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The next webinar will be held on Wednesday December 10, from 1:30 to 02:00 PM (Eastern Time Zone). This presentation "Implementing a MIP model to plan and schedule wood finishing operations in a sawmill: lessons learned" will be given by Mr. Philippe Marier, with the collaboration of Mr. Jonathan Gaudreault, from UniversitĂ© Laval.
This presentation highlights the results of one VCO transfer project realized in collaboration with Maibec Inc. and PMP Solutions.
Looking forward to meet many of you there !
10 au 13 mai 2015 - Ă‰cole Polytechnique
Le 3e congrĂ¨s du rĂ©seau FIBRE aura lieu du 10 au 13 mai 2015 Ă l'Ă‰cole Polytechnique Ă MontrĂ©al, Canada.
Pour obtenir des informations d'enregistrement visiter www.fibrenetwork.org aprĂ¨s le 15 janvier 2015.
Session chairs: AndrĂ© Thomas - Lorraine University, Jonathan Gaudreault - Laval University, Jean-Paul BourriĂ¨res - Bordeaux University & Hind Bril - Lorraine University
Authors are invited to submit original contributions on decision support and optimization relating to this field of application. Here a illustrative issues or topics:
Please submit your invited contribution online by following the link "Submit a contribution to INCOM 2015".
Submit as Special Session Paper using the code: j9fpf
We are pleased to announce the releasing of VCO Newsletter 4th Edition edited by Baburam Rijal, Ph.D. student at UniversitĂ© Laval.
Please click here to access this issue as well as the full list of available issues.
We are pleased to announce the new publication entitled â€śOptimisationâ€ť (french version only) by Nicolas Mansuy, VCO Associate Student (UniversitĂ© Laval et NRCAN), in the Magazine des OpĂ©rations ForestiĂ¨res.
To access this article, please click here.
We are pleased to announce the new publication entitled â€śMatching market signals to the Canadian wood products value chainâ€ť by Professor Chris Gaston (UBC and FPInnovations), in UBC BranchLines Vol 25.2.
To access this article, please click here
The 2nd ConfĂ©rence FIBRE has been held from May 12 to 15 2014, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. The VCO network has been well represented this year again with about twenty collaborators on site (researchers, members of management committees and partners).
To access the final program, the PDF version of scientific posters presented by the VCO network and abstracts of all posters presented at the conference, please click here.
The 4th VCO Summer School has been held from June 11 to 13, at Dalhousie University, in Halifax under the theme "Defining a Service Offer in Value Chain Optimization". This year, we welcomed three keynote speakers, a scientific poster competition has been held, a real-case study has been presented and a one-day field-trip.
For more information or accessing the final program, you can visit the VCO Summer School 2014 webpage. Please note that the page will be update soon.
The program, the presentation (PDF format) and the report of VCO Workshop "Linking International Forest Value Chain Modeling Efforts" hold during "Forest Sector Modeling Conference 2013" on October 17, 2013, Rica Victoria Hotel, Lillehammer, Norway are now available !
The VCO Network is relying on the valuable contributions of a national research community of more than 34 principal investigators and 40 Masterâ€™s/PhD students & Postdoctoral fellows (PDF) from 15 Canadian universities. Through the funding of VCO student/PDF internships, this grant program aims to foster research collaboration with researchers abroad or VCO researchers located in another Canadian university.
For a complete description and application form, click here.
The VCO Network aims to be inclusive with the whole research community in the field of VCO applied to forest bioeconomy networks. A Grant Program for Associate Students is now open for submissions. This grant aims to support students not funded by the VCO Network to take part in the VCO Networkâ€™s activities, mainly the Summer School, workshops and FIBRE activities.
For a complete description and application form, see the Call for Associate Students.