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Optimisation Series

Business Application of Optimisation, Stochastic Programming & Portfolio Planning


3 - 4 November 2008, Introduction to Optimisation and its Applications: Linear & Integer Programming: Embedded DSS using Scripting and COM Objects

5 - 6 November 2008, Decision Making under Uncertainty: Stochastic Programming

7 November 2008, Financial Planning using Integer Quadratic Programming

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If you are interested in attending, please email us or call +44 (0) 01895 265187 / 01895 265186


This workshop series is specially designed to provide insight into the discipline of optimisation for a wide range of individuals such as OR professionals & financial quantitative analysts, risk analysts, consultants, DSS application developers, and academics. Everyone can benefit from a clear presentation of optimisation and how it is applied to solve business problems.

Who should Attend:

  • OR Professionals
    This workshop series will help you to get up-to-date on the latest methodologies and receive exposure to the wide range of technologies and software now available in the field of

  • Quantitative Analysts / Risk Analysts
    This workshop series gives you an overview of the wide range of the technologies available allowing you to define and conceptualise your business problem in terms of an optimisation problem.

  • Software Developers/IT
    This workshop series provides instruction on how to embed optimisation models intosoftware applications. It will also give you all the necessary information and techniques in order to understand optimisation modelling and data modelling integration.

  • Academics and Students
    Take advantage of our special academic prices to view optimisation from a business perspective, as well as receive hands-on experience with leading optimisation software.


CARISMA Speakers Invited Speakers
Gautam Mitra, John Beasley, Cormac Lucas, Diana Roman, Christian Valente, Nilgun Canakgoz, Leela Mitra, Michael Sun, Viktar Zverovich, Katarina Schwaiger, Ekatarina Kochieva, Andreea Moldovan
Csaba Fabian
(Eötvös Loránd University)
Achim Koberstein
(University of Paderborn)


Registration Fee

No of Days
PhD Student £75 £150 £210 £280 £350
Academic &
£105 £200 £295 £390 £485
Industry £305 £650 £900 £1100 £1250

All fees + VAT @ 17.5%