Community Conferences







Many INFORMS Communities, including societies and sections, hold their own meetings and conferences that feature the ability to focus on specialized technical areas or methodologies to keep you on the cutting edge.



February 4-7, 2016
2016 INFORMS Organization Science Workshop
Canyon Resort, Park City, Utah
Chair: Zur Shapira, NYU Stern                                                                                      Conference Website

June 16-17, 2016
2016 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing                                                                                                                                                                                                                       New York University, New York
Chair: Ilan Lobel, Srikanth Jagabathula and Gustavo Vulcano

June 16-18, 2016
2016 INFORMS Marketing Science Conference
Shanghi, China
Chair: Xiongwen Lu and Min Ding, Fudan Univeristy                                                               Conference Website

June 20-22, 2016
2016 INFORMS MSOM Conference
The University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand
Chairs: Tava Olsen and David Robb                                                                                               Conference Website

June 29-July 1, 2016
2016 INFORMS TSL Workshop
Atlanta, GA
Chair: Alejandro Toriello, Georgia Tech.   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    March 17-19, 2016
2016 INFORMS Optimization Society Workshop
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Chair: Warren Powell, Princeton University                                                                                                                                                      

March 20-22, 2016
2016 INFORMS Telecommunications Conference
Renaissance Hotel, Boca Raton, Florida
Chair: Michael R. Bartolacci, Penn State Berks,

October 6-7, 2016
INFORMS Southeastern Chapter Conference
Myrtle Beach Hilton Resort
Myrtle Beach, SC
Chair: Michael Shurden, Lander University  


June 8-10, 2017
2017 INFORMS Marketing Science                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Chair: Gerry Tellis

June 29-30, 2017
2017 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CWI, Amsterdam
Chair: Arnoud Den Boer

July 10-12, 2017 (Tentative)
2017 Applied Probability Conference
Evanston, IL
Chair: TBA

Past Conferences - 2015

January 11-13, 2015
INFORMS Computing Society Conference
Omni Richmond, Virginia
Chairs: J. Paul Brooks                                                                                                                                                                                           

February 5-8, 2015
Organization Science Winter Conference
Canyons Resort
Park City, Utah
Chairs: Sarah Kaplan and Dan Levinthal

June 11-12, 2015
Revenue Management and Pricing Section Conference
Columbia University 
New York, NY
Chairs: Garrett van Ryzin & Guillerm Gallego                                                                                                                                           

June 17-19, 2015
INFORMS Marketing Science Conference
Baltimore, MD
Chairs: Dipankar Chakravarti                                                                                                                                                                            

June 22-26, 2015
Group Decision and Negotiation International Conference
Warsaw, Poland
Chairs: Mel Shakun and Tomasz Szapiro

July 05-08, 2015
19th Applied Probability Conference
Istanbul, Turkey

July 12-17, 2015
Mathematical Optimization Society Conference
Pittsburgh,PA                                                                                                                                                                                       Chair: Francois Margot

August 2-7, 2015
23rd International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making
MCDM 2015 - Bridging Disciplines
Hamburg, Germany
Chair: Martin Josef Geiger 

September 16, 2015

3rd Annual Midwest Practice of Analytics Conference
Gleacher Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Chicago, IL
Chair: Roger Moore                                                                                                                                                     

October 8-9, 2015
INFORMS Southeastern Chapter Conference
Myrtle Beach Hilton Resort
Myrtle Beach, SC
Chair: Donna Schaeffer, Marymount University 

October 9, 2015
2nd Annual Cincinnati-Dayton Chapter Fall Technical Symposium
Wright State University
Dayton, OH
Chair: Trevor Bihl 

November 11-13, 2015
Systems Analysis 2015 at IIASA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    IIASA, Schloss Laxenburg (near Vienna, Austria) 
Chairs: Geoff Clarke & Iain Stewart; URL:      

Past Conferences - 2014

February 6-9, 2014
Organization Science Winter Conference
Sheraton Steamboat Springs Resort
Steamboat Springs, CO
Chair: Daniel Levinthal

March 6-8 2014
Optimization Society Conference
Rice University
Houston, TX
Chair: Illya Hicks

June 5-6, 2014
Revenue Management & Pricing Conference
Sanbanci University
Turkey, Istanbul
Chair: Ilker Birbil

