Programme Twenty Naught One

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Thursday, 29 November 2001

7-9:30 pm. Registration and Social Twenty Naught One, University Staff Club, 87 Ilam Road.

Friday, 30 November 2001

8:00 a.m. Foyer. Registration & breakfast.

9:00 a.m. E7. Welcome! Keynote address by Lawrence Wein. Sponsored by Charles River Associates.

10:15 a.m. Foyer. Morning tea.

10:45 a.m. E6, parallel session E7, parallel session
An Optimal Approach to Real-time Resolution of Disruptions to a Train Schedule, by Walker. Hard OR, Soft OR, Problem Structuring Methods, Critical Systems Thinking - A Primer, by Daellenbach.
Congestion Control Algorithms in High Speed Telecommunication Networks, by Haider, Sirisena, Pawlikowski, & Ferguson. Capital Planning in the Paper Industry using COMPASS, by Everett, Aoude, & Philpott.
Hurst Parameter Estimation Techniques: A Critical Review, by Jeong, Pawlikowski, & McNickle. Some Initial Ideas Regarding a Replenishment Decision Involving Partial Postponement, by Silver, Segal, & Minner.
Interval Estimators of Proportions in Coverage Analysis of Simulation Output Results, by Lee, McNickle, & Pawlikowski. Determinants for Franchise Success, by Paynter & Arthanari.
Radiation Therapy Planning by Multicriteria Optimization, by Ehrgott & Burjony. A Characterisation of Information Sharing in Supply Chains, by Simatupang & Sridharan

12:30 p.m. Foyer. Lunch.

1:25 p.m. E7. Young Practitioners Prize. Sponsored by PA Consulting.
    Data-mining and Neural Networks from a Commercial Perspective, by Cerny.
    Plant Location Modelling for the Concrete and Asphalt Industries, by Clist.
    Compaction Algorithms for the Garment Manufacturing Industry, by Dean.
    Fast Shortest Path Algorithms for Large Road Networks, by Engineer.
    Estimation and Optimisation in Electricity Pool Markets, by Hu.

3:15 p.m. Foyer. Afternoon tea.

3:35 p.m. E7. Young Practitioners Prize.
    Relief Staff Rostering for the St John Ambulance Service, by Jasim.
    An Online Optimised Pump Scheduling System, by Pegg.
    Modifications to the Pure Preferential Bidding System for Rostering Pilots at ANZ, by Rouse.
    Electricity Network Reliability Optimization, by Singh.

    Judges to convene in Room E6 after the presentations.

5:05 p.m. End. Since Riccarton House is close by, we expect to walk there.

5:45 p.m. AGM, Riccarton House, 16 Kahu Road.

7:00 p.m. Banquet 2001, Riccarton House, 16 Kahu Road. Sponsored by PA Consulting, Charles River Associates, and Aoraki Corporation.

    Presentation of the Young Practitioner's Prize, by John George.
    Sir Gil Simpson to speak.

Saturday, 1 December 2001

8:00 a.m. Foyer. Breakfast.

8:45 a.m. E7. Welcome.

8:50 a.m. E7. Keynote address by Stein Wallace. Sponsored by Charles River Associates.

9:50 a.m. E6, parallel session E7, parallel session
Revenue Management under a General Discrete Choice Model of Demand, by van Ryzin & Talluri. A New Framework for Combat Risk Assessment using the MANA Model, by Lauren.
Optimal Dynamic Auctions for Revenue Management, by Vulcano, van Ryzin & Maglaras. Development of FIDO - A Network Design Tool for Fibre Cable Layout, by Mason & Philpott.

10:30 a.m. Foyer. Morning tea.

11:00 a.m. E6, parallel session. E7, parallel session
Bookmobile Routing and Scheduling in Buskerud County, Norway, by Foulds, Wallace, Wilson, & Sagvolden. A Model for Demand-side Electricity Optimisation, by Pettersen.
A Beam Search Heuristic for Multi-Mode Single Resource Constrained Project Scheduling, by Basnet, Tang & Yamaguchi. Long-Term Hydro Scheduling in a Pool Market, by Neame, Philpott, & Pritchard.
Minimizing the Total Completion Time in a Two-Machine Group Scheduling Problem with Carryover Sequence Dependency, by Logendran & Sriskandarajah. The Electricity Seller's Psi, by Pritchard, Philpott, Neame, & Zakeri.
Adjacency Constraints in Forest Harvesting, by McNaughton, Page, & Ryan. Using Cournot Gaming Models for Deciding Vesting Contracts for an Emerging Electricity Market, by George, Read and Duffy.

12:20 p.m. Foyer. Lunch.

1:20 p.m. E7. The Hans Daellenbach Prize: David M. Ryan.

2:20 p.m. E6, parallel session E7, parallel session
Asset Management of Water Distribution Systems, by Watson & Mason. Mistaken Identity or Multiple Identities? A Case for Multiple Frames, by Mabin & Davies.
Optimization of Streamflow Estimation within the Framework of Conceptual Modeling, by Wasimi.  

3:00 p.m. Foyer. Afternoon tea.

3:30 p.m. E7. Canterbury Reflections

4:30 p.m. End of Conference Twenty Naught One.

6:00 p.m. Canterbury Reunion Twenty Naught One, Sign of the Kiwi.

    Sponsored by Charles River Associates.

Thanks to PA Consulting Group, Charles River Associates, and Jade Corp. for supporting Conference 2001.