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 am excited to see that INFORMS is getting a new logo! The current logo dates back to the original formation of INFORMS, when the Operations Research Society of American (ORSA) and The Institute for the Management Sciences (TIMS) merged back in 1995. Here is how we styled it back in 1996 when we started […]
A lot happens before the conference officially starts. Among those things, there is the combined colloquia, which are currently 3: for doctoral students, for young faculty, and on teaching effectiveness. I had such a great time last year at the doctoral students colloquium that I came back for the teaching effectiveness one this time. Attendees […]
No, this is not about the Professional Bowlers Association … it’s about Pro Bono Analytics activities at the Nashville meeting. If you’re a PBA volunteer, thanks for signing up! We are continuing to grow our client list, so keep an eye out for more Requests for Volunteers coming down the pike. If you’re not yet […]