The programme will start with a Welcome Reception on Sunday and an Opening Session on Monday. It will consist of three plenary sessions in addition to the parallel sessions, which will be organised from Monday to Friday. The conference will end with a closing session on Friday.  Please click here to view the Program and Book of Abstracts. 

Plenary Speakers

Professor Salvatore Greco


Salvatore Greco is full professor at the Department of Economics and Business at the University of Catania where has been teaching Decision Theory, General Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Mathematics. Since 2013 Salvatore Greco has also a part time position at the Business School of Portsmouth University (UK). His research regards preference modeling and multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA) with a specific attention to application of rough set theory, non-additive integrals, evolutionary multiobjective optimization methodologies, composite indices for sustainable development, wellbeing and innovation, MCDA models for territorial and urban planning. At the 22nd International conference on MCDM held in Malaga June 17-22 2013, he received the MCDM Gold Medal being “the highest honor that the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making bestows upon a scholar who, over a distinguished career, has devoted much of his/her talent, time, and energy to advancing the field of MCDM, and who has markedly contributed to the theory, methodology, and practice of MCDM”. Since 2010, Salvatore Greco is one of the three coordinators of the EURO Working Group in Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding. He has been member of the executive committee of International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making for the years 2006-2009, 2011-2013, 2016-2019. In the years 2014-2019 Salvatore Greco was member of the scientific committee of AMASES (Italian Society for mathematics applied to economics and social sciences and in the years 2017-2019 he served as vice president. He is currently the president elect of the MCDM section of INFORMS. Scopus reports 248 publications of Salvatore Greco cited all together 9734 times and an h-index of 51.  Google Scholar reports a total of 2223 citations with an h-index of 68.

Professor Murat Köksalan


Murat Köksalan is currently teaching at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has spent most of his career at the Industrial Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University. He held visiting professor positions at Georgetown University, Purdue University, and University of Buffalo in the United States, and Aalto University in Finland.  The Young Researcher Award of the Turkish Scientific and Technological Council, The Gold Medal of the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM), The Science Award of the Parlar Foundation are among the awards he has received.  He won the INFORMS Case Competition several times with different co-authors.  He is the founding president of the INFORMS Section on MCDM and the past President of the International Society on MCDM.  Methodology and applications of MCDM, multi-objective combinatorial optimization, and heuristic search are among his areas of interest.

Professor Luis Martínez


LUIS MARTíNEZ  is currently a Full Professor with the Computer Science Department, University of Jaén, Jaén, Spain. He is also Visiting Professor in University of Technology Sydney, University of Portsmouth (Isambard Kingdom Brunel Fellowship Scheme), and in the Wuhan University of Technology (Chutian Scholar).  He  has been main researcher in 16 R&D projects, also has published more than 190 papers in journals indexed by the SCI and more than 200 contributions in Inter/national Conferences related to his areas. His current research interests include multi-criteria decision making, fuzzy logic-based systems, computing with words and recommender systems. He was a recipient of the IEEE Transactions on fuzzy systems Outstanding Paper Award 2008 and 2012 (bestowed in 2011 and 2015, respectively). He is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems and an Associate Editor of the journals, including the Information Sciences, Knowledge Based Systems, Information Fusion. He is IFSA Fellow 2021, senior member of IEEE and of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology.  Eventually, he has been appointed as Highly Cited Researcher 2017-2021 in Computer sciences.

Social Programme

  • “Welcome Reception” at the University on the Sunday evening  
  • “Outing on Wednesday”
  • “Conference Banquet” on Thursday

All social events and the conference dinner will be included in the standard conference fee.