The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Minority Issues Forum (MIF) invites submissions for its 6th annual paper competition.
Submissions for the competition will be accepted through July 15, 2021 (extended deadline) and should satisfy the following criteria:
The competition committee will judge each paper on the basis of the originality of the research, technical rigor, relevance to future theory and applications, and the quality of the written content. The competition committee will notify the finalists by Sept 1, 2021 which will include an invitation to present in a dedicated session at the 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting (Virtual / In-Person) in Anaheim, CA, and recognition at the INFORMS MIF Business Meeting. A cash prize and commemorative plaque or certificate will be awarded to the winner.
Michelle Alvarado, 2021 MIF Paper Competition Chair
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)