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We can't wait to welcome you to Baltimore!

  • 1.  We can't wait to welcome you to Baltimore!

    Posted 03-04-2018 16:07
    Edited by Mary Leszczynski 03-04-2018 16:08
    Hello INFORMS!

    We have been busy getting together a great 2018 Analytics Conference for you! The early bird registration date is March 12, so register soon to see top analytics solutions live.

    Two incredible plenary speakers,

    Bill Schmarzo, CTO, Big Data Practice
    Dell EMC Global Services
    Big Data MBA – What is the Value of your Data?

    Bruce Greenstein, Chief Technology Officer
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Connecting Data to Advance HHS

    Tracks can be found here, such as:
    Analytics in Crime & Government
    Analytics in the Public Sector
    Analytics Leadership & Soft Skills
    Analytics on Unstructured Data
    Analytics Process
    Big Data & Data Mining
    Decision & Risk Analysis
    Emerging Analytics
    Marketing Analytics
    Predictive Analytics
    Prescriptive Analytics
    Revenue Management & Pricing
    Supply Chain Analytics
    Supply Chain & Logistics

    We also have many O.R. & Analytics competitions being held on site highlighting the best of todays work.
    • China National Petroleum Corporation, Europcar, Federal Communications Commission, Intel, the Pediatric Heart Network, and Turner are competing for the 2018 Edelman Award.
    • Award winning presentations from 2017 INFORMS Prize winners Disney and U.S. Air Force will be given along with the 2017 Wagner Winner Lehigh and PA Department of Corrections.
    • The UPS Smith Prize will hear from the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, MEng Programs at Cornell University and the Haslam College of Business MSBA, University of Tennessee for effective and innovative preparation of students to be good practitioners.
    • The INFORMS O.R. & Analytics Student Team Competition is a prize for undergraduate and master's students where students use real-world workplace data for portfolio optimization.
    • The Caterpillar and INFORMS Analytics Society's Innovative Application in Analytics Award sees BNSF, two IBM teams, Macy's, Northwestern University, and Schneider National competing for the top spot.
    • The INFORMS Analytics Section and Syngenta Crop Challenge predicts the performance of a set of corn hybrids tested in 2017, without precisely knowing the environmental conditions.

    Hope to see you all here! We can't wait to welcome you to our hometown, Baltimore.

    Mary Leszczynski
    Design & Brand Manager
    Catonsville MD