ALIO  Association of Latin-Iberoamerican Operational Research Societies    
         
    The Association of Latin-Iberoamerican Operational Research Societies was created in Rio de Janeiro in november, 1982, during the first CLAIO (Latin-Iberoamerican Congress on Operational Research).    
         
    ALIO´s purpose is to promote the exchange of experiencies and information among researchers, academicians and professionals related to Operational Research in the region, as well as the circulation of techniques and methodologies related to these disciplines.    
         
    ALIO is also the Latin American Regional Chapter of IFORS (International Federation of Operational Research Societies, http://www.ifors.org).