The deadline for abstracts for IFORS 2020 (in Seoul, Korea) is January 17, 2020, with the conference being held from June 21 – 26. If you are interested in attending you can find more details at the conference website.
This year’s ORSNZ conference was the first time we haven’t partnered with NZSA since 2012. Across the two days we had 56 people who attended, and 28 presentations. You can see the abstracts for all the presentations here.
There was also an Analytics Forum event on Well-being Analytics aligned with the first-day on the conference, attended by about 150 people.
YPP Prize Winners
Sponsored by Suez Smart Solutions
Best Paper: Comparison of objective functions for scheduling surgeries. Thomas Adams, Michael O’Sullivan & Cameron Walker. Engineering Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Best Presentation: Universal locker systems for urban metros. Parameshwaran Iyer, Ronald Veldman & Yao Zhang.
Highly Commended: The optimisation of milk collection. Snigdha Saha & Olivier Graffeuille.
JAG Prize Winners
Sponsored by Optimity
Winner: Developing a decision making tool for Housing New Zealand. Hrishi Kodthuguli, Michael O’Sullivan & Cameron Walker.
Highly Commended: Who will be covered and who will be left behind? Advising the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation on fairness. Maaike Vollebergh, Caroline Jagtenberg & Jo Røislien.