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Activities of the Vaal Triangle Chapter

Activities of 2012

Date Activity
22 Aug 2012 Dr Roelof Coetzer (Sasol Technology, Sasolburg, South Africa), "Industrial, statistical and modelling challenges in continuous improvement and optimization of complex chemical processes" (attendance:18)
30 Nov 2012 Chapter AGM (attendance:11)

Activities of 2013

Date Activity
28 Mar 2013 Prof Fanie Terblanche (NWU, Potchefstroom, South Africa), "Alternative model formulations for improving the optimization of mine production scheduling problems" (attendance:23)
20 June 2014 Dr Ted Ralphs (LeHigh University, Bethlehem, PA), The COIN-OR software repository (attendance:15)
29 Aug 2014 Michele Fisher (Sasol Technology, Sasolburg, South Africa), "Developing Operations Research Talent: from Back-of-the-Envelope to Big Data and Beyond" (attendance:10)
29 Nov 2014 Chapter AGM (attendance:8)

Activities of 2014

Date Activity
25 Mar 2014 David Wertheimer (Google, Cupertino, CA) addressed attendees live from California through Google Hangouts. David presented on the OR tools used by Google's Global Capacity and Delivery Team. (attendance:24)
24 June 2014 Michele Fisher (Sasol Technology, Sasolburg, South Africa), Does the CAP fit? (attendance:12)
14-17 Sep 2014 Hosts of the 2014 ORSSA Conference
27 Nov 2014 Marthi Harmse (Sasol Technology, Secunda, South Africa), "Sustainability: from theory to practice" and Chapter AGM (attendance:10)
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