The following keynote speakers have confirmed their contribution to CASPT 2015.

Martin Grötschel

TUB-Prof. Dr. Drs. h.c. Martin Grötschel

Martin Grötschel holds the Chair for Information Technology at the Institute of Mathematics of Technische Universität Berlin, and is now the President of the Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum Berlin (ZIB) as well as the secretary of the International Mathematical Union. Martin Grötschel’s main areas of scientific interest are Mathematics, Optimization and Operations Research. He has deep interest in real applications in areas such as Public Transportation, Telecommunication, Chip design and VLSI, Production planning, Flexible manufacturing, and Logistics.

More information can be found at Martin Grötschel’s webpage.


Martin Trépanier


Martin Trépanier is a professor in the Department of Mathematical and Industrial Engineering of the École Polytechnique in Montreal, Canada. Martin Trépanier’s  main research interests are Logistics and Production information systems, Geographical information systems, Transportation planning, Smartcard data processing, and Vehicle routing, with applications in Public Transit, Car sharing, Bike sharing, and Healthcare.

More information can be found at Martin Trépanier’s webpage



A keynote presentation will be given by one of the members of the Executive Committee of Netherlands Railways, the largest operator of passenger trains in the Netherlands.