XXIX EURO Working Group on Locational Analysis meeting (EWGLA 2024)

Posted by: Hatice Çalik
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Dear Colleagues 

We are pleased to let you know that the abstract submission for the EWGLA XXIX Meeting, to be held at the Sheffield University Management School (UK) on 19-21 June 2024, has been now extended to 4th March. 

Please submit your abstract and register at the conference website: www.ewgla2024.org

Important Dates
Extended Abstract submission deadline: 4 March 2024
Notification of acceptance: 9 March 2024
Early Registration deadline: 2 April 2024


EWGLA XXIX Meeting: 19-21 June 2024


Aims and Scope

This is the regular meeting which gathers the operational research community from the EURO, also welcoming researchers around the globe, to share experiences in the field of Locational Analysis.


We invite participation from all areas related to location theory including, but not limited to: 

  • Advanced location models; 
  • Competitive Location;
  • Continuous location; 
  • Discrete location; 
  • Exact and heuristic solution methods;
  • Hub location; 
  • Location and routing;
  • Location applications (logistics, network design);
  • Multicriteria Location;
  • Network location; 
  • Obnoxious location.


In addition to presentations from academia, industry or the public sector, the meeting is intended to be a forum for exchange of recent experiences and results.


Confirmed Plenary Speakers

David Simchi-Levi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

Irina Gribkovskaia, Molde University College


Scientific Committee

Giuseppe Bruno, University of Naples Federico II, Italy 

Hatice Çal?k, KU Leuven, Belgium
Elena Fernández, University of Cádiz, Spain 
Sergio García-Quiles, University of Edinburgh, UK
Ioannis Giannikos, University of Patras, Greece 
Jörg Kalcsics, University of Edinburgh, UK
Stefan Nickel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Carmela Piccolo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy 
Diego Ponce, University of Seville, Spain
Justo Puerto, University of Seville, Spain
Olivier Péton, École de Mines Nantes, France 
Antonio Rodríguez Chía, University of Cádiz, Spain 
Francisco Saldanha da Gama, University of Sheffield, UK (Chair)
Maria Paola Scaparra, University of Kent, UK
Antonino Sgalambro, University of Sheffield, UK (Chair)


Organising Committee

Fatima Ezzahra Achamrah, University of Sheffield, UK
Jyotirmoy Dalal, University of Sheffield, UK
Xiaochen Feng, University of Bath, UK
Serena Fugaro, National Research Council, Italy
Andrea Genovese, University of Sheffield, UK
Mahnaz Hosseinzadeh, University of Sheffield, UK
Merve Keskin, University of Sheffield, UK
Siamak Kheybari, University of Sheffield, UK
Pegah Khoshnevis, University of Sheffield, UK
Sina Rastani, University of Sheffield, UK
Diego Ruiz-Hernandez, University of Sheffield, UK
Francisco Saldanha da Gama, University of Sheffield, UK
Antonino Sgalambro, University of Sheffield, UK
Davood Shiri, University of Sheffield, UK
Hongmei Sun, University of Sheffield, UK
Amin Vafadarnikjoo, University of Sheffield, UK

Please do not hesitate to get in touch for information as needed:

website: www.ewgla2024.org

email: [email protected]


We are looking forward to welcoming you in Sheffield for celebrating together the 40th anniversary of the EWGLA Working Group!



The EWGLA XXIX meeting Organising Committee