Meetings & Conferences

INFORMS Members receive reduced rates for national and international meetings.
Network, present research, and discover cutting-edge methods and operations research, management science, and analytics applications at national, international, regional, and topical conferences, specialized workshops, and related events throughout the year.

INFORMS meetings and conferences provide the ultimate learning and networking events for O.R. and Analytics professionals and students – opportunities to exchange information, ideas, and perspectives with your colleagues from around the world.

Participants in INFORMS meetings agree to treat each other with respect and consideration, and to create and ensure a collegial, inclusive, and professional environment that is welcoming to all and free from any form of discrimination, harassment, intimidation or retaliation. More information about the INFORMS Code of Conduct Policy for Meetings can be found here.

Annual Meeting

Join us in Phoenix for the 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting

The INFORMS Annual Meeting brings together over 5,000 people to the world's largest O.R. and analytics conference. Held each fall, the INFORMS Annual Meeting features more than 1,000 sessions and presentations, opportunities to meet with leading companies, universities and other exhibitors, an onsite career fair connecting top talent with over 100 organizations at the forefront of O.R. and analytics application, and other networking and educational events.

Join Us November 4-7, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ

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Analytics Meeting

Held each spring, the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research brings together nearly 1,000 leading analytics professionals and industry experts to share ideas, and network and learn about a range of current topics and trends that can help businesses and organizations improve their analytics prowess by applying science to the art of business.

Join Us in Austin, TX from April 14-16, 2019

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Join us in Austin for the 2019 Analytics Conference
2018 INFORMS International Meeting

International Conferences

Held every other year, more than 1,000 researchers and practitioners travel to locations around the world for the INFORMS International Conferences to participate in tracks on the full range of O.R. and analytics specialties.

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INFORMS Healthcare 2019

Healthcare Analytics Conferences

INFORMS Healthcare Conferences bring together academic researchers in “healthcare analytics” and industry stakeholders who are applying this research to share information and improve the delivery of effective healthcare. Previous conferences were held in Montreal (2011), Chicago (2013), Nashville (2015), and Rotterdam (2017). 

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Call for Proposals for New INFORMS Conference!

Proposals are requested to organize the initial INFORMS Security Conference (ISC). The intent of the conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners to share advances and promote the development and use of operations research and analytics for ensuring security in governmental, industrial and personal activities.

Community Conferences

Attend an INFORMS Community Conference

Many INFORMS Communities hold their own meetings and conferences that focus on specialized technical areas or methodologies to keep attendees on the cutting edge within specific fields or disciplines.

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Sponsors & Exhibitors

INFORMS offers numerous opportunities for organizations to sponsor INFORMS conferences or to participate as an exhibitor.

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