Monday, February 19, 2018

[DMANET] Last Call for papers and Deadline Extension: Joint EURO/ALIO International Conference 2018 on Applied Combinatorial Optimization

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Joint EURO/ALIO International Conference 2018 on Applied Combinatorial Optimization

The Joint EURO/ALIO International Conference 2018 on Applied Combinatorial Optimization is an event jointly promoted by the Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO) and the Association of Latin-Iberoamerican Operational Research Societies (ALIO), both within the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS).

Bologna, Italy, June 25-27, 2018

Call for papers

Contributions dealing with any aspect of Applied Combinatorial Optimization are welcome. This includes theoretical achievements, algorithm development and real-world implementations.

Short abstract of at most 1500 characters including up to three references can be submitted via EasyChair. All submissions will undergo a review process. Short abstracts will be distributed at the conference.

Important Deadlines

Due to many requests, we extend the deadline for short abstracts submission.

Submission of Short Abstracts: extended to 21/02/2018. No further extension will be granted.
Early Registration 16/03/2018

A Feature Cluster of the European Journal of Operational Research, devoted to Applied Combinatorial Optimization, will be published. High quality papers presented at the conference will be invited to this cluster.

Plenary Speakers

Andrea Lodi, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Nelson Maculan, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
David Pisinger (EURO Plenary Speaker), Technical University of Denmark


The conference will be held at the School of Engineering and Architecture of the Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Viale del Risorgimento, 2 Bologna. The School is within walking distance from the city center, hotels, bars and restaurants.
The city of Bologna offers a lively cultural environment, and is well connected by high-speed trains to Florence (35min), Venice (1h 25min), Milan (1h), Rome (2h), Turin (2h 15min), Naples (3h 30min).
A short video on the city of Bologna:

On behalf of the Organizing Committee
Paolo Toth, Valentina Cacchiani, Enrico Malaguti
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