|GUIDE TO EXHIBITORS
AIMMS® (Paragon) #39
5400 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033
AIMMS is a solver independent development environment for building optimization (operations research) based solutions to support business decisions. AIMMS distinguishes itself from other optimization software through its advanced modeling concepts, the full interactive graphical user interface for developers, end-users and managers, as well as the variety of deployment options (including desktop, add-in, client-server and web services). Want to know more? Ask for a personal demo at the exhibit, visit our workshop and software demo, or ask for a trial CD (also available at www.aimms.com/try). Educational user? Check out our attractive Educational Program, www.aimms.com/edu.
American Optimal Decisions #17
5214 SW 91 Way, Ste. #130
Gainesville, FL 32608
AORDA consults on risk management, optimization and statistics, and develops advanced optimization software. Portfolio Safeguard is AORDA's optimization package for risk management, financial engineering, military, medical and other applications. Design and solve complex optimization problems with built-in functions (linear, quadratic, maximum, probability, VaR, CVaR, cardinality, fixed-charge...). Real-life case studies in Windows, MATLAB, C++, Run-File.
AMPL Optimization LLC #11
900 Sierra Place SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108-3379
AMPL Optimization LLC develops and supports the AMPL modeling language, the most powerful and natural tool for working with the large, complex optimization problems that arise in diverse applications. AMPL is notable for supporting broad variety of linear and nonlinear problem formulations as well as over thirty varied large-scale solvers.
AnyLogic NA - XJ Technologies #14
9 Ramsey Rd.
Lebanon, NJ 08833
Visit our booth to learn about AnyLogic – the only tool that supports all the standard simulation approaches and even allows you to mix them in the same model, and on the same page. We will have multiple models running as demos and you can ask questions or play around. Educational user? Ask about our excellent licensing options or the new University Researcher license. Pick up a demo disk, get answers to your technical questions, or ask about out special show offers.
Cambridge University Press #32
32 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10013-2473
Cambridge's publishing in books and journals combine state-of-the-art content with the highest standards of scholarship, writing and production. Visit our stand to browse new titles, available at a 20% discount, and to pick up sample issues of our journals. Visit our website to see everything we do: www.cambridge.org/us/.
Visit the Computational Infrastructure for Operations Research booth to learn about free, open-source tools for OR professionals and students. COIN-OR is in its ninth year as a community initiative to build an open infrastructure of algorithms, models, data and other digital tools. COIN-OR is hosted online by INFORMS and is a strategic partner of the INFORMS Computing Society.
Dynamic Ideas #9
43 Lantern Rd.
Belmont, MA 02478
In our exhibit booth, Dynamic Ideas, a publisher of books in the areas of applied mathematics and operations research, will present its books. Many of our titles are being used at some of the finest universities and research institutions in the world. Further information can be obtained at http://www.dynamic-ideas.com.
360 Park Ave. South
New York, NY 10010
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global academic communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including a number of foremost operations research and management science journals, such as Journal of Operations Management and Omega.
FICO #34, 35, 36
200 Smith Ranch Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
FICO (NYSE:FICO) combines trusted advice, world-class analytics and innovative applications to help businesses make smarter decisions. The booth will feature Xpress, the world’s leading mathematical modeling and optimization software. Please stop by our booth and see how Xpress and FICO’s other decision management tools give you a new level of analytic precision and power to help you make smarter decisions.
Frontline Systems, Inc. #15
P.O. Box 4288
Incline Village, NV 89450
Visit our booth for a first look at new Risk Solver Platform V9.5 and easier-than-ever ways to build models, analyze risks, and allocate resources optimally using advanced robust optimization and simulation software technology – from Frontline Systems, developer of the Excel Solver. Build models easily in Excel, or in your favorite programming language with our Solver Platform SDK. Solve your largest, most challenging optimization and Monte Carlo simulation problems with less time and effort. See the first software that fully exploits your multi-core PC for both optimization and simulation. Take home a CD with free trial versions of all our products.
GAMS Development Corp. #10
1217 Potomac St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
The General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) is a high-level modeling system for mathematical programming and optimization. It consists of a language compiler and a stable of integrated high-performance solvers. GAMS is tailored for complex, large scale modeling applications and allows you to build large maintainable models that can be adapted quickly to new situations.
Gurobi Optimization #8
3733-1 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77027
Gurobi Optimization - the new performance leader in linear and mixed-integer programming - announces Gurobi Version 2.0. Delivering increased performance and greater accessibility by connecting to more modeling environments than any other solver. Gurobi also provides lightweight and easy-to-use APIs and a powerful interactive interface, written in Python.
IBM ILOG Optimization #20, 21
889 Alder Ave., Suite 200
Incline Village, NV 89451
ILOG is now a part of IBM: the combination of ILOG and IBM brings together a global, full service technology company with award winning OR products, services expertise and dedicated support, to better serve you. Attend our pre-conference Technical Forum and CPLEX 12 software tutorial. Come by our exhibit to learn how to use IBM ILOG Optimization in teaching and research.
