The program for this conference is available via the following link.
VeRoLog 2013 Program (abstracts)

Welcome Reception

The conference will start with registration and a welcome reception at 6:30 pm on Sunday, 7 July, 2013.

The location of the reception will be in room 1019, Building 58a, Highfield Campus (map of the campus can be found here).

Important dates

  • Paper submission deadline: 25th February 2013
  • Notification of paper acceptance: 1st April 2013
  • Early registration deadline: 29th April 2013
  • Registration and Welcome Cocktail: July 7th, 2013
  • Conference: July 8-10th, 2013

All submissions to the conference are reviewed by members of the Scientific Committee.


Key-note speakers

Professor Jean-Francois Cordeau (HEC, Montreal)

TitleAn Overview of Vehicle Routing with Pickup and Delivery

Professor Bruce Golden (University of Maryland)

TitleSome Interesting Vehicle Routing Research Topics: Suggestions from an Oldtimer

Professor Maria Grazia Speranza (University of Brescia)

Title: Multi-commodity vs. Single-commodity Routing


The Scientific Committee


Tolga Bektas (University of Southampton, UK)
Daniele Vigo (University of Bologna, Italy)


Deniz Aksen (Koc University, Turkey)
Olli Braysy (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)
Marielle Christiansen (University of Trondheim, Norway)
Angel Corberan (University of Valencia, Spain)
Karl Doerner (Johannes Kepler University, Austria)
Wout Dullaert (VU University, The Netherlands)
Richard Eglese (Lancaster University, UK)
Gianpaolo Ghiani (University of Salento, Italy)
Juan-José Salazar Gonzalez (University of La Laguna, Spain)
Geir Hasle (SINTEF, Norway)
Lars Magnus Hvattum (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
Stefan Irnich (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany)
Gilbert Laporte (HEC Montreal, Canada)
Stefan Ropke (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
Frederic Semet (Ecole Centrale de Lille, France)
Maria Grazia Speranza (University of Brescia, Italy)
Christos D. Tarantilis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)
Paolo Toth (University of Bologna, Italy)
Tom van Woensel (Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands)


Special issues

Conference participants will be offered the opportunity to submit their papers for possible publication in special issues of the following journals.

1. Computers & Operations Research (Click here to access the CfP to the Special Issue)
2. Networks (guest editors: Prof. Richard Eglese, Dr. Maria Battarra, Dr. Gunes Erdogan)(Click here to see the flyer)