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The proposal submission deadline for OR2021 has been extended to 08 February 2021!

The original deadline was 25 Jan, so you now have 2 additional weeks to submit your ideas for presentations, panels, posters and workshops. See the 2021 Call for Proposals for complete information about how to submit proposals.

Other key dates for OR2021 remain as originally planned:

  • 25 January 2021: Deadline for submissions (now extended to 08 Feb)
  • 08 February 2021: Extended deadline for submissions
  • 31 March 2021: Submitters notified of acceptance of full presentation, 24×7, workshop, poster and developer track proposals
  • Early April 2021: Registration opens (Registration is free!)
  • 7-10 June 2021: OR2021 conference