Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

The 1st. conference made for Latino América that will bring together the scientific community from the areas of Operations Research, Business Intelligence and Data Science.

About conference

Advances in Data Science and Operations Research is the first virtual conference for Latin America, presented by Universidad Galileo in collaboration with the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS).

For three days, this conference will reunite professionals, experts and students, all of them will share their knowledge in the fields of Data Sciences, Business Intelligence and Operations Research through several different activities.

Become part of this virtual experience!

3 intense days of learning

3 keynote speakers

6 technical sessions and workshops

Poster competition and winners announcement

+20 hours of content

3 intense days of learning

3 keynote speakers

6 technical sessions and workshops

Poster competition and winners announcement

+20 hours of content

International Speakers

Laura Albert, Ph.D.

see bio
Laura Albert, Ph.D., is a Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and a Harvey D. Spangler Faculty Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests are in the field of operations research, with a particular focus on discrete optimization with application to homeland security and emergency response problems. Dr. Albert’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Army, and Sandia National Laboratory. She has authored or co-authored 69 publications in archival journals and refereed proceedings. She has been awarded many honors for her research, including the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Fellow Award, the INFORMS Impact Prize, four publication awards, a National Science Foundation CAREER award, a Fulbright Award, and a Department of the Army Young Investigator Award.

She is a Department Editor for IIE Transactions and is on or has been on six other journal Editorial Boards. Dr. Albert has served on the INFORMS Board as the Vice President for Marketing, Communication, and Outreach and served as the Assistant Dean for Graduate Affairs in the College of Engineering at UW-Madison. She is the author of the blogs “Punk Rock Operations Research” and “Badger Bracketology.” You can find her on twitter at @lauraalbertphd.

Boris Hanin, Ph.D.

see bio
Boris Hanan, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering at Princeton University. Dr. Hanan was previously professor in the Department of Mathematics at Texas A&M University.

He has more than 50 presentations and more than 20 publications. His topics of interest are deep learning theory, mathematical physics and spectral theory.

Federico Torres-Carballo, Ph.D.

see bio
Federico Torres-Carballo, Ph.D., possesses a doctorate in applied information to education from Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. He also possesses a master degree in cognitive sciences with emphasis in artificial intelligence, and a master degree in management with emphasis in banking and finances.

Dr. Torres-Carballo holds the position of vice minister of Science and Technology at the ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications in Costa Rica. Dr. Torres-Carballo has been project leader in many projects related to the strength of the fields of science, technology and innovation. Among all the projects, it stands out the processes for the Organization and Cooperation and the Economic Development (OCDE) with the committee for Scientific and Technology Policies, and the launch of the System for National Information of Science and Technology (SINCYT), among others.

Since 1999, he has been consultant and researcher for projects from el Banco Iberoamericano de Desarrollo (BID), the International Center for Research and Development in Canada, the United Nations Organization for education, science and culture (UNESCO), the CAATEC, the foundation Omar Dengo (FOD) and many more.

Dr. Torres-Carballo has 30 publications. His research interests include topics in the fields of innovation, organizational learning, knowledge management, TICs, experimental economy and company growth, among others.

Adolfo R. Escobedo, Ph.D.

see bio
Adolfo R. Escobedo is an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing, Informatics, & Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. He received a Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2016 and a B.A. in Mathematics from California State University, Los Angeles in 2009. His active research areas include computational social choice, power systems, sustainable infrastructure development, and computational linear algebra. In conjunction with Erick Moreno-Centeno, Adolfo received an Honorable Mention in the 2015 INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group paper competition as a student at Texas A&M based on his work on roundoff error-free algorithms for optimization.

Saravanan Venkatachalam, Ph.D.

see bio
Received his M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial and systems engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Wayne State University. His research interests are in stochastic programming, large scale optimization, and discrete event modeling and simulation, and applications of interest include robotics, vehicle routing problems, supply chain management, pricing and revenue management.

Eduardo Pérez, Ph.D.

see bio
Associate Professor in the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State University. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University from 2010 to 2012. He received his PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2010 and his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Puerto Rico in 2004. Dr. Pérez’s research interests are in the use of methodologies and theories in operations research, systems engineering, discrete-event simulation, algorithms and software design, and decision theory analysis to solve problems in service system. Some of his research project sponsors include the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Baylor Scott & White Health System, Adventist Health System, and the NEC Corporation. Dr. Eduardo Pérez is a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), and the Society for Computer Simulation International (SCS). He received his Engineering-In-Training (EIT) certification in 2004. He is the director of the Integrated Modeling and Optimization for Service Systems (iMOSS) research laboratory.

From September 22 to 24

9:00 a.m. Guatemala, 10:00 a.m. Colombia and Panamá

From September 22 to 24

9:00 a.m. Guatemala, 10:00 a.m. Colombia and Panamá

Venue:

Virtual campus, Universidad Galileo

¡Apply for your Scholarship!

In order to support the development of the Latin American scientific community, the sponsors of the event are sponsoring scholarships for people from all countries who wish to participate in this conference. Apply for your scholarship by filling out the form below.

Scholarships are equivalent to

General public

$60

Students

$20

* indicates required
Have you attended conferences in Data Science & OR *
If you have attended before, in which country?
Have you attended events organized by INFORMS? *
Terms *

Universidad Galileo

Universidad Galileo has more than 40 years of experience in high education. Universidad Galileo has characterized from the beginning for his innovation and vision to the future.

Universidad Galileo possesses more than 300 academic programs in different fields of study and different learning methodologies.

IInstitute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)

The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) is one of the most important communities in the study of the Operations Research and other related areas.

It is formed by 12,500 professionals and students of data science, analytics, business intelligence, management sciences, optimization, and supply chain, among others. Its members come from different areas such as academia, business, government, military, and many more.

Organizers

Sponsors

Acknowledgment

Special thanks to all the INFORMS staff who supported this initiative, in particular to the members of the International Activities Committee

Organizaing committee

Jorge Samayoa, Ph.D.

General Chair

José Ramírez, Ph.D.

Executive Chair

Alberth Alvarado, Ph.D.

Program Chair

Miguel Morales, Ph.D.

Technology and Communications Chair

Marco To, Ph.D.
Advisory Committee Chair

Ing. Preng Biba
Technical Sessions Chair

Ing. Roberto Portillo
Poster Sessions Chair

Lic. Marco Tulio Gómez
Session Chair

Ing. José Josué
Session Chair

Ing. Juan Carlos Pozuelos
Session Chair

Jorge Samayoa, Ph.D.

General Chair

José Ramírez, Ph.D.

Executive Chair

Alberth Alvarado, Ph.D.

Program Chair

Miguel Morales, Ph.D.

Technology and Communications Chair

Marco To, Ph.D.
Advisory Committee Chair

Ing. Preng Biba
Technical Sessions Chair

Ing. Roberto Portillo
Poster Sessions Chair

Lic. Marco Tulio Gómez
Session Chair

Ing. José Josué
Session Chair

Ing. Juan Carlos Pozuelos
Session Chair

Contact

Phone number

+ 502 24238000
ext. 7383, 7386, 7387

Address:

7a. avenida calle Dr. Eduardo Suger Cofiño zona 10
WPChat