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Advances in Decision Analysis 2017 Conference Austin, TX, June 26-27, 2017

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We are pleased to announce Advances in Decision Analysis 2017, a conference organized by the Decision Analysis Society. This conference-the second of its kind-will be held June 26-27, 2017 at The University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas.

The conference aims to develop and promote work fit for the Decision Analysis areas in Management Science and Operations Research and the Decision Analysis journal. The conference will provide a platform for interdisciplinary discussions and will include talks by researchers in statistics, economics, psychology, and other decision-making related disciplines with a prescriptive focus.

We are also pleased to announce that Professor Jim Dyer of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin will offer the opening plenary. A second plenary talk will be given by Bill Klimack of Chevron.

Details on abstract submission and registration are available on the conference site. (See the links on the lower left of the page.)

We hope you will join us at the Advances in Decision Analysis 2017 Conference to enjoy the research talks and take in the sights of Austin TX!

General Chair: Casey Lichtendahl (University of Virginia).
Local Chair: John Butler (UT-Austin).
Steering Committee: Bob Winkler (Duke University), Detlof Von Winterfeldt (University of Southern California), Manel Baucells (University of Virginia), and Ali Abbas (University of Southern California).
Organizing Committee: General and Local Chairs, Eric Bickel (UT-Austin), Jason Merrick (VCU), Joe Hahn (UT-Austin), and Yael Grushka-Cockayne (University of Virginia).

For questions: please contact Casey Lichtendahl (lichtendahlc at darden.virginia.edu) or John Butler (John.Butler2 at mccombs.utexas.edu).

Submitting Conference Abstracts
We are now accepting abstracts focusing on statistics, economics, psychology, and other decision-making related disciplines with a prescriptive focus. Submissions will undergo a peer-review process. Those not selected for presentation may be invited to present a poster.

* Submission deadline: Monday, March 3, 2017
* Notification of acceptance: March 26, 2017
* Please submit in PDF format both a short abstract (not to exceed 200 characters) and a one-page extended abstract (about 500 words). If you choose, you can upload a full paper in PDF format, instead of the one-page abstract, but this is not required.
* You are permitted only one abstract as a presenting author (speaker)
* You can be a co-author on other abstracts.
* As the presenting author, you are expected to present the work at the conference.

Submit Your Abstract Online (link)

Register for the Conference (link)
Note: all attendees must register and pay the registration fee. Early registration deadline is 6/2/2017.

Venue and Hotels

The conference will be held in the UT Alumni Center at 2110 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712. See https://www.etterharbinalumnicenter.com/. The two closest hotels are

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center (0.5 miles)
1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705

Hampton Inn & Suites (0.7 miles)
1701 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701


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