33RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE
AUGUST - 1 SEPTEMBER 1998
Announcement and Call for Papers
Call for Papers
Printed and Online Conference Proceedings
Travel Grants for Student Speakers
Young Practitioner Prizes
ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
The 33rd Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society of New Zealand
) will be held at the University
of Auckland on the 31st of August and 1st of September 1998.
The conference is intended to bring together operational research workers
from a wide range of interest groups, ranging from those involved in academic
research to practitioners in local industry.
There will be two keynote speakers visiting from overseas. Details of these
will be announced closer to the date.
All sessions will be held in rooms of the University of Auckland. It is
intended to hold two parallel session streams.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The conference welcomes submissions of paper abstracts from interested
participants. Submissions in plain text (or LaTeX) may be Emailed to
or posted to the address given below. The closing date for acceptance of
abstracts (of up to 300 words) is 1st May, 1998. Authors of papers will
be notified by the Programme Committee
regarding acceptance of their papers at the Conference by 15th May,
Authors of accepted papers 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 ORSNZ members. Authors are also encouraged to submit
postscript (.ps) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) versions of their papers for inclusion
in a new conference archive on the ORSNZ Web site. The deadline for submission
of full papers is 15 July 1998. Guidelines on the layout of papers and
submission of electronic versions will be sent at the time of acceptance.
Authors will have about 25 minutes to present their paper at the Conference.
PRINTED & ONLINE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
All conference attendees and ORSNZ members are entitled to a copy of the
conference proceedings. As part of a new initiative, authors are being
encouraged to submit electronic copies of their papers which will be made
available to ORSNZ members under the ORSNZ
Registration forms will be posted with the preliminary conference programme
on 20 May.
The conference will be opened with an informal social gathering at the
University of Auckland on Sunday 30 August. There will be a conference
banquet on the evening of Monday 31st August. Information on the City
of Auckland and activities you can pursue is available from the
TRAVEL GRANTS FOR STUDENT SPEAKERS
Students who are speaking at the conference are eligible for travel grants
in aid if traveling from outside Auckland. Applicants for these travel
grants are asked to note this information on their abstract submission.
YOUNG PRACTITIONER PRIZES
Conference speakers under the age of 25 on 1 September 1998 may enter the
Young Practitioner's Paper Prize. In past years, 3 prizes have been offered
totaling $1000. All student entrants to the Young Practitoner Prize are
also entitled to a complimentary banquet ticket with their registration.
The written papers submitted by entrants must be solely authored. Competitors
should include a signed declaration of their eligibility to enter this
prize with their paper submission.
Accommodation at commercial rates is available close to the University.
The local youth hostel
(18 Liverpool St, about 10 minutes walk; ph (09)309-2802; fax (09)373-5083)
offers double rooms at $26/person (including GST), quad rooms for $23/person,
with a $4 discount for members. The Grafton Oaks Hotel (121 Grafton Rd;
about 10 minutes walk; ph (09)309 0167; fax (09)377 5962) charges $112.50
(including GST) for a double or twin room. Booking of these may be made
on the registration form with full payment required by 15 July 1998. No
accommodation is available within the University hostels at this time of
Approximate costings are (including GST):
|Conference entry for ORSNZ member
|Conference entry fee for non ORSNZ member
|Conference entry and ORSNZ membership
A late fee of $20 applies to all registrations received after 1 August.
Regular registration includes the conference banquet. The banquet is
not included in the student registration. Additional tickets for the banquet
may be purchased for approximately $50.00 per person.
Conference proceedings are now included as part of the ORSNZ membership
package, and so the conference charges for members have been reduced to
take this into account.
|Notification of Acceptance of Papers
|Registration Forms and Preliminary Program posted
|All Papers due
|Full Payment due for Accommodation
|Early Registration Deadline
|Late Fee of $20 becomes payable
|Conference Social Evening
|Conference Day 1 and Banquet
|Conference Day 2
CONFERENCE CONTACTS AND INTERNET DETAILS
Abstracts, paper submissions, payments, and inquiries should be directed
|| [email protected]
||+64 9 373-7468 (attn: ORSNZ Conference)
c/o Department of Engineering Science
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
||Dr Shane Henderson
(64)-9-373-7999 ext 8399
Dr Andrew Mason
(64)-9-373-7999 ext 7909
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Last modified: 24 March, 1998.