2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting
October 15-18, 2023
Welcome to the 2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting!
In addition to thousands of presentations – united by a common theme of “Harnessing the data revolution … all with the power of OR/MS!” – and numerous networking opportunities at the meeting, attendees are encouraged to take advantage of Phoenix’s many interesting sights and experiences. The fifth-largest city in the nation, Phoenix is renowned for its elevated art, culture, and cuisine. Nestled in the stark beauty of the Sonoran Desert, Phoenix is an exciting oasis and the perfect location to welcome our attendees from across the globe.
We can’t wait for you to join us October 15-18 to explore groundbreaking research and discoveries, and experience all Phoenix has to offer!
Join us for #INFORMS2023
Let’s 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 Are there special features at this year’s Annual Meeting?
The 2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting will feature specially-curated “Committees Choice” sessions, a Panel Plenary on Monday, improved Wi-Fi and food and beverage options, an updated app experience (including George, our chatbot!), and an opportunity to give back to our host city of Phoenix with a special Pro Bono Analytics project. Find out more about What to Expect in Phoenix.
What to do at the 2023 INFORMS Annual Meeting
Types of Presentations at #INFORMS2023
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 data revolution. Their transformative insights will leave you inspired and motivated to push the boundaries of your own work. Sessions include Q&A.
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.
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.