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EWG-MCDA is one of the working groups of EURO. The Group was founded in 1975 by Bernard Roy. The main objectives of the group are to contribute to the development, at a European level, of an original way of thinking in the field of multicriteria decision aiding and to keep the group alive and open by means of bi-annual meetings which should not be mini-conferences but real meetings favourable to exchanges and to the emergence of new ideas.

Next Meetings

EWG-MCDA 93: Belgrade, Serbia (hybrid), April 7-9, 2022

EWG-MCDA 94: Agios Nikolaos, Greece, September 8-10, 2022

EWG-MCDA 95: Jaen, Spain, Spring, 2023

EWG-MCDA 96: Paris, France, Autumn, 2023

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Other events

2022 EURO PhD Summer School on MCDA/M: Ankara, Turkey, July 18-29, 2022

EURO 2022: Espoo, Finland, July 3-6, 2022

MCDM 2022: Portsmouth, England, June 26 - JUly 1, 2022

INFORMS 2022: Indianapolis, USA, October 16-19, 2022

Call for Bernard Roy Award 2022

Policy

The Bernard Roy Award of EWG MCDA is a recognition conferred to a researcher under 40 years old for an outstanding contribution to the methodology and/or applications of Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding (MCDA).

The award will be officially bestowed at the opening session of the 94th EWG MCDA meeting, September 2022, Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece, if there is a suitable candidate. In this case, following a presentation of the competition by the chair of the Jury, the laureate will be invited to give a talk.

Award

The laureate then will receive the financial award (1000 EUR) and the diploma.

Eligibility

The Bernard Roy Award of EWG MCDA shall be awarded for a body of work in MCDA, preferably published over the last decade. Although recent work will not be excluded, care shall be taken to allow the contribution to stand the test of time.

The potential award recipient shall have a recognized stature in the MCDA community. Significance, innovation, depth, and scientific excellence shall be emphasized.

Nominations

Candidates can be nominated by any three members of the EWG MCDA. Becoming a member is free.

A candidature for the Bernard Roy Award of EWG MCDA is composed of the nomination letter along with a recent and detailed CV, up to 5 best publications, as well as a self-description of the achievements up to 3 page long in a standard manuscript format. The nominations must be sent to the Jury chair by the due date of June 30, 2022.

Selection process

Only one award may be assigned on each occasion.

One person may receive the award at most once in her/his lifetime.

The jury evaluates the nominees essentially on the basis of their scientific activities (papers in top journals, editorials, relevance of methodological proposals and/or applications, ...).

Jury

The jury for the current edition is composed of Professors Yannis Siskos (chair), Sara Ben Amor, Maria Franca Norese, Salvatore Greco and Roman Słowiński.

Timing

Deadline for nominations: June 30, 2022.

The Jury chair informs the EWG coordinators who invite the laureate to the meeting: July 31, 2022.

Preparation of the diploma by the EWG coordinators.

Presentation of the laureate and her/his talk during the EWG MCDA 94 Autumn meeting, September 2022, Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece.

Applications should be sent to Professor Yannis Siskos at: yannsiskos@gmail.com

Newsletter (last issues)

Fall 2021

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Fall 2020

Spring 2020

Contact group coordinators

Roman Słowiński

Salvatore Greco

Jose Rui Figueira

Miłosz Kadziński