INFORMS NEWS: 20th Conference of IFORS

The IFORS 2014 Triennial Conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain, July 13-18, 2014. It will bring operational researchers from around the globe together. Conference organizers invite participation and encourages participants to submit an abstract, organize a session, give a talk and experience a great city.

Barcelona, a dynamic, open and inviting city in the Mediterranean coast of Spain, displays the characteristics of major Mediterranean cities and inherits a millenarian tradition in science, art and commerce. The venue is Barcelona International Convention Center, which was built for Barcelona’s International Cultural Forum in 2002.

The Conference Organizing and Program Committees together represent many countries from five continents, bringing the research, applications and perspectives of their areas to this international forum. Organizers are working to prepare an attractive scientific program covering the full spectrum of topics in the field, with diverse and high-quality participants sharing their knowledge and experience of operational research.

All attendees, including speakers and session chairs, must register and pay the registration fee. If you need an early confirmation for visa or budgetary reasons, contact For all other aspects, contact the conference secretariat