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2 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative The 1 st ALIO/INFORMS Workshop on OR Education u November 27 – 28, 2006 u with the XIII CLAIO (2006 Latin-Ibero-American Conference on Operations Research) u Montevideo, Uruguay u joint education initiative of INFORMS, IFORS, and the Latin American Ibero Association on Operations Research (ALIO)

3 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Organizers were u Héctor Cancela (Universidad de la República, Uruguay) at (Co-Chair) u James J. Cochran (Louisiana Tech University, USA) (Co-Chair) u Carlos Testuri (Universidad de la República, Uruguay) at u María E. Urquhart (Universidad de la República, Uruguay) at

4 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 Attendees from INFORMS/IFORS/EURO International Education Initiative u Argentina u Canada u Colombia u Mexico u Peru u Spain u United States u Brazil u Chile u Cuba u Panama u Portugal u Uruguay

5 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Keynote & Plenary Speakers u Carmen Belderrain (Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica), Innovative Approaches for OR Education u James J. Cochran (Louisiana Tech University), Confessions of an Optimistic Cynic - Using Active Learning to Increase Comprehension and Retention in the Quantitative Classroom (conference wide plenary) u Cesar Jaramillo (Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira), Using Games as a Pedagogical Method for Teaching OR u Donna Llewellyn (Georgia Tech), Establishing and Running a University Teaching Center u Steven Powell (Dartmouth College), Teaching Modeling Skills

6 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Notes: u Workshop ran concurrently with the conference u Sessions consistently attracted participants u Discussions were very lively u Feedback was very positive u Summary in Spring 2007 INFORM-ED Newsletter u Article in ORMS Today (Vol 34, No 2, April 2007)

7 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Success of the 1st ALIO/INFORMS Workshop on OR Education led to u Commitment by INFORMS for five years (annual workshops through 2011) u Commitment by IFORS to match INFORMS (five years of annual workshops through 2011) u Commitment by EURO to send one speaker to the 2007 workshop u Commitment to a 2 nd workshop at the 2008 CLAIO in Cartagena, Colombia u Commitment to a joint ALIO/INFORMS conference in 2010 (in Buenos Aries)

8 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative The 1 st ORPA/INFORMS Workshop on OR Education u September 10 – 11, 2007 u With the 2007 ORPA/ORSSA (Operations Research Practice in Africa/Operations Research Society of South Africa - Conference – chaired by Theo Stewart u Cape Town, South Africa u Joint education initiative of INFORMS, IFORS, EURO, ORPA, and ORSSA

9 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Organizers were u James J. Cochran (Louisiana Tech University, USA) - Chair) u Johan Joubert (University of Pretoria, South Africa) u Neil Manson (Monash University, South Africa) u Ozias Ncube (University of South Africa, South Africa)

10 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 Attendees from INFORMS/IFORS/EURO International Education Initiative u Austria u Burkina Faso u France u Italy u Nigeria u Tanzania u Zimbabwe u Botswana u Ethiopia u India u Kenya u South Africa u United States

11 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Keynote & Plenary Speakers u Jeff Camm (University of Cincinnati, USA), Modeling for Insights u James J. Cochran (Louisiana Tech University, USA), Ennoblization through Mobilization: Establishing a Pre- eminent Societal Position for Operational Research (conference wide plenary) u Paul Kruger (University of Pretoria, South Africa), Spreading Knowledge using Spreadsheets u M. K. Luhandjula (University of South Africa, South Africa), Uncertanity Modelling and Applications to Optimization

12 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Keynote & Plenary Speakers u Neil Manson (Monash University, South Africa), Free/Open Source Software Tools for O.R. Education u Bryton Masiye (University of Pretoria, South Africa), Multiple Objective Optimisation through Computational Intelligence Means: Theory and Practice u Graham Rand (Lancaster University, United Kingdom), Teaching the OR Method u Leanne Scott (University of Cape Town, South Africa) & Mario Marais (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa), Using Action Research Projects as a Medium to Teach OR in Development u Alexis Tsoukiàs (Université Paris-Dauphine, France), Public Policy Evaluation

13 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Notes: u Workshop started one day before the conference u Forty-five registrants (almost half the number registered for the conference) u Sessions consistently attracted participants u Discussions were very lively u Feedback was very positive u Summary in current INFORM-ED Newsletter u Article to appear soon in ORMS Today

14 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Success of the 1st ORPA/INFORMS Workshop on OR Education led to u Commitment by EURO to send at least one speaker for four years (annual workshops through 2011) u Commitment to a 2 nd workshop in 2009 in eastern Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, or Madagascar) u Creation of the Network of Operations Research Educators in Africa (NOREA – contact Neil Manson or visit for details)  ORPA IV - Using Operations Research to Address Urban Transport and Water Resource Management Issues in Africa (Washington D.C.) in 2008

15 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Success of the 1st ORPA/INFORMS Workshop on OR Education led to u Increased interest in an education cluster of sessions at the 2008 IFORS Conference (Sandton, SA, July 14-18) u Interest in this program by  UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization  World Health Organization  Community of Practice (COP) in Curriculum Development  CURRIKI - a global education and learning community  UNITWIN – academic chairs program

