We are glad to invite EU/ME members to join us in Angers (France) next spring for VRP2013, a one-week, full-immersion institute gathering Ph.D. students and young researchers working on the field of vehicle routing. The spring school will be hosted by the Institute of Applied Mathematics (IMA) of Université Catholique de l'Ouest in Angers (France) from May 20 to May 24, 2013. EU/ME will sponsor one or two students, with a financial support of 1000€.
31 Jan. 2013: deadline for applications
16 Feb. 2013: notification for acceptance
15 Mar. 2013: early bird registration deadline
Early registration: 150EUR
Late registration: 200EUR
Organizers and sponsors
VRP2013 is organized by the Groupe Ligérien en Recherche Opérationnelle (LigéRO), an initiative funded by the Pays de la Loire Region (France). The spring school is part of the scientific agenda of LigéRO, Groupe de Travail en Transport et Logistique (GT2L) of GDR-RO (CNRS GdR 3002), and EURO working group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization (VeRoLog). Besides the aforementioned organizations, the initiative is also sponsored by: Université Catholique de l'Ouest (UCO), Ecole des Mines de Nantes (EMN), Université d'Angers (UA), Société Française de Recherche Opérationnelle et d'Aide à la Décision (ROADEF), and Laboratoire d'Ingénierie des Systèmes Automatisés (LISA).
Jorge E. Mendoza Ph.D.
Institut de Mathématiques Appliquées,
Université Catholique de l’Ouest (Angers, France)
LISA (EA 4094 - CNRS)
Christelle Guéret Ph.D.
LISA (EA 4094 - CNRS)
EU/ME sponsorshipThis year, EU/ME is associated with the European Spring School on Vehicle Routing and has decided to sponsor up to two students with a 1 000 € grant each.
If you are interested in applying to this grant,
- you must be a PhD student
- you have to be a EU/MEmber (if not, register for free on EU/ME click here)
- an application letter (one page)
- a CV including a list of publications (5 pages max)
The EU/ME board will make a selection among applicants based on their value and motivation. The selected candidates will recieve further informations with practical details of the grant allocation later.