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Search for the XVII ELAVIO Summer Institute IFORS Fellow Is On

IFORS is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a participant to join the Summer School organized under the auspices of the Latin American Association of Operations Research Societies Summer School for Young Scholars (ELAVIO). The XVII ELAVIO Summer Institute will be held in Valencia (SPAIN) from 8th to 12th September, 2013.

Sponsored by ALIO (Latin American Association of Operations Research Societies) and IFORS (International Federation of Operations Research Societies), the School is organized this year by UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA and will include mini-courses and tutorials, discussion panels, and conferences on advanced topics of research interest. The participants will have the opportunity of presenting their work.

The areas to be covered are (but not limited to): Optimization Multiobjective and Multicriteria, Heuristics and Metaheuristics, Mathematical Programming, Fuzzy Logic, Decision Support Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Simulation, Networks, Logistics.

IFORS will cover participant’s airfare from his/her country (subject to a maximum limit) while ELAVIO organizers will provide living expenses during the school. IFORS requires that the applicant: Must have done work in the field of Optimization, Multiobjective and multicriteria, Heuristics and Metaheuristics, Mathematical Programming, Fuzzy Logic, Decision Support Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Simulation, Networks, Logistics; Is at the early stage of career; Can present unpublished work and answer questions in English; Be highly recommended by the adviser/supervisor of the work; Agrees to file a report on the outcome of the activity and its benefits.

Those satisfying the requirements are enjoined to submit their curriculum vitae, a two-page abstract of the work to be presented, and a recommendation by the
adviser on or BEFORE April 15th 2013 to the IFORS Vice President for ALIO Lorena Pradenas, The selected applicant will be notified by May 13th 2013.  Candidates from developing countries will have an advantage in the selection.

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