Upcoming Regional Society & SIG Events

PSM - Towards a behavioural system dynamics: Exploring its scope and delineating its promise

6 December 2023, 17.00

Many different fields have been thinking about so-called ‘behavioural effects’. Similar activities are in full sway across OR. In this talk we ask whether this idea can be applied to System Dynamics modelling in a useful way.

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14 December 2023, 14:00 - 15:30

The North West Operational Research Group will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 14th December, via Zoom. They will be revealing their plans for 2024 whilst there will be a presentation on 'Turning pages, turning minds'. 


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WISDOM, WORAN and Women in OR/MS present a Winter Webinar

15 December 2023, 16.00 - 17.00

Join us for a festive coffee and a chat:
An opportunity to build connections across women in operations research societies, identify common goals and grow together in achieving these.

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ICN Event - What Happens When the Client Doesn’t Like The Solution?

17 January 2024, 12.00 - 13.00

Most consulting case studies, given as conference presentations or written up in journal articles, are about success. A difficult problem. Some clever analysis. Insightful results. A delighted client. And everyone lives happily ever after.

This case study is different. It’s about a topic rarely discussed in open forum. Failure.

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WORAN Event - From Dream to Dominance: a start-up story

25 January 2024 13.30 - 14.30

Ana Sofia Pereira, Wide Scope, talking about her experience as MSc graduate, co-founding a logistics software company that now supports the transportation of 70% of food that is sold in Portuguese supermarkets, and 95% of the hospitality sector's food as well as having branches in 8 countries around the world, serving customers ranging from small businesses to Morrisons, Ikea and Nestle.

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WORAN Event - Overcoming the career break penalty

22 February 2024, 13.00 - 14.00

Returning to research with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship Dr Katie Perry, CEO, Daphne Jackson Trust; Professor Kathy Kotiadis, Kent Business School This session follows up our November event, looking at Kqthy’s (unplanned) experience of a 5-year career break.

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