The theme of ODS2019 is open in the wide field of optimization, problem solving and decision making methods, and their application in industrial and territorial systems.

A special focus is on ODS for Logistics and Multimodal Transportation.
Researchers, academics and practitioners working on the conference topics are invited to submit a short paper or an abstract, and organize sessions.

The conference topics are reported below but the list is not exhaustive. 
Papers may address one or more topic, although authors should not feel limited by them. Related topics are also acceptable.


Methodological and Applicative Topics

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data Analytics and Optimization
  • Business Analytics
  • Continuous Optimization
  • Control Theory and System Dynamics
  • Covering and Location
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Cutting and Packing
  • Data Mining and DEA
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Disaster Management
  • Discrete and Combinatorial Optimization
  • Emergency and Humanitarian Logistics
  • Emerging Applications
  • Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Climate
  • Financial Modeling and Risk Management
  • Flow Problems
  • Game Theory
  • Global Optimization
  • Graph Theory and Network Optimizatio
  • Health Care Management
  • Heuristics and Metaheuristics
  • Homeland Security
  • ICT and Computer Networks
  • Industrial Production
  • Life Sciences and Sports
  • Linear and Nonlinear Programming
  • Logistics
  • Maritime problems
  • Multiple-Criteria Decision Making
  • Optimization Software
  • OR Teaching
  • Path Search and Routing
  • Planning and Project Management
  • Practice of OR
  • Railway problems
  • Scheduling and Timetabling
  • Simulation and Queuing Theory
  • Soft OR
  • Stochastic and Robust Optimization
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Traffic and Transportation