Receptions

Welcome Reception

Sunday, November 4, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

INFORMS and the Phoenix Organizing Committee welcome you to for the 2018 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.

Welcome Reception from Houston

INFORMS Awards Ceremony & Dessert Reception

Sunday, November 4, 8:30pm – 9:45pm

The INFORMS Board of Directors invites you to honor and celebrate the achievements of our colleagues at the annual Awards Ceremony.  You can attendee 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.

Awards Ceremony logo

Student Awards & Reception

Monday, November 5, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

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.

Student Awards Ceremony from Houston

Member Meeting & Reception

Tuesday, November 6, 6pm – 7:30pm

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 Award.  Come and meet, network, and celebrate!  Light snacks will be served. Soft drinks are complimentary, with a cash bar for other beverages.

Houston Member Meeting

General Reception

Tuesday, November 6, 7:30pm – 10pm

Just a short walk from the Convention Center, join us at the Arizona Science Center for a fun reception in a very unique venue!

Houston General Reception