Events 13-03-2024

AFROS 2024 - Call for papers

AFROS 2024 - Call for papers

(extended deadline)


Dear colleague,

We are honored to invite you to submit papers to the upcoming 2024 International Conference of the African Federation of Operations Research Societies (AFROS 2024) that will take place from November 3 to 5, 2024, in Tlemcen, Algeria. The conference will have a hybrid format, with opportunities for both online and onsite participation.

The AFROS 2024 is the 3rd Triennial conference of the African Federation of Operations Research Societies Previous editions include AFROS 2018, held in Tunis, Tunisia, and AFROS 2021, in the Vaal Triangle, South Africa.

The event includes plenary talks by world-renowned speakers, as well as presentations of high-quality research papers. It aims to bring together researchers, academics, and industry professionals from around the world to discuss the latest developments and advancements in Operations Research and related fields.

Submitted papers (at most 5 pages, formatted in IEEE style) will be peer-reviewed. Registered, accepted, and presented papers will be published by IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. Extended versions of selected papers presented at the AFROS 2024 conference will be evaluated for potential publication in journals with special issues.

The topics include, but are not limited to, all areas of Operations Research and Management Science (OR/MS), in particular: 

  • Optimization and Metaheuristics
  • OR/MS and sustainability
  • Decision Theory and Multiple Criteria Decision Aid
  • Efficiency and Productivity Analysis
  • Decision Sciences & Data Analytics
  • OR/MS for Development
  • Financial Markets and Data Finance
  • OR/MS Models in Business
  • OR/MS in Agriculture and Water Resource Management
  • Health Care Management
  • Scheduling
  • Simulation
  • Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management
  • Manufacturing and Service Management
  • Fuzziness and Uncertainty
  • All other related OR/MS applications

Papers should be submitted online via EDAS ( 


  • Paper submission (extended deadline)July 20,2024
  • Acceptance notification: August 10, 2024
  • Submission of publication-ready manuscripts: August 25, 2024
  • Preliminary Program: September 20, 2024
  • Conference Dates: November 3 to 5, 2024


The AFROS 2024 conference may be of interest to some of your students or colleagues, so feel free to share it with your network and circulate it widely.

We are very excited to welcome you soon in Tlemcen.

Best regards

On behalf of the AFROS’2024 organizing committee.