STOR-i POP 2020

Workshop on Prediction + Optimization 2020


Business analytics typically involves tasks of prediction and optimisation. They are usually conducted separately and are not well connected. 

The aim of the workshop is to provide platform for exchange of ideas, raise awareness of recent developments and stimulate discussion in the intersection of the areas of prediction and optimisation.

Areas of the workshop


  • Data-driven optimization
  • Optimisation for machine learning and data science
  • Forecasting for optimisation


  • Inventory and production planning
  • Pricing
  • Transportation
Important dates

Workshop dates:

2nd and 3rd of April 2020

Abstract submission deadline:

10th of February 2020

Registration deadline:

28th of February 2020

Abstract submission and registration

How to submit the abstracts and register for the workshop

Abstract submission

We invite submissions covering the above areas for presentation at the workshop. The abstracts must be submitted by 10th February 2020 by email to Submissions must be no more than 300 words and in txt format.


In order to participate in the workshop, you need to register. The registration fee is £100. PhD students may apply for a bursary by sending an email to explaining how participation in the workshop will help them in their research. In order to register, please follow this link. The registration will close on 28th of February 2020.

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Organizing and steering committee

The workshop is organised by STOR-i members from departments of Management Science and Mathematics and Statistics:

For any enquiries, please get in touch with us via