August 1996 Volume 23 Number 4
Sept. 5-8: Ninth Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Locational Analysis
in Birmingham, U.K. Contact Dr. S. Salhi, Management Mathematics Group,
School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston,
Birmingham, B15 2TT, England; Phone: +44 121 414 6602; Fax: +44 121 414
3389; E-mail: email@example.com
Sept. 9-12: Electronic Commerce World '96 in Columbus, Ohio. This
conference brings together numerous electronic commerce technologies, including
Auto ID, Imaging, EDI, Workflow, Messaging and the Internet. Keynote speakers
are John Sculley, former CEO of Apple Computer, and Don Tapscott, business
visionary. Contact Mike McGarr, EDI World, 2021 Coolidge St., Hollywood,
FL 33020-2400; Phone: (305) 925-5900; Fax: (305) 925-7533; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;
Sept. 12-13: Operations Research for Managers at Stanford University
-- a hands-on workshop covering forecasting, simulation and optimization
using spreadsheets, modeling languages and other accessible microcomputer
software. Contact OR for Managers, Stanford University, 424 Terman Engineering
Center, Stanford, CA 94305-4022; Phone: (415) 725-0559; Fax: (415) 723-4107.
Sept. 17-20: The Social Role of Operational Research -- the AIRO (Italy)
Annual Conference in Perugia, Italy. Contact AIRO '96, Prof. Stefano
Pallottino, Istituto di Elettronica, Universida di Perugia, Strada S. Lucia-Canetola,
06131 Perugia, Italy.
Sept. 19-21: International Conference in Riga, Latvia, sponsored
by IFORS (International Federation of Operational Research Societies), EURO
(Association of European Operational Research Societies within IFORS), The
Swedish Institute, and The Latvian Council of Sciences. Further information
can be obtained via the World Wide Web at http://www.itl.rtu.lv/Riga_Conf96;
or contact Mikael Ankelius, Economic Information Systems, IDA, Linkoping
University S-581 83 Linkoping, Sweden.
Oct. 1-3: Sixth International Conference on Operational Research
in Rvinj, Croatia, organized by CRORS. Contact Vesna Kos, Ekonomski fakultet,
Kennedyjev trg 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia; Phone: +385 1 233 1111; Fax: +385
1 233 5633; E-mail: email@example.com
Oct. 1-3: International Conference of the Swedish Operations Research
Society -- Managing the Technological Society: The Next Century's Challenge
to O.R. Contact Prof. J.D.R. de Raadt, President, Swedish Operations
Research Association, School of Business Administration and Social Sciences,
Luleå University, S 971 87 Luleå, Sweden; Phone: +46 920 918
18; Fax: +46 920 721 60; E-mail: Donald.de.Raadt@ies.luth.se
Oct. 9-11: Practical Successful Systems -- The 50th Annual North East
Quality Control Conference at the Hartford, Conn., Marriott Hotel/Farmington,
hosted by the Connecticut section of the American Society for Quality Control.
Contact Joe Trowbridge, NEQCC Registration Committee, P.O. Box 380385,
East Hartford, CT 06138-0385; Phone: (860) 677-8105; Fax: (860) 676-0433.
Oct. 9-13: 1996 Association for Consumer Research Conference at the
Loewes Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Ariz. The theme for the conference
is "Breaking Out of the Box" and deals with developing innovative
ways of thinking (new paradigms, linkages, phenomena, methods); examining
a given phenomenon from a diversity of methodological and/or theoretical
perspectives; and creating synergy by solidifying our appreciation of a
core research discipline of consumer behavior. Contact: Debbie MacInnis,
Department of Marketing, University of Southern California; Phone: 213-938-1449
(home) or 213-740-5039 (office); Fax: 213-938-0230 (home); 213-740-7828
(office); E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 11-15: II ALIO/EURO Workshop on Practical Combinatorial Optimization
in Valparaiso, Chile, sponsored by EURO and ALIO (Latin-Iberian-American
Assocation of Operation Research Societies). Contact School of Industrial
Engineering, Catholic University of Valparaiso, Av. Brazil 2147, 3 er, Valparaiso,
Chile; Phone: +56 32 214823; Fax: +56 32 214823; E-mail: email@example.com
Nov. 13-14: The 35th Annual U.S. Army Operations Research Symposium (AORS
XXXV) --Responsive, Relevant, Real World Analysis -- at Fort Lee, Va.
Special sessions include force development/modernization/requirements analysis;
information warfare/digitization of battlefield; force application modeling/analysis
(conventional and OOTW); readiness and sustainment analysis; analysis supporting
force XXI, AWEs, ACTDs and ATDs; resource analysis (manpower, personnel,
recruiting and training); test, analysis and evaluation in support of acquisition;
advances in OR, modeling and simulation (including DIS). Contact Director,
U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity, ATTN.: AMXSY-SL, Aberdeen
Proving Ground, MD 21005-5071; Phone: 410-278-6576; DSN: 298-6576.
Dec. 5-8: The Fifth International Conference on Telecommunications/Multimedia
in Tampa, Fla., and Nuevo Leon, Mexico.The conference is sponsored by the
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the Florida Association
for Computers in Education (FACE) and the Secretaría de Educacíon
de Nuevo León. Sessions between the two locations of the conference
will be shared via telecommunications between Tampa and Monterrey. Contact
Tel·Ed/Multimedia '96/ISTE, 1787 Agate St., Eugene, OR 97403; Phone:
(541) 346-2411; Fax: (541) 346-5890; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 8-11: Winter Simulation Conference (WSC'96), Hotel del Coronado,
Coronado, Calif. Conference theme: "Surfing the Future." The conference
is co-sponsored by the INFORMS College on Simulation. For conference and
hotel registration forms along with the WSC'96 Preliminary Program, contact
the Talley Management Group; phone: (609) 845-1720; fax: (609) 853-0411;
or visit the WSC website: http://www.wintersim.org.
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