INTERNATIONAL
SUMMER
CONFERENCE
2024

JUNE 6-7
VALÈNCIA (ES)

Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovación (CPI)
Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

Empowering Human 
Decision Making in
a Robotics &
Data-Driven World

The International Summer Conference of Decision Science Alliance stands as a pinnacle event, drawing decision-makers, industry experts and academic professionals together in a dynamic forum of knowledge exchange and exploration.

The conference serves as a vanguard for cutting-edge discussions on the profound impact of technological advancements within the realm of decision science.

At the core of this conference are in-depth discussions and analyses across a spectrum of technological domains. Notably, experts delve into the intricacies of Mathematical Optimization, Operational Research/Management Science, AI & Machine Learning, Statistics, Robotics & Automation, Simulation & Emulation, and Decision Processes Analysis and Design.

Each of these areas represents a crucial facet of the evolving landscape of decision science, contributing to the interdisciplinary nature of the conference.

Attendees explore how these advancements impact decision-making in Healthcare, Transportation, Manufacturing, Finance, and numerous other sectors.

ISC 24 SPONSORS
& DSA MEMBERS & PARTNERS

ISC 24
PUBLISHERS

PLANNED TOPICS & TRACKS

Decision Science in Transportation

DS in Sustainable Transportation: Javier Faulin & Luis Cadarso
DS in Aeronautical Management: Juanjo Ramos & Laura Calvet
DS in Maritime Transportation: Jana Ries

Decision Science in Healthcare and Hospitals

DS in Healthcare and Hospitals: Fermin Mallor
Healthcare Applications of DS: Giovanni Righini & Elena Perez
DS in Bioengineering: Adrian Colomer & Valery Naranjo

Decision Science Methods and Tools

Artificial Intelligence Tools for DS: Jose A. Moreno & Cristofer Exposito
Optimization Models and Methods for DS: Eva Barrena & David Canca
Computing Tools for DS: Jose L. Guisado
Optimization Algorithms for DS: Javier Panadero
Statistical Methods for DS: Patricia Carracedo & David Hervas
Business Analytics for DS: Sean McGarraghy
Statistical Tools for DS: Isabel Serra & Carles Serrat

Decision Science in Finance, Banks & Insurance

DS in the Insurance Sector: Armando Nieto
DS in Corporate Strategy: Patricia Rodriguez

Decision Science in Smart Cities and Communities

DS in Safe and Sustainable Transport Infrastructure: Griselda Lopez & Sara Moll

Decision Science in Logistics

DS in the Agrifood Industry: Lluis Pla
DS in Logistics and SCM: Paolo Marone
DS in Sustainable Logistics: Patrick Hirsch

Decision Science in Risk Analysis

DS in Disaster Management: Stephan Onggo & Canan Gunes
DS in Catastrophe Disasters: Guillermo Franco

Decision Science in Telecommunication Networks

Internet of Things for DS: Fatos Xhafa
Telecommunication Networks for DS: Ferran Adelantado & Daniele Tarchi

Decision Science in Business and Marketing

DS in Marketing: David Lopez
Research for Real-Life DS: Martin Gomez-Ravetti

Decision Science in Production and Manufacturing

DS in Industrial Engineering: Massimo Bertolini & Teresa Murino
DS in Manufacturing: Emanuele Carpanzano & Loris Roveda
DS in Industry 4.0: Josefa Mula
DS in Manufacturing with AI: Raul Poler

Decision Science in Sustainability

DS for Modeling Climatic Change: Pau Fonseca
DS for the Sustainable Development Goals: Alberto Conejero
DS in Energy Projects: Alvaro Garcia & Miguel Ortega

TRACK CHAIRS

ORGANIZING COMMITTEES

General Chairs

Angel A. Juan, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain 
Raffaele Maccioni, Decision Science Alliance, Italy

Sponsorship & Registration Chairs

Maddalena Mazzali, Decision Science Alliance, Italy

Board Liaison

Cristina Caracciolo, Decision Science Alliance, Switzerland

Program Chairs & Proceedings Editors

Angel A. Juan, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain 
Giovanni Rigini, Università di Milano, Italy
Emanuele Carpanzano, SUPSI, Switzerland
Pau Fonseca, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Patrick Hirsch, BOKU, Austria

Local Committee

Patricia Carracedo, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Elena Perez, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Veronika Tsertsvadze, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Marc Escoto, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Raquel Soriano, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Mauro Laguna, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Celia Osorio, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Antoni Guerrero, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Noelia Fuster, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Jon A. Martin, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Chen Wenwen, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Yangchongyi Men, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Mohammad Peyman, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Elnaz Ghorbani, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Xabier A. Martin, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

Publicity & IDA Magazine Chair

Luca Lisci, Raffles Milano Institute, Italy

Business Chair

Roberto Klaus, Decision Science Alliance, Switzerland

Website Master

Xabier A. Martin, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Mauro Laguna, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

Scientific Committee

Javier Faulin, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
Luis Cadalso, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Lluis M. Pla, Universitat de Lleida, Spain
David Lopez, ESADE Business School, Spain
Armando Nieto, Divina Pastora, Spain
Stephan Onggo, University of Southampton, UK
Canan Gunes, Boston University, USA
Guillermo Franco, Guy Carpenter, USA
Paolo Marone, Spindox, Spain
Pau Fonseca, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Jose A. Moreno, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Cristofer Exposito, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Fatos Xhafa, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Fermin Mallor, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
Eva Barrena, Universidad Pablo de Olavides, Spain
David Canca, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Juanjo Ramos, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Laura Calvet, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Jose L. Guisado, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Massimo Bertolini, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Teresa Murino, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Sean McGarraghy, University College Dublin, Ireland
Alberto Conejero, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Patrick Hirsch, BOKU, Austria
Giovanni Rigini, Università di Milano, Italy
Elena Perez, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Emanuele Carpanzano, SUPSI, Switzerland
Loris Roveda, SUPSI, Switzerland
Javier Panadero, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Raul Poler, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Patricia Carracedo, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
David Hervas, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Ferran Adelantado, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Daniele Tarchi, Università di Bologna, Italy
Adrian Colomer, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Valery Naranjo, Universitat Politècnica de València
Josefa Mula, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Griselda Lopez, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Sara Moll, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Jana Ries, University of Portsmouth, UK
Martin Gomez-Ravetti, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Patricia Rodriguez, Grupo Catalana Occidente, Spain

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

The agenda may undergo changes

Day 1 /June 6th

Day 2 /June 7th

WORKSHOPS
KEYNOTE SPEECHES
ROUND TABLES

YOGA & MEDITATION

IDA
PRESS ROOM

IDA, the official media partner of DSA, will feature a dedicated area for live streaming, interviews, roundtables, and workshops discussing pressing topics in Science Communication.

NETWORKING
APERITIF

SPONSORS
ARENA

The Sponsor Arena acts as a central hub where DSA Sponsors can not only showcase their brand but also facilitate one-on-one meetings, fostering connections between supply and demand.

CHESS

CAREER
POINT

The Career Point provides a dedicated space where students engage with DSA organizations through one-on-one meetings. This focused environment facilitates meaningful interactions and opportunities for both parties to establish valuable connections in the realm of career development.

GALA
DINNER

INVESTORS
PANEL