Imagine That, Inc. #25
6830 Via Del Oro, Ste. 230
San Jose, CA 95119
Imagine That Inc. creates the professional tool for real-world simulation modeling - ExtendSim. Revolutionary new simulation technology in ExtendSim 7 is paired with core features such as hierarchical model building, user interface creation, and interactive modeling to make it the tool to watch in the simulation industry. For rapid, sound model building, choose ExtendSim - the power tool of choice.
INFORMS #41, 42, 43
7240 Parkway Drive, Ste. 300
Hanover, MD 21076
This year INFORMS will have a booth and bookstore located in the Exhibit Hall. Visit the booth to talk to INFORMS staff about our journals, membership benefits and services, continuing education, communities and networking opportunities. We will be available at the bookstore to assist you with purchasing print and electronic products and will have the latest information about INFORMS products and services. We look forward to seeing you!
INFORMS Future Meetings #31
Come to the booth for a preview of our future meetings.
Innovative Scheduling, Inc. #29
2153 SE Hawthorne Rd., Ste. 206
Gainesville, FL 32641
Innovative Scheduling is engaged in building decision support systems for solving planning and scheduling problems arising in logistics, distribution, and transportation. We specialize in: developing optimization/simulation software using cutting-edge operations research techniques; packaging algorithms into spreadsheet-based, desktop-based, or web-enabled interactive decision support systems including maps; and using these systems to create significant return on investment for our clients. We consider each project an opportunity for us to create tremendous value for our clients, and develop a relationship where we can continue to assist them as their business needs evolve.
JMP Division-SAS #3
100 SAS Campus Dr.
Cary, NC 27513
Use JMP to teach, learn and perform research projects. JMP gives statistics and interactive graphics for the engineering, scientific and business needs of students - from basics to the complex problems PhD students encounter. Stop by our booth to learn more!
LINDO Systems, Inc. #1
1415 North Dayton St.
Chicago, IL 60622
Come see the newest enhancements to our optimization software including updates to our suite of solvers and new Stochastic Programming capabilities. Pick up a trial CD with full versions of LINDO API our powerful solver engine, LINGO our integrated modeling language and solvers and What'sBest! our large scale Excel solver.
320 Forest Haven Dr.
Winter Garden, FL 34787
LINKS-simulations.com markets 14 large-scale, team-based, state-of-the-art, customizable, web-based, competitive business management simulations for academic courses and corporate ExecEd programs. The LINKS portfolio includes enterprise management, marketing, services and supply chain management simulations. 20,000+ students in 900+ events have enjoyed the learning experience and benefits of LINKS since 2000.
Lumina Decision Systems, Inc. #48
26010 Highland Way
Los Gatos, CA 95033
Analytica: serious analysts prefer Analytica to spreadsheets because of its intuitive visual influence diagrams, Intelligent Arrays for managing multiple dimensions, fast Monte Carlo for risk and uncertainty, and scalability to handle large problems. Analytica models are typically 20 to 100 times more compact than equivalent spreadsheets, and correspondingly easier to build and understand.
1675 Broadway, Ste. 1300
Denver, CO 80202
There is increasing demand for self-service options to profile, integrate, transform and cleanse data. Lyza empowers analysts to combine data from disparate sources – visually and iteratively – using a step-by-step analytic approach. Also, it enables you to share reports and datasets without scripting or intensive IT support. Lyza uses a columnar system that provides the ability to analyze huge datasets without the system requirements of other in-memory solutions, or the data size limitations of other desktop BI tools. Lyza deploys in minutes and starts at only $199 per user. Our software runs on Windows, Mac and Linux, and is available for a free 30-day trial at www.lyzasoft.com.
Maximal Software, Inc. #6
2111 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 700
Arlington, VA 22201
Maximal Software has decided to give away a FREE perpetual license of the MPL Modeling System (a $7,800 value) to every registered participant at the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2009! To sign up for your free copy, or just to find out why we are now giving away development copies of our MPL software, please come visit us at our booth during the conference.
2 Penn Plaza, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10121
McGraw-Hill is a premier publisher in operations management and decision sciences with leading textbooks and technology for operations management, supply chain management, service operations, project management, operations research, spreadsheet modeling and decision analysis and simulation. We are committed to developing author-centered, market-driven texts and innovative educational technology of the highest possible quality.
McGraw-Hill Professional #13
2 Penn Plaza - 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10121
McGraw-Hill enables professionals to succeed in complex global industries by structuring the most current information into concise and authoritative resources. Our full line of books for operations and management professionals includes Pyzdek & Keller-Six Sigma Handbook; Wilson-How to Implement Lean Manufacturing and Manufacturing; and Meyer, Fuchs and Thiel-Execution Systems: Optimal Design, Planning, and Deployment. Visit our booth for a 30% discount, raffle prize and much more!
Microsoft Solver Foundation #7
1 Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052
Microsoft Solver Foundation is a pure, managed code runtime for mathematical programming, modeling, and optimization. This .NET/CLR-based framework provides a rich set of tools, services, and engines to aid companies in their continuous quest for operational efficiency, profit maximization, and risk management.
