Submission deadline March 1

Oral Presentation

If you would like to submit an oral presentation to the INFORMS Healthcare Conference, click here.

Poster Presentation

If you would like to submit a poster presentation to the INFORMS Healthcare Conference, click here.


If you are a Cluster Chair, Session Chair or Invited Speaker, click here.

Abbreviated Abstract/PDF of Extended Abstract

All presenters are required to upload an abstract (text or word) and extended abstract (PDF format).

  • Abbreviated abstracts should be 500 characters maximum (approximately 50 words), title of abstract – 100 characters maximum. Note: the abbreviated abstract will appear in the printed program and should not be included in the extended abstract.
  • Extended abstracts should not exceed two (2) pages and must be formatted according to this template.
  • Note: the extended abstract will be used in the review process.
  • Only one oral presentation per presenter will be accepted.

Limited Capacity

There is limited capacity for this conference. The submitted two-page abstracts will be reviewed by the Committee. Some papers not accepted for oral presentations may be given the option of moving their submission to a poster session.

Schedule for Your Presentation

Once the Organizing Committee has scheduled the program for talks, the schedule will be posted on the conference web page. The preliminary date for posting is April 22 (this date may change, so please check back to this page). All authors will receive an email directing them to the online program for the date and time of their presentations, registration, A/V, hotel information, and other speaker guidelines. The poster session schedule will be posted on or about May 10.

Registration Required to Present; Visa Information

All attendees, including authors and session chairs, must register and pay the registration fee. If you need an early confirmation for visa or budgetary reasons, please indicate this in the “Comments” box of the online submission form or contact the INFORMS office at