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IMA Conference on Numerical Methods for Simulation
Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
01 - 04 Sep 2015
 
OR2015
University of Vienna, Austria
01 - 04 Sep 2015
 
44th Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA)
Pecan Manor, on the R560 road in the Hartbeespoort Valley, West of the lake
13 - 16 Sep 2015
 
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Special Interest Meetings

Mon 14 Sep   Analytics Network
Mon 28 Sep   Analytics Network
Mon 12 Oct   Analytics Network
Tue 13 Oct   Third Sector OR
Fri 16 Oct   Decision Analysis
Fri 16 Oct   Behavioural OR
Fri 16 Oct   Defence
Fri 16 Oct   Public Policy Design
Mon 26 Oct   Analytics Network
Mon 09 Nov   Analytics Network
Wed 18 Nov   Criminal Justice
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Conferences - Introduction

The OR Society organises several conferences every year. Listed below is general information on the conferences organised.

The Annual Conference

This main event is usually held in early September and attracts over 300 delegates from the UK, Europe, North America and elsewhere. The most recent annual conference was OR56, (held in September 2014) and the next is EURO2015, Glasgow, July 2015 – an international O.R. conference that will incorporate aspects of the OR Society Conference. The three-day conference programme contains a mixture of plenary sessions given by keynote speakers and parallel streams, covering all aspects of O.R. which are of interest to both the Academic and Practitioner delegates. The one-day Making an Impact stream is specifically tailored to be of interest to practitioners. In addition there is a comprehensive social programme.

The YoungOR Conference

Every other year the Society holds this conference, intended for academics and practitioners with up to ten years' experience in O.R. The most recent was YoungOR 18 and the next is YoungOR 19 which takes place in September 2015. It gives younger members of the profession an opportunity to present their work in a non-threatening environment to an audience of their peers. There are plenary talks by keynote speakers, interspersed with parallel streams which are of interest to both the Academic and Practitioner delegates and there is a comprehensive evening social programme.

Other conferences

Each year, the Society holds a variety of conferences on specialist topics. Future conferences include the Simulation Workshop (SW16) which takes place at Ettington Chase Hotel, Stratford 11-13 April 2016.

Recent conferences include:

Queries Regarding Conferences

If you wish to put on a short conference, would like to sponsor/exhibit at a society organised conference, are having difficulty submitting an abstract online or booking a conference online (and are unable to print the booking form on the website), then please contact Hilary Wilkes. It is recommended that conference bookings and abstract submissions if at all possible are done online.

Hilary Wilkes   Address:  The OR Society, Seymour House, 12 Edward Street, Birmingham, B1 2RX, UK
  Tel: +44 (0)121 233 9300
  Email: hilary.wilkes@theorsociety.com