******** REMINDER: SUBMISSIONS DUE NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2020! **************INFORMS Public Sector Operations Research 2020 Best Paper AwardCall for Submissions
The INFORMS Public Sector Operations Research (PSOR) Best Paper Award, sponsored by the PSOR Section, recognizes research judged to be of the best quality in all of the disciplines and application areas represented within PSOR. Through this competition, PSOR seeks to build a tradition of scholarly exchange of knowledge of public policy, programs, safety, service, and needs within the entire INFORMS community.
Subject to receiving qualified submissions, one or two Best Paper Awards will be given, with an award plaque and an honorarium of $200 for each award. One or two Honorable Mentions may also be awarded depending on the number of qualified submissions. All finalists will be notified prior to the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Washington DC, November 8-11, 2020. The awards will be announced at the PSOR Business Meeting & Breakfast during the INFORMS Annual Meeting, or at its virtual equivalent if necessary.
To be eligible for the award, a complete entry must be submitted by July 1, 2020 to:Jessica.Henderson@ChicagoBooth.edu
The submission can be a working paper or a paper under review, but cannot be published (or accepted for publication) at the time of submission. In addition, the corresponding author must be a member of the INFORMS PSOR Section at the time of submission.
A complete entry consists of:
For more information and details on past winners, visit the PSOR website:
Any inquiries can be made to the chair of the 2020 competition:
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)