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Announcement6th International Symposium and 28th National Conference on Operational Research

The 6th International Symposium & 28th National Conference on Operational Research will be held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 8-10, 2017. The conference will be co-organized by the Department of Applied Informatics of the University of Macedonia and the Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS).
The purpose of the Conference is to disseminate recent scientific advances in the field of Operational Research and Management Science in Greece and to promote international co-operation among researchers and practitioners working in the field. The specific aim of this year’s Conference is to highlight the role and importance of OR in the digital era and the underlying ICT challenges (“OR in the Digital Era – ICT Challenges”).

Book of Abstracts
The abstracts submitted and approved for presentation will be included in the book of abstracts that will be distributed at the beginning of the Conference. Abstract submissions should be uploaded to the EasyChair Conference system:

Conference Proceedings / Full Papers
After the acceptance of the abstract, authors are given the option to submit full papers for publication in the conference proceedings. The proceedings will be available in electronic form. The length of the papers should not exceed 5 pages and they should be prepared in MS Word, in accordance with the format shown in the template file that is available here. The submission deadline for the full paper is 28th of May 2017.

Submissions of papers should be sent by email at: [email protected] All papers that will be published in the proceedings will be reviewed by members of the scientific committee.

Publication in Special Issues
International Journal of Decision Support Systems, Inderscience.
International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics, Inderscience.
Annals of Operations Research, Springer.
More journals to be announced.
All papers (in extended form - after revision), will be refereed according to the standards of the respective journal.

Invited Speakers
Panos M. Pardalos, University of Florida
Georgios Doukidis, Athens University of Economics and Business
John N. Tsitsiklis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Final Important Dates
Deadline for abstract submission: 18 April, 2017
Notification of acceptance: 2 May, 2017
Deadline for early registration: 20 May, 2017
Deadline for paper submission: 28 May, 2017
Conference dates: 8 to 10 June, 2017

Abstract submissions should be uploaded to the EasyChair Conference system:

For more information visit the conference website: or Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS) website:
President Nikolaos Matsatsinis
[email protected]
Technical University of Crete
Department of Production Engineering and Management
Decision Support Systems Laboratory
University Campus
73100 Chania Crete
Phone: +302821037348
Fax: +302821037553
Representative Evangelos Grigoroudis
[email protected]
Technical University of Crete
Department of Production Engineering & Management
University Campus, Kounoupidiana
73100 Chania
Phone: +302821037346
Fax: +302821069410
NewsletterJournal: Operational Research, An International Journal (IF: 0.600)
Newsletter: Quarterly Newsletter of HELORS
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Last modification2017-04-11

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