Current Exhibitors & Sponsors

The H. Milton Stewart School of Systems & Industrial Engineering (ISyE) at the Georgia Institute of Technology is the largest program in industrial and systems engineering, and has been named the top ranked program by U.S. News & World Report for more than two decades. The ISyE undergraduate program offers a track-based curriculum which allows students to either obtain a broad industrial engineering education or specialize in operations research, supply chain engineering, quality and statistics, or economic and financial systems. ISyE’s graduate program offerings include master’s degrees in analytics, operations research, statistics, health systems, supply chain engineering, and industrial engineering; and Ph.D. degrees in operations research, industrial engineering, and machine learning. ISyE faculty conduct research in methodological areas such as optimization, statistics, analytics, machine learning, stochastic systems, simulation, and system informatics and control; and application-driven areas such as supply chain engineering and logistics, health systems, advanced manufacturing, energy, and sustainable systems engineering.

Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam is committed to a healthy population and excellence in healthcare through research and education. It is in the top ten of best medical institutes in Europe (QS Ranking 2016) and excels in various research fields, studying fundamental and clinical domains as well as public health and prevention. Bibliometric indicators place Erasmus MC in the top 20 of clinical medicine worldwide. In addition to scientific research, patient care and education are core tasks of Erasmus MC. It is the top referral centre for a region of about five million inhabitants. Erasmus MC is the largest medical school in the Netherlands, with around 3,100 medical students and around 250 PhD graduates yearly.

The institute of Health Policy & Management (iBMG) of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is leading in the Netherlands with its educational and research activities targeted at policy and management issues in health care.

The institute offers a bachelor programme, five master programmes and post-academic educational programmes and courses. At iBMG, research and educational activities are closely intertwined. Knowledge and experiences of various scientific disciplines such as economics, law, social-medical sciences, organisational science and public administration are brought together and applied to the health care sector. This multidisciplinary approach to education and research is unique.

Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) is a research school of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). ERIM was founded in 1998 by two schools of EUR; Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and Erasmus School of Economics (ESE).

Consistently ranked in the top three of management research centres in Europe, ERIM is a community of over 350 management scientists who publish in leading academic journals. For aspiring researchers, ERIM offers an advanced doctoral programme in business and management. ERIM is accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

ORTEC is one of the world’s leaders in optimization software and analytics solutions. Using our skills in mathematics, software engineering, and business processes, we help you to make your business more efficient, more predictable and more effective. Turning complex challenges into easy-to-use solutions.

We serve organizations in almost every industry. From our 15 offices strategically located across 4 continents, we can deliver solutions on a global scale. Always underpinned by local know-how and service.

The Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne has a strong tradition in both fundamental and applied research. In research, we strive to fulfill our mission “Innovation for Society” by rigor and relevance. We strive for rigorous basic research published in top ranked scientific journals that is relevant for business practice, economics and the development of society. Our interdisciplinary approach of Business Administration, Health Care Management and Social Policy aim to address the interfaces between Management, Economics and Medicine.