**The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to May 14,
**Registration is now open at <https://www.ifors2021.kr/>**
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IFORS 2020 is moved to August 22-27, 2021.
Moreover, the IFORS Administrative Committee and the IFORS 2020
Organizing Committee decided to go for a virtual conference.
It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 22nd Conference of the
International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS 2021)
to be held virtually on August 22 (Sun) - 27 (Fri), 2021, hosted by
Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea.
IFORS is an international conference held every three years to bring
together academia, practitioners and experts in the field of Management
Science from more than 60 countries and to contribute to its development
through mutual academic and information exchange. Since its inaugural
meeting in the United Kingdom in 1957, this conference has become a
large international academic conference involving more than 2,000
professionals from the United States, Europe, Asia, Oceania and South
Please visit <https://www.ifors2021.kr/> for more information.
The IFORS 2021 Virtual conference will highlight global developments in
Operations Research and show how the tools of Operations Research are
expanding their impact on society, health, science and industry. IFORS
conferences, held only once every three years, provide a platform for
experts from around the world to showcase the diverse potential of
state-of-the-art Operations Research techniques and technologies. IFORS
2021 offers a unique opportunity to network with Operations Research
analysts, industrial users of Operations Research, and academic and
industry experts from all parts of the globe.
The abstract submission system is available online, via
**New contributions are welcome until May 14, 2021.**
Several special issues dedicated to the conference will be organized.
Confirmed special issues:
- IET Renewable Power Generation - Special issue on Methodological
Advances in Renewable-Energy Analysis
- Journal of Dynamics and Games - Special issue on Games in economics,
finance, human resource management, and neuroscience
- Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences - Special issue on
Computational Performance Analysis based on Novel Intelligent
Methods: Exploration and Future Directions in Production and
Talks with other possible journals are still under way.
Information on the page <https://www.ifors2021.kr/sub02/sub07.php>:w
will be updated soon with the latest details.
We are excited to have the confirmed plenary speakers:
- L. Robin Keller, University of California, Irvine, USA
- Maria Concei豫o Andrade Silva, Cat?ica Porto Business School,
Porto, Portugal, EURO Plenary Speaker
In addition to these, there will be a broad range of invited keynote
talks covering a wide range of Operational Research subject. Updated
information on the plenary and keynote talks can be found at
- Abstract Submission Deadline - May 14, 2021.
- Abstracts notification of acceptance - May 21, 2021.
- Speakers Registration Deadline - May 28, 2021.
- Early-bird Registration Deadline - July 9, 2021.
IFORS, and the IFORS Conference Organizing Committee and Program
Committee are looking forward to your contributions!