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October 16-19, 2022
Indianapolis, IN

Welcome to the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting!

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 gondolas.

We can’t wait for you to join us October 16-19 to explore groundbreaking research and discoveries, and experience all Indianapolis has to offer!

Read the General Chair's Welcome letter

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Detailed Schedule

Schedule at a Glance

Join us for #INFORMS2022

Let us answer some of your common questions for this year’s Annual Meeting.

1How can I find things like room locations and detailed schedule information?

This year, the Annual Meeting will be strongly relying on the the INFORMS app to keep information updated and consistent to give you a better experience. Learn about the app and what it can do.

2How can I download the INFORMS app?

Visit the App Store or Google Play, search for and download the Engagefully app. Once installed, open the app and enter “INFORMS” on the welcome screen. Select the INFORMS option when it appears. See a video walkthrough.

3 What’s new at this year’s Annual Meeting?

A lot! To start, there will no longer be technical sessions on Wednesday. We have also expanded the Exhibit Hall to include networking and working areas and more opportunities for you to interact with other conference attendees. Find out more about What to Expect in Indianapolis.

4 What’s the new format for Wednesday?

Instead of having technical sessions on Wednesday this year, we have planned a collection of events and workshops to provide additional options for learning. See the Wednesday program.

Have more questions? Check out What to Expect in Indianapolis for a one-stop shop about the Annual Meeting and your conference experience.

What to do at the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting?


Thousands of cutting-edge presentations, including daily plenary and keynote sessions, presented live and covering topics relating to the advancement of urban analytics

An all in-person Career Fair with excellent opportunities to connect with employers and interview for O.R., analytics, and data science positions with top organizations in academia and industry

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

Robust in-person networking for attendees to meet and connect with academics, students, and industry professionals

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Types of Presentations at #INFORMS2022

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 Workshops

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 35-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.

Ready to Join Us at #INFORMS2023?