Announcement and Call for Papers

Workshop on Asian Operations Research Progress in ACORSJ2011 (ORSJ-AORP)


September 15-16, 2011, Konan University, Kobe, Japan


National Conference 2011 of Operations Research Society of Japan (ACORSJ2011), organized by the Operations Research Society of Japan, will be held in Konan University, Kobe, Japan from September 15 to 16, 2011. A Workshop on Asian Operations Research Progress called ORSJ-AORP will joint to ACORSJ2011. The main theme of the ACORSJ2011 will be focused on Information Society and OR.


The Workshop on Asian Operations Research Progress (ORSJ-AORP) is an international workshop around Asia with goals to provide a forum for Asian scientists, researchers, educators, and practitioners to exchange ideas and approaches, to present research findings and state-of-the-art solutions, to share experiences on potentials and limits, on all issues and topics related to the theories and applications of Operations Research. We are particularly interested in submissions that report on experimental and applied research motivated by real-world problems. Theoretical and applied papers are expected to show convincingly the usefulness and efficiency of optimization algorithms discussed in a practical setting. Interested research topics from operations research theory and related application area are welcome, including, but not limited to:


Linear Programming and Nonlinear Programming

Optimization theory

Queueing Theory and its Applications

Military OR

Management Science and Engineering

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Decision Theory

Financial Engineering

Game Theory

Graph Theory and Networks

System Sciences and Engineering





Hiroaki Ishii (Kwansei Gakuin Univ., Co-Chair)

Shogo Shiode (Kobe Gakuin Univ., Co-Chair)



May 19, 2011

The deadline for the abstract (no more than 300 words) submission

May 30, 2011

Acceptance notification for the abstracts

July 4, 2011

The deadline for extended abstracts (2 A4 pages) submission and early registration

September 15-16, 2011

The Workshop in ACORSJ2011, Kobe, Japan



Abstracts are due by May 19, 2011, and must be sent to the following Workshop secretary by the following e-mail address. Abstracts must be written in English and contain no more than 300 words (no formulas or mathematical notations are allowed) with the following information:



Extend abstracts (2 A4 pages) are due by July 4, 2011, and must be sent to the conference secretary by the following e-mail address. Submission guidelines for the complete extended abstracts accepted are as follows:



Registration is required once the abstract is accepted. The registration fee will be 6,000 or free (if you are an invited speaker), but not including conference banquet, lunches and dinners. Early registration is strongly encouraged. Please look at the Registration Form and VISA INFORMATION FORM for detailed information. The registration form should be sent to the following Workshop secretary by the following e-mail address. For more information about the conference, please contact the secretary of ORSJ-AORP by the following e-mail address:


Secretary of ORSJ-AORP

Konan University

8-9-1 Okamoto, Higashinada-ku

Kobe 658-8501 JAPAN

Tel&Fax: +81-78-435-2530