Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register to attend?
Online Registration is now open. Click here to register now.
When does the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2015 conference officially begin and end?
The conference starts with the pre-meeting events on Saturday, October 31. The official start of the Annual Meeting is November 1 with the Welcome Reception on Sunday night at 7:30 pm. Annual Meeting Sessions begin Sunday, November 1 at 8:00 am. The conference closes after the final session on Wednesday afternoon at 6:00 pm.
Are all sessions included in the conference fee?
Yes. Please review the Conference Registration page for information on what’s included in the registration fees.
I’ve already registered but cannot attend. Can I cancel my registration?
Cancellations can be made through September 28, 2015 ($50 processing fee applies). See the cancellation policy on the Registration page.
Does membership come with my registration fee?
Membership from Jan. – Dec. 2016 is included in your registration fee if you register as a NONMEMBER. For cost savings, you may choose to become a member first and then register for the meeting. Click here for more information and to join.
I need an invitation letter to apply for a VISA. How can I obtain one?
Letters of invitation are available to registered participants only. Please contact Ellen Tralongo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where can I find Transportation & Hotel Information?
Please go to http://meetings2.informs.org/wordpress/philadelphia/hotel/ for more information about booking your hotel and transportation information http://meetings2.informs.org/wordpress/philadelphia/travel/.