The International Conference on Operational Research for Development 2017 (ICORD 2017) will be will be held from July 13 to 14 this year at the Université Laval, Québec, Canada in conjunction with the IFORS Triennial Meeting (http://ifors2017.ca). The event is sponsored by the International Federation of Operational Research societies (IFORS) with the cooperation of CIRRELT as well as the EURO Working Group on OR for Development (EWG ORD).
The International Conference on OR for Development (ICORD) aims to bring together researchers from around the world to present and discuss models and methods to overcome issues faced by developing countries. Eleven ICORDs have taken place since 1992 in countries across Asia, South America, Africa and Europe (http://ifors.org/icord-history/) with the latest one held in México City in 2016. In 2017, the ICORD will be held immediately prior to the IFORS Triennial conference in Quebec. In the past seven years as in this year, the EURO Working Group on OR for Development (EWG ORD) has been a co-organizer of the ICORD.
Sue Merchant, IFORS Developing Committee Chair
Elise del Rosario, Past President, IFORS
Gerhard Wilhelm Weber, Institute of Applied Mathematics, METU, Ankara, Turkey
Luciana Buriol, IFORS Vice President
Yan Cimon Director, CIRRELT, FSA ULaval
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For local venue concerns, please email Prof. Yan Cimon at Yan.Cimon@fsa.ulaval.ca.