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Search the program for the 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting.

Saturday, November 12
Time Name Location
7:00am-5:30pm INFORMS Registration MCC- Exhibit Hall A, level 3
7:00am-6:00pm Combined Colloquia Omni – Cumberland 1-6
7:30am-6:15pm CIST Omni – Legends B, C, D
8:00am-2:00pm ISR Editors Meeting Omni – Music Row 2
8:00am-5:00pm Organization Science Dissertation Competition Omni – Legends A, 2nd Floor
8:00am-7:00pm Data Mining & Analytics Workshop Omni – Music Row 3, 4, 5
9:00am-5:00pm Visit Music City MCC – Exhibit Hall A, level 3
9:00am-5:30pm Technology Workshops See here for more information.
10:00am-12:00pm Executive Committee Meeting Omni – Gibson Boardroom, 3rd Floor
12noon-4:30pm INFORMS Board Meeting Omni – Legends EF, 2nd Floor
5:00pm-6:30pm INFORMS Member Meeting Omni – Broadway GHJK
5:00pm-6:00pm Roundtable Reception Omni – Acoustic, 4th Floor
6:00pm-7:00pm Roundtable Dinner Omni – Electric, 4th Floor
6:30pm-8:00pm ISS Awards & ISR Editors Reception Omni – Legends G, 2nd Floor
Sunday, November 13
Time Name Location
7:00am-5:00pm INFORMS Registration MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
7:00am-8:00am New Member Breakfast (invite only) Omni – Broadway F, 2nd Floor
7:30am-9:00am ITE Editorial Board Meeting Omni- Broadway H, 2nd Floor
7:30am-9:00am ManSci/Info. Systems – Breakfast (invite only) Omni – Broadway K, 2nd Floor
7:30am-9:00am Career Center Breakfast & Meeting Omni – Broadway E, 2nd Floor
8:00am-9:30am Technical Sessions (SA) Music City Center, Omni
8:00am-5:00pm INFORMS Board Omni – Legends EF, 2nd Floor
8:00am-5:15pm CIST Omni – Legends B, C, D
9:00am-5:00pm Visit Music City MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:30am-10:00am Coffee Break MCC – Level 2 / Omni – Level 2
10:00am-10:50am Welcome & Plenary: Guru Banavar MCC – Davidson Ballroom, Level 1M
11:00am-12:30pm Technical Sessions (SB) Music City Center & Omni
11:00am-12:30pm QSR Student Intro. & Interactive Omni – Mockingbird 2, Level 3
12noon-5:00pm Exhibits, Career Center, Technology Center MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
12noon-5:00pm INFORMS Center, Networking Lounge MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
12:00pm-6:00pm CIEADH Omni – Legends A, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-1:30pm Junior Faculty Interest Group Lunch (ticketed event) Omni – Broadway E, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch Break (on your own)
12:30pm-2:00pm MOR Associate Editors Meeting Omni- Broadway K, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-1:30pm OPTE Editorial Board Meeting Omni – Broadway H, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-2:30pm MSOM Associate Editors Lunch (invite only) Omni – Broadway A, 2nd Floor
1:30pm-3:00pm Technical Sessions (SC) Music City Center & Omni
3:10pm-4:00pm Keynote: UPS George D Smith Reprise MCC – Davidson Ballroom A, Level 1M
3:10pm-4:00pm Keynote: Jeff Nichols, ORNL MCC – Davidson Ballroom B, Level 1M
3:10pm-4:00pm Keynote: IFORS Distinguished Lecture MCC – Davidson Ballroom C, Level 1M
4:00pm-4:30pm Coffee Break MCC -Exhibit Hall A, Level 3 / Omni – 2nd Floor
4:30pm-6:00pm Technical Sessions (SD) Music City Center & Omni
INFORMS Community Meetings see Community Meetings tab
6:30pm-7:30pm INFORMS Connect & Social Networking Reception Omni -Broadway AB, 2nd Floor
7:30pm-9:00pm Welcome Reception-Exhibits Open MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
7:30pm-9:00pm Minority Issues Forum Reception Rock Bottom Restaurant (off-site)
8:30pm-9:45pm Awards Ceremony & Dessert Reception
Awards ceremony open to all. Doors close at 8:45pm.
