21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies

Welcome to the webpage of the 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies. We are delighted to host the IFORS 2017 conference under the theme of “OR/Analytics for a better world”. The conference will be held between 17-21 July 2017 in Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec, Canada.

Quebec City is a dynamic and modern French-speaking North American city with a unique “Old France” charm. The program committee is committed to preparing a high quality scientific program with diverse participants sharing their vision, knowledge and experience of operational research and analytics.

The venue is the Quebec International Convention Center, conveniently located in the heart of Quebec City and one of Canada’s top convention destinations with renowned hospitality and exceptional service, cutting-edge technology and creative cuisine inspired by the rich culinary traditions of North America’s fine dining capital.

We thereby invite you to participate to IFORS 2017 and be part of the great IFORS community by organizing a session, giving a talk, or meeting new and old friends and colleagues!  

Québec City a place to discover

The cradle of French North America, shaped by over 400 years of history, Québec City is a charming blend of old and new, offering a wealth of natural, cultural and historic attractions along with the pleasures of city life.

Take a historical tour through the only fortified city in North America: Visit Old Québec and Place-Royale where Samuel de Champlain built his first house in 1608, the Plains of Abraham where the decisive battle between the English and French took place in 1759, as well as the famous Château Frontenac overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

Québec City is also home to the Musée de la civilisation, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec as well as the Parliament Building, where the province's National Assembly sits. Rich in history and culture, the city boasts lively streets, fine restaurants, renowned international hotels, art galleries and street entertainers. There are also a large number of resorts in the Québec City area, which offers plenty of outdoor activities anyone can take part in!

Discover – and enjoy – it for yourself! See you in Quebec City.

Important Dates

November 1st, 2016: Opening of abstract submission
January 16, 2017: Registrations opening
February 10, 2017: Deadline for abstract submission
February 10 to March 10, 2017: Review period
March 10, 2017: Authors notification
April 15, 2017: Deadline of the early bird rate for registration
May 31, 2017: Deadline of the regular rate for registration

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