[Coin-announce] COIN-OR CUP Second Call for submissions due Mon Sept 24 2012

Andrew Mason a.mason at auckland.ac.nz
Mon Sep 17 00:41:21 EDT 2012

Apologies for cross-posting.

INFORMS Annual Meeting 2012

This is our second call for submissions to the eighth 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 2012 INFORMS 
meeting---so we can all celebrate appropriately (see "Celebration" below).
o   Submission deadline: Monday, September 24, 2012, by email to: 
coin-cup at coin-or.org.
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 including members of the 
COIN-OR Foundation, Inc.

Celebration: The COIN-OR INFORMS Cup will be awarded during the INFORMS 
Annual meeting in Phoenix, AZ 
(http://meetings2.informs.org/phoenix2012/). All entrants and their 
supporters are welcome to join in the celebration and regale the prize 

o   Day: Sunday, October 14th 2012
o   Time and Location to be advised at 

The winning entry will be posted on the COIN-OR Cup website, 

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

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


Dr Andrew J Mason (on behalf of the COIN-OR Cup committee)
Dept of Engineering Science
University of Auckland
New Zealand
+64 9 3737599 x87909
a.mason at auckland.ac.nz

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