The 34th IPP Symposium

Combinatorial Optimization - State of the Art and Future Trends

May 4, 2005


and Registration
3rd Floor, CIT Building

9:15  Welcome
Eli Upfal, CS Chairman
Michael Black, IPP Co-Director

9:30  Computational Progress in Optimization
Irv Lustig, ILOG Direct

10:20 BREAK

10:40  Combinatorial Optimization in Supply Chain Sourcing and Production Planning
Andrew Davenport, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center

11:30  Reducing the Challenge of using an Optimizer for Planning in Supply Chain Management
Heinrich Braun, SAP

12:30  BUFFET LUNCH (4th Floor)

2:00  Optimization in Sports Scheduling
George Nemhauser, Georgia Tech

2:50  BREAK

3:10  Combinatorial Optimization Methods for Personnel Scheduling Problems
Bernard Gendron, Université de Montréal

4:10  Applying Optimization in the Transportation Industry:
Experiences from Carmen Systems and Some Personal Thoughts
Stefan Karisch, Carmen Systems

5:00  Closing Remarks and Reception (3rd Floor)