13th ÖGOR – IHS Workshop & ÖGOR Working Group on 'Mathematical Economics and Optimization in the Energy Sector' 2018


Thursday, May 17, 2018, 12:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m. &
Friday, May 18, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 01:30 p.m. at the latest


Institut für Höhere Studien (IHS), Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Wien
Hörsaal E02


Gerold Petritsch, EVN
Daniel Huppmann, IIASA
Leopold Sögner, IHS

Presentations in German or English

No workshop fee.

Program focus (further input is welcome):

  • Time series analysis and big data optimization (e.g. smart meters, bottom-up forecasts, flexible products for prosumers, etc.)
  • Gas: modeling of entry-exit systems
  • ‘Open Data’
  • Analysis and Forecast of Market Curves (auctions/continuous trade); based on this optimization and automated tendering / trading systems
  • ‘Electric Power only?’ Modeling and economics of phasing out fossil fuels

The preliminary program will be updated continuously as of January.

Submission of Presentations:

Please send the planned title plus a short abstract (100-200 words, German or English) till Feb. 28, 2018 by mail to gerold.petritsch(at)evn.at
If applicable please give information about date of birth for the Award for Junior Researchers

Please send your informal application (name, address, mobile phone) by mail to gerold.petritsch(at)evn.at and let us know if you will participate on both days and if you will come to the Heurigen! We reserve the right to reject late applications!

Award for the best Presentation of a Junior Researcher younger than 30 years of age

In memory of Prof. Wolfgang Polasek who passed away in 2013 an award of € 200 for the best presentation of a Junior Researcher (year of birth 1988 or younger) will be donated for the fourth time. Previous winners are Dr. Elke Moser (Energieallianz Austria), Bettina Burgholzer (TU Wien Energy Economics Group) and Magda Mirescu (University of Vienna).

Social Program

Before the official start of the Workshop: lunch in the neighborhood of the IHS (lecturers will be invited)
Coffee Breaks on invitation of IHS
Thursday evening Heuriger in the 16th district Ottakring (lecturers will be invited)

Sponsered by: EAA