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Future Meetings


Venue: Royal Hollway Univerdity of London
Speaker: Various
Date: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 09:00 - 20 July 2018 - 13:00

35th International Symposium on Military Operational Research (35 ISMOR)


ISMOR is an annual international symposium sponsored by the UK Ministry of Defence and strongly supported by the Defence Special Interest Group of the UK OR Society.  ISMOR offers a unique opportunity to spend four days exploring the application of analysis to practical issues in defence and security with a wide range of colleagues from across the world.


  • · Network with defence professionals from across the globe
  • · Discover the latest defence analysis techniques through


o Presentations about analysis applied to real-world defence and security problems


o Multiple masterclasses and workshops from leading experts


o A dynamic poster session


  • · Present your work in front of a respected audience


As well as inspiring experienced practitioners with new approaches and providing informal testing of ideas, ISMOR offers excellent development for early career analysts.


Themes for 2018 will include:


‘Making every penny count’ – covering issues of affordability and value-for-money


‘Modelling for military operations’ – what models are needed and how do we develop them?


‘Data Analytics’ – covering areas such as data science, ‘Big Data’ and advanced analytics


‘Wargaming’ – how can we use wargaming to support decision making?


Submit you abstract NOW for a paper or poster on any aspect of the application of analysis to defence and security, particularly those relating to the symposium themes.



Who should come to 35 ISMOR?


  • · Customers, practitioners and researchers



  • · Government departments
  • · The Armed Forces
  • · Industry
  • · Academia


To book your place and submit your abstract, please use the online registration facility at A range of pricing options including daily rates are available and have been held at 2015 levels with discounts available for early career analysts.


Key Dates


End March 2018 Deadline for early bird reduced rate. Book now to secure your place at the reduced rate.


End April 2018 Deadline for abstracts.


For help with your registration, contact the Royal Holloway conference office at

Please bring this notice to the attention of any colleagues who might be interested in attending