Each year, the Arena Simulation Team sponsors the IISE competition where student teams from around the globe compete for cash prizes. Each team is presented with a simulation problem that stems from real world events. They then have 10 weeks to create a simulation that represents the situation and propose a solution.
This year’s problem was based on a health care system’s desire to develop a long-term master plan for locating medical care services, or contracting with other groups, to keep out-of-network costs to a minimum.
Last year's winners:
If you would like to see the student competition live, it will be held on May 18th, 2021 between 11:00AM and 2:00PM Eastern Standard Time. You can view the competition by clicking here. If you are reading this post after that date, please check below for an update to the recording.
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