June 9-12, 2014
Group Decision & Negotiation Conference
Universite Sciences Sociales
Toulouse, France
Chair: Melvin Shakun


June 11-14, 2014
Marketing Science Conference
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Chair: Doug Bowman

June 16-18, 2014
Decision Analysis Society Conference
Georgetown University
Washinton, DC
Chair: Jason Merrick

June 19-21, 2014
MSOM Conference
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Co-Chairs: Apurva Jian & Ted Klastorin

June 30-July 2, 2014
TSL Workshop 
Loyola University
Chicago, IL
Chairs: Maciek Nowak & Michael Hewitt

August 29, 2014
Cincy-Dayton INFORMS Technical Symposium
Nutter Center, Wright State University
Dayton, OH
Chair: Trevor Bihl 

September 4, 2014
2nd Annual Midwest Practice of Analytics Conference
Gleacher Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Chicago, IL
Chairs: Ken Kubat  

December 7-10, 2014
Winter Simulation Conference 
Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Savannah, Georgia
Chair: Stephen J. Buckley

Past Conferences - 2013

December 8-11, 2013
Winter Simulation Conference
JW Marriott Hotel
Washington, D.C.
Chair: Ray Hill

October 3-4, 2013
SEINFORMS Chapter Conference
Myrtle Beach Hilton Resort, SC
2013 Annual Meeting: Multi-topic conference of academics and practitioners
Chapter Website

July 28-30, 2013
France                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Conference Website

July 15-17, 2013
Applied Probability Conference
Marriot Hotel
San Jose,  Costa Rica                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chair:Emmanuel Fernandez                                                                                                                                                                                                     Conference Website   

July 11-13, 2013
INFORMS Marketing Science Society Conference
Swissotel The Bosphorus
Istanbul, Turkey
Chair: Tulin Erdem
Conference Website   

June 17-21, 2013
INFORMS Section on Group Decision & Negotiation Conference
Stockholm, Sweden
Conference Website     

June 16-19, 2013
INFORMS Transportation Science & Logistics Workshop
Asilomar Conference Grounds
Pacific Grove, CA
Chairs: Kevin Furman, ExxonMobil                                                                                                                                                                            ConferenceWebsite      

June 6-7, 2013
INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Conference
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Chairs: Laurie Garrow, Necati Tereyagoglu                                                                                                                                                                                                         Conference Website

February 19, 2013
New Jersey Chapter Meeting
RUTCOR Building, Rutgers University Busch Campus
Featured Speaker: Dr. Yoshiro Ikura, President, SAITECH Inc.
Chapter Website

February 13, 2013
Metro New York Chapter Meeting
The Penn Club, NYC
Featured Speaker: Dr. Alkis Vazacopoulos, CEO Industrial Algorithms
Chapter Website

February 8, 2013
Philadelphia Chapter Meeting
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Featured Speaker: Dr. Alfred Blumstein, Carnegie Mellon University
Chapter Website

February 7-10, 2013
INFORMS Organization Science Winter Conference
Sheraton Steamboat Resort
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Chair: Dan Levinthal
Conference Website

January 31, 2013
Richmond-Tidewater Chapter Meeting
Virginia Beach Higher Education Center
Featured Speaker: Sean Deller, Senior Requirements Analyst, Joint Staff
Chapter Website

January 23, 2013
Rocky Mountain Chapter Meeting
University of Colorado, Auroria Campus, CO
Featured Speaker: Tony Cox, President Cox Associates
Chapter Website

January 22, 2013
WINFORMS Chapter Meeting
Arlington, VA
Featured Speaker: Jack Levis, UPS and INFORMS VP, Practice
Chapter Website

January 22, 2013
Maryland Chapter Meeting
Annapolis Junction, MD
Featured Speaker: Dr. Naoru Koizumi, George Mason University
Chapter Website

January 16, 2013
Metro New York Chapter Meeting
The Penn Club, NYC
Featured Speaker: Cary Shaw, Cary Shaw Associates, LLC
Chapter Website

January 14, 2013
Boston Chapter Meeting
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Featured Speaker: Dr. Les Servi, MITRE Corp.

