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.

Webinar Wednesday

The Net Zero Systems Tool

Adam Mackenzie-Jones | Wednesday 24 April 12:00 - 13:00

 

In this webinar, Adam Mackenzie-Jones will present strategies to assist decision-makers in comprehensively grasping and manoeuvring through the complex realm of Net Zero. To achieve this, the Net Zero Systems team at DESNZ joined forces with multiple government bodies such as DfT, Defra, the Cabinet Office, and DLUHC, in the development of the Net Zero Systems Tool (NZST). This tool, which stands out for its innovative interactive visualisation, is built upon systems approaches.

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Promoting Positive Wellbeing

Kerry Tonks | Wednesday 15th May 12:00 - 13:00

 

In this webinar Kerry Tonks will explore ways to improve awareness of mental health and view it as a positive experience, and not just when things are negative. This webinar is suitable for everyone and unpacks some great points towards mental health and the importance of self-care

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Analytics Summit

23 May 2024
IET Austin Court, Birmingham

 

Analytics Summit 2024 is brought to you in partnership with ICAEW (The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales). Our annual one-day conference is a unique gathering where you'll have the opportunity to engage with industry professionals who will delve into the cutting-edge advancements in data science and artificial intelligence.

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New to OR

19 June 2024
British Psychological Society, London

 

This conference is designed to be a lively platform for sharing insights, encouraging partnerships, and highlighting the groundbreaking contributions of those up-and-coming in the industry.

 

 

 

 

 

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Analytics Summit

23 May 2024

IET Austin Court, Birmingham

 

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

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Annual Conference

10-12 September 2024

Bangor University

 

The biggest event in the OR and analytics community's calendar is always The OR Society's annual conference, typically hosted by a prestigious university, and takes place every September.

 

 

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Beale Lecture 2024

Thursday 8 February 2024

 

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

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International Symposium on Military Operational Research

16-18 July 2024

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton

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

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New to OR Conference

19 June 2024

The British Psychological Society, London

 

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

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Regional Society & SIG Events

Full listing of all upcoming Regional Society and SIG events.

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Webinar Wednesdays

Our regular webinars bring you tips, insights and case studies from experts in different disciplines of operational research. The diverse subject matter and the practical nature of these short, online sessions provide you with interesting opportunties to learn and develop your own practice.

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WORAN Land Lecture

8 October 2024

 

The WORAN Land Lecture is an annual event held in honour of Professor Ailsa Land, pioneer of branch-and-bound and computational OR, role model and mentor. 

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Joint SIG Event

How to make better futures with systems approaches

This event will bring together practitioners and academics to explore the topics of systems thinking, problem structuring methods, and behavioural operational research. Together, they will examine how we can significantly influence decision-making and policymaking within both government and the private sector.

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Careers Open Day

Novotel, Birmingham | 07 November 2024

Careers Open Day is the perfect opportunity for anyone with an interest in STEM or related fields. This event is your chance to connect with leading employers in the exciting worlds of operations research, analytics, and data science. Explore a wealth of job opportunities and learn about the many advantages of working in these dynamic sectors. Join us and discover the possibilities that await you.

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Simulation Workshop SW25

Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Exeter | 31 March - 02 April 2025

The biennial OR Society Simulation Workshop brings together academics, practitioners and students working in the field of modelling & simulation. It provides an opportunity to exchange ideas on the current and future state-of-the-art in modelling and simulation.

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