BALCOR 2018, Paper submission deadline extended to 15 March, 2018.

BALCOR is an international symposium which traditionally gathers operational researchers with the objective to present the theoretical as well as practical research results. The Conference Chair Nenad Mladenović, Program Committee Chairs Milan Martić, Milorad Vidović, Dragan Urošević and the Organizing Committee Chair Gordana Savić, are preparing a high quality scientific program and an exciting social program for the Conference.

The selected papers will have the opportunity to be published in a special issue of the IMA Journal of Management Mathematics (SJR: 0.857, IF: 1.488), Operational Research - An International Journal (IF: 1.065) or Yugoslav Journal of Operations Research – YUJOR (SJR: 0.32).

Topics of interest:
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- Banking & Financial Decision Making
- Combinatorial Optimization & Integer Programming
- Data Envelopment Analysis & Performance Measurement
- Data Sciences & Big data
- Decision Support Systems
- Game Theory
- Heuristics, Metaheuristics & Nature Inspired Optimization Algorithms
- Locational Analysis
- Logistics & Supply Chain Management
- Marketing & e-Business
- Mathematical Modelling & Decision Making
- Mathematical Programming
- Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis & Multi-Objective Optimization
- Network Optimization & Telecommunications
- Operations Management
- Optimization Software
- O.R. in Agriculture and Forest Management
- Parallel Processing in O.R. & Grid Computing
- Project Management & Scheduling
- Risk Analysis & Management
- Statistics, Stochastics & Simulation
- Structural Optimization
- Traffic & Transportation

Plenary speakers:
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- Oleg Khamisov, Russian Academy of Sciences
- Panos M. Pardalos, University of Florida, USA
- Leonidas Pitsoulis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Venue:
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The conference will be held at Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia.

Important Dates:
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Paper and/or Abstract submission: March 15, 2018
Notification to authors: April 2, 2018
Final paper submission deadline: April 15, 2018
Early registration deadline: May 5, 2018
BALCOR date: May 25-28, 2018

Conference Fees:
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Regular (early): 120 Euro
Regular (late): 150 Euro
Student (PhD): 80 Euro
Student (undergraduate & master): 50 Euro (early)

Contact:
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Bogdana Stanojević, BALCOR 2018 Conference coordinator
e-mail: balcor2018@fon.bg.ac.rs
phone: +381-11-2630170; fax: +381-11-218610
http://balcor2018.fon.bg.ac.rs
http://balcor2018.fon.bg.ac.rs/download/callforpaper3.pdf


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