Become an INFORMS Member
INFORMS membership will enhance your career as an analytics professional or operations researcher. Discover opportunities to network with colleagues, access the latest research in the field, attend major conferences, sit for analytics certification exam and continuing education courses, and use INFORMS Career Center.

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Why should I join INFORMS?  You'll be in very good company.

  • INFORMS is the leading association for operations researchers and analytics professionals, providing top journals, exciting conferences, certification and continuing education, and valuable member benefits.
  • INFORMS members are operations researchers and analytics professionals who work for corporations, consulting groups, military, the government, and health care. Many are academics who teach operations research, management science, analytics and other quantitative sciences in engineering and business schools.
  • INFORMS members live in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and throughout the world.
  • INFORMS includes masters- and Ph.D.-level members, as well as students working toward their degrees.

Summary of Benefits

INFORMS offers a broad umbrella of services and resources to individuals interested in applying scientific methods to improve operations, analytical decision making, and management. We have become the largest nonprofit organization in the world for professionals in operations research, the management sciences, analytics, and related fields within engineering, information science, decision making, quantitative methods, and business intelligence.

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2016 Membership Levels

  • Regular Member: $158.00
  • Student Member: $39.00
  • Retired Member: $39.00
  • Institutional Membership: INFORMS Roundtable

Request a no-obligation membership information packet from INFORMS.


Continuing Education Database

INFORMS is committed to supporting the lifelong learning of operations researchers, management scientists, and other analytics professionals. We have compiled a database of available short courses and seminars to enhance the professional development of members. Find the short courses you need to progress at the INFORMS Continuing Professional Education Database.

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