The INFORMS Optimization Section was formed in the fall of 1995 and became a Society in 2004.
The Optimization Society has two goals:
- to promote the development and application of optimization methods and software tools for the solution of problems in Operations Research/Management Science, and
- to encourage the exchange of information among practitioners and scholars in the optimization area.
Optimization Society conference
The INFORMS Optimization Society conference will take place on March 17-19, 2016 in Princeton University. The deadline for submission is 18 December 2015.
Optimization Society Prizes 2015
The winners of the 2015 edition of the INFORMS Optimization Society prizes are out. Check the Prizes web page.
Proposal for a new journal
Find here a proposal for a new IOS journal.
Spring 2015 Newsletter
The Spring 2015 edition of the Optimization Society Newsletter is now available.
Newly elected OS officers
We would like to congratulate and introduce the newly elected officers of the Society: Daniel Robinson (Vice-chair for Nonlinear Optimization), Warren Powell (Vice-chair for Optimization Under Uncertainty), and Aida Khajavirad (Vice-chair for Global Optimization).
The INFORMS Optimization Society has a community web page. You are very welcome to join it and participate in its discussions.
The OS website has a page for Optimization stories: success stories of Optimization that are documented as videos and other easily shared formats.