7700 Technology Way
Denver, CO 80237
Crystal Ball software is a leading spreadsheet-based software suite for predictive modeling, forecasting, Monte Carlo simulation and optimization. With over 4,000 customers worldwide, including 85% of the Fortune 500, Crystal Ball is used by customers from a broad range of industries, such as aerospace, financial services, manufacturing, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and utilities. Crystal Ball is used in over 800 universities and schools worldwide for teaching risk analysis concepts.
Palgrave Macmillan #46
Brunel Rd., Houndmills
Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS
Palgrave Macmillan is a leading publisher of journals in OR/MS, including the new and improved IAOR (in connection with IFORS) and the prestigious journal portfolio of The Operational Research Society. Also on display will be the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, an associate publication of the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section.
Palisade Corporation #30
798 Cascadilla St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Palisade Corporation is the maker of the market-leading risk and decision analysis software @RISK and the DecisionTools Suite. Virtually all Palisade software adds in to Microsoft Excel, ensuring flexibility, ease-of-use, and broad appeal across a wide range of industry sectors. With over 150,000 users, Palisade software can be found in more than 100 countries and has been translated into five languages. Free trials are available at www.palisade.com.
Responsive Learning Technologies #26
4546 El Camino Real, #243
Los Altos, CA 94022
Excite and engage your operations and supply chain management students with our award-winning, competitive web-based games. Ensure student readiness for MBA programs with our online assessors and instructors.
Salford Systems #33
4740 Murphy Canyon Rd., Ste. 200
San Diego, CA 92108
Salford Systems develops advanced statistical and data mining software, including the CART® decision tree, MARS® non-linear automated regression, TreeNet® boosted decision trees and Random Forests®. Salford Systems strives to make the best academic research easily usable by the practicing data analyst and has recently won several distinguished international honors.
SAS Institute Inc. #4
SAS Campus Dr.
Cary, NC 27513
SAS understands that operations research doesn’t stand alone, but instead works closely with data handling, broad-based analytics, and effective information delivery. That’s why SAS provides operations research methods—including optimization, simulation, and scheduling—integrated with these critical capabilities. Stop by to learn more and to see what’s new and what’s coming next.
SAS Global Academic Program #2
SAS Campus Drive
Cary, NC 27513
SAS is the market leader in providing business intelligence software and services. SAS Global Academic Program supports the use of SAS at higher education institutions and high schools. The exhibit will include information on SAS software and the support provided for professors and instructors using the software in the classroom. The exhibit may also include some display copies of books available through SAS Press – our publishing arm.
3600 Market St., 6th Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Visit the SIAM booth to check out our new books. Check out the titles in the MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization. Sample journal issues of SIAM’s renowned journals, including SIOPT, plus membership information will be available. Don't forget to pick up a copy of SIAM News for the road.
South-Western Cengage Learning #23, 24
5191 Natorp Blvd.
Mason, Ohio 45040
South-Western Cengage Learning strives to provide you the material needed to make decision sciences relevant and interesting to your students as they prepare for the world of work. As the top business publisher we can help you with the highest quality print and technology offerings for undergraduate as well as graduate business statistics, management sciences as well as operations and supply chain management courses.
Springer #27, 28
233 Spring St.
New York, NY 10013
Springer is one of the largest scientific publishing companies in the world, with a portfolio of 4,000 new books per year and more than 1,200 journals. Springer’s Business & Management program touches upon various subject areas such as applied and scientific management, finance, entrepreneurship, operations research and business information systems.
Syncopation Software, Inc. #44
1623 Main St.
Concord, MA 01742
Syncopation Software is a leading provider of business analytic tools for decision analysis, risk analysis, Monte Carlo simulation and real option valuation. Syncopation's DPL software features a full range of tools from entry level (DPL Standard) to R&D prioritization (DPL Portfolio). We also have very affordable academic licensing options.
Taylor & Francis Group LLC-CRC Press #18, 19
6000 Broken Sound Pkwy. NW Ste. 300
Boca Raton, FL 33487
Taylor and Francis publishes books and journals in operations research and mathematics. Stop by our booth to inspect our new and bestselling titles. New acquisitions sought - ask for Bob Stern or David Grubbs to discuss your ideas. Take advantage of special convention discounts or pick up a free sample journal.
Vanguard Software Corp. #37
1100 Crescent Green
Cary, NC 27518
Why Vanguard? Because you have outgrown your desktop modeling tools and are ready to bring your best OR/MS techniques out of your lab and into the enterprise. Vanguard System is an enterprise modeling solution that supports collaborative modeling, web-based modeling, forecasting, grid computing for large-scale simulation and optimization, and more.
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148
Wiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world’s leading societies. For more information, please visit www.wileyblackwell.com or www.interscience.wiley.com.
Ziena Optimization, Inc. #5
1801 Maple Ave. Ste. 6320
Evanston, IL 60201
The KNITRO® 6.0 solver handles the world’s most difficult large-scale optimization problems. Preferred by Fortune 100 global corporations, KNITRO interfaces to all major modeling environments, C/C++, Java and Fortran. Free trial downloads are available at www.ziena.com.