EURO Distinguished Service Medal Award 2018 (Announcement)


  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
    [email protected]

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

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