6th International Symposium and
28th National Conference
on Operational Research

OR in the digital era - ICT challenges

June 8-10, 2017 | Thessaloniki, Greece

6th International Symposium & 28th National Conference on Operational Research
"OR in the digital era - ICT challenges"

Video: Opening Session - Thursday 8th June 2017

6th International Symposium & 28th National Conference on Operational Research
"OR in the digital era - ICT challenges"

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 modelling

Banking and Financial Decision Making

Big Data and Business Analytics


Combinatorial Optimization and Integer Programming

Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Benchmarking

Data Mining

Decision Support Systems



Digital Economics

Energy Management

Energy Policy and Planning

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

Locational Analysis

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Marketing Management

Mathematical Modeling and Decision Making

Mathematical Programming

Military Operational Research

Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis and Multi-Objective Optimization

Network Design and Optimization

O.R. Applications in Agriculture and Forest Management

Optimal Control

Optimization Theory and Applications

Parallel Processing and Grid Computing

Production and Operations Management

Project Management

Queuing Theory

Resource Scheduling

Risk Analysis and Management



Stochastic Programming

Strategy and Innovation Management

Structural Optimization

System Dynamics

Telecommunications and Telematics

Transportation Analysis and Decision Making

Vehicle Routing and Scheduling

Waste Management

Water Management

book of abstracts

book of proceedings

Important dates

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 31 March, 2017
    Deadline for abstract submission: 21 April, 2017
    Abstract up to 300 words
  • Notification of acceptance: 2 May, 2017
  • Deadline for early registration: 20 May, 2017
  • Deadline for paper submission *: 28 May, 2017
  • Conference dates: 8 to 10 June, 2017

Abstract submissions should be uploaded to the
EasyChair Conference system:

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.

Conference Proceedings / Papers

  • * After the acceptance of the abstract, authors are given the option to submit full papers for publication in the conference proceedings. The proceedings will be available in electronic form. The length of the papers should not exceed 5 pages and they should be prepared in MS Word, in accordance with the format shown in the template file that is available here.

    The submission deadline for the full paper is 28th of May 2017. Submissions of papers should be sent by email at: eeee2017@uom.edu.gr. All papers that will be published in the proceedings will be reviewed by members of the scientific committee.

6th International Symposium and 28th National Conference on Operational Research

Invited Speakers

Conference Location

University of Macedonia


University of Macedonia,

156 Egnatia Street, GR-546 36 Thessaloniki, Greece


Hellenic Operational Research Society

email: eeee [at] otenet.gr
Tel: +30 210 3807532
Fax: +30 210 3807807

University of Macedonia

email: eeee2017 [at] uom.edu.gr
Tel: +30 2310 891728

Travel & Venue and accommodation

City of Thessaloniki Travel Guide


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