Wednesday, March 21, 2018

[DMANET] OR60: Disaster Management Stream

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OR60 Lancaster University, 11-13th September

Dear all

I am organising a stream on Disaster Management at the OR60 "Anniversary" Conference and would like to invite submissions on this topical research area.

The purpose of the stream is to gather academics and practitioners alike to share ideas, projects and experiences using OR techniques for disaster management. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Disaster impact assessment
Prevention and mitigation investment planning
Shelter location
Evacuation planning
Relief delivery
Casualty transportation
Stakeholders' coordination
Recovery operations
Refugee camp location, coordination and management
Refugee resettlement
Big data for disaster management
Disaster information systems
Resilient land use and agriculture
Epidemics control supply chain management

For details, please visit the conference web site:

If you are interested in this stream, please drop me a line (

I look forward to seeing you in Lancaster next September.

Kind Regards


Key dates:
Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2018
Early registration: 30 June 2018
Conference: 11-13 September 2018

Maria Paola Scaparra | Head of the Management Science Group
Reader in Management Science, Kent Business School, University of Kent
Room 304, Sibson
Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7FS, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1227 824556 | Fax: +44 (0)1227 827726 |

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