Student Paper Competition

David Martell Student Paper Prize in Forestry

Dear members of the CORS Forestry SIG,

The Jury of the 2017 David Martell Student Paper Prize in Forestry (DMSPPF) composed by David Martell, Taraneh Sowlati and Claudia Cambero, wants to acknowledge all the students who applied to this year’s competition. The three jury members agreed that the selection of the three finalists was especially challenging due to the high quality of the papers received.

On behalf of the jury, it is my great pleasure to announce the three finalists. Please note that the names of the finalists are shown in alphabetical order, and the selection of the prize winner will be done at a special session within the OR in Forestry Cluster at the upcoming CORS/IFORS Conference in Quebec City to be held from July 17th-21st.

Finalists:

• Dumetz L, Gaudreault J, Thomas A, Lehoux N, Marier P, El-Haouzi H, (2016).
Evaluating order acceptance policies for divergent production systems with co-production. International Journal of Production Research. 1-13.
• Farnia F, Frayret JM, LeBel L, Beaudry C, (2017).
Agent-based simulation of multiple-round timber combinatorial auction. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 47(1): 1-9.
• Paradis G, Bouchard M, LeBel L, D'Amours S, (2016).
A Bilevel Model Formulation for the Distributed Wood Supply Planning Problem.Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 99: 1-25.

During the special session of the prize, the above finalists will present their paper's work in front of a jury chaired by Professors David Martell. The special session is open to all conference attendees.

Kind regards,
Claudia Cambero
President of the CORS Forestry SIG