[Coin-announce] Sixth annual COIN-OR INFORMS Cup competition

Mikhail Nediak MNediak at business.queensu.ca
Fri Sep 24 07:42:09 EDT 2010

INFORMS Annual Meeting 2010
Sponsored by IBM

Announcing the sixth annual "COIN-OR INFORMS Cup" competition 

o   A submission or nomination must contain: 
    1. A synopsis of an effective use of COIN-OR or valuable contribution to COIN-OR (or both!). 
    2. An explanation of its significance. 
o   The winner must accept the prize in person at the 2010 INFORMS meeting --- so we can all celebrate appropriately (see "Celebration" below). 
o   Submission deadline: Friday October 29, 2010. 
o   Self-nomination is welcomed. 
o   We especially encourage nominations of effective use of COIN-OR that the community may not know about. 

Submissions will be judged by a committee of members of the COIN-OR Foundation, Inc. 

Celebration: The actual awarding of the COIN-OR INFORMS Cup will take place at the reception in honour of John Forrest and the 10th Anniversary of COIN-OR. All entrants and their supporters are welcome to join in the celebration and regale (rile) the prize winners. The celebration sponsor is IBM. 
o   Day: Sunday, November 7th  
o   Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM 
o   Location: Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar, corner of Trinity & 6th Streets in downtown Austin, TX

The winning entry will be posted on the COIN-OR Website. 

Please e-mail your submissions to coin-cup at coin-or.org

Enter, come, possibly win, and raise your cup with us!

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