Simulation Society

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Membership in the Simulation Society can be in conjunction with or independent of membership in the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). INFORMS members may join for $10.00. The fee for students and retired members that are INFORMS members is $5.00. The annual membership fee for all non-INFORMS members (including students and retired members) is $20.00. (All figures are in US $).
It's easy to join: Choose the method you find most convenient:

  1.  Call 1-800-4-INFORM (1-800-446-3676) from within the USA.
  2.  Call 1-443-757-3500 from outside the USA.
  3.  To join the Society go to and download and process the Subdivision Application Form (pdf or Word file at bottom of the page).

To join INFORMS and the Society go to and download and process the Application Form (pdf file in center of the page).
Payments by check or credit card are accepted.

 Street Address:
 5521 Research Park Drive
 Suite 200
 Catonsville, MD 21228 
 phone: (800) 4INFORM
 fax: (443) 757-3515

Please make checks payable (in US$) to INFORMS. Again, it is possible to join the INFORMS Simulation Society without joining the parent organization, INFORMS. For questions about society membership application, please contact the Treasurer or Secretary of the Society.

Upcoming Events

2017 INFORMS Simulation Society Research Workshop: Towards an Ecosystem of Simulation Models and Data, July 31– August 2, 2017, University of Durham, UK. 

The simulation community faces major challenges and opportunities both in exploiting available real-world data and in extracting insights from the massive data sets produced from large-scale simulation experiments. The goal of the 2017 Workshop is to promote fruitful interactions between the data science and simulation communities. The website is

INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017, Houston, TX, USA

Each year, the INFORMS meeting brings together experts from academia, industry and government to consider a broad range of ORMS and analytics research and applications.

Key Contacts

John Shortle

Susan R. Hunter
Communications Editor

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Meetings & Conferences