IWLS 2018
International Workshop on Lot Sizing

August 22nd - 24th, 2018
Ubatuba, Brazil


The 9th edition of the International Workshop on Lot Sizing will be held in Ubatuba, Brazil. The venue of the workshop is Itamambuca Eco Resort, located in the north coast of the State of São Paulo. The workshop starts on Wednesday, August 22 and ends on Friday, August 24 (2018).

As in the previous years (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), the goal of the workshop is to cover recent advances in lot sizing: new approaches for classical problems, new relevant problems, integration of lot sizing with other problems such as scheduling, distribution or vehicle routing, presentation of case studies, etc. The workshop will also aim at favoring exchanges between researchers and enhancing fruitful collaboration.

Important dates

  • Short abstract (up to 1,000 characters) submission deadline: 18 May 2018;
  • Confirmation of accepted abstracts: 25 May 2018;
  • Extended version of accepted abstract (up to 4 pages) submission deadline: 01 June 2018;
  • Registration deadline: 08 June 2018.

Local organizing Committee

Steering Committee

  • Nabil Absi (France)
  • Kerem Akartunali (UK)
  • Bernardo Almada-Lobo (Portugal)
  • Christian Almeder (Germany)
  • Stéphane Dauzère-Pérès (France)
  • Silvio de Araujo (Brasil)
  • Meltem Denizel (Turkey)
  • Raf Jans (Canada)
  • Hark-Chin Hwang (South Korea)
  • Safia Kedad-Sidhoum (France)
  • Edwin Romeijn (USA)
  • Florian Sahling (Germany)
  • Wilco van den Heuvel (Netherlands)
  • Laurence A. Wolsey (Belgium)