[AFROS'2024 - IEEE] - Call for papers

Safa Bhar Layeb

Dear Respected Colleague,

It is with great pleasure that we extend an invitation to you for the submission of papers to the AFROS 2024 International Conference https://afros2024.com/, hosted by the African Federation of Operations Research Societies (AFROS http://afrosocieties.org/). Taking place from November 3 to 5, 2024, in the charming city of Tlemcen, Algeria, the conference will feature a hybrid format, offering both onsite and online participation opportunities.

AFROS 2024 marks the third triennial gathering of the African Federation of Operations Research Societies, following the successful AFROS 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia, and AFROS 2021 in the Vaal Triangle, South Africa.

This event promises enriching plenary talks by globally recognized speakers, along with presentations of cutting-edge research papers. The primary goal is to foster collaboration among researchers, academics, and industry professionals worldwide, facilitating discussions on the latest advancements in Operations Research and related fields.

Accepted and presented papers will receive publication recognition through IEEE Xplore and various Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. Furthermore, selected papers presented at AFROS 2024 will be considered for publication in journals with dedicated special issues.

The conference will cover a wide range of topics within Operations Research and Management Science (OR/MS), including but not limited to:

·         Optimization and Metaheuristics

·         OR/MS and sustainability

·         Decision Theory and Multiple Criteria Decision Aid

·         Efficiency and Productivity Analysis

·         Decision Sciences & Data Analytics

·         OR/MS for Development

·         Financial Markets and Data Finance

·         OR/MS Models in Business

·         OR/MS in Agriculture and Water Resource Management

·         Health Care Management

·         Scheduling

·         Simulation

·         Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management

·         Manufacturing and Service Management

·         Fuzziness and Uncertainty

·         All other related OR/MS applications

 Key Deadlines:

·  Paper submission: June 10, 2024

·  Acceptance notification: July 10, 2024

·  Submission of publication-ready manuscripts: August 10, 2024

·  Conference Dates: November 3 to 5, 2024


Noteworthy Details:

·   Free transportation from Tlemcen Airport of those participants who are attending in person will be provided by the organizers.

·   Reduced registration fees will be accorded to students and Academics from developing countries.

· Grants covering online registration fees may be offered to students and newly appointed academics with ties to Africa.

We encourage you to share this opportunity within your network and extend the invitation to interested students and colleagues. We eagerly anticipate your participation and look forward to welcoming you to Tlemcen.

Best Regards,

Pr. Safa Bhar Layeb

On behalf of the AFROS’2024 organizing committee