Analytics Conference

INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research shows how to "Apply Science to the Art of Business.” It features presentations on real-world applications of analytic solutions, presented by industry and university leaders.

Highlights include the Franz Edelman Competition for excellence in O.R. and advanced analytics, methodology and software tutorials, case studies in applying analytics, a premier job fair for professionals, and facilitated networking sessions. Held annually in the spring.

This conference was formerly known as INFORMS Conference on O.R. and Advanced Analytics Practice.


April 2-4, 2017
Caesars Palace Hotel, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
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April 15-17, 2018
Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland

April 14-16, 2019
JW Marriott Austin
Austin, TX

April 26-28, 2020
Gaylord Rockies
Denver, CO


April 10-12, 2016
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando
Orlando, Florida
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April 12-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa
Huntington Beach, CA 
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March 30th- April 1st, 2014
Westin Boston Waterfront
Boston, MA
Chair: Freeman Marvin, CAP, Innovative Decisions
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April 7-9, 2013
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 
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April 15-17, 2012
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach, California
Chair: Erica Klampfl, Ford Research & Advanced Engineering
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April 10-12, 2011
Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Chicago, IL
Chair: David R. Leonhardi, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
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April 18-20, 2010
Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort
Orlando, FL
Chair: William Klimack
Kromite LLC
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April 26-28, 2009
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
Phoenix, AZ
Chair: Zahir Balaporia, Schneider National, Inc.
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INFORMS Annual Meeting

Join 4,000 of your closest friends at the INFORMS Annual Meeting to keep up with state of the art in O.R and Advanced Analytics.

Edelman Presentation Videos on Demand

Get on-demand access to Franz Edelman Award competition presentations through the INFORMS Video Learning Center, the newest in our list of expansive member benefits. All presentations come complete with slides. You're now only a few clicks away to gaining insight on the rapidly changing marketplace, developing strategies with O.R., and enhancing your practice or career.

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