[Coin-announce] 2016 COIN-OR Cup Competition, Deadline October 7

Stefan Wild wild at anl.gov
Mon Sep 12 10:18:38 EDT 2016

Announcing the twelfth annual "COIN-OR Cup" competition,
sponsored by the COIN-OR Foundation.

* 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.

* The winner must accept the prize in person at the 2016 INFORMS
Annual Meeting so we can all celebrate appropriately (see "Celebration"

* Submission deadline: Friday, October 7th, 2016.

* Self-nominations are welcome.

* We especially encourage nominations of effective use of COIN-OR that
the community may not know about.

Celebration: The 2016 COIN-OR Cup will be awarded at a celebration
during the INFORMS Annual meeting in Nashville, TN. All entrants,
their supporters, and other interested parties are welcome to join the
celebration and regale, rile, and roast the prize winners. The
celebration will take place Monday, November 14, 7:30 pm. The precise
location will be announced later.

Details of the winning entry will be announced at this celebration
event, and posted on the COIN-OR Cup website
http://www.coin-or.org/coinCup/ .

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

2016 COIN-OR Cup Committee:
Stefan Wild (chair), Argonne National Laboratory
Joey Huchette, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Linderoth, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Miles Lubin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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