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Our next conference will take place in New Rochelle (NY), on June 7-9, 2017

Important dates:

Conference dates: Jun 7, 2017 to Jun 9, 2017
Deadline for paper submissions: Feb 20, 2017  March 20, 2017
Deadline for early participant registration: Sunday, May 19, 2017

The International Association for Fuzzy-Set Management and Economy (SIGEF) is pleased to announce the organization of the XIX Congress, to take place in New Rochelle, New York (USA). This Congress is organized by the Department of Information Systems at the Hagan School of Business at Iona College.

SIGEF congress offers a forum where academics, professionals and practitioners, working in the field of economics, finance, management and computer science, can exchange ideas and experiences on the advancement of research, methods, techniques, application and projects based on fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, and systems, uncertainty theory, complexity theory and soft computing.

Organizers are working with an international publisher to arrange the publication of proceedings in a book proceedings series. Moreover, extended versions of the best papers will be selected for potential publication in special issues of several WoS and Scopus-indexed journals

Information regarding format of the paper is in Submit your paper.

Papers should be sent to sigef@urv.cat

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS: Please contact your nearest US Embassy in order to know the requisites to enter the US according to your nationality.

SIGEF’17 will take place in:

Spellman Hall

Iona College

715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801

(914) 633-2000


Hotels in New Rochelle

Radisson Hotel New Rochelle

https://www.radisson.com/new-rochelle-hotel-ny-10801/nyrochel  (914) 576-3700

Residence Inn New Rochelle

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hpnri-residence-inn-new-rochelle/  (914) 636-7888

Iona College Dormitory:

 The rates are $79 per night for a single (1 bed), $69 per night, per person for a double (2 beds), which includes linens. 

For Dormitory Reservations contact: Allen Chen. achen@iona.edu Office: 914.637.7790  Fax: 914.637.7799

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The provisional schedule of the congress is the following: 

June 8th, Thursday

8:00-9:00am  Conference registration

9:00-10:00  Plenary Presentation  - Prof. Ron Yager

10:00-11:00  Working session 1

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 - 12:30 pm Working session 2

12:30 - 1:30 pm. Lunch

1:30- 2:45 pm Working session 3

2:45 - 3:00 Coffee break

3:00- 4:15 pm Working session 4

6:00 - 8:00 pm social dinner

June 9th, Friday

9:00-10:00  Guest Speaker (to be determined)

10:00-11:00  Working session 5

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 - 12:30 pm Working session 6

12:30 - 1:30 pm. Lunch

1:30- 2:45 pm SIGEF Assembly







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