April 26-28, 2020

Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Denver, CO

Join over 1,000 leading analytics professionals and industry experts in discovering new mathematical solutions to problems, networking strategies for advancing your career, and recognizing individual and team efforts within your field with most prestigious awards in analytics and operations research.

Plenary Speakers

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INFORMS Roundtable Sponsored Plenary Speaker

Dr. Kate Darling

Leading Expert in Social Robotics and MIT Media Lab Research Specialist

A leading expert in robot ethics, Dr. Kate Darling is a research specialist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, where she investigates social robotics and conducts experimental studies on human-robot interaction. Exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, she explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines, seeking to influence technology design and policy direction. Dr. Darling’s writing and research anticipate difficult questions that lawmakers, engineers, and the wider public will need to address as human-robot relationships evolve in the coming decades. 

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Bill Franks

Chief Analytics Officer for The International Institute For Analytics (IIA)

Franks is also the author of Taming The Big Data Tidal Wave  and The Analytics Revolution. He is a sought after speaker and frequent blogger who has been ranked a top global big data influencer, a top global artificial intelligence and big data influencer, a top AI influencer, and was an inaugural inductee into the Analytics Hall of Fame. His work has spanned clients in a variety of industries for companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to small non-profit organizations.  You can learn more at http://www.bill-franks.com.

Why Attend Analytics 2020?


Featuring over 150 data-based talks led by the field’s leading experts, combined with real-world based competitions and a variety of networking events, the INFORMS Analytics Conference delivers three days of intensive learning about the latest innovations in analytics.


The annual Analytics Career Fair optimizes how employers find the best and brightest analytics talent, and the 49th Edelman Gala will honor the very best advanced analytics projects have improved organizational efficiency, increased profits, brought better products to consumers, helped foster peace negotiations, and saved lives.


Meet with research vendors and suppliers for new products and services, potential savings and new ideas. Conduct a follow-up presentation for your company on current trends, best practices and innovative strategies that will open their minds to new possibilities.

1000+ Participants 

400+ Companies 

150+ Speakers 

Conference News

Academic DirectorMS in Business Analytics Program
University of Notre Dame

Scott Nestler, CAP, PhD

Academic Director
MS in Business Analytics Program

University of Notre Dame

INFORMS Member since 2001

A Word from the General Chair

With a history that dates back to the tumultuous American Wild West, when it served as a cornerstone for the gold rush in the surrounding Rocky Mountains, today Denver, the capital of Colorado, marries its reputation as a popular outdoor adventure spot with a booming food and music scene, and is also home to the core industries of healthcare and financial services.

We invite you to join us in Denver, April 26-28, 2020, to travel back in time to the frontier days of American history, while also looking ahead as we celebrate and explore the latest research and achievements in analytics at the 2020 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference.

Attendees will experience a full conference schedule featuring more than 150 presentations and panels by leading analytics professionals from around the world, as well as the opportunity to enjoy all that the incredible city of Denver has to offer.

We hope to see you in Denver in 2020!

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