January 6-8, 2013
INFORMS Computing Society Conference
Eldorado Hotel Spa, Santa Fe, NM
Co-Chairs: William Hart and Jean-Paul Watson
Conference Website

November 6, 2012
Cincinnati-Dayton Chapter Meeting
West Chester, OH
Featured Speaker: Dr. Stephen Chambal, The Perduco Group
Chapter Website

January 11, 2012
Boston Chapter Meeting
Waltham, MA
Featured Speaker: Vladimir Shnaydman
Chapter Website

January 17, 2012
WINFORMS Chapter Meeting
Arlington, Virginia
Featured Speakers: Stephen Martin and Lauren Zalewski
Chapter Website

January 18, 2012
Metro New York Chapter Meeting
Penn Club, New York City
Featured Speaker: Steve Sashihara
Chapter Website

January 18, 2012
Rocky Mountain Chapter Meeting
Denver, Colorado
Featured Speaker: Samik Raychaudhuri
Chapter Website

February 09-12, 2012
Organization Science Winter Conference
Sheraton Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Chair: Daniel Levinthal, University of Pennsylvania
Conference Website

February 15, 2012
Metro New York Chapter Meeting
Penn Club, New York City
Featured Speaker: Scott Tayor and Nik Boman
Chapter Website

February 21, 2012
WINFORMS Chapter Meeting
Arlington, Virginia
Featured Panel: The Future of Analytics and OR
Chapter Website

February 23, 2012
New Jersey Chapter Meeting
Rutgers University
Featured Speaker: Eren Erman Ozguven
Chapter Website

February 24-26, 2012
Optimization Society Conference
Coral Gables, Florida
Chair: Tallys Yunes, University of Miami
Conference Website

March 6, 2012
Boston Chapter Meeting
Waltham, MA
Featured Speaker: Rama Ramakrishnan
Chapter Website

March 8, 2012
Rocky Mountain Chapter Meeting
Denver, Colorado
Featured Speaker: James Benneyan, Northeastern University/CHOT
Chapter Website

March 13, 2012
WINFORMS Chapter Meeting
Washington, D.C.
Featured Speaker: Jonathan Caulkins
Chapter Website

March 14, 2012
Metro New York Chapter Meeting
Penn Club, New York City
Featured Speaker: Dan Grady
Chapter Website

March 15-18, 2012
Telecommunications Conference
Boca Raton, Florida
Chair: Eli Olinick, Southern Methodist University
Conference Website

March 21, 2012
Maryland Chapter Meeting
Fort Meade, Maryland
Featured Speaker: Shaun Gittens

March 26-28, 2012
INFORMS Military Applications Society Conference
Monterey, California
Chair: William Fox, Naval Postgradute School
Conference Website

March 27, 2012
Philadelphia Chapter Meeting
Drexel University
Featured Speaker: Andrew Thompson
Chapter Website

April 10, 2012
Maryland Chapter Meeting
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
Featured Speaker: Sommer Gentry

April 16, 2012
WINFORMS Chapter Meeting
Alexandria, Virginia
Featured Speaker: G. Don Taylor, Jr.
Chapter Website

April 19, 2012
New Jersey Chapter Meeting
Rutgers University
Featured Speaker: Robert Doverspike
Chapter Website

May 20-24, 2012
Group Decision and Negotiation
Brazil, Recife
Chair: Melvin Shakun, New York UNiversity & Marc Kilgour, Wilfrid Laurier University
Conference Website

June 6-9, 2012
Marketing Science Conference
The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MASS
Chair: Shuba Srinivasan & Patrick Kaufman, Boston University
Conference Website

June 17- 19, 2012
Manufacturing and Service Operation Management Conference
Columbia School of Engineering & Applied Science, Columbia University, NY,
Chair: Soulaymane Kachari
Conference Website

June 29- 30, 2012
Revenue Management & Pricing Section Conference
European School of Management and Technology, Columbia University, Berlin, Germany
Chair: Christiane Barrow
Conference Website

October 3- 5, 2012
Southeastern Chapter Annual Meeting
Myrtle Beach Hilton Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC Chair: John O'Malley
Conference Website

December 9-12, 2012
Winter Simulation Conference
Berlin Intercontinental
Phoenix, Arizona
Chair: Oliver Rose

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