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26 Jun 2017

Loughborough University to host annual ORS conference

This year's Operational Research Society Annual Conference (being held between September 12th to 14th) will be hosted by Loughborough University with academics, practitioners, researchers and students presenting interesting, informative and challenging papers.

The OR59 Organising Committee, co-Chaired by Professor Jiyin Liu from the School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University and Ms Sayara Beg, Chief Data Scientist at Datanut Sciences Ltd, are planning a high quality scientific programme and other major events to make sure this is a great event for all. This year's conference will include; Keynote speakers, around 200 paper presentations in streams ranging from Analytics to Transport, the unique Practitioner/Academic collaboration sessions and a varied social programme.

Professor Stewart Robinson, Dean of the School, said of the news:

“It is a pleasure to welcome the OR59 conference to Loughborough.  Our hosting of the conference celebrates the School of Business and Economics’ leading position in researching and teaching Decision Sciences.  Indeed, the School’s Management Science group employs many internationally recognised leaders in the field of Operational Research, covering optimisation, scheduling, simulation, decision analysis, problem structuring methods and behavioural OR.” 

Professor Jiyin Lui added:

“The OR59 conference is a great opportunity for academics, practitioners, researchers as well as students to present their work on operational research methods and applications. It provides an excellent platform for discussions among operational researchers from different sectors and promotes more collaborations.  The organising committee looks forward to seeing you at the conference in September.”