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EURO HOpe 2019: The 4th EURO HOpe mini conference

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

EURO HOpe 2019: The 4th EURO HOpe mini-conference

The 4th EURO HOpe mini-Conference of EURO Working Group on Humanitarian Logistics will take place from September 5th-6th 2019 in Kristiansand, Norway. The conference is hosted by the Centre for Integrated Emergency Management ( at the University of Agder.

Humanitarian Operations Research studies decision-making problems related to providing logistical assistance for humanitarian purposes, and in response to humanitarian crises. The primary objective of humanitarian operations is to save lives, alleviate suffering, and maintain human dignity. The purpose of this mini-Conference is to provide an inspiring platform that facilitates discussion and interaction among the academics, practitioners and policy-makers. 

The main theme for EURO HOpe mini-Conference 2019 is Enabling Technologies in Humanitarian Supply Chains. We welcome researchers and practitioners submissions focusing on the technologies, OR methods, models, simulations and tools that can be used to improve humanitarian response in an increasingly complex and dynamic world. Contributions on the broad topics of humanitarian supply chains including refugees, health, conflicts, natural disasters, ... as well as creative and critical reflections are welcome. 

For full information on the conference and submission of abstracts, have a look on Submission deadline: June 1st, 2019.