Omni – Broadway EF, 2nd Floor
Monday, November 14
Time Name Location
7:00am-5:00pm INFORMS Registration MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
7:30am-9:00am ACORD Breakfast & Meeting Omni – Broadway H, 2nd Floor
8:00am-9:30am Technical Sessions (MA) Music City Center & Omni
8:00am-10:00am Service Science Editorial Board Meeting Omni- Broadway D, 2nd Floor
8:00am-12:00pm Interfaces EIC Orientation Omni- Broadway A, 2nd Floor
8:30am-9:30am Chapters/Fora Committee Omni – Broadway J, 2nd Floor
9:00am-5:00pm Exhibits, Career Center, Technology Center MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:00am-5:00pm INFORMS Center, Networking Lounge MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:00am-5:00pm Visit Music City MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:30am-10:30am Section/Societies Committee Omni – Broadway J, 2nd Floor
9:30am-10:00am Coffee Break MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3 / Omni – 2nd Floor
9:30am-11:30pm Amazon Fulfillment Center Plant Tour MCC – 6th Ave Exit, Near 210-214 Rooms
10:00am-10:50am Plenary: Philip McCord Corse Lecture MCC – Davidson Ballroom, Level 1M
11:00am-12:30pm Technical Sessions (MB) Music City Center & Omni
11:00am-12noon Education Committee Meeting Omni -Broadway D, 2nd Floor
12noon-1:30pm Lunch Break (on your own)
12noon-1:30pm Sections/Societies Officers Lunch (invite only) Omni  – Broadway J, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-1:30pm Bonder Scholarship Lunch Omni – Broadway A, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-1:30pm COIN-OR Members & Users Omni – Broadway H, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-2:30pm Poster Session & Competition MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
12:30pm-3:30pm Publications/Editors-in-Chief Omni – Broadway C, 2nd Floor
12:45pm-2:30pm Fellows Lunch (invite only) Omni – Legends D, 2nd Floor
1:30pm-3:00pm Technical Sessions (MC) Music City Center & Omni
2:30pm-4:30pm Subdivisions Council Omni – Broadway D, 2nd Floor
3:00pm-4:00pm Org Committee of the Analytics Program Director Meeting MCC – Executive Boardroom, Level 3
3:10pm-4:00pm Plenary: Omega Rho – 40th Year Anniversary Panel MCC – Davidson Ballroom, Level 1M
4:00pm-4:30pm Coffee Break MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
4:30pm-6:00pm Omega Rho Reception (invite only) MCC – Davidson Ballroom A, Level 1M
4:30pm-6:00pm Technical Sessions (MD) Music City Center & Omni
INFORMS Community Meetings see Community Meetings tab
6:15pm-7:15pm Interfaces Editorial Board Meeting (invite only) Omni – Broadway B, 2nd Floor
7:30pm-9:00pm International Activities Reception Omni – Broadway G, 2nd Floor
7:30pm-9:30pm Student Awards & Dessert Reception Omni – Broadway EF, 2nd Floor
8:00pm-10:00pm WORMS Networking/Dessert Reception Frothy Monkey (off-site)
Tuesday, November 15
Time Name Location
7:00am-5:00pm INFORMS Registration MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
7:00am-8:00am Chapters/Fora Officers Breakfast Omni – Broadway F, 2nd Floor
7:00am-8:00am IFORS Member Societies Breakfast Omni – Broadway J, 2nd Floor
7:30am-9:00am Transportation Science Associate Editors (invite only) Omni – Broadway K, 2nd Floor
8:00am-8:45am Student Chapter Officers Meeting Omni – Broadway F, 2nd Floor
8:00am-9:30am Technical Sessions (TA) Music City Center & Omni
9:00am-5:00pm Exhibits, Career Center, Technology Center MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:00am-5:00pm INFORMS Center, Networking Lounge MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:00am-5:00pm Visit Music City MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:30am-10:00am Coffee Break MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3 / Omni – 2nd Floor
9:30am-11:30am Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant Tour (ticketed event) MCC – 6th Ave Exit, Near 210-214 Rooms
10:00am-10:50am Plenary: Suvrajeet Sen & Gareth James, USC MCC – Davidson Ballroom, Level 1M
11:00am-12:30pm Technical Sessions (TB) Music City Center & Omni
12noon-1:30pm Lunch Break (on your own)
12:30pm-1:30pm IJOC Editorial Board Meeting (invite only) Omni – Broadway G, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-1:30pm Women in OR/MS Lunch (ticketed event) Omni – Broadway F, 2nd Floor
12:30pm-2:30pm Poster Session & Competiton MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
1:30pm-3:00pm Technical Sessions (TC) Music City Center & Omni
3:10pm-4:00pm Keynote: Wagner Prize Winner Reprise MCC – Davidson Ballroom A, Level 1M
