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LOT – Logistics, Optimization, and Transportation

First call for participation


LOT – Logistics, Optimization, and Transportation



Molde University College, Molde, Norway

September 1.-2., 2014


LOT is a special EU/MEeting in memory of Professor Arne Løkketangen.


The meeting is open to contributions on both methodological advances and real-world applications within logistics and transportation. Participation is based on submitting a short abstract, limited to 200 words. A list of relevant topics for LOT includes, but is not limited to:


 - TSP and all variants

 - VRP and all variants

 - Combining inventory and transportation

 - Multi-modal transportation

 - Combining manufacturing and transportation

 - Transportation Choice Modeling

 - Stochastic Programming

 - Meta-heuristics

 - Matheuristics

 - Exact Methods



Important dates:


Submission of abstract:                April 1, 2014

Notification of acceptance:        May 1, 2014

Early registration deadline:         June 15, 2014

Late registration deadline:          August 1, 2014

Get-together event:                     August 31, 2014

Conference dates:                         September 1-2, 2014


A post conference special issue is planned, with full papers to be submitted before December 31. 2014



Conference fees:


The conference fee will be NOK 1500 for early registration, and NOK 2500 for late registration.

PhD students can register for free, with a confirmation letter from the supervisor or the institution.







Organizing committee:


Svein Bråthen

Arild Hoff

Halvard Arntzen

Johan Oppen

Urooj Pasha

Jianyong Jin

Jorge Oyola

Brice Assimizele              


Scientific committee:


Lars M. Hvattum

Marielle Christiansen

Odd I. Larsen

Arild Hoff

Geir Hasle

David L. Woodruff