Operations Research Society of the Philippines
Address: Suite 14 A Cyber One, 11 Eastwood Avenue
Eastwood City, Cyberpark, Bagumbayan
Telefax: 439-9496 E-mail: secretariat@orsp.org.ph
6th ORSP National Conference
Date: November 9, 2012
Venue: Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, Eastwood, Quezon City


Consistent with its mission to contribute to nation-building through OR, ORSP has conducted projects and continued to raise awareness of OR for the last 25 years. OR for National Development is the theme of ORSP's 25th year anniversary conference.

The conference aims to provide a forum where:

- Researchers will present their findings dealing with the theoretical, computational, and application aspects of OR;

- Practitioners will share their experiences on the problems, methodologies and outcomes of applying OR to solve realworld
problems in the Philippines;

- OR workers will discuss pertinent academic-, theoretical and application- oriented issues;

- Decision-makers could gain insights from experiences of others who have benefited from the use of OR in the public and private sectors; and

- Everyone will be given the opportunity to exchange ideas on how OR can help deal with issues that continue to emerge in the Philippine economic and political landscape.

Keynote and Invited Speakers

Prominent OR Practitioners and academicians have been invited by the organizers to deliver keynote speeches and to participate in panel discussions. Speakers and delegates from all over the country will share their work in the parallel sessions.

Conference Topics

Submissions of papers aligned with the Conference Theme in the following areas are welcome: Banking and Finance, Mathematical Programming, Corporate Strategies, Modeling, Decision Support Systems, Management Information Systems, Distribution Management, Marketing, Energy, Production Planning, Engineering Production Control, Expert Systems, Project Management, Financial Investment, Queuing, Forecasting System Dynamics, Health and Welfare Services, Transportation, Inventory Control, Innovation/Knowledge Economy, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship Management, Complexity Theory, Soft Methodologies.

Papers reporting original and unpublished research results and experience are solicited. Guidelines for abstract submission are in the following section.

Abstract Submission

The abstract should be typed in English, not include mathematical notations and must contain the following:

- Paper/proposal title

- Abstract of not more than 200 words

- Author(s) name(s), Organization, full mailing address, email address, with an indication of author(s) presenting the paper

- Topic (at most three, chosen from the Conference Topics List) under which paper falls and additional topics if not included in the list.

Email to orsp6thnationalconference@yahoo.com or to the ORSP secretariat at secretariat@orsp.org.ph.

Paper Competition

To join the competition for the Best Paper Award, authors must submit a full paper of at most 6 pages in addition to the abstract. Finalists will be invited to present in a special plenary session where the judges will choose the winner.

Poster Presentations

Papers for poster presentations are also invited. Posters will be on display for the duration of the conference. At a specific time slot, presenters should be available to answer questions from the participants. The poster should contain: Title, Author name/s, Abstract (200 words max), Introduction, Methodology and Results, Conclusion, Recommendations, and References. Authors can email their posters (MS Powerpoint) to orsp6thnationalconference@yahoo.com by Sept. 15, 2012. Powerpoint templates 32" wide x 40" tall are available at http://www.writing.engr.psu.edu/posters.html. Authors of accepted posters will be required to print their poster in 32" wide x 40" tall tarpaulin.

Program Schedule
07:30 Registration1330Parallel Paper Sessions
08:30 Paper Competition1500Break
10:00 Coffee Break Poster Presentations
10:15 Plenary Speeches1600Parallel Paper Sessions
Business Meeting1730Awarding of Prizes
 Lunch Fellowship

Important Dates
Deadline for abstract submission:September 30, 2012 (EXTENDED)
Notification of acceptance:October 8, 2012 (EXTENDED)
Deadline for early registration and
Deadline for author registration:
(for inclusion in Abstract book)
October 15, 2012

Registration Details
ORSP Member
Early Registration
Foreign Participant
US $ 150

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