First Conference on Operational Research Practice in Africa (ORPA)
Première Conférence sur les Pratiques de la Recherche Opérationnelle en Afrique (PROA)
ORPA'2005, the First Conference on OR Practice in Africa was held April 7 & 8, 2005, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Jon Caulkins (of Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy & Management) represented INFORMS at this conference and documented his experiences in "O.R. Africa. Partial support for this conference was provided by INFORMS and EURO.