We were pleased to invite researchers, faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, business professionals and other stakeholders to the LI Brazilian Symposium on Operational Research (SBPO 2019), held from September 2 to 6, 2019, at the Faculty premises. of Applied Sciences at UNICAMP in Limeira-SP.
An important industrial and logistic hub of the interior of São Paulo, Limeira is located 150 km from the state capital and about 70 km from Viracopos airport in Campinas. The city's interior climate was conducive to a rich exchange between symposium participants.
In addition, the city is surrounded by tourist attractions such as Holambra (the city of flowers), Brotas (the national capital of adventure tourism) and Piracicaba. The event was promoted by the Brazilian Society for Operational Research and annually brings together academics and industry experts with outstanding performance in the national and international scenario.
The SBPO consisted of short courses, plenary conferences, technical oral communication sessions and poster sessions. The articles presented at the SBPO covered the main results of national OP research and brought solutions to current challenges in key areas of decision making.
The official theme of this SBPO edition was PO and Computational Intelligence.