EURO2022 brings world-leading operations research and analytics to Espoo: How can Finnish companies make the most of it?

This seminar is a kickoff for the 32nd EURO conference organized in Otaniemi in July 2022. EURO is the main European operations research and analytics conference with some 2,500 participants from around the world. The seminar provides an opportunity to hear about how OR and analytics are being utilized in Finnish companies, and what kinds of opportunities the conference offers for companies in terms of visibility, sponsorship, recruitment, and collaboration.
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NOTE! According to the prevailing restrictions, a valid Covid-19 certificate ("koronapassi") is required to participate in the event!

About the seminar

The objective of the event is to bring together company representatives, students, researchers and EURO2022 conference organizers to discuss what kinds of opportunities the conference provides for Finnish companies. For students, the event provides an excellent opportunity to learn how operations research and analytics are utilized in Finnish companies.

The event is organized by Aalto Centre for Operations Research (ACOR) and the Finnish Operations Research Society (FORS).


The event will take place in Otaniemi at A Grid (Otakaari 5, Espoo) in hall Jeti,2nd floor.

In the Aalto campus map, A Grid referred to by number 4.


The event is free of charge and open to all interested in the subject, but to estimate the number of participants, please enroll using this link by 6.12. at 10 pm.



Opening of the event: What is the EURO conference? What is FORS?

Antti Punkka, ACOR / Aalto SCI

Tommi Ekholm, FORS / The Finnish Meteorological Institute


Companies' short presentations: How do we utilize OR and analytics?

Juha-Matti Kuusinen (Kone)

Per Jernström (VR)

Riku Tapper (Posti)

Marjut Hirvonen (Neste)

Matti Vuorinen (UPM)


coffee break


What kinds of opportunities the EURO conference offers for Finnish companies in terms of visibility, sponsorship, recruitment opportunities, and possibilities for collaboration?

Representatives of Abbey Conference & Events (the professional conference organizer of EURO2022)


FORS OR person of the year


Making an Impact – a special EURO conference stream for practitioners

Ruth Kaufman, EURO Working Group on Practice of OR/The Practitioners' Forum


Discussion + closing words


networking, refreshments, food

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