INFORMS Annual Meeting 2005

Announcing the first "COIN-OR INFORMS Cup" competition --- the most coveted prize in computational OR!

  • The submission or nomination must contain a (i) synopsis of a COIN-OR contribution or usage (industry, education, ...) and (ii) a cover letter explaining the significance.
  • The winner must accept the prize in person at the 2005 INFORMS meeting --- so we can all celebrate appropriately (see "Long Ceremony" below).
  • Submission deadline: October 31, 2005.
Submissions will be judged by a committee convened by the INFORMS Conference program committee and the COIN-OR Foundation, Inc.

Long Ceremony: The actual awarding of the COIN-OR INFORMS Cup will take place during a long ceremony at a congenial locale where cups are needed. All entrants and their supporters are welcome to join in the celebration and regale (rile) the prize winners.
  • Day: Sunday, Novemeber 13
  • Time: 8:30 PM
  • Location: Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco
The winner will be posted on the COIN-OR website.

Come on -- enter and win! Please send submissions to coin-cup --- see you at the cup-raising!