Call for abstracts - HELORS 2017

The 6th International Symposium & 28th National Conference on Operational Research will be held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 8-10, 2017. The conference will be co-organized by the Department of Applied Informatics of the University of Macedonia and the Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS).


The purpose of the Conference is to disseminate recent scientific advances in the field of Operational Research and Management Science in Greece and to promote international co-operation among researchers and practitioners working in the field. The specific aim of this year’s Conference is to highlight the role and importance of OR in the digital era and the underlying ICT challenges (“OR in the Digital Era – ICT Challenges”).

Conference Topics

We invite all researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as students interested in all branches of operational research, mathematical modeling and decision making to participate in the conference and present their current research in the following indicative areas:

  • Agent-based Modeling
  • Big Data and Business Analytics
  • Combinatorial Optimization and Integer Programming
  • Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Benchmarking
  • Data Mining
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Fuzzy Systems
  • Game Theory
  • Governance and Policy Modeling
  • Group Decision Making and GDSS
  • Heuristics, Metaheuristics, and Nature Inspired Optimization Algorithms
  • ICT Applications
  • Linear and Nonlinear Programming
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Mathematical Modeling and Decision Making
  • Mathematical Programming
  • Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis and Multi-Objective Optimization
  • O.R. Applications in Agriculture and Forest Management
  • Optimization Theory and Applications
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Security
  • Simulation
  • Stochastic Programming
  • Structural Optimization
  • System Dynamics
  • Transportation Analysis and Decision Making
  • Vehicle Routing and Scheduling
  • Water Management

Book of Abstracts

The abstracts submitted and approved for presentation will be included in the book of abstracts that will be distributed at the beginning of the Conference.

Publication in Special Issues

International Journal of Decision Support Systems, Inderscience.

International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics., Inderscience.

More journals to be announced.

All papers (in extended form - after revision), will be refereed according to the standards of the respective journal.

Final Important Dates

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 March, 2017

Notification of acceptance: 24 April, 2017

Deadline for early registration: 20 May, 2017

Conference dates: 8 to 10 June, 2017

Submissions should be uploaded to the EasyChair Conference system:

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