The 2020 Annual Meeting is going virtual! Please visit the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2020 Virtual website for more information.


Welcome Reception

Sunday, November 8

INFORMS and the National Harbor Organizing Committee welcome you to for the 2020 INFORMS Annual Meeting with an evening of fellowship and fun. The Welcome Reception is the perfect venue to meet with colleagues and visit the exhibits. Light snacks will be served. Soft drinks are complimentary, with a cash bar for other beverages.

INFORMS Awards Ceremony & Dessert Reception

Sunday, November 8

The INFORMS Board of Directors invites you to honor and celebrate the achievements of our colleagues at the annual Awards Ceremony. You can attend the Welcome Reception first and then proceed to the Awards Ceremony. Following the ceremony and dessert, you’ll have the opportunity to congratulate the awardees. Dessert and coffee will be served.

Student Awards Ceremony & Reception

Monday, November 9

All students registered for the meeting are invited to attend the reception. Join us for an evening of food and drink, fun, and networking. Come relax after a busy day of sessions and mingle with fellow students from universities around the world. Student awards will be announced during the Student Award Reception.

INFORMS Member Meeting

Tuesday, November 10

The INFORMS Board of Directors encourages all members to bring their ideas, opinions, and suggestions to this meeting. Current business and future direction for INFORMS will be discussed. Outstanding members will be celebrated with the presentation of the Volunteer Service Awards. The outgoing 2020 Board of Directors will be recognized along with the 2021 Board of Directors. The traditional Gavel of Exchange will occur from the President to the President-Elect. Come and meet, network, and celebrate! Light snacks will be served along with beer, wine, soft drinks.

General Reception

Tuesday, November 10

(Wear your conference badge for admission.)