Please also notice the related preceding workshop on Parallel Algorithms in Tree Search and Mathematical Optimization also held at ZIB.

The primary objective of this workshop is the presentation and discussion of the design, implementation and computational evaluation of parallel algorithms in modern high-performance computing (HPC) environments for solving problems in operations research, information systems research and data analysis.

We invite submissions related to solving optimization problems or analyzing data in a broad range of application fields, including (but not limited to) transportation, traffic, logistics, production, finance, energy, etc. We also appreciate submissions that contribute to the analysis (and comparison) of parallelization paradigms, such as shared memory (e.g., SMC, OpenMP) and distributed memory (e.g., MPI).

The workshop also provides an excellent opportunity for authors who are interested in submitting a manuscript to the special issue “High Performance Business Computing” of the journal Business & Information Systems Engineering ( to discuss their ideas with the editors of the special issue.

Submission and registration

Please send your submissions (title and short abstract only) until 30 November 2018 to

No registration fees apply but travel expenses need to be covered by participants. Registrations for participation should be sent to until 15 December 2018.

Program (detailed information will be provided later):
- Thursday evening (17 January 2019): „Get together“
- Friday (18 January 2019): Academic and industry presentations

Travel information:

Prof. Dr. Guido Schryen (University Paderborn)
Prof. Dr. Natalia Kliewer (Freie Universität Berlin)
Prof. Dr. Ralf Borndörfer (Zuse Institute Berlin)
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Koch (Zuse Institute Berlin)


The timeline of talks can be reached here.


Here you can get an overview of the speakers and talks.