Hong Kong 2006
IMPORTANT SPEAKER INFORMATION »
Scenarios for the Future of ORMS Practice Special Interactive Workshop
Sunday, June 25 (1:30-5:00pm)
If you are interested in attending this workshop, click here (PDF) for an overview of scenario planning and how it can be used to explore the future of ORMS Practice.
Join your colleagues for this international event, bringing O.R. professionals together to present the latest research, introduce methodologies, and share new developments in the field. We are proud to partner with the Hong Kong Operational Research Society and the Operations Research Society of China in organizing this important conference.
More than 1,000 academics and practitioners from around the world are expected to attend, representing leading universities as well as a variety of industries. The conference will feature 15 technical sessions running concurrently, along with plenaries, social events and guest functions.
Applications of Operations Research and Management Science
The discipline of operations research and management science (OR/MS) emerged in response to the need to make better decisions and find superior ways to allocate limited resources. Since its inception, our discipline has been instrumental in solving problems in various industries. While we can be proud of these contributions, OR/MS has much more to offer society in its efforts to sustain economic growth while using resources efficiently. The conference program will reflect the beliefs that our discipline's interdisciplinary approach is ideally suited to such problems, and that OR/MS will take on an increasingly important role in determining how to utilize and distribute critical resources.
The theme of the INFORMS International Hong Kong 2006 meeting comprises a broad area of application in which our discipline's strengths in modeling, analysis and algorithm design can be utilized to make vital contributions. As a natural outgrowth of this theme, the conference program will also emphasize the importance of the relationship between basic research and the practice of OR/MS. We invite you to share your OR/MS applications and to develop a better understanding of what the OR/MS profession has contributed and has to offer in various areas of application.
Chung-Yee Lee, General Chair