Honorary doctorate prof.dr. Gilbert Laporte, symposium April 20th, 2016

Honorary doctorate prof.dr. Gilbert Laporte, symposium April 20th, 2016

By: processindustrylab

April 4, 2016

Professor Laporte will receive an Honorary Doctorate from the Eindhoven University of Technology during the Dies Natalis celebration festivities.
For this special occasion, we organize a symposium honoring Gilbert Laporte on April 20th, 2016.

We cordially invite you for this symposium, organized in the Filmzaal of the Zwarte Doos at the university premises.

Participation is free, but registration is required and can be done by sending an email to OPAC@tue.nl.

We are looking forward to meeting you on April 20th, 2016,
prof.dr. Gilbert Laporte and prof.dr. Tom Van Woensel

9.30-10.00 hours
Arrival with coffee and tea

10.00-10.30 hours
Welcome and opening of the symposium, Tom Van Woensel, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

10.30-11.15 hours
A load assignment problem for a package delivery company, Frederic Semet, École Centrale de Lille, France

11.15-12.00 hours
From city trip planner to orienteering problem… and back, Pieter Vansteenwegen, KULeuven, Belgium

12.00-13.00 hours
Lunch

13.00-13.45 hours
Vehicle routing research at SINTEF
Geir Hasle, SINTEF, Norway

13.45-14.30 hours
A variable neighborhood tabu search heuristic for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Multiple Time Windows
Wout Dullaert, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands

14.30-15.00 hours
Coffee and tea

15.00-16.00 hours
Vehicle Routing and Scheduling: Still Going Strong
Martin Savelsbergh, GeorgiaTech, USA

16.00-16.30 hours
Closing remarks
Gilbert Laporte, HEC Montréal, Canada

16.30-17.30 hours
Drinks and farewell

Location: TU/e, De Zwarte Doos (Building 4), Filmzaal

See here for the location: https://static.tue.nl/uploads/media/13-10-2015_Plattegrond.pdf

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