3:10pm-4:00pm Keynote: Jason Murray, Amazon MCC – Davidson Ballroom B, Level 1M
3:10pm-4:00pm Keynote: Edelman Reprise: UPS MCC – Davidson C, Ballroom Level 1M
4:00pm-4:30pm Coffee Break MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3 / Omni – 2nd Floor
4:30pm-6:00pm Technical Sessions (TD) Music City Center & Omni
5:00pm-6:00pm Exhibitor & Organizing Committee Reception Omni – Broadway JK, 2nd Floor
INFORMS Community Meetings see Community Meetings tab
6:00pm-7:00pm SpORts General Membership Reception Baileys Sports Grille (off-site)
7:30pm-9:30pm General Reception MCC – Grand Ballroom, Level 4
Wednesday, November 16
Time Name Location
7:00am-4:30pm INFORMS Registration MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
8:00-9:30am Technical Sessions (WA) Music City Center & Omni
9:00am-3:00pm Exhibits, Career Center, Technology Center MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:00am-3:00pm INFORMS Center, Networking Lounge MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3
9:30-10:00am Coffee Break MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3 / Omni – 2nd Floor
10:00am-10:50am Keynote: Edmund Jackson, HCA MCC – Davidson Ballroom A, Level 1M
10:00am-10:50am Keynote: Gerald Brown, Naval Postgraduate School MCC – Davidson Ballroom B, Level 1M
10:00am-10:50am Keynote: Stephen Prather, SportSource Analytics MCC – Davidson Ballroom C, Level 1M
11:00pm-12:30pm Technical Sessions (WB) Music City Center & Omni
12:45pm-2:15pm Technical Sessions (WC) Music City Center & Omni
2:15pm-2:45pm Coffee Break MCC – Exhibit Hall A, Level 3 / Omni – 2nd Floor
2:45pm-4:15pm Technical Sessions (WD) Music City Center & Omni
4:30pm-6:00pm Technical Sessions (WE) Music City Center & Omni
Community Meetings
Sunday, November 13
Time Name Location
5:15pm-6:15pm Information Systems Omni – Legends D, 2nd Floor
6:15pm-7:15pm Aviation Applications MCC – 107A, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Decision Analysis Society Council off-site
6:15pm-7:15pm ENRE Section MCC – 101D, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Forum on Education (INFORM-ED) MCC – 211, Level 2
6:15pm-7:15pm Location Analysis Section Business Meeting (SOLA) MCC – 107B, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Manufacturing & Service Operations Society MCC – Davidson Ballroom B, Level 1M
6:15pm-7:15pm Minority Issues Forum MCC – 105A, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Military Applications Society Board MCC – 108, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Multiple Criteria Decision Making MCC – 105B, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Optimization MCC -Davidson Ballroom A, Level 1M
6:15pm-7:15pm Railway Applications Meeting- Cumberland 3, Omni. Dinner- off-site.
6:15pm-7:15pm Telecommunications MCC – 110A, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Transportation Science & Logistics Society Board MCC – 110B, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Simulation MCC – 209A, Level 2
6:15pm-7:15pm WORMS in OR/MS MCC – 212, Level 2
 7:15pm-8:15pm Revenue Management & Pricing Board MCC- 207D, Level 2
Monday, November 14
Time Name Location
6:00pm-8:10pm DM, QSR, & Artifical Intelligence MCC – Davidson Ballroom B, Level 1M
6:15pm-7:15pm Analytics MCC – 104D, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Applied Probability MCC – 207A, Level 2
6:15pm-7:15pm Computing MCC – 106B, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Decision Analysis MCC – 208A, Level 2
6:15pm-7:15pm e-Business MCC – 107A, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Financial Services Business Meeting MCC- 207C, Level 2
6:15pm-7:15pm Health Applications MCC – Davidson Ballroom C, Level 1M
6:15pm-7:15pm Military Applications Society Business Meeting MCC – 108, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm PSOR Omni- Legends B, Level 2
6:15pm-7:15pm Revenue Management & Pricing MCC- 207D, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm Social Media Analytics MCC – 210, Level 2
6:15pm-7:15pm Tech., Innovation Mgmt., & Entrepreneurship MCC – 107B, Level 1
6:15pm-7:15pm TSL Business Meeting MCC – Davidson Ballroom A, Level 1M
7:15pm-8:15pm Behavioral Operations Management MCC – 109, Level 1
7:15pm-10:15pm Military Applications Reception MCC – 108, Level a
Tuesday, November 15
Time Name Location
6:00pm-7:00pm SpORts Baileys Sports Grille (off-site)
6:15pm-7:15pm CPMS Section Membership Reception Palm Restaurant (off-site)
6:15pm-7:30pm Service Science MCC – 107A, Level 1