The conference committee welcomes papers in OR and decision modelling. In addition to papers of general interest the conference will have theme session on "OR in Competitive Markets" and "Logistics and Transportation". The committee particularly welcomes papers on practical applications.


Submissions of abstracts (200 words or less) in plain text, LaTeX, or Microsoft Word format may be e-mailed to

[email protected]
and hard copies may be sent to
ORSNZ 2000
School of Mathematical and Computing Sciences
Victoria University of Wellington
P.O. Box 600
Wellington, New Zealand

The closing date for acceptance of abstracts is 29 September 2000. Authors of papers will be notified regarding acceptance of their abstracts by 3 October 2000. Authors of accepted abstracts will be required to submit a full-length paper (up to 10 single-space typed pages) for publication in the Conference Proceedings which is issued to all participants and to all ORSNZ members. Authors are also encouraged to submit postscript (.ps) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) versions of their papers for inclusion in the conference archive. The deadline for submission of full papers is 27 October 2000. Guidelines for style and format of the full paper will be sent at the time of acceptance.