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 Prizes 2017
Submissions for the 2017 edition of the INFORMS Optimization Society prizes are open. The deadline for all submissions is 15 June 2017
. Check the page
for more details.
OS Newsletter 2016 is out
The 2016 issue of the OS newsletter is now available. Check the newsletter page for the past editions.
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.