ORBEL (SOGESCI-B.V.W.B.) is the Belgian Society for the promotion of scientific methods of management. Its goal is to contribute to the diffusion of new tools, methods and knowledge in the fields of Operational Research, Statistics, Pattern Recognition and related disciplines. It also aims at stimulating research in the above fields as well as developing the cooperation between researchers and with the industry and business, both on national and international levels.
The Society counts more than one hundred members. It represents Belgium in a number of international associations and federations of national societies including EURO and IFORS.