The 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting is a unique opportunity to connect and network with the more than 5,000 INFORMS members, students, prospective employers and employees, and academic and industry experts who compose the INFORMS community. We look forward to seeing you in Phoenix, AZ, November 4-7, 2018!
The 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting is a unique opportunity to connect and network with the more than 5,000 INFORMS members, students, prospective employers and employees, and academic and industry experts who compose the INFORMS community. We look forward to seeing you in Phoenix, AZ, November 4-7, 2018!
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Give Back while in Phoenix

INFORMS Pro Bono Analytics has partnered with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, a food bank and distribution network, and coordinated a volunteering initiative for INFORMS Annual Meeting Attendees to build meal bags for Phoenix’s homeless population helping make a positive impact in our host city. Your support will allow us to purchase necessary items and build meal bags that will be distributed on the streets of Phoenix to those who need them most. 

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Smart cities are the new paradigm when it comes to urban sustainability. They make sustainable urban solutions such as public transit, renewable energy systems, and resource-efficient buildings more attractive and efficient by adding ICTs. They enable us to track arrival times of trains, to regulate the temperature at home with our smart phones, and to balance supply and demand of renewable energy in smart grids.
A smart city uses information and communications technology to enhance its livability, workability and sustainability. The light rail in Phoenix that was built to spur urban development along its 20-mile corridor. The Central Arizona Project (CAP) is designed to bring approximately 1.5 million acre-feet of Colorado River water annually to Pima, Pinal, and Maricopa Counties. 

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Smart City and Sustainable Communities

Smart cities are the new paradigm when it comes to urban sustainability. They make sustainable urban solutions such as public transit, renewable energy systems, and resource-efficient buildings more attractive and efficient by adding ICTs. They enable us to track arrival times of trains, to regulate the temperature at home with our smart phones, and to balance supply and demand of renewable energy in smart grids.

A smart city uses information and communications technology to enhance its livability, workability and sustainability. The light rail in Phoenix that was built to spur urban development along its 20-mile corridor. The Central Arizona Project (CAP) is designed to bring approximately 1.5 million acre-feet of Colorado River water annually to Pima, Pinal, and Maricopa Counties.