Operational Research Society of India, Bangalore Chapter (ORSI-BC), the Indian Institute of Materials Management Bangalore Branch (IIMM), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bangalore and Rangnekar Institute of Management Studies and Research (RIMSR, Bangalore) are jointly organizing an "International symposium in honour of Dr Ravi Ravindran" during 12-13 March 2015, at Sathish Dhawan Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
Dr. Ravi Ravindran is a recognized teacher, researcher, leader of the Enterprise Integration Consortium at Penn State Univeristy. He has guided 28 students through their Ph.D. programs and numerous others for Masters Studies. His textbooks are widely used in many Universities in USA and in India.
The aim of the symposium is to create a platform and facilitate knowledge sharing on the applications of OR in multiple criteria decision-making, analytics, healthcare delivery systems, supply chain engineering and project management for distinguished academicians, practitioners and researchers from all corners of the world. The conference will also become a venue to share insights and to develp ideas for novel OR applications in business analytics and supply chain engineering.
About 10 invited talks by leading academician and practitioners known for thought leadership (from (India and abroad) are planned (please refer the symposium website for more details on this)
We invite research papers from academicians and practitioners on OR and Supply Chain engineering (For a list of conference topics, please refer the attached conference poster or the conference website: http://www.ravisymposium.org). Applications, Case studies, review and discussion papers on these topics and related areas are most welcome. The important dates: Submission of extended abstract [maximum of 1000 words excluding title/cover page and references] – 31/01/2015;
Acceptance-communication – 07/02/2015; and Final paper Submission – 25/02/2015.
A few students pursing PhD in the area of OR and its applications are allowed to participate without registration fee on a first-cum-first
registration basis. For this the interested student should submit the registration form along with an appropriate certificate for claiming
his/her PhD studentship working in the area of OR and its applications. On behalf of the organizers of this international event, we request you to participate by contributing a research paper. Also request you to disseminate the conference-announcement to your professional-friends and peers and encourage them to participate by contributing a research paper.
For more details please visit the conference website
http://www.ravisymposium.org. Alternatively you are welcome to contact: Dr M Mathirajan (+919945668905) or Mr P Ganeshkumar (+919739011141) or OR2015@mgmt.iisc.ernet.in or email@example.com.
Dr M Mathirajan Prof S Sadagopan Prof C Rajendran
IISc-Bangalore IIIT-Bangalore IIT-Chennai