Welcome to Nashville!
Welcome to the 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Nashville! Academics, industry experts, students, INFORMS members, and representatives of government agencies join together in the OR/MS event of the year. Listen to intriguing plenary and semi-plenary presentations; panel discussions; tutorials; and some of the thousands of oral and poster presentations.
We hope you enjoy your time in “Music City” sharing your expertise and experiences with fellow attendees. We encourage you be an active member of the INFORMS community and network by meeting new people and reconnecting with colleagues.
I made it a point to attend the two Doing Good with Good OR sessions yesterday (Sunday). As in recent years, the presentations showed off impressive work, by students, on meaningful problems. It’s always gratifying to see another generation of students finding ways to use OR and analytics to contribute to society. I’m really glad […]
I had a chance to experience a very busy day at the first day of the conference. Among all the great presentations, IFORS Distinguished Lecture was the one that impressed me the most. IFORS Distinguished Lecture was given by Rolf H. Mohring of Beijing Institute for Scientific and Engineering Computing. The talk was about optimization of […]
I hope that everyone is enjoying time in Nashville. On behalf of the organizing committee, I would like to invite you to Houston next year for 2017 annual meeting (10/22-10/25). You will have a chance to visit NASA Johnson Space Center, Minute Maid park (baseball), Texas Medical Center, and Oil & Gas facilities. If you […]
A dozen or so members of the OR in Sports (SpORts) Section and some INFORMS staffers kicked off their #INFORMS2016 conference experience with an outing to see the Nashville Predators take on the Anaheim Ducks. The home team won by a score of 5-0, and there were even a few decent fights. During the intermission […]
What a great town. Have spent first two days with newly minted Ph.D”s on the inside and outs of publishing and the job hunt pricess. great fun. Snuck off to see the Predators (hockey) last night… they won 5-0 against a good team. now I see titans (football) are in town… No wonder it was […]