Tuesday, May 21, 2013

[DMANET] ResEff 2013 in Goettingen, Germany - Second Call for Papers

International Conference on Resource Efficiency in Interorganizational
Networks 2013 (ResEff)
13-14 November 2013, Goettingen, Germany
Second Call for Papers

On 13th and 14th November 2013, the Georg-August-Universität
Goettingen (Germany) will host the first International Conference on
Resource Efficiency in Interorganizational Networks (ResEff) and the
deadline for abstracts is drawing near!

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Prof. Martin Faulstich
CUTEC Institute of Environmental Technology
Chair of the German Advisory Council on the Environment

Prof. Barry Goodell
Sustainable Biomaterials
Virgina Polytechnic Institute and State University

Prof. Adisa Azapagic
Sustainable Chemical Engineering
University of Manchester

Renewable raw materials are becoming increasingly important as an
alternative resource base in industrial networks. Consequently,
research for methods improving the efficient use of renewable
resources in production processes with by-products is crucial. The aim
is cascade utilization, thus the multiple utilization of a raw
material before its conversion into energy.

The ResEff brings together interdisciplinary researchers developing
strategies and solution concepts for efficient resource utilization.
It is therefore a forum for scientific exchange both between experts
as well as interdisciplinary groups.

The conference will include parallel sessions for presentation of
papers in the fields of agricultural and forestry science,
mathematical optimization, operations research, marketing, business
informatics, production and logistics. Each track contains different
sessions for expert talks. The interdisciplinary exchange is fostered
through special talks and meetings, where all groups come together.

The session "Mathematical Optimization in the Presence of
Uncertainties" might be of special interest to you. A short
description can be found below:
Decisions in the context of renewable resources, i.e. in forestry and
agriculture, often have to be made without the knowledge of all
relevant data. In order to model and hedge against these uncertainties
in mathematical optimization problems, the fields of stochastic,
robust and online optimization have evolved over the last years. We
invite contributions to the field of mathematical optimization with
applications to resource efficiency, in particular concepts,
theoretical results and solution approaches for optimization in the
presence of uncertainty.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to applications of
operations research in the context of
- renewable resources and
- resource constraints,
in particular when dealing with uncertain future knowledge. Techniques include
- robust optimization,
- online optimization,
- stochastic optimization,
- multi-objective optimization.
The deadline for submission of abstracts (approximately two pages) is
31 May 2013. Guidelines for submission can be found on the conference
website. Submissions are subjected to an independent and professional
blind peer review and will be judged on originality, significance,
interest, clarity, relevance, correctness and presentation.

The official Call for Papers can be downloaded here:

A more detailed description of the conference and the submission and
review process can be found on the conference website:
Important Dates:
31 May 2013 - Deadline for Abstracts
20 June 2013 - Notification of Acceptance
20 June 2013 - Begin of Registration
15 Sept 20 13 - Camera Ready Deadline
13-14 Nov 2013 - ResEff
Website: http://reseff2013.uni.goettingen.de

If you have any question do not hesitate to send a mail to:


M. Sc. Morten Tiedemann
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
DFG-Graduiertenkolleg 1703
Ressourceneffizienz in Unternehmensnetzwerken

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Institut für Numerische und Angewandte Mathematik
Lotzestraße 16-18, Raum 208
D-37083 Göttingen

Tel.: +49 (0)551 / 39-22578
Fax: +49 (0)551 / 39-3944
E-Mail: m.tiedemann@math.uni-goettingen.de
URL: www.ressourceneffizienz.uni-goettingen.de

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