Winter School on Optimization and Operations Research

Previous events

This workshop has been proposed for many years in the context of a doctoral program sponsored by the Conférence universitaire de Suisse occidentale (CUSO). It has a long tradition of hosting key researchers in optimization and operations research, as the following list witnesses.
  • January 15-20, 2017: Winter School on Optimization Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • June 26-30, 2016: Summer Seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • June 7-11, 2015: Summer seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • May 7-8, 2015: Operations Research Days IBM Zürich Research Lab, Rüschlikon (Organizer: Laumanns)
  • January 11-15, 2015: Winter seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • August 31 - September 3, 2014: Autumn seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • January 12-16, 2014: Winter seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • September 8-12, 2013: Autumn seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • January 13-17, 2013: Winter seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • January 15-19, 2012: Winter seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • September 9-13, 2012: Autumn seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Trautmann)
  • June 28-29, 2012: Operations Research Days Université de Neuchatel, Neuchatel (Organizer: Reiner)
    • Juergen Kohl, IBM R&D
    • Thomas Weber, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • January 16-20, 2011: Winter seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • May 12-13, 2011: Operations Research Days Univerisity of Bern, Bern (Organizer: Trautmann)
    • Gabrio Caimi, BLS Netz AG
    • Gerald Reiner, University of Neuchatel
  • January 17-21, 2010: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
    • Anupam Gupta, Carnegie Mellon University
    • Maria Grazia Speranza, University of Brescia, Italy
  • January 18-22, 2009: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • January 20-24, 2008: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • March 4-8, 2007: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • March 5-9, 2006: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • September 14-15, 2006: Fourth Joint Operations Research Days Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • August 21-24,2006: Graph Optimization GO V Rehazentrum - Leukerbad, Loèche-les-Bains (Organizer: Widmer)
    • Peter Hammer, RUTCOR, Rutgers, USA
    • Jakob Krarup, DIKU, Coperhagen, Denmark
  • February, 27-March 3, 2005: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • September 15-16, 2005: Third Joint Operations Research Days IBM Zürich Research Lab, Rüschlikon (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • February 29-March 4, 2004: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Bierlaire)
    • Alain Hertz, GERAD,Ecole Polytechnique Montréal
    • Yurii Nesterov, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) at Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Belgium
    • Jean-Philippe Vial, Université de Genève
  • September 8-10, 2004: Second Joint Operations Research Days Chateau de Coppet, Coppet (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • February 16-20, 2003: Spring seminar Hotel Alamarenda, Grimentz (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • July 14-15, 2003: First Joint Operations Research Days Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • March 3-7, 2002: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Prodon)
  • May 31, 2002: Recent Methodological Advances in Dynamic Traffic Management Systems Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne (Organizer: Bierlaire)
  • March 4-8, 2001: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Prodon)
  • November 16-17, 2001: Combinatorial Optimization : Trends and Perspectives Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne (Organizer: Prodon)
    • Claude Berge, CNRS, France
  • March 7-11, 2000: Spring seminar Hotel Primerose, Lac-Noir (Organizer: Prodon)
    • Martin Grötschel, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
    • Manuel Laguna, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
    • Jon Lee, IBM-Research Yorktown Heights
  • March 4-7, 1997: Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Vial)
    • Kurt Anstreicher, University of Iowa
    • Patrice Marcotte, Ecole Polytechnique, Montréal
    • D. Williamson, IBM Watson Research Center
  • : Spring seminar Hotel Europe, Zinal (Organizer: Vial)
    • Yurii Nesterov, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) at Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Belgium
    • S. Zenios, University of Cyprus
  • March 14-18, 1995: Spring seminar , Anzère (Organizer: Widmer)
    • Pierre Hansen, HEC-Montréal
    • Brigitte Jaumard, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
    • Catherine Roucairol, Université de Versailles
  • March 15-19, 1994: Spring seminar Hotel Alamarenda, Grimentz (Organizer: Widmer)
    • Martine Labbé, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    • Paolo Toth, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
  • March 16-20, 1993: Spring seminar Hotel Alamarenda, Grimentz (Organizer: Widmer)
    • Yves Crama, Rijksuniversiteit Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    • Alan J. King, IBM - Thomas J. Watson Center, New York, USA
  • March 24-28, 1992: Spring seminar Hotel Alamarenda, Grimentz (Organizer: Liebling)
    • Soren Asmussen, Aalborg University, Denmark
    • Donald L. Iglehart, Stanford University, USA
    • Reuven Y. Rubinstein, Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • March 20-24, 1990: Spring seminar Hotel Alamarenda, Grimentz (Organizer: Ebenegger)
    • Rainer E. Burkard, Technische Universität Graz, Austria
    • Vasek Chvatal, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ, USA
  • March 14-18, 1989: Spring seminar Hotel Alamarenda, Grimentz (Organizer: Ebenegger)
    • Pierre Hansen, HEC-Montréal
    • Alexander H.G. Rinnooy Kan, Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • September 20-21, 1988: Fall seminar Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne (Organizer: De Werra)
    • Jacek Blazewicz, Technical University of Poznan, Poland
    • Giorgio Gallo, Università di Pisa, Italy
    • Jan Weglarz, Technical University of Poznan, Poland
  • March 25-28, 1987: Spring seminar Hotel Alamarenda, Grimentz (Organizer: Ebenegger)
    • Gabriel Bitran, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Jacques Carlier, Université de Compiègne, France
    • André Graber, IFOR - ETHZ
    • Heinz Gröflin, University of Fribourg
    • Heinz Gröflin, University of Fribourg
    • Heinz Schiltknecht, Sandoz, Bâle, Suisse
    • Laurence A. Wolsey, CORE, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Important dates

December 16, 2017:

January 12, 2018:

January 14-19, 2018:
deadline for early registration
deadline for late registration
course

Registration

Contacts

Mila Bender

Transport and Mobility Laboratory (TRANSP-OR)
EPFL ENAC IIC TRANSP-OR
Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne