The INFORMS Optimization Section was formed in the fall of 1995 and became a Society in 2004.
The Optimization Society has two goals:
- to promote the development and application of optimization methods and software tools for the solution of problems in Operations Research/Management Science, and
- to encourage the exchange of information among practitioners and scholars in the optimization area.
Optimization Society Conference 2018
The INFORMS Optimization Society conference will take place on March 23-25, 2018 at the University of Colorado Denver. See the conference page for details.
Optimization Society Prizes 2017
The winners of the Optimization Society prizes have been selected. Check the page for more details.
OS Newsletter 2017 is out
The 2017 issue of the OS newsletter is now available. Check the newsletter page for the past editions.
Proposal for a new journal
Find here a proposal for a new IOS journal.
The INFORMS Optimization Society has a community web page. You are very welcome to join it and participate in its discussions.
The OS website has a page for Optimization stories: success stories of Optimization that are documented as videos and other easily shared formats.