Events & Conferences


The OR Society has a busy calendar full of conferences, events, workshops and networking opportunities. Our events are generally open to all, with members receiving preferential rates on events fees.

To view upcoming Special Interest Group (SIG) and Regional Society (RS) events, please select View Full Listing Below or visit the individual society page.

Full list of events & training courses with direct booking links

Analytics Summit

The Analytics Summit brings together over 300 analysts and data scientists from across the academic, public and private sector delivering insights fro analytics, AI and operational research to give you the tools and skills to drive business results with your data.

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OR63 Annual Conference

Our biggest event of the year OR63 will explore how operational research can help society and organisations move towards a post-COVID-19 world.

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Annual General Meeting 2021

This meeting is one of the most important for members to make their voices heard, through votes and contributions in the meeting.

Annual General Meeting

Beale Lecture

Our free-entry spring lecture celebrating the best of OR excellence.

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Blackett Lecture

Our prestigious autumn lecture features the extraordinary impact of OR on public life.

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Careers Open Day

The OR Society’s Careers Open Day connects students from STEM fields and other numerate degrees with top OR, analytics and data science employers to discuss job opportunities and the benefits of working in these sectors.

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IMA Conference on Mathematics of Operational Research

The conference will aim to develop new mathematics of relevance to and which underpin applications in operational research (OR).

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International Symposium on Military Operational Research

ISMOR explores the application of OR to practical issues in defence and security.

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New to OR Conference

This biennial conference is for academics and practitioners whose careers in operational research span 10 years or fewer.

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Simulation Workshop

Join us to celebrate the 10th ‘anniversary’ of the Simulation Workshop.

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Validate AI

VAI brings together experts to discuss properly validating machine learning models and maintaining their accuracy and effectiveness.

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Regional Society & SIG Events

Full listing of all upcoming Regional Society and SIG events.

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Non-Society Events

Events which the society supports or promotes for the benefit of our members.

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