INFORMS Annual Meeting 2010

Sponsored by IBM

Announcing the sixth annual "COIN-OR INFORMS Cup" competition

Previous Winners


  • A submission or nomination must contain:
    1. A synopsis of an effective use of COIN-OR or valuable contribution to COIN-OR (or both!).
    2. An explanation of its significance.
  • The winner must accept the prize in person at the 2010 INFORMS meeting --- so we can all celebrate appropriately (see "Long Ceremony" below).
  • Submission deadline: Friday October 29, 2010.
  • Self-nomination is welcomed.
  • We especially encourage nominations of effective use of COIN-OR that the community may not know about.

Submissions will be judged by a committee of members of 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 welcome (see below). All entrants and their supporters are welcome to join in the celebration and regale (rile) the prize winners. The celebration sponsor will be IBM

  • Day: Sunday, November 7th
  • Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Location:
    Iron Cactus Mexican Gril & Margarita Bar
    corner of Trinity & 6th Streets in downtown Austin, TX

The winner will be posted on the COIN-OR website.

Please e-mail your submissions to coin-cup at

Enter, Come, possibly win, and raise your cup with us!