16 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative The 2 nd ALIO/INFORMS/IFORS/EURO Workshop on OR Education u September 9-10, 2008 u With the 2008 Latin-Ibero-American Conference on Operations Research (XIV CLAIO: 2.dc.uba.ar/alio/eventos-en.htm#claio) u Cartagena de Indias, Colombia u Joint education initiative of INFORMS, IFORS, and the Latin American Ibero Association on Operations Research (ALIO) u Co-Chairs - Alberto Canen, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and James J. Cochran (Louisiana Tech University, USA;

17 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 Attendees from INFORMS/IFORS/EURO International Education Initiative u Argentina u Canada u Colombia u Guatemala u Mexico u Peru u Spain u United States u Brazil u Chile u Cuba u Honduras u Panama u Portugal u Uruguay u Venezuela

18 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 Keynote & Plenary Speakers u Alberto G. Canen (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Contribuições Multiculturais Para o Ensino da Pesquisa Operacional u Marcela Gonzalez (Universidad de Talca, Chile) Experiencias en el rediseño e implementación de los cursos de Investigación de Operaciones en la la carrera de Ingeniería Industrial u James J. Cochran (Louisiana Tech University, USA), Projects and Cases for Community Service-Based Education - Getting Students out of their Seats and into the Bona Fide Real World INFORMS/IFORS/EURO International Education Initiative

19 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 Keynote & Plenary Speakers  Fredrik Odegaard (Western Ontario University, Canada), Bringing the Exciting Real World of OR Into the Classroom u Chris Zappe (Bucknell University, USA) Project-Based Teaching in Operations Research/Management Science Courses INFORMS/IFORS/EURO International Education Initiative

20 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 Notes: u Workshop started first day of the conference u Interspersed with ten contributed education presentations u Sessions consistently attracted participants u Discussions were very lively u Feedback was very positive u Summary in current INFORM-ED Newsletter u Article to appear soon in ORMS Today INFORMS/IFORS/EURO International Education Initiative

21 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 The 1 st APORS/INFORMS/IFORS/EURO Workshop on OR Education – in the planning stages u December 2009 u Somewhere (TBA) in India INFORMS/IFORS/EURO International Education Initiative

22 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative The 1 st ALIO/ INFORMS Workshop on OR Education The 1 st ORPA/ INFORMS Workshop on OR Education The 1 st APORS/ INFORMS Workshop on OR Education INFORMS Workshops on OR Education The 2 nd ALIO/ INFORMS/ IFORS/EURO Workshop on OR Education The 2 nd ORPA/I NFORMS/ IFORS/EURO Workshop on OR Education

23 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Consider organizing a session or giving a presentation/workshop for the XXIII EURO – the 2009 Conference of the Association of European Operational Research Societies (http://www.euro-2009.de/) u July 5-8, Bonn, Germany! u Organizing Committee Chair – Erwin Pesch u Program Committee Chair – Woeginger Gerhard u Education Track Chair – James J. Cochran u Deadline for abstract submission: March 1, 2009

24 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Consider organizing a session or giving a presentation/workshop for the INFORMS/XV CLAIO (Latin-Ibero-American Conference on Operations Research) u May/June 2010??? In Buenos Aries, Argentina! u Organizing Committee Chair – Irene Loiseau, u Program Committee Chair – TBA u Education Track Chair – James J. Cochran

25 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS International OR Education Initiative Consider organizing a session or giving a presentation/workshop for the next Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS 2011, u July 10-15, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia! u Organizing Committee Chair – Patrick Tobin u Program Committee Chair – May Yee (Janny) Leung u Education Track Chair – James J. Cochran

26 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS Transactions on Education Working to expand awareness, readership, authorship, and editorial contributions to a wider audience by: u attending international and large regional conferences in targeted geographies to promote ITE and recruit authors, referees, and Associate Editors u asking OR societies in other countries to add a hyperlink to ITE to their organization’s websites; u asking OR societies in other countries to allow me to contribute articles on ITE to their newsletters; and u listing ITE on various journal directories (we have already successfully listed ITE in the Directory of Open Access Journals -

27 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS Transactions on Education Working to expand awareness, readership, authorship, and editorial contributions to a wider audience by: u adding new members to the ITE Editorial Board u Jill Hardin, VCU (AE for Teaching Cases) u Vijay Mehrotra, USF (AE for Special Issues) u Dave Rogers, U of Cincinnati (AE for Resource Reviews) u Chris Rump, BGSU (AE) u John (Fritz) Raffensperger, U of Canterbury (AE) u Jan van Vuuren, U of Stellenbosch, (AE & ORiON Liaison)

28 INFORMS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2015 INFORMS Transactions on Education Working to expand awareness, readership, authorship, and editorial contributions to a wider audience by: u developing a procedure for restricting the distribution of teaching notes for cases published in ITE u getting budget to have ALL ITE articles copyedited u revamping the ITE website u moving to a Manuscript Central system for managing manuscripts submissions online u Now listed in Cabell’s Directory


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