2021 Anna Valicek Award Competition
Submissions are closed for the 2021 Anna Valicek graduate student paper award competition sponsored by the Airline Group of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (AGIFORS).
On behalf of AGIFORS, we wish to thank all the candidates for their submissions, testimony of the fruitful state of activity in the Operational Research & Analytics fields applied to Air Transportation.
Rules for the 2021 competition
The Anna Valicek award recognizes original and innovative research in the application of operations research to airline and/or airline related business problems. The award honors the late Anna Valicek who served for many years as a member of the AGIFORS council. Up to two finalists will be selected and will receive air transportation, accommodations, and registration fees to attend the Annual Symposium, to present their work (note: this is subject to change and be a virtual event to follow governmental & health experts’ directives). The winner will be awarded a silver medal and a U.S. $2,500 prize. The other finalist will be awarded a bronze medal and a U.S. $1,000 prize.
The following criteria will be used in judging the candidate papers:
To be eligible, the applicant must:
To be considered, the following should be submitted:
In addition, the applicant is expected (to be likely able) to attend the coming annual symposium to present her/his work. Interacting with the AGIFORS symposium participants is considered an important part of the Anna Valicek competition, and high priority will be given in selecting finalists who are able to commit to attending the Annual Symposium. Note that it is a possibility that the symposium would be online this year again.
Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions for the 2021 Anna Valicek Award have closed.
Vice President, AGIFORS
Chair, Anna Valicek Award Committee