Abstract Submissions - Optima2021 - Universidad Católica del Maule
XIV Chilean conference on Operations Research

XIV Chilean conference on Operations Research


6,7 y 8 DE MARZO 2022

Facultad de Ciencias de la Ingeniería

Universidad Católica del Maule, Talca

Extended Abstract Format:

Extended abstracts must be written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese, comprising between 1 to 3 pages in the (former) IEEE Conference format, available in the following links:


For LaTex users: LaTeX class file and template 

For Microsoft Word users: Word template 


Extended Abstract Submission:

Extended abstracts must be electronically submitted in PDF format using the conference management system Easychair, in the following link:



You will need an EasyChair account to be able to submit your paper. The submission deadline is (date to be confirmed)

Submissions will be reviewed by the program committee, and a selection will be made based on the contents of the extended abstracts. At least one author of each accepted abstract must register in order to be included in the conference schedule and proceedings.


ICHIO Student awards:

Student award will be granted for outstanding presentations by undergraduate and graduate students of Chilean universities. Authors interested in participating in the competition should indicate it at the moment of the submission of the extended abstract.

To be eligible, the extended abstract must represent work mainly conducted by a student as part of his undergraduate or postgraduate studies at a Chilean university. There will be two awards, one for undergraduate students and another for graduate students. In the case that a student’s work is part of his undergraduate and master thesis simultaneously, it should be submitted as a graduate student award.

The submission will be judged by a committee established by the Organizing Committees, which will select a group of finalists, who should present their works at a special session during the conference. Extended abstracts and its presentation will be evaluated according to distinct criteria: quality of the work, originality and presentation skills.  The award will be announced at the closing ceremony on Friday afternoon.