Houston, Here We Come! Welcome to the 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting
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As the largest city in both the south and southwest, Houston is proof that everything in Texas is bigger. Houston is considered the healthcare and energy center of the U.S., as well as home to the hub of human spaceflight, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, which has become synonymous with the now infamous message, “Houston, we have a problem.” Now more than four decades later, INFORMS will be sharing an entirely different message with the city, “Houston, we SOLVE problems,” when analytics and operations research professionals and academics from around the world will gather to share research and ground breaking ideas at the 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting.
To know about how challenging “real-world” problems are solved … Attend the Wagner Prize presentations!!
Would you like to know how challenging “real-world” problems have been solved? Attend the Wagner Prize presentations on Monday!!! Where you will hear about: a) Forecasting audiences in the 24/7 programming schedule, b) Freight transportation of bulk chemicals, c) Interpretable machine learning algorithms applied to Healthcare and Criminal Justice, d) Train Crew Scheduling for single-ended […]
What is all the buzz about IoT? More importantly, how does IoT apply to Analytics? How to monetize your company’s data to drive revenue? Listen to Bill Groves, Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Honeywell who has considerable experience on monetizing data assets in multiple industries, and who is responsible for creating and managing the […]
INFORMS Annual Meeting is a place we often find great examples of what other people achieve by the power of analytics. Every year I try to find at least a talk which gives me joy of seeing what is possible to do with optimization. This year I didn’t have to wait for too long to […]
While individual talks or events can be good or bad, when you look at the INFORMS Annual Meeting as a whole, you will often see that it’s worth is far greater then the sum of its parts. The lazy river in the swimming complex at the Marriott Marquis didn’t seem that impressive to me […]