions and Publications page.