EURO Distinguished Service Medal Award

The EURO Distinguished Service Medal Award (EDSM) was approved by the Executive Committee in July 2006. The EDSM should honour extraordinary efforts and should be awarded for recognition of distinguished service EURO and to the profession of OR. The award is officially bestowed in conjunction with a EURO-k Conference, if there is a suitable candidate. Following a presentation of the competition by the chair of the jury, the laureate receives the EURO Distinguished Service Medal Award and a diploma. Only one award may be made on each occasion.


Call for Nominations for the EURO Distinguished Service Medal 2018

Jury of the EURO Distinguished Service Medal 2018

  • Ulrike Leopold-Wildburger (Austria) - chair
  • Roman Słowiński (Poland)
  • Pascale Zaraté (France)
  • Sally Brailsford (UK)
  • Hans Ittmann (South Africa)

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

  1. The EURO Distinguished Service Medal Award (EDSM) is the highest recognition in Europe of distinguished service to the European Operational Research community or to the profession of Operational Research. 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 Distinguished Service Medal shall be awarded to an individual who has served the European OR community and the profession effectively for many years.

  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 Distinguished Service Medal jury member, Organising and Programme Committee Chairs of the 29th European Conference on Operational Research) is eligible.

  4. Nominations for the 2018 EURO Distinguished Service Medal can come from EURO member national societies, the previous EURO Distinguished Service Medal Award laureates and jury chairs. Please also check the guidelines.

  5. Nominations should be sent to:

    Ulrike Leopold-Wildburger
    Institut für Statistik und Operations Research
    Universität Graz
    Universitätsplatz 3
    8010 Graz
    Austria
    ulrike.leopold@uni-graz.at


  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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