Call for „Healthcare Logistics“ – IFORS 2020 (21.-26.06.2020), Seoul, Korea

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Dear colleagues,

We cordially invite you to contribute to the special stream „Healthcare Logistics“ that we are organizing for the 22nd Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, IFORS 2020. The conference will be held in Seoul, Korea, from June 21 to 26, 2020 (

Contributions can take the form of a session or an oral presentation within a session. We particularly welcome contributions related to the following topics on healthcare logistics (HL):

  • Location issues in HL
  • Routing & scheduling in HL
  • Exact methods and heuristics for HL problems
  • Simulation in HL
  • Multi-objective optimization in HL
  • Uncertainty and stochastic programming in HL
  • Real world applications of HL

If you wish to submit an abstract, please go to the submission platform and choose “Abstract in an organized session” using the Code: ea0b7af9. The deadline for abstract submission is January 17, 2020.

If you would like to organize your own session, please contact us at or and we will set one up for you.

Kind regards,

 Teresa Melo (Saarland University of Applied Sciences, Germany)  Katja Schimmelpfeng (University Hohenheim, Germany)