Selected presentations

A pilgrim scheduling approach to increase public safety during the great pilgrimage to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, Invited Talk, RWTH Aachen University, RWTH Business School, 2018.

Equity in Sales Territory Design, International Symposium on Locational Decisions (ISOLDE), Toronto/Huntsville (Canada), 2017.

Choice-based optimization, Invited Talk, Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche sur les Réseaux d’Entreprise, la Logistique et le Transport (CIRRELT), Montreal, June 2017.

Sales Force Deployment. Meeting of the working group "Transport and Logistics" of the German Association for Operations Research, Bayer AG Leverkusen (Germany), 2016.

Tariff Zone Planning for Public Transport CompaniesConference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport, Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2015.

Pilgrim Scheduling - An Operations Research approach to improve safety during Hajj, Invited Talk, University of California, Irvine (US), School of Social Sciences, 2015.

The Maximum Capture Problem with Flexible Substitution Patterns. ISOLDE XIII International Symposium on Locational Decisions, Naples (Italy), 2014.

Revenue Maximizing Tariff Zone Planning for Public Transport Companies. European Transport Conference, Frankfurt aM (Germany), 2013.

Incorporating Discrete Choice Models in Competitive Facility Location Planning Models. 20th EURO Working Group on Locational Analysis Meeting, Ankara (Turkey), 2013.

Spatial Factors in Planning Mass Events: Planning Pilgrim Flows for the Hajj. 32nd International Geographical Congress, Cologne (Germany), 2012.

The Evolution of Photovoltaic Installations in Germany. International Summer Conference in Regional Science, Kiel (Germany), 2012.

A Multi-Period Location Planning Approach for Medical Facilities. Operations Research 2012, Hannover (Germany), 2012.

Multi Period School Location Planning in Urban Areas. ISOLDE XI International Symposium on Locational Decisions, Santa Barbara (USA), 2008.

Dynamic School Network Planning with Regard to School Choice and Travel-To-School Mode Choice. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco (USA), 2007.

A Simultaneous School Choice and Commuting Mode Choice Model. Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society,  London (UK), 2007.