Announcement and Call for Papers

We invite you to participate in the IFORS 2014 Conference and to submit an abstract

The IFORS 2014 Triennial Conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain, July 13-18 2014. It will bring operational researchers from around the globe together.  

Barcelona is a dynamic, open, and inviting city, in the Mediterranean coast of Spain, which displays the characteristics of major Mediterranean cities and inherits a millenarian tradition in science, art and commerce. The venue is Barcelona International Convention Center, which was built for Barcelona’s International Cultural Forum in 2002 and counts with all the facilities to host major conferences.

The Conference Organizing and Program Committees together represent many countries from all five continents, bringing the research, applications and perspectives of their areas to this international forum. We are working to prepare an attractive scientific program covering the full spectrum of topics in our field, with a diverse and high quality number of participants sharing their knowledge and experience of operational research.

All attendees, including speakers and session chairs, must register and pay the registration fee. If you need an early confirmation for visa or budgetary reasons, please contact For all other aspects, please contact the conference secretariat

We invite you to learn, enjoy, and be part of the great IFORS community by participating in IFORS 2014. Organize a session, give a talk and experience this great city!  

Elena Fernández
Organizing Committee Chair

Stefan Nickel
Program Committee Chair


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Important dates

Abstract submissions opens:
Abstract submissions closes:
Early Registration:
Regular Registration:
Late and on-site registration:


1 November 2013
10 February 2014
1 November 2013- 10 March 2014
11 March - 30 April 2014
1 May - 13 July 2014