Annual Meeting

The INFORMS Annual Meeting, with more than 1,000 sessions and over 5,000 papers, covers the broad landscape of O.R. and advanced Analytics research and practice. Numerous events organized by INFORMS communities and committees are also held during the meeting. Scheduled annually in the fall.


October 22-25, 2017 
George R. Brown Convention Center & Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel
Houston, TX                                                                     
Chair: William Klimack, Chevron

November 4-7, 2018 
Phoenix Convention Center & Sheraton Phoenix Hotel
Phoenix, AZ                                                                     
Chair: Young-Jun Son, The University of Arizona 

October 20-23, 2019 
Washington State Convention Center & Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Seattle, WA                                                                    

November 8-11, 2020
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
National Harbor, MD                                                                     


November 13-16, 2016 
Music City Center & Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN                                                                     
Chair: Chanaka Edirisinghe, RPI

November 01-04, 2015 
Pennsylvania Convention Center & Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, PA                                                                     
Chair: Tamas Terlaky,  Lehigh

November 9-12, 2014
Hilton San Francisco
Parc 55 Wyndham
San Francisco, CA
Chair: Candi Yano, University of California-Berkeley

October 6-9, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Hilton Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
Chair: Robert G. Haight, U.S. Forest Service
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October 14-17, 2012
Phoenix Convention Center 
Phoenix, AZ 
Chair: Ronald Askin, Arizona State University
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November 13-16, 2011
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, NC
Chair: Cem Saydam, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
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November 7-10, 2010
Austin Convention Center
Hilton Austin
Austin, TX
Chair: Jonathan Bard, University of Texas at Austin
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October 11-14, 2009
San Diego Convention Center
Hilton San Diego
San Diego, CA
Chair: Soheila Jorjani, California State Univ.-San Marcos
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On-Demand Key Presentations from 2015 Annual Meeting

View 2015 Wagner Prize Presentations. Use these talks in the classroom or to apply lessons learned to your own organization.