Meetings & Conferences

INFORMS Members receive reduced rates for national and international meetings.
Network, present research, and discover cutting-edge methods and OR/MS 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.

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 Baltimore, MD from April 15-17, 2018

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Join us in Baltimore for the 2018 Analytics Conference

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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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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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). 

Interested in bringing the discussion to your city? We are currently taking proposals to host the Fifth INFORMS Conference on Healthcare for summer 2019! Download the attached PDF for more information on what to include in your proposal and where to send it. 

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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