Thursday, February 5, 2015

[DMANET] Deadline approaching --- 55th Meeting of the EURO WG "Commodities and Financial Modelling", Ankara, May 14-16

Dear Colleagues,

with today's sending of the Call for Papers below, the organizers
would like to
kindly remind you of the approaching

Deadline of Abstract Submission: February 15, 2015.

Thank you cordially for your valuable consideration.


55th Meeting of the EURO Working Group "Commodities and Financial Modelling"

METU, Ankara, Turkey, May 14-16, 2015

First Call For Papers

55th Meeting of the EWGCFM (EWGCFM 2015) is organized by Institute of
Applied Mathematics (IAM; of Middle East
Technical University (METU), EURO Working Group "Commodities and
Financial Modelling" (EWGCFM; and The
Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO; This conference will take place at the
campus of METU ( in Ankara, Turkey, on May
14-16, 2015.

EWGCFM 2015 is an element of the conference series, whose 54th meeting
is going to take place in Milano, Italy, in December 2014. The EURO
Working Group EWGCFM was founded in September 1986 in Lisbon. The
primary field of interest for the working group can be described as
"financial models that help to solve problems faced by financial
managers in the firm". EWGCFM 2015 will contribute to this purpose in
modelling and problem solving through advances in theory, methods
and practice, by applications of mathematics and statistics,
economics and management sciences, engineering and environmental
sciences, supported by modern Operational Research.

We are pleased to announce the following Invited Speakers of the conference:

• Vedat Akgiray (Bogazici University, Turkey),
• Constantinos Kardaras (London School of Economics, UK),
• Rüdiger Kiesel (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany),
• Stan Uryasev (University of Florida, USA).

Abstract Submission:

We invite all researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as
students interested in commodities and financial modelling to
participate at the conference and to present their research. Abstract
submission and registration are both online, via the conference web
page ( Abstracts with max. 3000
characters should be submitted online latest by February 15, 2015.

The Conference also offers its registered participants submit their
full manuscript to the "Special Issue of Annals of Operations Research
– Advances of OR in Commodities and Financial Modelling". Authors
should select the category "Special Issue: Advances of OR in
Commodities and Financial Modelling" when looking for the (right)
special issue in the submission system.

Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM), established in the year 2002,
is a Graduate School and interdisciplinary centre with four programs:
Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, Scientific Computing and
Cryptography; it fosters various research and teaching activities in
mathematical sciences. IAM supports and coordinates mathematics-based
interdisciplinary education and research at METU, and it initiates
and undertakes collaborative research with different industries and
scientific organizations in Turkey, Europe and all over the world. IAM
is pleased to welcome colleagues and friends from Europe and all
over the world to celebrate an unforgettable premium conference at
the beautiful campus of METU in Ankara, capital of hospitable Turkey!

Sevtap Selçuk-Kestel,
Yeliz Yolcu Okur,
Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber

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