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Diffusion de l'Ă©dition du Newsletter VCO - Automne 2014

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la diffusion du l'Ă©dition du Newsletter du rĂ©seau VCO de l'automne 2014, Ă©ditĂ© par Baburam Rijal, Ă©tudiant au doctorat Ă  l'UniversitĂ© Laval.

Pour accĂ©der Ă  ce numĂ©ro, ainsi qu'Ă  la liste complète des Newsletters disponibles, veuillez cliquer ici.


Notez les dates pour le 3e congrès du rĂ©seau FIBRE 

10 au 13 mai 2015 - École Polytechnique

Le 3e congrès du réseau FIBRE aura lieu du 10 au 13 mai 2015 à l'École Polytechnique à Montréal, Canada.

Programme préliminaire

  • "Le Chemin Ă  Suivre"
  • SĂ©ances plĂ©nières
  • Tribune de commercialisation
  • SĂ©ance d'affiches Otto Maass prĂ©sentant des idĂ©es novatrices

Pour obtenir des informations d'enregistrement visiter après le 15 janvier 2015.



Call for papers - Forest-products supply chain

2015 IFAC Symposium on Information Control in Manufacturing (INCOM 2015)

Session chairs: André Thomas - Lorraine University, Jonathan Gaudreault - Laval University, Jean-Paul Bourrières - 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:

  • Production planning
  • Simulation
  • Optimisation
  • Supply and distribution models
  • Centralized and distributed approaches for material flow control

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

Click here to find more information.

Releasing of the VCO 4th Edition - Special Summer School 2014

We are pleased to announce the releasing of VCO Newsletter 4th Edition edited by Baburam Rijal, Ph.D. student at Université Laval.

Please click here to access this issue as well as the full list of available issues.

Publication Announcement

We are pleased to announce the new publication entitled â€śOptimisation” (french version only) by Nicolas Mansuy, VCO Associate Student (UniversitĂ© Laval et NRCAN), in the Magazine des OpĂ©rations Forestières.

To access this article, please click here.



Publication Announcement

We are pleased to announce the new publication entitled “Matching market signals to the Canadian wood products value chain” by Professor Chris Gaston (UBC and FPInnovations), in UBC BranchLines Vol 25.2.

To access this article, please click here


2nd FIBRE Conference - May 12 to 15 2014, UBC
Content now available

The 2nd Conférence 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.

VCO Summer School 2014

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.

Presentation and report of the last VCO Workshop held during "Forest Sector Modeling Conference 2013" now available!

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 !

> Program and presentation
> Report

Call for International or Interuniversity Internship
(Grant Program)

The VCO Network is relying on the valuable contributions of a national research community of more than 34 principal investigators and 40 Master’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.

Call for Associate Students (Grant Program)

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 Network’s activities, mainly the Summer School, workshops and FIBRE activities.

For a complete description and application form, see the Call for Associate Students.

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