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The 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting was a unique opportunity to connect and network with the more than 6,500 members, students, prospective employers and employees, and academic and industry experts who comprise the INFORMS community. We enjoyed seeing you
in person in Anaheim, CA, and on our online meeting platform! We look forward to seeing you next year!

It’s so hard to say goodbye. Good thing we have recorded sessions!

Enter the Virtual platform Lobby

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Let us answer some common questions about the 2021 Annual Meeting.

1 I missed a session during the meeting. Can I watch it now?

Yes. All sessions were recorded and are available on-demand for three months after the end of the meeting.

Simply log in to the virtual platform and you can view any of the meeting’s content. If you created a playlist during the meeting, that will also remain available.

2 I didn’t attend the meeting. Could I watch sessions now?

Absolutely! You can register to watch recorded content for the three months after the end of the Annual Meeting.

3I enjoyed the meeting…What else does INFORMS offer?

In addition to smaller events, webinars, professional development opportunities, and more, we also host an industry-focused conference each spring. The 2022 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference will be in Houston, TX, April 3-5, 2022. Join us!

INFORMS membership comes with a wide array of benefits! From conference discounts, access to networking communities and career resources, public relations support, mentoring, and volunteer opportunities, INFORMS has something for everyone at any career stage. Learn more about what INFORMS has to offer

4Where will next year’s annual meeting take place?

Thanks for asking! We hope to see you next year for the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN, October 16-19, 2022.

Have more questions about #INFORMS2021? Here are our Frequently Asked Questions.

Available at the 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting

Thousands of cutting-edge presentations, including daily plenary and keynote sessions, presented live to both in-person and virtual audiences, and covering topics relating to the advancement of urban analytics (all available online for 3 full months following the meeting)

Technology Tutorials showcasing the latest software developments that are revolutionizing fields like optimization, linear programming, machine learning, and more

Specially-selected sessions highlighting the breadth of the meeting tracks

Explore all the features to learn more!

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Serguei Netessine, an Amazon Scholar who is also senior vice dean for Innovation and Global Initiatives and professor at the Operations, Information and Decisions Department at uofpenn's whartonschool, and his co-authors recently won the INFORMS Public Sector Operations Research (PSOR) Best Paper Award. Their paper focuses on encouraging adoption of sustainable, off-grid lighting solutions in poorer areas of the world. (Link in bio)

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Types of Presentations at #INFORMS2021

Technical Sessions

Our technical sessions cover the latest research and best practices from the global O.R. and analytics community across all of our tracks, followed by Q&A.


Poster presentations capture the Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, and Literature Cited for a complex problem.

Keynote and Plenary Sessions

Presented daily throughout the meeting by leading experts in their fields, these talks cover topics relating to the advancement of urban analytics and other fascinating topic areas. These sessions include Q&A.

Technology Showcases

New at the 2021 Annual Meeting, these 30-minute virtual sessions have been introduced to compliment the in-person Exhibit Hall experience. Session attendees will have the opportunity to learn about a broad range of vendor products and services at a high level, and participate in Q&A.

Technology Tutorials

These 45-minute, theater-style sessions will provide educational information and case studies on relevant analytics concepts and vendor products and services.


These sessions share an introduction to emerging and classical subfields of operations research and management science, which are published annually in TutORials in Operations Research and explored at the Annual Meeting.



Watch all of the plenaries, keynotes, and sessions that were live-streamed and have been recorded for later viewing.

On Demand

Enhance your meeting experience with media-rich resources that you can browse at your own pace after the meeting.

Digital Experience

Experience #INFORMS2021 at your own pace. On-demand content will be available to access for three months following the meeting.

Are You Ready to Get Excited for #INFORMS202?