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Publishing high-quality innovative research in Operations Research is challenging. Professor Gilbert Laporte will share his insights gathered through years of editorial services, exceptional impact research, and an outstanding publication record with over 600 publications and a 155-citation index. He will offer good practices, essential components, and guidance on transforming manuscripts into successful submissions for highly recognised journals. He will cover the main components of a standard paper: title page, abstract, problem statement, literature review, model, algorithm, computational results, conclusions, references. He will answer questions and comments during or after the presentation.


About this event

The event will be taking place at Strand Campus, King's College London in-person, but will also be live-streamed via Microsoft Teams.

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Gilbert Laporte

Meet the Speaker

Gilbert Laporte is Professor Emeritus at HEC Montréal. He obtained his Ph.D. in Operational Research at the London School of Economics in 1975. He was Professor of Operational Research at HEC Montréal and Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management until August 2020. He is now Professor at the School of Management of the University of Bath, United Kingdom, and Professor II at Molde University College, Norway. He is also Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of Liverpool, and Distinguished Professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology. He is a member of the Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT) and founding member of the Group for Research in Decision Analysis (GERAD). He has been Editor of Transportation Science, Computers & Operations Research, and INFOR. He has authored or coauthored more than 20 books and 600 scientific articles in combinatorial optimisation, mostly in the areas of vehicle routing, location, districting, and timetabling.

Event details

Strand Campus
Strand, London, WC2R 2LS