General information

Conference theme

A New World of Decision Sciences

New concepts, perspectives, and tools such as sustainability and digitalization are successively penetrating and populating the area of Decision Sciences, and renewing the world of Decision Sciences. At the same time, Decision Sciences can contribute to a new, and hopefully better world. 

Online Format

The conference will be held online.

Important Dates

Abstract submission: January 25, 2021 February 15, 2021 (extended!)

Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2021

Full paper submission (optional): April 26, 2021 

Full paper submission (optional): April 26, 2021 

Early bird registration: May 17, 2021

Conference Fees

Early Bird registration until May 17, 2021

DSI members, 500 SEK (50 €)

Non-DSI members, 600 SEK (60 €)

DSI PhD student members, 300 SEK (30 €)

Non-DSI PhD student members, 400 SEK (40 €)

Standard registration after May 17, 2021

DSI members, 600 SEK (60 €)

Non-DSI members, 700 SEK (70 €)

DSI PhD student members, 400 SEK (40 €)

Non-DSI PhD student members, 500 (50 €)

Conference Chairs

Professor Jan Olhager, Lund University

Local Organizing Committee

Professor Andreas Norrman, Lund University

Dr Louise Bildsten, Lund University

Dr Joakim Kembro, Lund University

Magnus Berg, Lund University

Contact Information

For any questions, please contact Professor Jan Olhager, Lund University:

EDSI Board

Markku Kuula (President), Aalto University, Finland  

Jan Olhager (Immediate Past President), Lund University, Sweden

Gyula Vastag (President Elect), Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Guido Orzes (Secretary), Free Univ. of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

P.J. Byrne (Treasurer), Dublin City University, Ireland 

Bart MacCarthy (VP-European Division), University of   Nottingham, UK

Sabine Baumann, Jade University, Germany 

Carmela Di Mauro, University of Catania, Italy

Mihalis Giannakis, Audencia Business School, France

Marco Sartor, University of Udine, Italy

Scientific Committee

EDSI Board &

Sukran Atadeniz, University of St.Thomas, Houston, USA

Constantin Blome, University of Sussex, UK

Krishna Dhir, Szechenyi University, Hungary

Maling Ebrahimpour, University of Rhode Island, USA

Janet Hartley, Bowling Green State University, USA

Marianne Jahre, BI, Norway and Lund University, Sweden

Vijay Kannan, Utah State University, USA

Peter Kelle, Louisiana State University, USA

Gyöngyi Kovács, Hanken School of Economics, Finland

Keong Leong, California State Univ. Dominguez Hill, USA

Ram Narasimhan, Michigan State University, USA

Guido Nassimbeni, University of Udine, Italy

Dag Näslund, Univ of North Florida, US, and Lund, Sweden

Johnny Rungtusanatham, York University, Canada

Kostas Selviaridis, Lancaster University, UK 

Amrik Sohal, Monash University, Australia

Sri Sridharan, Clemson University, USA  

Jan Stentoft, Univ. of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Sri Talluri, Michigan State University, USA

Urban Wemmerlov, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Stephan Wagner, Swiss Federal Inst. of Tech, Switzerland

Xiande Zhao, China-Europe Int. Business School, China