2023 November

Leader: Almost Back in Kansas

"Those of you who read my leader in last year’s Inside OR will remember that I said that the return to physical events had left us rather in the position of Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, finding ourselves in a strange new world and heading down a yellow-brick road to who knows what." - John Medhurst

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OR65 Conference Highlights

This year, the OR Society proudly hosted its flagship annual conference, OR65, in collaboration with the University of Bath’s School of Management. This three-day conference brought together a diverse gathering of hundreds of academic and professional operational researchers and analysts, all eager to share the latest developments in OR and explore its real-world applications.

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Hollywood, women, science and invention

The famous female Hollywood star, who was also an inventor and contributed much to the scientific world, Gloria Swanson.

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Visibility and flexibility – the way AI will revolutionise manufacturing

In 2020, weeks before the World Health Organisation declared a global pandemic, MIT professor David Simchi-Levi, cowrote with Pierre Haren, an article about the closure of manufacturing plants that would lead to future toilet paper shortages and supply chain chaos globally.

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2023 November

The November edition of the newsletter of The OR Society

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