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Kulturel-Konak organizes ALIO-INFORMS panel on international collaborations

Dr. Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems and the coordinator of Engineering Entrepreneurship Minor at Penn State Berks and president of Women in Operations Research/Management Sciences (WORMS), is organizing and moderating a panel discussion on international collaborations for the Association of Latin-Iberoamerican Operational Research Societies and Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (ALIO-INFORMS) Joint International Meeting, which will be held June 6-9, 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sponsored by the WORMS, this panel will focus on different means of international collaborations such as funded projects, international research and teaching projects, and sabbaticals. Panelists will discuss their unique perspectives in the issues affecting the success of women in academic positions in the U.S. and in the Latin American countries.

Moderated by Kulturel-Konak, the panel will include Dr. Gulnara Baldoquin, Instituto Politécnico José Antonio Echeverría, Cuba; Dr. Karla Hoffman, George Mason University; Dr. Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts; and Dr. Lorena Predanas, Universidad de Concepción, Chile.

WORMS is a forum of the Institute of Operations Research Management Sciences (INFORMS), the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research with about 10,000 members worldwide. WORMS was established in 1995 and has about 200 members worldwide.
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