6th International Workshop on Planning of Emergency Services

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University of Auckland

Auckland, Auckland 1010

New Zealand

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The aim of the ‘6th International Workshop on Planning of Emergency Services’ is to bring together practitioners and scientists from different research areas and to create an informal setting where we openly discuss the opportunities and challenges for emergency services worldwide. We invite practitioners working in the field as well as academic researchers from different disciplines to join the workshop and stimulate discussions and ideas for interdisciplinary approaches.

This event is sponsored by the Operations Research Society of New Zealand and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.




Programme

The workshop will include talks from:

  • Prof Shane Henderson, Cornell University (USA). We acknowledge the support received from DVA funding by the University of Auckland to make Dr Henderson's visit possible.
  • Prof Peter Taylor, University of Melbourne (Australia)

... and visits to:

  • Optima
  • St. John Ambulance

*This optional session will not be included in your registration and will incur additional costs

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Topics of interest

  • Location problems for ambulances, bases and helicopters
  • Ambulance dispatching and relocation approaches
  • Staffing models and personnel scheduling
  • EMS and ED simulation
  • Forecasting EMS and ED demand
  • Design and layouts of EDs
  • Comparison of ED models
  • Forecasting emergency call volumes in time and space
  • Models for emergency call centres
  • Health services research for emergency care
  • Other disciplines and topics related to EMS and EDs

Important dates

  • Deadline abstract submission (~500 words): December 20th, 2019 | Please send an email to melanie.reuter@kit.edu and c.jagtenberg@auckland.ac.nz
  • Deadline for ticket sales: 15 January 2020 | To register, please email to melanie.reuter@kit.edu and c.jagtenberg@auckland.ac.nz

Organisers

  • Caroline Jagtenberg (University of Auckland)
  • Melanie Reuter-Oppermann (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

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University of Auckland

Auckland, Auckland 1010

New Zealand

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