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Annual General Meeting and Joint SWORDS Event

This is a formal notification that the Society’s AGM will take place at Cardiff University School of Mathematics on Tuesday 19 June 2018.

You will be able to vote for the various resolutions online or by printing, completing and posting the ballot form. Completed ballot forms can also be submitted at the AGM in person. You will need to log in to The OR Society's website to be able to vote electronically.

Please note that Corporate Affiliates are not eligible to vote, but of course are still welcome to read the documents for their information and interest.

Details of the speakers and agenda are below. Members (and indeed non-members) are encouraged to attend this FREE meeting, but please register online to attend.


Presentations by:

John Boulton

Aneurin Bevan Health Board

John will talk on successes, impact and opportunities of OR applied to healthcare from one half of the largest university OR/NHS collaboration in the UK. See bio.

Tom Smith

Managing Director of the ONS's Data Science Campus
Tom will be will be talking about one of OR's most important growth areas. See bio.


Event Schedule

14.45 Registration

15.00 Introduction and Welcome from SWORDS and Cardiff University

15.05 Speakers + Q&A

16.05 Formal Business:

The Society Year in Review from The OR Society's President, John Hopes, and Board Members
Formal presentation of accounts and resolutions for voting
The OR Society Future Directions Q&A

17.15 Networking, nibbles and refreshments

18.00 Close

Location & Parking

Cardiff University School of Mathematics

Senghennydd Road, Cardiff, CF24 4AG

Email thompsonjm1 [at] to reserve parking.