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WORKSHOP PROGRAM
Stern School of Business - New York University
Room 3-120, 44 West Fourth Street, New York, NY
Friday, April 30, 2010

8:00 - 8:55am: Registration & Breakfast

MORNING SESSION
Chair morning session - Cliff Stein (Columbia University)

8:55 - 9:00am: Michael Pinedo (NYU-Stern)

Opening

9:00 - 9:30am: Chris Beck (University of Toronto)
"Combining Constraint Programming and Local Search for Job Shop Scheduling"

9:30 - 10:00am: Steve Smith (Carnegie-Mellon)
"Distributed Coordination of Mobile Agent Teams"

10:00 - 10:30am: Alkis Vazacopoulos (FICO)
"Using Mixed Integer Programming to Solve Sequencing
Scheduling and Packing Problems"

10:30 - 11:00am: Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30am: Andreas Schulz (MIT)

"Single Machine Scheduling with Precedence Constraints: A Case Study in Combinatorial Optimization"

11:30 - 12:00pm: Viswanath Nagarajan (IBM Research)
"Minimum Makespan Multi-Vehicle Dial-a-Ride"

12:00 - 2:00pm: Lunch (Room 5-50 Kaufman Management Center)
Ed Coffman (Columbia), Ralph Gomory (Sloan Foundation and NYU), and Jan Karel Lenstra (CWI - Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
"What are the current and future important research directions in scheduling and integer programming?"

AFTERNOON SESSION
Chair Afternoon Session - Lei Lei (Rutgers Business School)

2:00 - 2:30pm: Pascal van Hentenrijck (Brown University)
"Constraint Based Scheduling - Recent Results"

2:30 - 3:00pm: Ravi Ahuja (Innovative Scheduling - Univ. of Florida)
"Recent Advances in Transportation Scheduling"

3:00 - 3:30pm: Zhilong Chen (Univ. of Maryland)
"Integrated Production and Distribution Scheduling with
Fixed Delivery Departure Dates"

3:30 - 4:00pm: Coffee Break

4:00 - 4:30pm: Vahab Mirrokni (Google Research)
"Coordination Mechanisms for Selfish Scheduling Problems"

4:30 - 5:00pm: Sudipto Guha (University of Pennsylvania)
"Stochastic Scheduling with Probing Operations to
Resolve Uncertainty"

5:00 - 6:00pm: Wine & Cheese Reception