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(20100527) 9th Special Conference of the Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS), Agios Nikolaos - Greece

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Call for Papers

The 9th Special Conference of the Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS), will be held in Agios Nikolaos, Greece on 27-29 Μay 2010 hosted by the
Departments of Finance and Insurance and Business Planning and Information Systems of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Agios Nikolaos Branch.

The theme of the Conference will be:


Agios Nikolaos 27 - 29 May 2010
The conference will focus on quantitative models for problem solving in managerial and financial decision making with emphasis on new methodological developments and practical applications for business and organizations. Papers are solicited in areas such as:

• Financial Management
• International Finance
• Portfolio Management
• Financial Markets
• Financial Accounting
• Financial Decision Making
• Auditing
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Banking
• Insurance and Actuarial Science
• Intelligent Methods
• Management of Information Systems
• Management of Production Systems
• Management of Human Capital
• Business Administration
• Education
• Energy Management and Politics
• Logistics
• E- Commerce
• Marketing
• Transportations
• Environmental Management
Conference Language
The official languages of the Conference will be English and Greek
Paper publications
The papers presented at the conference will be published in the Proceedings of the 9th Special Conference of the Hellenic Operational Research Society.

Participants will have the opportunity to submit their papers to the following journals that will publish peer-reviewed special issues of Conference submissions and to the Proceedings of the
• Operational Research: An International Journal
• EuroMed Journal of Business
• Enterprise Risk Management
• World Journal of Management and Economics
• The Journal of Computational Optimization in Economics and Finance
Keynote Speakers
Prof. Manolis G. Kavussanos, Athens University of Economics and Business,
Prof. Kostas Zopounidis, Technical University of Crete
Prof Keith Cuthbertson, CASS Business School, City University, London.

Paper Submission
Abstracts of papers should be submitted electronically by April 15th 2010 to the scientific committee of the Conference in Word or pdf format to the following email address:
Abstracts should contain the paper title, the JEL classification codes and the author(s)' full name, affiliation, address, phone/fax, and e-mail for correspondence. The abstract should be between 300 and 600 words in which the paper goals should be analyzed, the methodology described and the applications and most important results should be given. All papers must be written in English.

Participants are expected to serve as programme chairs at the Conference sessions.
Proposals for complete sessions are also encouraged. Each session should be made up of three papers.

Paper acceptances will be sent by April 30th, 2010.
The deadline for the Conference fee of €150 will be May 20th, 2010. Authors whose papers are selected for the Conference could send an electronic copy of the final version of their paper by May 15th 2010 in order to upload their paper on the Conference website in a timely manner. Papers should not exceed a maximum of 16 pages.

Conference Website
The Conference web address will be at for useful information on the Conference Programme, recommended Hotel accommodation, maps/instructions, registration forms, excursions, etc.

Conference Fee
The Conference fee is:
• €150 for non-members of HELORS
• €120 for members of HELORS
• €50 for students
• Late fee €30
The Conference fee should be deposited at the National Bank of Greece, account of HELORS (ΕΕΕΕ) until 20th of May 2010. After that day, there will be a late fee charge of €30, as indicated above. Details on the payment of fees will be announced on the Conference website.
The fee covers:
• Access to all sessions,
• Lunch for the two days of the Conference
• Official Dinner
• Coffee and refreshments on breaks
• Conference proceedings and material
Conference fees will not cover the participation in the voluntary excursion planned on Saturday 29nth of May, charged around 20-30€ plus lunch. The Organizing Committee will try to cover those expenses too. This will be announced on the Conference website.
The fee for accompanying persons, covering dinner for two days, will be €40 per person

The Conference will take place at the premises of TEI of Crete, Agios Nikolaos Branch, 7 kilometers away from the center of Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece. Bus transportation will be provided from the city to the TEI premises, on the hour.
The organizing Committee booked for the participants of the 9th HELORS Special Conference a certain number of rooms in the following hotels in Agios Nikolaos. They differ in prices, location and standards. Below you may find some information on the hotels and terms of reservation.

Hotel Single Double Webpage
Elounda Beach or Elounda Bay Palace (Lux) From
€152-382 From
Minos Palace (5*) €95 €150

Hermes (4*) €60 €90

Elounda Blue Bay (4*) €75 €64
Elounda Palm €70 €90

Mira-Mare (A) €50 €60
Studios Mare (3*) €50 per person
All Inclusive
DuLac (C) €40 €55
Coral (B) €55 €72

Iberostar Mirabello €90 €110

Extra person will be charged for 30% more in double room
Note: All Hotel prices, except DuLac, include breakfast. At Du Lac you have the option of breakfast with € 6 extra.
For Hotel Reservation please contact:
Ms Χrisanthi Mavrikaki tel. 28410-91108 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              28410-91108      end_of_the_skype_highlighting e-mail:

There will be organized excursions to the Venetian fortress on the island of Spinalonga and Elounda bay, on Friday afternoon and to the Vai palm forest, Toplou Monastery and Sitia on Saturday.
Details will be announced on the web page.

Presiding Committee
Constantin Zopounidis (Chairman) Technical University of Crete
Fotini Psimarni-Voulgari (Vice Chairman – Coordinator) TEI of Crete

Important dates
Abstract submission: April 15th 2010
Acceptance: April 30th 2010
Conference fee without late charge May 20th 2010
Electronic copy of paper for the website May15th 2010
Full paper finals for journal submission: September 30th 2010

Dr. Fotini Voulgaris
Professor, Dept. of Finance and Insurance
Agios Nikolaos Branch, TEI of Crete

For the Organizing Committee:

Prof. Constantin Zopounidis Prof. Fotini Voulgaris
Vice-President of HELORS, Head, Business Planning and Information Technical University of Crete Systems Dept.
TEI of Crete, Agios Nikolaos Branch
President of Organizing Committee
P.O. Box 128, GR-72100 Agios Nikolaos, Crete, GREECE
Tel.: +30 28410-91200, 28410-91101-4, Fax: +30 28410-82879
Conference secretary
Thalasia Michali
ΕΕΕΕ, 427 Acharnon Ave, GR-11143 Athens
Tel. +30-213 – 0328550

Mavrikaki Chrysanthi
T.E.I. of Crete, Agios Nikolaos Branch
P.O Box 128, 72100 Agios Nikolaos

For Hotel Reservation please contact:
Ms Mavrikaki Chrysanthitel. 28410-91108

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