Academic Program

For title and abstracts of the talks, see here.

Monday, June 20th:

8:30-9:30: Registration
9:30-9:45: Opening Remarks
9:45-10:30: Robert Weismantel
10:30-11:00: Coffee Break
11:00-11:30: Adam Letchford
11:30-12:00: Sarah Drewes

12:00-2:15: Lunch

2:15-3:00: Santanu Dey
3:00-3:30: Coffee Break
3:30-4:00: Laura Sanita
4:00-4:30: Claudia D'Ambrosio

5:00-7:00: Poster session and reception

Tuesday, June 21st:

9:00-9:45: Marco Luebbecke
9:45-10:30: Francois Vanderbeck
10:30-11:00: Coffee Break
11:00-11:30: Samir Elhedhli
11:30-12:00: Michael Perregaard

12:00-2:15: Lunch
2:15-3:00: Willem Jan-Van Hoeve
3:00-3:30: Coffee Break
3:30-4:30: Discussion session

5:00-6:00 Business Meeting

Wednesday, June 22nd:

9:30-10:00: Leo Liberti
10:00-10:30: Susan Margulies
10:30-11:00: Coffee Break
11:00-11:30: Oleg Prokopyev
11:30-12:00: Alex Martin

12:00-2:15: Lunch

2:15-3:00: Sebastian Sager
3:00-3:30: Coffee Break
3:30-4:00: Domenico Salvagnin
4:00-4:30: Levent Tuncel

7:00-10:00: Dinner

Thursday, June 23rd:

9:00-9:45: Sebastian Pokutta
9:45-10:30: Amitabh Basu
10:30-11:00:Coffee Break
11:00-11:30: Giacomo Nannicini
11:30-12:15: Gerard Cornuejols

Social Program

The social program consists of a conference dinner. Here are the details:
  • When: Wednesday, June 22nd. 7-10pm.
  • Where:St. George's Banquet Hall, located at 665 King St N Waterloo, ON N2J 4G8.
  • Menu: Buffet style menu. See here for full menu.
  • How much:The price for the dinner is CAD 40.00 per person, payable by cash only, during the first day of the conference (June 20th). Drinks are not included in the price, and will be available for purchase during the event.
  • Other:Guests tickets are available for the same price.
  • RSVP:We need an accurate head count for the dinner, so we need confirmation by May 15th. If you have not registered yet, you may RSVP by registering for the conference here. If you have registered before April 29th, then you should receive an email asking about the dinner and you may RSVP by replying to it.

Program committee

Shabbir Ahmed
Ricardo Fukasawa
(University of Waterloo)
Ted Ralphs
(Lehigh University)
Juan-Pablo Vielma
(University of Pittsburgh)
Giacomo Zambelli
(London School of Economics)


Local committee

Samir Elhedhli
(University of Waterloo)
Ricardo Fukasawa
(University of Waterloo)