Opening Session Plenaries

Monday, 10:30-12:00 (MB-1)

Prime Minister of Iceland, Geir Haarde

EURO Gold Medallist Presentation (to be awarded)

Closing Session Plenary

Wednesday, 14:00-15:30

IFORS Distinguished Lecture:
An Annotated Timeline of Operations Research
Saul Gass, University of Maryland

Semi-plenary sessions

Monday, 12:30-13:30

Simulated Optimization Lecture (MC-1)
Erhan Erkut, Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, Bilkent University, Turkey

Sustainable Development in Times of Globalization: Balance or Destruction (MC-2)
Franz-Josef Radermacher, University of Ulm, Germany

Problem Structuring and Sustainable Development (MC-3)
Jonathan Rosenhead, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Unified Approaches and Techniques for Approximation Algorithms to NP-hard Problems (MC-4)
Dorit Hochbaum, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Pricing and Revenue Management with Endogenous Demand (MC-5)
Ioana Popescu, INSEAD, France

Tuesday, 12:30-13:30

The Society of Operations Research (TC-1)
Michael Trick, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

How Good are Interior Point Methods? (TC-2)
Tamás Terlaky, McMaster University, Canada

Social Choice and Computer Science (TC-3)
Fred S. Roberts, DIMACS, and Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA

Operational Research and Fisheries Management (TC-4)
Ragnar Arnason, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

Wednesday, 12:30-13:30

The George B. Dantzig Memorial Session:
How Good is the Simplex Method, continued
Ilan Adler, University of California at Berkeley, USA

Problem Structuring and Formulation in Decision Aiding (WC-2)
Valerie Belton, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

Global Optimization in Practice: Software and Applications (WC-3)
János D. Pintér, PCS, Inc and Dalhousie University, Canada

Dynamics and Control of Epidemic Processes (WC-4)
Gustav Feichtinger, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Design and Optimization of Emission Trading Markets and Sustainable Bargaining Systems (WC-5)
Stefan W. Pickl, Universitaet der Bundeswehr, Munich, Germany