Thursday, January 4, 2018

[DMANET] EURO Excellence in Practice Award 2018

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EURO Excellence in Practice Award 2018

The purposes of the competition are to:
*recognise outstanding accomplishments in the practice of OR,
*attract more application-oriented papers to EURO-k Conferences,
*promote the practice of OR in general.


*a certificate of excellence in OR practice for each author of the paper
*an amount of €3,000 shared between the authors.


All interested authors are invited to submit a detailed description of an
application of OR with a real impact on practice, which has original
features, whether in methodology, application or implementation. This may
be in the form of a paper written for publication (although not necessarily
published at the time of submission), a client report, or other appropriate
documentation. The documentation must describe the work in a way which
illustrates how it meets the criteria outlined below. The age limit for
published papers is four years. The work must not have been submitted
concurrently to another competition. The application is open to OR
specialists from any part of the world. Please also check the guidelines (

The criteria for the evaluation of the papers are:

*real impact on practice,
*scientific quality,
*relevance to Operational Research,
*appreciation by the organisation involved with the application,
*originality in methodology, implementations and/ or field of application.

Letters of appreciation are important.

The jury selects a short-list of finalists who will present their work in a
special session at the 29th European Conference on Operational Research in
Valencia. There is no registration fee for one author of each of the
finalist presentations. The winner will be determined by the jury at the
end of the special session and will be announced by the chair of the jury
during the closing session of the EURO 2018 Conference.

Applications should be submitted online
before January 31, 2018.

Dr Sarah Fores
Manager of EURO

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