14th Annual Behavioral Operations Conference, 2019


14th Annual BOC Conference banner image, TU/e
BOC 2019
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, July 7-10, 2019
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Mission

The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers with a common interest in the intersection of human behavior and operations, with the aim of sharing current work, fostering research development and developing relationships among scholars in the field.

Pricing

Registration Type Cost
Faculty $175
Student $75

Welcome

The School of Industrial Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology is proud to host the 14th annual Behavioral Operations Conference in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on July 7 – 10, 2019. The conference will begin with a welcome drink on Sunday evening and continue with a one-day Young Scholars Workshop on Monday, July 8, and the main conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 9-10.

Keynote Speakers

Iris Kesternich

Iris Kesternich

Associate Professor for Behavioral Economics (Main Conference)

Jan Fransoo

Jan Fransoo

Professor of Operations Management and Logistics (Main Conference)

Bradley Stats

Bradley Stats

Professor of Operations (Young Scholars Workshop)

Feedback on Working Paper

Submitting your (working) paper is not compulsory to present at the young scholar workshop. However, if you want to receive feedback on your (working) paper from an expert in the field, a draft needs to be submitted to the organizing committee (BOC2019@tue.nl) before the 1st of June 2019.

We look forward to seeing you in Eindhoven!

Registration

Please note the following key deadlines
Date Item Due
February 24, 2019 Extended-Abstract Submission (1-page limit) for Main Conference and/or Young Scholars Workshop
March 11, 2019 Notification of Acceptance
April 1, 2019 Registration Deadline

Conference fees are: $175 for faculty and $75 for students

If you are interested in presenting at the main conference or the Young Scholars Workshop, please indicate so when you register and include an extended abstract (one-page limit) of your work. Please also indicate who will present in the abstract.

Contact

Please email Rob Basten with any questions or inquiries.

Past Conferences

The conference will begin with a welcome drink on Sunday evening and continue with a one-day Young Scholars Workshop on Monday, July 8. During the Young Scholars Workshop, the group will consist of several breakout sessions and a plenary session. At the plenary session, Professor of Operations Bradley Staats of the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School will give a presentation.

Bradley Stats

Bradley Staats

Professor of Operations at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School (United States of America)

The conference will begin with a welcome drink on Sunday evening and continue with a one-day Young Scholars Workshop on Monday, July 8, and the main conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 9-10.

Iris Kesternich

Iris Kesternich

Associate Professor for Behavioral Economics at University of Leuven (Belgium)

Jan Fransoo

Jan Fransoo

Professor of Operations Management and Logistics at Kuehne Logistics University (Germany)

By Air

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

This option is highly recommend, at least when arriving from outside Europe, as it has many direct connections.

Below the airport is a railway station. Take any train to Eindhoven (leaving normally every 30 minutes from platform 3). It takes approximately 1.5 hours and 20 euros, with a view of the Dutch countryside.

Eindhoven Airport

You will need to utilize taxi, buses or Uber (about 9 km to the conference hotel and the university).

When taking a bus, head to Eindhoven railway station. The conference hotel and the university are within walking distance (both about 10 minutes).

By Train

Eindhoven

The conference hotel and the university are within walking distance (both about 10 minutes) of Eindhoven railway station.

Tickets can be purchased at one of the many yellow ticketing machines at the train stations.

Travelling in Eindhoven

Within Eindhoven, travelling is mostly done by bike or foot. From Eindhoven railway station to TU/e, city center or Pullman hotel is in walking distance (5-15 mins). Also public transportation is relatively cheap and fast. Tickets for the bus can be purchased on board by card, whereas train tickets can be acquired via one of the many yellow ticketing machines at the train stations.

Eindhoven is the Brain Port of the Netherlands, which is well-known for its technological innovations. When visiting Eindhoven, be sure to visit Strijp-S, the former industry park of Philips, which turned into a vibrant young city with many start-ups and showcases of innovations.

Tourist Information

Visit the University of Technology Eindhoven

Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology

Atlas – Den Dolech 2
5612 AZ EINDHOVEN
NETHERLANDS
https://www.tue.nl/en/

The TU/e campus is a compact green campus, meaning that all buildings are within walking distance and there is no need for a car. The campus can be reached by just an eight-minute walk from the Eindhoven railway station which lies directly next to the city center. The exact location of the conference on the campus is the main university building Atlas. Atlas is the newest TU/e building which received the BREEAM Outstanding award for being the most sustainable educational building!

TU/e Map

Accommodation

Hotel Pullman exterior photo

Hotel Pullman Eindhoven Cocagne

Vestdijk 47
5611 CA EINDHOVEN
NETHERLANDS
www.pullman-eindhoven-cocagne

To make a reservation, you can fill in the attached reservation request and send it to Pullman Eindhoven Cocagne (e-mail addressed shown in the request form)

Hotel Reservation Form

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Organizers

Organizing Committee

Rob Basten

Rob Basten

Associate Professor

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven – The Netherlands

Michael Becker-Peth

Michael Becker-Peth

Assistant Professor

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam – The Netherlands

Philippe van de Calseyde

Philippe van de Calseyde

Assistant Professor

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven – The Netherlands

Evangelia Demerouti

Evangelia Demerouti

Professor and Chief Diversity Officer

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven – The Netherlands

Jan Fransoo

Jan Fransoo

Professor

Kuehne Logistics University, Hamburg – Germany

Elena Katok

Elena Katok

Ashbel Smith Professor of Operations Management

University of Texas at Dallas – United States

Ton de Kok

Ton de Kok

Professor

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven – The Netherlands

Sjors Melman

Sjors Melman

Master Student

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven – The Netherlands

Bregje v.d. Staak

Bregje v.d. Staak

PhD candidate

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven – The Netherlands

Lijia Tan

Lijia Tan

Postdoc

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven – The Netherlands

Ken Schultz

Ken Schultz

Associate Professor

Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton – United States of America

Sponsors

The sponsors will be announced later.