TransfORmation – “a thorough or dramatic change”
Today’s world has fast-growing needs for natural resources, products and services – ranging from water and energy to nanotechnology and healthcare. Across the globe, industries are transfORming to create sustainable and innovative approaches to meet these needs. Our community is at the heart of this transfORmation, generating new ideas and technologies to enable this change. Academics, practitioners, policy makers and invited speakers will present the state-of-the-art in best practices, new developments and challenges.
What better place to showcase our critical role in this process than Charlotte, a city that has gone from cotton fields to a major financial and Fortune 500 hub. Charlotte is the city that’s transfORmed with the times and is gaining momentum in the Southeast as the destination to live, work and play.
The INFORMS meeting will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center, conveniently located between the two largest conference hotels, the Westin and the Hilton. Tours to regional high-tech firms and museum and outdoor tours are planned. Attendees can look forward to an exciting conference, exhilarating attractions, unbeatable dining and nightlife, and Southern hospitality. On behalf of the organizing committee, I invite the worldwide OR/MS community to join us in Charlotte.
- September 9: Authors’ deadline for final abstract changes
- October 7: Early registration deadline
- October 10: Hotel reservation cut-off date