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Feb. 19-20, 2015
Data Analytics for Action & Impact:Transforming Data to Goal-Driven Insight for the Data-Rich yet Information-Poor
Special ArticlesPresent a talk or poster at premier analytics conference
The 2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and O.R. seeks proposals for talks and posters. Selected presenters may register for the meeting at a discounted fee of up to 35 percent off regular rates. The prestigious conference will be held April 12-14, 2015, in Huntington Beach, Calif.Read More
Analytics Section of INFORMS NewsStudent Analytical Scholar Case Study Competition
INFORMS will once again offer the SAS/INFORMS Analytics Section Student Analytical Scholar Competition, a scholarship program that will send the winning recipient to the 2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research. Supported by SAS and sponsored by the Analytics Section of INFORMS, the competitive program will recognize one outstanding student who would like to learn more about the practice of analytics at the conference in Huntington Beach, Calif., on April 12-14, 2015. The scholarship covers the cost of attending the event and additional networking opportunities.Read More
Analytics Section of INFORMS NewsAnalytics Section continues to grow, hosts lively reception
The Analytics Section of INFORMS has continued to develop in 2014, both increasing the membership base and expanding its scope of activities, all of which were reviewed at a lively reception and business meeting at the 2014 INFORMS Annual Conference in San Francisco earlier this month.Read More
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