Conference Theme:

Bridging Communities through IST (B-CIST)


INFORMS CIST 2014 will be held on November 8-9 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, which is also the site for the 2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting.

Important CIST events and locations

  • Session Rooms (Golden Gate 2 & 3), starting 8AM
  • Dr. Hal Varian's Keynote, Saturday 10:00 AM (Plaza B) – Please arrive early. Event will be recorded.
  • Poster Slam, Saturday 4:15 PM (Grand Ballroom) – Wine and hor d’oeuvres will be served!
  • ISS/ISR Editorial Reception and Awards, Saturday 6:30 PM (Plaza B)
  • Distinguished Industry Panel, Sunday 10:00 AM (Plaza B)
  • Lunch and Awards, Sunday 12:30 PM (Plaza B)
  • Remembering Dr. Sandy Slaughter, Sunday 5:15PM (Golden Gate 2)
  • ISS Business Meeting, Sunday 6:00 PM (Golden Gate 2)

Important Dates

  • May 1, 2014: Submissions Open
  • June 22, 2014: Submission Deadline
  • August 15, 2014: Notification of Acceptance
  • October 6, 2014: INFORMS Early Registration Deadline

We look forward to your paper submissions and seeing you at the conference!



Sudip Bhattacharjee, Ram Gopal, Raghav Rao, Sanjukta Das Smith

Please email if you have any questions or comments.