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1 INFORMS MCDM BUSINESS MEETING NOVEMBER 13-16, 2011 Charlotte, NC

2 Agenda Activities in 2011 Activities in 2011 MCDM Cluster at INFORMS 2011 MCDM Cluster at INFORMS 2011 Wikipedia project Wikipedia project MCDM in INFORMS journals MCDM in INFORMS journals Financial statement Financial statement Election results Election results Discussion Items Discussion Items

3 Officers President: Murat Köksalan President: Murat Köksalan Vice President/President Elect: Jyrki Wallenius Vice President/President Elect: Jyrki Wallenius Secretary/Treasurer: Esma Gel Secretary/Treasurer: Esma Gel Board Members: Harold Benson Board Members: Harold Benson Jim Dyer Mark Karwan Larry Seiford Hannele Wallenius Stan Zionts

4 Activities: MCDM Cluster All sessions in Track 63, Tryon North, Westin Hotel second floor Sunday Nov 13 08: :30 : MCDM for Sorting Methods 11: :30 : Goal Programming: Theory and Application 13: :00 : MCDM Algorithms and Applications 16: :00 : MCDM and Data Mining Monday Nov 14 08: :30 : Applications of Multiple Criteria Decision Making 11: :30 : Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization 1 13: :00 : Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization 2 16: :00 : Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization 3

5 Activities: MCDM Cluster Tuesday Nov 15 08: :30 : Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization 4 11: :30 : Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization 5 13: :00 : :Panel Disussion: The Future of Multiple Criteria Decision Making: Where Do We Go From Here? Chair: Stanley Zionts. Participants: Ralph Keeney, Roman Slowinski, Ralph Steuer, Jyrki Wallenius. 16: :00 : Algorithms for Multi-Objective Optimization Wednesday Nov 16 08: :30 : Advances in Preference Modeling for MCDM 11: :30 : Methods and Application Issues in MCDM Models 12: :15 : Multiobjective Programming 14: :15 : Multiobjective Optimization for Engineering Design

6 Activities Wikipedia Project Wikipedia Project MCDA/MCDM Introduction page rewritten MCDA/MCDM Introduction page rewritten A structure has been prepared. Several colleagues volunteered writing parts A structure has been prepared. Several colleagues volunteered writing parts Several parts have been already written Several parts have been already written Will follow up for the rest Will follow up for the rest Initiatives to have better MCDM representation in Management Science and Operations Research editorial bodies Initiatives to have better MCDM representation in Management Science and Operations Research editorial bodies

7 Membership Report 192 members as of November 2, members as of November 2, 2011 A healthy growth in one year A healthy growth in one year Further growth is desirable Further growth is desirable Suggestions? Suggestions?

8 Financial Statement Income: membership dues Income: membership dues Expenses: Almost none so far Expenses: Almost none so far Reception sponsored by Aalto University School of Economics Reception sponsored by Aalto University School of Economics

9 Election Results Vice President: Ralph E. Steuer, Professor, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Georgia, USA. Vice President: Ralph E. Steuer, Professor, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Georgia, USA. Secretary/Treasurer: Gilberto Montibeller, Tenured Lecturer, Department of Management, London School of Economics, UK. Secretary/Treasurer: Gilberto Montibeller, Tenured Lecturer, Department of Management, London School of Economics, UK. New Board members: Theodor J. Stewart, Professor Emeritus of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa and Margaret M. Wiecek, Professor, Mathematical Sciences and Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, USA. New Board members: Theodor J. Stewart, Professor Emeritus of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa and Margaret M. Wiecek, Professor, Mathematical Sciences and Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, USA.

10 MCDM Web Site Let us know about Let us know about Upcoming events to include in the web site Upcoming events to include in the web site Ideas and information to improve the web page Ideas and information to improve the web page

11 Becoming a Member Membership is open to anyone interested in MCDM. Membership is open to anyone interested in MCDM. To become a member, visit: https://online.informs.org/informsssa. After filling the necessary information you will be able to select membership type (Community only member or INFORMS+Community member). To become a member, visit: https://online.informs.org/informsssa. After filling the necessary information you will be able to select membership type (Community only member or INFORMS+Community member). https://online.informs.org/informsssa The dues for 2012 will be $5 for INFORMS members and $7 for others. The dues for 2012 will be $5 for INFORMS members and $7 for others.

12 Future Conferences INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, October , 2012 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, October , 2012 MCDM Tutorial(s) MCDM Tutorial(s) Strong MCDM cluster Strong MCDM cluster 22nd International MCDM Conference, June 17-21, 2013, Málaga, Spain, Francisco Ruiz 22nd International MCDM Conference, June 17-21, 2013, Málaga, Spain, Francisco Ruiz

13 Discussion Items 2012 activities 2012 activities Financial sponsorship to fund various activities Financial sponsorship to fund various activities Increasing membership base Increasing membership base


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