Welcome to the official blog of the INFORMS Practice Meeting 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. Whether you are lucky enough to attend the meeting or just wishing you were here, this blog will be sure to keep you informed on all of the exciting events taking place. A big thank you to our guest bloggers: Michael Trick, Carnegie Mellon; Erica Klampfl, Ford Research; Paul Thompson, Northrop Grumman; Mohan Sodhi, Cass Business School; Glenn Wegryn, P&G; and Daniel Zweidler, Merck
This conference on “Applying Science to the Art of Business” features presentations on real-world applications of analytic solutions, presented by industry and university leaders. Highlights include the Franz Edelman Competition for excellence in applied OR, methodology and software tutorials, and facilitated networking. Held annually in the spring.