Invited Speakers

Plenary Speakers

  • Carlos A. Coello (CINVESTAV, Mexico), SMIO Distinguished Lecture: “Recent results and open problems in evolutionary multiobjective optimization”
  • Elena Fernández (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain), “Location-routing on simple and not so simple graphs”
  • Héctor Cancela (Universidad de la República, Uruguay), “Rare event simulation for network reliability evaluation and design
  • Jonathan F. Bard (University of Texas at Austin, USA), “Planning and scheduling for healthcare workers”
  • Sheldon M. Ross (University of Southern California, USA), IFORS Distinguished Lecture: “Variations of the stochastic assignment problem”

Tutorial Speakers

  • Andrés Weintraub (Universidad de Chile, Chile), “Modelos estocásticos en problemas de recursos naturales”
  • Ignacio Grossmann (Carnegie Mellon University, USA), “Relaxations for convex nonlinear generalized disjunctive programs and their application to MINLP reformulations and nonconvex problems”
  • José Holguín-Veras (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA), “The lessons of large disasters for humanitarian logistics: Research needs”
  • Paolo Toth (Università di Bologna, Italy), “Models and algorithms for the solution of passenger railway optimization problems”
  • Rubén Ruiz (Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain), “Iterated greedy algorithms: Foundations, applications, and results”

Mini Course  Speakers

  • Angélica Lozano (UNAM), “Modelos matemáticos para transporte”
  • Cristina Gígola (ITAM), “Logística humanitaria: Aplicaciones de la Investigación de Operaciones a la atención de desastres”
  • Eduardo Fernández (UAS), “El rol central del ente humano en la optimizacion multiobjetivo”
  • Juan A. Díaz (UDLA), “Problemas de localización de instalaciones: Formulación y aplicaciones”