Message from Program Chair
The Decision Sciences Institute, a premier
society in defining the decision sciences discipline, focuses on applying quantitative,
qualitative, and behavioral methods to solve societal problems. Decision analytics plays
a significant role in addressing these problems. Join us at the 44th Annual Decision
Sciences Institute Meeting as we re-discover our decision analytics roots while maintaining
our interdisciplinary focus.
Program Chair Funda Sahin
University of Houston
Visit the Conference Management System for submissions and queries.
May 1, 2013. Abstracts and proposals
Deadline has passed for refereed papers and competitions, and miniconference proposals.
As a participant in the 2013 conference, you can expect the following:
- Exciting Keynote Speakers
- Welcoming environment that offers opportunities to meet and network with
scholars, present and receive feedback on your research and teaching innovations,
and explore new ideas.
- Plenary sessions and panels by leading researchers/practitioners.
- Continuation of the track caucuses from the 2012 DSI Annual Meeting that
brings together scholars with similar research interests.
- High-quality invited and sponsored research sessions featuring leading
researchers, educators, and practitioners.
- Focused sessions organized by Specific Interest Groups (SIGs).
- Opportunities to interview for open positions, meet with job candidates and
- Professional development workshops on a variety of research, teaching and
The 2013 DSI Annual Meeting will be held November 16-19, 2013, (a week prior to
Thanksgiving week) at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. This Inner Harbor hotel
sits on the water's edge, offers spectacular views and is conveniently located in the near
Harbor East neighborhood. The hotel provides easy access to the city's finest shops,
restaurants and is in close proximity to the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center,
and the convention center, among many other visitor destination points. The closest
airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport—BWI, is only 12