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The final programme is below.

Monday 28 November

8:40 Registration

9:30 Opening of the Conference

OSHA Healthcare Modelling Cluster (9:40 – 14:00)

9:40 – 10:40: Plenary Session

Integrated Planning in Healthcare.
Melanie Reuter-OppermannTechnical University of Darmstadt

10:40 Morning Tea

11:00 – 12:50: Healthcare Modelling

Scheduling surgeries using optimisation algorithms.
Thomas AdamsEngineering Science, University of Auckland

A districting approach to investigate the effect of home carers on the number of caregivers in home healthcare.
Mazyar ZarepourEngineering Science, University of Auckland

How modelling and digital transformation can improve healthcare.
Michael O’SullivanEngineering Science, University of Auckland

Panel discussion on healthcare modelling.
Thomas AdamsEngineering Science, University of Auckland
Pieta BrownOrion Health & Precision Driven Health
Isaac ClelandRosterLab
Melanie Reuter-OppermannInformation Systems, Technical University of Darmstadt
Cameron WalkerEngineering Science, University of Auckland
Ilze ZiedinsStatistics, University of Auckland

12:50 Lunch

13:40: Annual General Meeting

14:40 – 15:40: Network Models & Data Science

Product categorisation and implementation challenges.
Golnar BehzadiPlexure

Is it time to retire the Solomon dataset for benchmarking VRP solution techniques?
Param IyerInformation Systems and Operations Management, University of Auckland.

Finding the missing with integer programming. 📝
Karl ZhuEngineering Science, University of Auckland

Simulation-optimisation for optimal location of wireless charging infrastructure for an electric taxi fleet.
Andrea RaithEngineering Science, University of Auckland

15:40 Afternoon Tea

16:00 – 17:00: Decomposition Methods

Benders decomposition algorithms to solve bi-objective linear programmes. 📝
Ali SohrabiEngineering Science, University of Auckland

Speeding up column generation by heuristically limiting the solution space for the airline crew rostering problem. 📝
Michael ZhangEngineering Science, University of Auckland

Neighbourhood pricing: A matheuristic column generation approach for staff rostering.
Andrew MasonEngineering Science, University of Auckland

18:30 Conference Dinner at debretts kitchen

Tuesday 29 November

9:20 – 10:40: Hydrogen Integration into Energy Systems

On hydrogen and electricity security of supply.
Andy PhilpottElectric Power Optimization Centre, University of Auckland

Dependent inflow models in JADE.
Adam CliffordEngineering Science, University of Auckland

Calculation of synthetic energy carrier production costs with high temporal and geographical resolution. 📝
Uwe LangenmayrInstitute for Industrial Production, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Multi-horizon modelling of hydrogen integration.
Anthony DownwardEngineering Science, University of Auckland

10:40 Morning Tea

11:00 – 12:40: Production Processes & Environmental Modelling

Energy transition planning in manufacturing: An integrated framework of machine learning and mathematical programming.
Ehsan IzadpanahiEngineering Science, University of Auckland

Optimisation in Dairy 101.
Geoff LeylandFonterra Co-operative Group

Using operational models to make strategic decisons.
Oleg BarbinFonterra Co-operative Group

Multi-discipline Multi-criteria Multi-models.
Kerry MayesWSP

Automating the quality assurance process for continuous environmental data.
Preston FerreiraNorthland Regional Council

12:40 Lunch

13:40 – 15:00: Modelling & Optimization under Uncertainty

Certainty equivalent model predictive control and distributionally robust stochastic dynamic programming. 📝
Dominic KeehanEngineering Science, University of Auckland

A general framework for modelling decision-dependent information revelation in stochastic programming. 📝
Rishi AdigaEngineering Science, University of Auckland

Modelling housing feature impacts on sale price in newly developed suburbs relative to a standard house. 📝
Christina Yin-Chieh LinEngineering Science, University of Auckland

Which flights to cancel? Disruption mitigation for a tail allocation problem.
Sarah MarshallDepartment of Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology

15:00 Afternoon Tea

15:20 – 16:40: Operations Research Tools & Supply Chain Modelling

Mapping the future of information sharing and processing in supply chains — A literature review.
Maryam MirzaeiBusiness Information Systems, Auckland University of Technology

JuMP 1.0: Recent improvements to a modelling language for mathematical optimization.
Oscar DowsonJuMP

Optimisation over exotic cones with Hypatia.
Lea KapelevichMathworks

Embedding operations research and analytics into Engineering Science design.
Kevin JiaEngineering Science, University of Auckland