EURO Gold Medal

The EURO Gold Medal (EGM): is the highest distinction within OR in Europe and it was introduced as a EURO instrument in 1983. It was first awarded to Hans-Jürgen Zimmermann (Germany) at the EURO-k conference in Bologna in 1985. In the year preceding a EURO-k conference. nominations are made to a jury consisting of five scholars of recognized stature in the OR community. The award is conferred on a prominent person or team or institution, for an outstanding contribution to the OR science. The award is officially bestowed in conjunction with a EURO-k Conference, if there is a suitable candidate. Only one award may be made on each occasion.


Call for Nominations for the EURO Gold Medal 2018

Jury of the EURO Gold Medal 2018

  • Luk Van Wassenhove (France) - chair
  • M. Grazia Speranza (Italy)
  • Marielle Christiansen (Norway)
  • Juan José Salazar González (Spain)
  • David Lane (UK)

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

  1. The EURO Gold Medal is the highest recognition in Europe for scientific activity in OR. It is conferred on a prominent person or team or institution, for an outstanding contribution to the development of the discipline of OR. The award will be officially bestowed at the opening plenary session of the 29th European Conference on Operational Research in Valencia, if there is a suitable candidate.

  2. The EURO Gold Medal shall be awarded for a body of work in OR, preferably published over a period of several years. Although recent work should not be excluded, care should be taken to allow the contribution to stand the test of time. The potential prize recipient should have a recognized stature in the European OR community. Significance, innovation, depth, and scientific excellence should be stressed.

  3. To emphasize the European flavour of the Award, all societies are strongly urged not to propose a candidate from their own country. No currently active officer of EURO (Executive Committee member, EURO Gold Medal jury member, Organising and Program Committee Chairs of the 29th European Conference on Operational Research) is eligible.

  4. Nominations for the 2018 EURO Gold Medal can come from EURO member national societies, the previous EURO Gold Medal laureates and jury chairs. Individuals are welcome to forward the names of potential laureates to their national society to be considered for formal nomination. Please also check the guidelines.

  5. Nominations should be sent to:

    Luk Van Wassenhove
    Director, INSEAD Humanitarian Research Group
    Boulevard de Constance
    F-77305 Fontainebleau
    Cedex
    France
    luk.van-wassenhove@insead.edu


  6. Nominations, including a detailed CV of the nominee and a written justification for the nomination should be sent before 31st January, 2018.


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