The main cultural and congress institution of Slovenia, Cankarjev dom – Cultural and Congress Centre Ljubljana, will between the 13th and 15th of June hold the 19th Open Conference of the IFIP WG 8.3 – IFIP DSS 2018.
The theme of the conference »DSS Research Delivering High Impacts to Business and Society« highlights the main purpose of the Decision Support Systems (DSS) providing support to people and organisations faced with difficult decision problems in variety of contexts. This requires applying the DSS expertise to problems that arise in other disciplines, such as healthcare, specific business areas, media, and many others. The DSS researchers should collaborate with other domains of expertise and leverage the DSS expertise to solve other people’s problems.
The conference will host both academic and practitioner community that will discuss a wide range of topics using a range of scholarly approaches that showcase the latest innovations and achievements in decision support and decision making. The 2018 Open Conference will highlight applications, methods, analytics, stakeholders and impacts of decision making and decision support in today’s society and business.
The 19th edition’s of the Open Conference held in Cankarjev dom – Cultural and Congress Centre Ljubljana is to continue the success of past IFIP WG 8.3 conferences in supporting the dissemination of quality research, but also to provide a memorable experience through its hospitality and conference facilities in Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016. The conference is organised by Jožef Stefan Institute, the largest Slovenian research institute, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the 1998 IFIP WG 8.3 conference that was held in Bled, Slovenia.