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Future Meetings

How OR Supports Decision Making at British Airways

Venue: School of Mathematics, Cardiff University
Speaker: Naomi Rowlands and Geraint Thomas
Date: Wednesday, 12 November 2014 at 17:45 - 19:00

The next SWORDS meeting of the 2014-2015 programme is scheduled for Wednesday the 12th of November 2014. The meeting will be held in room M/0.40 at the Mathematics Institute, Cardiff University. There will be drinks available from 5.30pm in the Internet Café which is just inside the main entrance to the Mathematics Institute. The talk will start at 5.45pm.


British Airways is the UK’s largest international airline and one of the world’s leading global premium carriers. It served 40 million passengers last year in 157 destinations across 85 countries.

Flying is a complex business, and the airline industry is a varied and challenging environment to manage. The OR team at British Airways are involved in projects right across the business, supporting decision-making, initiating change and making key issues less complex.

Seminar and Quiz

Venue: School of Maths, Cardiff University
Speaker: Professor Steve Disney
Date: Wednesday, 10 December 2014 at 18:00

Professor Steve Disney will be giving a presentation to SWORDS on the 10th of December and this will be followed by a quiz and food. More details wil follow later.