INTERNATIONAL
SUMMER
CONFERENCE
2024

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

JUNE 6-7, 2024
VALÈNCIA (ES)

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

The International Summer Conference 2024 (ISC 24) stands as a premier European event for decision-makers, industry experts, academic professionals and anyone interested in the future of decision science and technological innovation.

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 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 & Christopher 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
DS in Shape Analysis and Applications: Ximo Gual
Mathematical Methods for DS: Raffaele Cerulli

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

PRELIMINARY
AGENDA

Day 1
June 6th

Day 2
June 7th

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

Attending the International Summer Conference 2024 means positioning yourself at the forefront of innovation and gaining a deep understanding of the dynamics that will shape the future of strategic decisions and the technological world.

Here’s what you will gain in 2 days of the conference:

  • Advanced strategies and insights for solving complex problems and enhancing decision-making processes, presented by world leaders in decision science.
  • The latest research and trends in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, data analysis, and much more, to stay ahead in the global market.
  • Networking opportunities to form professional alliances and collaborations with other experts and thought leaders, thereby expanding your professional network.
  • Access to case studies, workshops and interactive sessions that will provide you with practical tools and valuable insights applicable in your field of work or research.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Guillermo Franco

Guy Carpenter

Dr. Franco is the Global Head of Catastrophe Risk Research at Guy Carpenter, with over 20 years in research and industry. Leading the firm’s R&D in parametric risk transfer, he’s also an active collaborator with UC Santa Cruz and the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Previously, he led the Decision Analytics practice at AIR Worldwide and was a Research Fellow at Columbia University, focusing on natural disasters’ socioeconomic impacts. He’s conducted extensive field research worldwide, holds advanced degrees from Columbia University, and is a key member of the EERI and EEFIT, with more than 50 scholarly publications.

Canan G. Corlu

Boston University

Dr. Corlu is an Associate Professor in the Administrative Sciences Department of Metropolitan College at Boston University. Her primary research interest is in the area of design and analysis of stochastic simulations under input uncertainty, and applications of data analytics and simulation-based optimization in operations management and supply chain management.

Andrea De Martin

OVS Italy

Professional with almost 20 years dedicated to innovation and achievement of goals in supply chain optimisation processes. With extensive experience in planning and distribution models within fashion, affordable luxury, retail and FMCG sectors. Degree in Economics and Business Administration and Master in Logistics and Multimodal Transportation. Since 2005 Logistics Director of OVS responsible for full management of the physical flow of goods according to defined business plans and requirements coming from more than 2000 stores ( Oviesse, Upim & Blu Kids Stefanel, GAP flags) in Italy and abroad. Previous experiences: Responsible for Foreign Development and Logistics Projects in Gruppo Coin; Electrolux Logistics Dpt, Responsible for Italian distribution and Transportation and of white goods (appliances) and components to factories in Italy

Elena Meneghetti

C-Suite Coach and Advisor

Her carrier spans from global strategic executive manager in Top fashion multinational companies in the 90s, to consultant and eventually Coach and Advisor of C-Suite Top Executives. Since childhood she has developed a strong interest in the working of the human brain and after achieving Magna cum Laude degree in linguistics and philology, has deepened her studies with 3 masters in hypnosis and coaching and continuously independent researcher studying biology, physics, neuroscience. Building on the experience gained in managing large teams in international contexts, she has developed her unique and unconventional methods to achieve one’s own excellence. She primarily Coaches C-suite and Top Executives.

TRACK CHAIRS

ISC 24 MEDIA PARTNER

IDA, standing for Inform, Decide, Act, serves the collective voice of the Decision Science Alliance. As a comprehensive platform, IDA provides a diverse array of content presented in engaging formats.

IDA will feature a dedicated area for live streaming, interviews, roundtables, and workshops discussing pressing topics in Science Communication.

GALA DINNER

Don’t miss the chance to expand your professional network by attending the exclusive Gala Dinner on June 6th, an event that will bring together all participants of the IS Conference 24.

ISC 2024

VENUE

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

Camino de Vera s/n Edificio 8G, Acceso A, 3º, Av. dels Tarongers, 46022 València

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