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Wed, Oct 18, 2023

Registration & Welcome Coffee
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Welcome & Gurobi Opening Keynote
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Speakers: Duke Perrucci, Sascha Haake

McKinsey & Company Keynote: Why don’t they get it? – How to bring optimization to use and make it stick
9:45 AM – 10:15 AM
Speaker: Anton de Villiers

Coffee Break
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Decision Intelligence Technology, what is it and why it’s useful
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Speakers: Kostja Siefen, Ronald van der Velden

Guidance Tour – The journey to apply Decision Intelligence by Gurobi & Decision Lab
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Speakers: David Buxton, Jan Schwarzkopf

Networking Lunch
12:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Focus Track: Digital Transformation – Decide, Transform, Succeed
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Audi AG – Supply Chain Optimizations: Saving costs and emissions through cleverly consolidated deliveries
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Speaker: Sascha Tausch

AristoTelos with Albert Czech Republic – Transforming Workforce Management: The Success Story of AristoTelos in Albert Czech Republic Retail Chain
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Speakers: Karel Jelinek, Petr Zidek

HPE – Bringing Science into the Art of Order Management: A Case Study with HPE Supply Chain
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Speaker: Santanu Sinha

Focus Track: Operational Excellence – Mastering Operations
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Swissport International AG – Airport Ground Staff Scheduling: Making Impact with a High-Performance Business Application Based on Integer Programming
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Speaker: Dr. Peter Fusek.

ORMAE & Adani Group – Optimal Scheduling and Blending of Raw Materials for a Copper Processing Plant
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
Speakers: Amit Garg, Swaraj Misra, Aakash Deep

Focus Track: Data & Analytics – Unleashing Insights
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Nesto Software GmbH: Award-winning SaaS solution, integrating ML, AI and MO to digitize Gastro workforce optimization
2:05 PM – 2:30 PM
Speaker: Kilian Theis

LTP Labs – Optimizing Joint Portfolio Planning and Production Strategy for a Wood- based Panels Producer
2:30 PM – 2:55 PM
Speakers: Luis Carvalho, João Sá

UNICEF – Decision support for nutrition allocation using Databricks and Gurobi solver
2:55 PM – 3:20 PM
Speaker: James Cranwell-Ward

Optimization Strategies for the Energy Transition – Empowering a Better Future!
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Seminar room 3

Host’s Welcome Note
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Speaker: Frank Häger

Gurobi – Motivational Keynote for this Track
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Speakers: Frank Häger, Lennart Lahrs

Decide4AI – How to successfully detect Optimization Decision potential and define the business case.
2:30 PM – 2:50 PM
Speaker: Arjen Heeres

Forschungszentrum Jülich – Living Lab Energy Campus (LLEC)
2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
Speakers: Andre Xhonneux, Eziama Ubachukwu

Forschungszentrum Jülich – JuPower Game
3:10 PM – 3:30 PM
Speakers: Lea Riebesel, Eziama Ubachukwu

Coffee Break & Possibility to switch tracks
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Focus Track: Digital Transformation – Decide, Transform, Succeed
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

GotPro – Sports Scheduling with Gurobi: Concept and Use Cases
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Speaker: Walter Sebastian Gisler

Urban Sympheny – Digitalize complex energy system planning: a platform as a solution and its applications
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Speaker: Julien Marquant

Closing remarks – Q&A
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Speakers: Sascha Tausch, Walter Sebastian Gisler, Karel Jelinek, Petr Zidek

Focus Track: Operational Excellence
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Auditorio

Vueling Airlines – An optimization-based procedure for the operative schedule design of an airline
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Speakers: Mohammad Kouhi, Daniel Ramón-Lumbierres

Panel Discussion – Leverage optimization techniques to support operational excellence: Challenges & Opportunities
4:45 PM – 5:30 PM
Speakers: Christopher Smith, Javier Garcia, Philippe Månsson-Wee, Daniel Pereira, David Buxton

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Salzgitter Digital Solutions GmbH – Integrated production planning with optimization
4:00 PM – 4:25 PM
Speaker: Annika Burmeister

Isazi Consulting – Transforming Logistics and Education: Leveraging Data & Analytics for Optimal Planning with Hudson + Gurobi
4:30 PM – 4:55 PM
Speakers: Avi Bank, Niambh Blundell

Panel Discussion – Data Intelligence for Decision Intelligence
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Speakers: Arjen Heeres, Konstantin Gavras, Paul Derbyshire

Focus Track: Energy & Sustainability – Empowering a Better Future
4:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Location: Seminar room 3

Open Energy Transition – the ultimate PyPSA Support
4:00 PM – 4:20 PM
Speaker: Dr. Martha Frysztacki

Kerith – Energy Decision Management
4:20 PM – 4:40 PM
Speaker: Elias Kuepper

CES – Role of Optimization and Forecasting for planning and operation of Energy Storage Systems
4:40 PM – 5:00 PM
Speakers: Pranao Walekar, Jatin Sarode

Kisters AG – Optimization in the Energy Sector: Solutions from KISTERS and Challenges for the Future
5:00 PM – 5:20 PM
Speaker: Olaf Syben

Panel Discussion – Strategies for the Energy Transformation
5:20 PM – 5:35 PM
Speakers: Olaf Syben, Dr. Martha Frysztacki, Andre Xhonneux, Lea Riebesel, Eziama Ubachukwu, Pranao Walekar, Jatin Sarode, Arjen Heeres

Short Break – Moving back to the Auditorio
5:30 PM – 5:45 PM

Closing Note by Gurobi
5:45 PM – 6:00 PM
Speaker: Juan Carlos Mani

Networking Cocktail sponsored by Decide4AI
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Networking Dinner
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: University of Barcelona – Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

Registration & Welcome Coffee
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Introduction to Training & Workshop Day
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Speaker: Sascha Haake

Bearing Point: Using MIP & Genetic Algorithms to Optimise Logistics Operations
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Speaker: Paul Derbyshire

Technical Training – Hidden Gurobi Gems
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Speakers: Dr. Elisabeth Rodriguez Heck, Sonja Mars

Technical Training – Handling Challenging Models
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Seminar room 3
Speakers: Dr. Mario Ruthmair, Dr. David Torres Sanchez

Aqarios: The Third Quantum Revolution – Will it happen and how far have we come?
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Auditorio Speaker: Michael Lachner

Coffee Break & Possibility to switch sessions
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Garden Area

Technical Training – Mastering Numerical Challenges
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Location: Seminar room 3
Speakers: Dr. David Torres Sanchez, Matthias Miltenberger

Technical Training – Tackling Non-Linearities with Gurobi
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Location: Auditorio Speaker: Dr. Pierre Bonami

Technical Training – Gurobi in the Python Ecosystem
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Location: Seminar room 1 Speaker: Dr. Robert Luce

Closing Keynote & Q&A
12:45 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Auditorio

Farewell Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Garden Area

The Location

IMO Grupo Miranza Barcelona

Carrer de Josep Maria Lladó, 3, 08035 Barcelona, Spain


* Please note that space is limited, so restrictions may apply. We will reach out to you to confirm your registration.

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*** This event will be presented in English. 

**** Accommodation and airport transfers are not included.

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