Thursday, June 22, 2017

[DMANET] PMS 2018: First Call for Papers

PMS 2018
16th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling
April 17-20, 2018
Rome - Italy

PMS is an international conference series initialized by the EURO PMS
Working Group, devoted to project management and scheduling
( The workshop is held every two
years in different locations around Europe. This conference brings
together researchers and practitioners from different disciplines of
Computer Science, Operational Research, Optimization Engineering,
Mathematical Programming and Industrial Engineering. The conference
covers theoretical results and algorithmic developments in the fields
of Project Management and Scheduling, including project management and
scheduling practice and applications to real-life situations.

PMS 2018 (16th International Workshop on Project Management and
Scheduling) is organized by the Department of Enterprise Engineering
of the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (Rome, Italy). The workshop
will be held in Rome - Italy - on April, 17-20, 2018 at Residenza di
Ripetta, strategically located in the heart of the City - a few steps
away from Piazza del Popolo and Piazza di Spagna.

The workshop website is

The workshop will cover the following but non exhaustive list of topics:
- Project Management: Network modeling, Project scheduling, Resource
management, Due-date management, Project risk management, Project
scheduling under uncertainty, Proactive/reactive project scheduling,
Multicriteria project scheduling, Applications, Software
- Machine Scheduling: Shop scheduling, Scheduling with additional
constraints, Machine assignment and scheduling, Flexible/robust
scheduling, Grid scheduling, Multicriteria scheduling, Applications,

The workshop will consist of technical and selected presentations as
well as invited presentations made by esteemed researchers working on
Project Management and Scheduling.

Plenary speakers confirmed are:
- Jacques Carlier - Université de Technologie de Compiègne
- Rolf Möhring - Technische Universität Berlin
- Erwin Pesch - Universität Siegen

All researchers, academics, phd students and practitioners working on
the conference themes are invited to participate to PMS 2018
submitting an extended abstract (length 4 single-spaced A4 pages).
Templates and guidelines to authors are available on the PMS 2018
website. These 4-page submissions will be reviewed according to the
standard reviewing process of international conferences. A selection
of submissions will be presented during the workshop.

After the workshop, the authors will have the opportunity to submit
full papers to a special issue of Annals of Operations Research (see
the PMS 2018 website).

Important deadlines:
Paper submission: 31st October 2017
Notification of acceptance: 19th January 2018
Final paper presentation: 12th February 2018
Early registration: 15th February 2018

A list of hotels will be made available on the PMS 2018 website soon.
We remind you that Rome is very crowded in the period of the
Conference. Hence, we warmly invite all the participants to reserve
their accommodation as soon as possible in order to find solutions at
best rates.

For detailed information about the conference and the venue, please,
visit the Conference website:, or
send an email to

On behalf of the Organizing Committee,
Massimiliano Caramia (Conference Chair)

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