If you wish to contribute an abstract and have NOT received an invitation from a Session Chair:
Submit an abstract for contributed presentations.
Finance & Reimbursement
Healthcare Analytics and Machine Learning
Healthcare Quality and Safety
Infectious Disease Operations Research
Medical Decision Making
Public Health Operations Research
Smart and Connected Health
System and Process Modeling
Committee’s Choice (formerly Invited Sessions) & Sponsored Presentations
Presenters will be notified by email to submit their individual abstracts after the Session Chair has submitted the session.
If you have not received an invitation to submit from a Session Chair you will not be able to log in through the system.
Deadline for Cluster Chairs
February 1, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Deadline for Session Chairs
March 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Deadline for Submissions
April 30, 2021, 11:59pm EST
May 20, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Abstract Guidelines and Submission Rules
Abstract should be 600 characters maximum (approximately 60 words), title of abstract – 150 characters maximum.
- Letters, numbers, and common math symbols* accepted.
- All abstracts must be in English.
- Do not include title or author information in the body of your abstract.
- Abstracts will be published exactly as entered if accepted.
- Review your abstract and check for typographical and spelling errors, coherence, and technical content.
*PLEASE NOTE: Use only “text pad” when entering math symbols.
All abstract submissions must be entered into the submissions site by April 30, 2021, at 11:59pm EST.
All presenters must register by May 10, 2021 or the presentation will be removed from the program. One-day registration is not available.
To qualify for membership savings, presenters must have an active INFORMS membership and be in good standing at the time of registration and at the meeting (July 21, 2021).