Greys Sosic gives lectures in Croatia

Greys Sošić, professor at University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles, SAD and the head of the doctoral program “Information and Operations Management” is staying in Croatia in November 2015, giving lectures and promoting their doctoral program scholarships among our students.

Organized by the Ingineering section of Croatian Mathematical Society she gave a lecture at Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb on November 24, 2015 at 6.15 p.m. (lecture room 004), while the next day, on November 25 she will give a lecture at Department of Mathematics, University of Osijek (organized by Mathematical Colloquium) at 5 p.m (lecture room 36). See the abstract of the lecture in pdf.

Call for support for EURO programs for young researchers in 2016

Croatian Operational Research Society announces an

INTERNAL CALL FOR SUPPORT FOR YOUNG RESEARCHERS by which it will support one of its young members to attend one of the EURO programs for young researchers: EURO PhD School, NATCOR program, or ELAVIO school that will be held in 2016. For additional information, see the HDOI Call for Support for EURO programs (pdf). We invite all our interested members to apply to All candidates should also send the application to the specific EURO program they apply for.

The deadline is 30.11.2016.

Greetings from Bled - CRORS members at SOR 2015 conference

SOR 2015 slika
CRORS members returned from SOR 2015 conference held in Bled, Slovenia. We can say that a record number of our members presented their papers at the conference (19 of them) which strengthened our collaboration with Slovenian Society Informatica, Section of Operations Research. The weather was rainy, but this was an opportunity for a higher attendance in sections, and for a better discussion and exchange of ideas:) The conference proceedings is published at (under the  Proceedings), as well as the photo gallery (see Highlights). Authors are invited to submit extended versions of their papers for publishing in one of the journals: CEJOR, Business Systems Research, and Organizacija journal.
CRORS society presented its journal CRORR, and also announced the next KOI conference in September 2016 in Osijek. We had a chance for a short to see the beauty of Bled lake and the old city Bled and Radovljica. Congratulations to the organizers. Photo gallery SOR 2015

CRORS members at EURO 2015 conference in Glasgow

George Square in GlasgowThis year, The 27th European Conference on Operational Research EURO 2015 was held from July 12-15, 2015 at University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Great Britain.

A day before the conference, the EURO Council Meeting was held, at which the national representatives discussed past and future EURO activities. Around 2200 participants presented their papers or posters at the conference. Publisher such as Elsevier, Springer had their booths with the samples of journals and books. Also, the meeting with EURO research group „OR/MS in Education“ was led by Ana Paula Teixeira from Portugal. HDOI agreed to participate this survey, and that the results of this survey will be presented at KOI 2016 conference. Nine Croatian researchers HDOI participated the EURO 2015 conference, five of them were HDOI members. Our members Tunjo Perić, Goran Lešaja and Tihomir Hunjak were chairs of sections, while Marijana Zekić-Sušac participated as an author and as an offical representative of HDOI at EURO Council Meeting.

Report from EURO 2015 Glasgow (in Croatian pdf)

Photo gallery from EURO 2015

Volume 6, Number 2 of the CRORR journal is published

CRORR Volume6 Number 2 koriceCroatian Operational Research Society and its co-publishers continue to publish the scientific journal Croatian Operational Research Review (CRORR).

See the new issue of the CRORR Journal: Volume 6, Number 2, published in October 2015.

This issue brings 16 original scientific papers in the area of operational research and related areas: statistics, applied mathematics, simulations, data mining and machine learning. Full-text of all published issues is available online at Published Volumes. The journal is already indexed in some databases (see Abstracting and Indexing menu) and is submitted for indexing in WoS and Scopus databases. We have also launched the new web page of the CRORR journal.

IFORS News Sept. 2015 is published

september_2015The new issue of IFORS News is published! The full-text download is available at this link. In this new issue you can see info about EURO 2015 conference held in July 2015 in Glasgow and 10th APORS 2015 conference which took place last August 2 to 6 at the Imperial Hotel in the city of Kuching, Sarawak in Malaysia with the theme OR and the Environment. Moreover, there are news about ICORD 2015 conference which will be held in December 2015 in Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa. There are lots of others news about OR, so we highly recommend you flick through the new number of IFORS News.

22nd annual meeting of CRORS


On June 29, 2015 CRORS held its regular annual meeting (22nd) at the Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, at 3 p.m. A number of decisions were made at the meeting, such as the adoption of new Statute of the society, organizing KOI 2016, Plan of actions for 2016, and other decisions. More detailed info about the meeting, as well photos are available here. Immediately before the annual meeting, the CRORS organized  the workshop “Neural networks for prediction and classification” also at the Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb. We thank all our members who participated in those events.

Workshop "NNs for prediction and classification"


On June 29, 2015, CRORS organized the Workshop “Neural networks for prediction and classification” given by professor Marijana Zekic-Susac and Adela Has from Faculty of Economics Osijek.  The workshop was held at Faculty of Economics and Business – Zagreb, and was open with no fee to all interested researchers and practitioners.  19 CRORS member attended the workshop. More info about the workshop and photos are available here (in Croatian).

The new issue of CRORS News

CRORS News naslovnaThe new issue of CRORS News – Volume 2, Number 1, 2015 is published! See the overview of last year events, some interesting articles and announcements of forthcoming activities in CRORS, EURO and IFORS in the new issue of our professional magazine published yearly. All members of CRORS (HDOI) are welcome to send us their news and articles to be published in this magazine! The full-text download is available under the menu News / CRORS News (Novosti /CRORS News) or directly at this link.

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