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INFORMS is the largest professional association for the decision and data sciences.

Welcome! We are home to a diverse collection of academic and industry experts in fields including operations research, analytics, management science, economics, behavioral science, statistics, artificial intelligence, data science, applied mathematics, and more. Although our members' work is often highly complex, we are unified under a simple, shared mission: advance and promote the science and technology of decision making to save lives, save money, and solve problems. Whether you're at the beginning of your academic and professional adventure or decades into a successful career, INFORMS membership will connect you with a group of peers with whom you can collaborate, learn, grow, and share your journey.



What is Wrong with Global Supply Chains?

"I would recommend that INFORMS members consider engaging with the media through the AGC. The truth is that most academic writing and presenting only gets consumed by other academics."


– Zachary A. Collier
   Radford University

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How Can I Network at the INFORMS Annual Meeting?

"If you recently became an INFORMS member and this is your first time attending an INFORMS Annual Meeting, you might get surprised by the number of possible events and activities. If you are presenting your work, your main agenda for the conference might be your presentation. While delivering a good talk is important for your reputation, networking is a crucial part of any conference."

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– Banafsheh Behzad
   California State University, Long Beach

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Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

"Healthcare is one of the most promising and influential application areas for deep learning."


– Pooyan Kazemian
  Case Western Reserve University

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