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Tips for Attendees

What does virtual networking look like?

How Do I log on to the Networking Lounge?

What does a session look like?

Virtual Career Fair

Make sure to visit the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2020 Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, November 10. Register here.

What does a Virtual Meeting look like?

Welcome to the Virtual 2020 INFORMS Annual Meeting

Navigating the Annual Meeting lobby

Virtual Theatre
Attend live plenary and keynote sessions, Awards Ceremony and other events in the Virtual Theater.

Exhibit Hall and Workshops
Visit the Exhibit Hall to interact with meeting exhibitors and sponsors and explore the 3D booths and special workshops.

Access the full meeting schedule of live and on-demand sessions and search content based on date/time, session type, cluster, and keywords.

Special Events Hall
Visit the Special Events Hall for links to the INFORMS Member Meeting, the INFORMS subdivision and chapter business meetings and other events.

Career Center
Access the INFORMS Career Center and attend the Career Fair on Tuesday, November 10, 9am-5pm EST (to attend as an employer or candidate, you must register in advance in the Career Center).

View posters and poster presentations from the Annual Meeting poster competition.

Networking Lounge
Interact face-to-face with fellow attendees in our networking lounge. In addition, our meeting FacilitatORs will lead informal discussions on topics of interest and relevance to attendees.

Awards Hall
Visit the Awards Hall for information on the 2020 INFORMS award winners, INFORMS Fellows and Volunteer Service Award winners.

Fun Zone
Need a break from the meeting sessions? Take time out in the Fun Zone for fun exercises with other attendees. Make sure to use our SnapBar to create your meeting selfies and share with #INFORMS2020.

Help Desk
Having trouble accessing content, accessing meeting sessions, or other questions? Visit the Help Desk for live answers to these questions and more!

Pre-Meeting Events
Prior to the Annual Meeting, INFORMS is hosting a number of meeting-adjacent events, including an Early Career Teachers’ Network (ECTN) Workshop, INFORMS Combined Colloquia, 4th INFORMS Workshop on Data Science, INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining & Decision Analytics, and INFORMS 12th Conference on Information Systems & Technology (CIST). Please note: The deadline to register for many of these events has passed.

My Playlist
Build your meeting schedule by adding sessions you would like to attend to My Playlist.