15th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2014, organized by Croatian Operational Research Society (CRORS), Faculty of Economics in Osijek, and Department of Mathematics, University of Osijek, was successfully held at Faculty of Economics in Osijek, from September 24 to September 26, 2014.
Book of Abstracts consists of all abstracts of invited and contributed papers, and it is available on the link above.
Final program of the KOI 2014 conferece is available online here. We kindly ask authors to check for the time of their presentation. If you did not register yet, please do it by using our Registration form (it is necessary to pay the registration fee before registration). Full papers are due on September 26, 2014. Authors can submit their full papers by using the author guidelines for CRORR journal. Only the papers that are presented at the conference will be sent for the review, and accepted full papers will be published in a Special issue of the Croatian Operational Research Review journal. We welcome you in Osijek on September 24-26, 2014.
Other information about the KOI conference (venue, accomodation, etc.) see at the KOI 2014 web page.
We are glad to announce that ORMS Today, the official magazine of INFORMS society in its April 2014 issue published an article about CRORS activities written by M. Zekic-Susac and L. Neralic. See the full text of the article at ORMS Today Volume 41, Number 2, April 2014. The article brings info about CRORS history, activities, CRORR journal, and also announces the upcoming KOI 2014 Conference that will be held in Osijek, September 24-26, 2014, and the Teaching Effectiveness Colloquium (TEC) that will be organized by James J. Cochran and CRORS in conjuction with the KOI 2014.
Second Call for KOI 2014 Conference is announced! We invite you to participate 15th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2014 in Osijek, Croatia, September 24-26, 2014. Abstract submission is open till July 1, 2014. See Instructions for Authors for more information on how to submitt an abstract and prepare a paper for KOI 2014 conference.
Volume 5, Number 1 of the Croatian Operational Review Journal is now published!
This issue contains original scientific papers blindly reviewed by two independent reviewers. The full text of the issue can be found at CRORR journal page, and at the CRORR Open Journal System page.
The next issue will be a special issue with selected papers from the KOI 2014 conference. Authors are invited to submit their abstracts for the conference no later than July 1, 2014. Instructions for authors and details about the submission of abstracts and papers are available at KOI 2014 conference page.
The first issue of CRORS News – yearly magazine of Croatian Operational Research Society is published! It is aimed to inform members of CRORS (HDOI) and public about the activities of our society, and to promote operational research (OR) as a perspective area for academics, researchers, and practitioners. Read about OR events in 2013 in Croatia and abroad, see the atmosphere at EURO/INFORMS and SOR conferences, find out some info about analytics and big data, see announcements of upcoming events: KOI 2014, TEC workshop, interviews with prof. Luka Neralic and prof. James J. Cohran, and much more….
A member of CRORS Executive Committee and a former president dr.sc. Kristina Soric spent last few weeks at USA, where she collaborated with Greys Sošić, Associate professor at Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California (Los Angeles). During that collaboration they investigated optimization problems in supply chain management, and Kristina Soric has started a new MBA program at Zagreb School of Economics and Management, which is the only MBA on that topic in Croatia and in the region. An article about that trip to USA is also published at the portal Istarski.hr.
We invite you to participate in the IFORS 2014 Conference that will be held in Barcelona, Spain, July 13-18 2014. It will bring operational researchers from around the globe together. The venue is Barcelona International Convention Center, which was built for Barcelona’s International Cultural Forum in 2002 and counts with all the facilities to host major conferences. Deadline for abstract submission is January 31, 2014.
More information about the conference available at www.ifors2014.org.
20th Annual Meeting of CRORS (HDOI) was held on September 24, 2013 at Faculty of Economics Zagreb, at 3 p.m. (room 14). Twenty six members of CRORS (HDOI) attended the meeting. Major decisions made at the meeting:
- The next conference KOI 2014 will be held in Osijek, Croatia from September 24-26, 2014. The First Call for papers for the KOI 2014 will be announced after the meeting.
- The Award for Special Contribution to CRORS is given to prof. Luka Neralic, one of the founders and the first president of CRORS. Congratualtions!
- The procedure for the next nominations for the Award for Special Contribution to HDOI and for the Award for the Best Young Researchers’ Paper is determined.
- Strategic plan for the period 202-2015 is accepted, as well as Operating plans for 2013 and 2014.
See the full Minutes from the Meeting (in pdf).
During the EURO-INFORMS International Conference (EURO XXVI (2013)) held in Rome, Italy, the EURO Council consisted of representatives of national OR societies had its meeting on June 30, 2013.
The representative of Croatian OR society at the EURO Council Meeting was prof.dr.sc. Luka Neralic. See the full text of Council Meeting Minutes (pdf) which consists of president’s report, decisions made at the minutes, OR events and publications, etc. The next IFORS conference will be held in Barcelona (Spain), 2014, while Glasgow (UK) will host the EURO 2015.