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Optimization under Uncertainty talks at INFORMS 2021

  • 1.  Optimization under Uncertainty talks at INFORMS 2021

    Posted 10 days ago

    Dear Colleagues,

    We are organizing the cluster of sessions for Optimization under Uncertainty for the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. We are interested in any applications or theories of decision-making under uncertainty including but not limited to Stochastic Programming, Robust Optimization, Risk Aversion, Distributionally Robust Optimization, Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning.

    If you are interested in giving a talk in this cluster, please enter your talk at


    If you would like to chair a session, please enter the information at the "Sessions" tab and follow the instructions. Please also let me know if you already have 5 speakers. 

    Please note that 

    1. We have a "one-talk-per-speaker" policy this year. Please check the conference website for details on exemptions.
    2. The deadline for chairing a session is May 1st 2021. But base on our experience last year, moving earlier is strongly encouraged.
    3. INFORMS encourages at least 5 speakers per session.
    4. The deadline for entering a talk is May 15th 2021.

    The remaining talks will be formed into sessions under similar themes. You are welcomed to form sessions if you see talks that can be grouped together.  Please follow the instructions on the sheet.

              Special thanks to Warren Powell, Guzin Bayraksan, and Ruiwei Jiang for sharing this tool.


    Warm Regards and Take Care,

    Weijun Xie

    Weijun Xie
    Assistant Professor
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg VA