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2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting - Indianapolis logo

October 16-19, 2022
Indianapolis, IN

Two 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting attendees, one an older asian man, the other a non-white woman, are in conversation over a paper. Behind them, a younger Indian man looks into the camera, smiling.

Start your engines … and join us for the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis!

Home to the Indianapolis 500 – one of the world’s top motorsports races – Indianapolis will soon welcome a global community of OR/MS, analytics, and data science professionals, students, and industry experts for unprecedented opportunities to learn, connect, and contribute to furthering the science and technology of decision-making.

In addition to thousands of presentations and numerous networking opportunities at the meeting, attendees are encouraged to take advantage of Indianapolis’ many interesting, and at times unexpected, sights and experiences. Navigate 30,000 square feet of culinary and artistic talents in the community-focused market that inhabits Indianapolis’ historic Bottleworks District. Or take an unexpected trip back in time as you tour the canals in old world gondoliers.

We can’t wait for you to join us in 2022 to explore groundbreaking research and discoveries, and experience all Indianapolis has to offer!

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Organizing Committee

General Chair

Sheldon Jacobson
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

General Associate Chair

Siqian Shen
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Program Co-Chairs

Enver Yücesan
Professor of Operations Management
The Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Chaired Professor in International Management

Alex Nikolaev
University at Buffalo

Plenary/Keynote Co-Chairs

Enver Yücesan
Professor of Operations Management
The Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Chaired Professor in International Management

Chun-Hung Chen
Professor of Systems Engineering & Operations Research
George Mason University

Interactive Poster Sessions Co-Chairs

Jun Zhuang
Professor and Director of the Decision, Risk & Data Laboratory
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University at Buffalo

Changhyun Kwon
Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
University of South Florida

Arrangements Co-Chairs

Nan Kong
Associate Professor
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
Purdue University

Susan Hunter
Assistant Professor
School of Industrial Engineering
Purdue University

Emerging Topics Session Co-Chairs

Kang Zhao
Associate Professor of Business Analytics and Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow
Tippie College of Business
University of Iowa

Zhongju (John) Zhang
Associate Professor of Information Systems
P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University

Sponsored Sessions Co-Chairs

Dionne Aleman
Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Director, Medical Operations Research Laboratory (morLAB)
University of Toronto

Thomas Sharkey
Department of Industrial Engineering
Clemson University

Contributed Sessions Co-Chairs

Bo Zeng
Associate Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

Anna Svirsko
Assistant Professor
United States Naval Academy

Practice Curated Sessions Co-Chairs

Warren Hearnes
Senior Vice President, Analytics & Data Science

Sudharshana Apte
Manager, Consumer and Marketplace Insights

Tutorial Sessions Co-Chairs

Brad Staats
Professor of Operations and Sarah Graham Kenan Scholar, Faculty Director of the Center for the Business of Health and Associate Dean of MBA Programs
Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of North Carolina

Mabel Chou
Associate Professor
Department of Decision Sciences
National University of Singapore

Hise Gibson
Colonel, Academy Professor (Tenured) of Systems Engineering
Director, Systems Design and Analysis Center
United States Military Academy at West Point