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.

The unfolding Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has significantly affected INFORMS Meetings in 2020. In an effort to ensure meeting attendees are able to stay aware of any changing circumstances, we have compiled a list of all INFORMS Meetings for 2020 and their current status.

An up-to-date list of affected INFORMS Meetings can be found here

Annual Meeting

Join us for the INFORMS Virtual Annual Meeting 2020

INFORMS is thrilled to invite you to be a part of the inaugural virtual INFORMS Annual Meeting entirely hosted on a unique and engaging online platform. Attendees will gain access to a global community of operations research and analytics professionals, students, educators, exhibitors and more. Join us as we explore the latest research, best practices, and leading insight into groundbreaking areas within the fields such as data science, supply chain functionality, and advanced analytics, as well as the myriad ways O.R. and analytics have helped the world respond to the many challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

Join Us Virtually November 8-11, 2020

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The 2020 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference has moved to virtual! 

Join us for this unique opportunity as we move to a free virtual analytics conference this year. Have you thought about attending in the past and didn’t have the time or funds to commit to a three-day event? Join us May 18-22 to get a sampling of what you have been missing from one of the top rated analytics conferences. The analytics conference will include 13 unique presentations covering the latest research and achievements in topics of great importance in the analytics community, including ethics in data, decision and risk analysis, revenue management & pricing, machine learning, and marketing analytics, along with the role of analytics in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. You may register for any or all of the sessions.

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Analytics Conference

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 Orlando, FL from April 11-13, 2021

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Join us in Orlando for the 2021 Analytics Conference

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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