Association of European O.R. Societies (EURO)
The OR Society is a member of EURO, the Association of European Operational
EURO is a regional grouping within IFORS, the "International
Federation of Operational Research Societies". It is a "non
profit" association domiciled in Switzerland. Its affairs are regulated
by a Council consisting of representatives/alternates of all its members
and an Executive Committee which constitutes its board of directors. Its
aim is to promote Operational Research throughout Europe which it does by
running conferences, publishing journals, giving prizes and awards, running
various working groups and overseeing other promotional initiatives such
as 24 Hour O.R.
The members of EURO are normally full members of IFORS and comprise the national
OR societies of countries located within or nearby (in a broad sense) Europe.
There are currently 30 member societies.
The Council elects a President, a President-Elect, three Vice-Presidents,
and a Secretary. These six EURO officers form the Executive Committee. The
President-Elect serves for only one year whereas all others are elected for
two years. Since 1993 the Executive Committee is assisted by a Permanent Secretariat.