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Abstract Submission

Submit an Abstract

ALL SPEAKERS must be registered by May 10, 2021. If speakers are not registered by May 10, 2021, the speaker will be notified that the presentation will not be scheduled. The deadline to submit recorded presentations is June 30 (more info to come).

Contributed Presentations

If you wish to contribute an abstract and have NOT received an invitation from a Session Chair:
Submit an abstract for contributed presentations.


Finance & Reimbursement
Global Health
Healthcare Operations
Healthcare Analytics and Machine Learning
Healthcare Informatics
Healthcare Quality and Safety
Infectious Disease Operations Research
Long-term Care
Medical Decision Making
Public Health Operations Research
Smart and Connected Health
Supply Chain
System and Process Modeling

Committee’s Choice (formerly Invited Sessions) & Sponsored Presentations

Presenters will be notified by email to submit their individual abstracts after the Session Chair has submitted the session.

If you have not received an invitation to submit from a Session Chair you will not be able to log in through the system.

Submission Deadlines

Deadline for Cluster Chairs

February 1, 2021, 11:59pm EST

Deadline for Session Chairs

March 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST

Deadline for Submissions

April 30, 2021, 11:59pm EST

Editing Deadline

May 20, 2021, 11:59pm EST

Abstract Guidelines and Submission Rules

Abstract should be 600 characters maximum (approximately 60 words), title of abstract – 150 characters maximum.

  • Letters, numbers, and common math symbols* accepted.
  • All abstracts must be in English.
  • Do not include title or author information in the body of your abstract.
  • Abstracts will be published exactly as entered if accepted.
  • Review your abstract and check for typographical and spelling errors, coherence, and technical content.

*PLEASE NOTE: Use only “text pad” when entering math symbols.

All abstract submissions must be entered into the submissions site by April 30, 2021, at 11:59pm EST.

All presenters must register by May 10, 2021 or the presentation will be removed from the program. One-day registration is not available.

To qualify for membership savings, presenters must have an active INFORMS membership and be in good standing at the time of registration and at the meeting (July 21, 2021).