Doctoral Education Network Seminar Cruise, Stockholm, Sweden


28-30 May, 2018

Seminar on scientific publishing and Nordic collaboration


Group Photo




Supervisors and academic faculty (11)


Aalto SCI


Ahti Salo



Antti Punkka



David Rios (ICMAT, Madrid)


Professor emeritus

Raimo Hämäläinen


Professor emerita

Hannele Wallenius

Aalto BIZ


Juuso Liesiö


Professor emeritus

Jyrki Wallenius


Professor emeritus

Markku Kallio

University of Jyväskylä


Kaisa Miettinen

University of Turku


Marko Mäkelä



Yury Nikulin

Doctoral students (14)


Aalto SCI

Doctoral Student

Lucas Condeixa


Doctoral student

Alessandro Mancuso


Doctoral student

Juho Roponen


Doctoral student

Mikko Harju


Doctoral student

Anton von Schantz

Aalto BIZ

Doctoral student

Olga Gorskikh


Doctoral student

Lauri Neuvonen


Doctoral student

Petri Rikkinen


MSc/Doctoral student

Teemu Seeve

Tampere University of Technology

Doctoral Student

Martin Magris


Doctoral student

Milla Siikanen


Doctoral student

Margarita Baltakiene

University of Jyväskylä

Doctoral student

Yue Zhou-Kangas

University of Turku

Doctoral student

Alaleh Maskooki

Seminar Program


Monday 28, May

12:15               Meeting in front of the Restaurant Bank at Unioninkatu 20

12:15-13:15   Lunch, all-inclusive 

13:30               Boarding the ship

Olympiaterminal (Olympiaranta 1)

Please do remember to bring your passport!

13:45-15:00    Presentation of participants 25 à 3 min =  1h15min (Conference Center)

15:00-15:15     Break

15:15-16:15     Group work on four preassigned papers

16:15-16:30     Coffee break

16:30-17:30     Publishing and sharing publications

Kaisa Miettinen: Publication forum and open access (15 min)
Jyrki Wallenius: Journals in operations research and management science (15 min)
Ahti Salo: Research platforms  (15 min)      

17:30-17:45     Break

17:45-18:45     Building and assessing impact

Ahti Salo: Impact narratives and indicator workbooks for the Strategic Research Council (10 min)
Kaisa Miettinen: Decision Analytics utilizing Causal Models and Multiobjective Optimization (10 min)
Antti Punkka: Aalto Centre for Operations Research (ACOR) (10 min)

19:30               Dinner, Grande Buffet

Tuesday, 29 May


7:00                 Breakfast, Grande Buffet

9:30                 Boat arrives in Stockholm

9:45-10:15       Bus transportation to Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV), Stockholm University, Kista

10:15-12:15     Joint seminar with DSV

Aron Larsson, Love Ekenberg & other hosts from Sweden
Ahti Salo, Juuso Liesiö, David Rios Insua, Marko Mäkelä, Kaisa Miettinen, Hannele Wallenius, Alessandro Mancuso & other guests from Finland

12:15-13:15     Lunch

13:15-13:45     Bus transportation to Stockholm city centre

13:45-15:30     Free time in Stockholm

16:15               Check-in for the boat (final call!)

16:45               Boat departs

17:00-18:00     Groupwork assignments in the conference centre

1)      Development of the doctoral education network (Ahti Salo, Antti Punkka)

2)      Applying for academic positions (Hannele Wallenius)

3)      Publication forum and required actions (Kaisa Miettinen) (OR Journal excel)

4)      International funding opportunities (David Rios Insua)

18:00-19:00     Presentation of groupwork assignments

20:00               Dinner, Bon Vivant Restaurant

Wednesday, 30 May


7:30                 Breakfast, Grande Buffet

9:55                 Boat arrives in Helsinki