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Optimization methods continue to yield practical business benefit in use cases that combine prescriptive analytics with user business acumen for high-impact actions to improve organization performance. This track showcases the decisions framed, analytics applied, and results obtained.

Presentations in this track include:

Gamifying Learning in Mathematical Optimization

Speaker: Larry Snyder, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Director of the Institute for Data, Intelligent Systems, and Computation at Lehigh University


Redistricting With Optimization

Speaker: Robert Ashford, Co-founder and President at Optimization Direct Inc.


Reducing Heating Energy Demand With Optimization and Co-Simulation

Speaker: Joseph Bostick, Single Variable Calculus Instructor at the United States Military Academy


Store-Wide Space Planning Balancing Impulse and Convenience

Speaker: Bacel Maddah, Professor and the Inaugural Chairperson in the Industrial Engineering and Management Department at American University of Beirut