OR afternoon by ACOR

Aalto Centre for Operations Research (ACOR) organizes an open thematic OR afternoon on the topic ow are OR and AI methods used in topical operations management problems? 23.4.2019 at 15:00 at Aalto University, Otaniemi.

The objective of the event is to bring together industry stakeholders, researchers and students interested in how modern methods for data-based analytics are used in conjunction with operations research methods in turning descriptive data into decision recommendations, specifically in operations management.

The theme is discussed by presentations from 3 operations research / operations management professionals who have helped Finnish companies to improve their decision-making with modern methods of analytics and operations research. The presentations focus on applications and discuss also modern tools used to implement the models. They are followed by a panel discussion and networking opportunities.

Keywords include: optimization, forecasting, operations planning, scheduling, rostering, procurement, machine learning, analytics tools, open source

Our afternoon program consists of 5 presentations followed by a possibility for networking:

15:00 Opening of the event / Antti Punkka (Aalto SCI)

15:10 Anssi Käki (UPM)Modern Solutions to Real Life Operations Management Problems

15:40 Katariina Kemppainen (Aalto BIZ)TBA

16:10 Coffee break

16:30 Tuomas Lahtinen (WEOPTIT / Visma Consulting)From Theory to Practice – Insights from Operations Research Consulting

17:00 Panel discussion

17:30 Networking and refreshments

The event is free of charge and open to all practitioners, researchers and students interested in the subject, but to estimate the number of participants, please enroll via this link. Please distribute information about the event to people possibly interested in it.

Visit the OR afternoon website for more information about the speakers and the event.