Decision Sciences Institute

DSI 2018 Annual Conference November 17, 2018 - November 19, 2018


Role of Data and Decision Analytics in Global Operations

Experience a full line up of innovative sessions, educational workshops, award-winning speakers, merited recognition, informative exhibitors and, of course, many opportunities for networking. Keynotes offered by Professor David Simchi-Levi and a mystery speaker/entertainer.



Sessions begin 8 am Saturday, November 17 and run through Monday, November 19. The Welcome Reception will take place 6 - 7 pm Saturday, November 17. The Presidents Reception and Awards Banquet will be held 6 - 9 pm Sunday, November 18. The Annual Conference Luncheon hosted by the Fellows will be held 11:30 am Monday, November 19.


Hilton Chicago

720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60605, United States

The Hilton Chicago is a Chicago landmark that overlooks Grant Park, Lake Michigan, and the Museum Campus. It is the third-largest hotel in Chicago by number of guest rooms; however, it has the largest total meeting and event space of any Chicago hotel. The hotel has housed every president of the United States since its opening in 1927.

Hilton Chicago is in walking distance of Solider Field’s games and concerts and the Pilsen neighborhood’s bar and restaurant scene. Hop on the ‘L’ to Chinatown or simply absorb the arts featured in Wabash Arts Corridor. Enjoy a soulful evening at Buddy Guy’s Legends.




By Sept. 14
By Oct. 29
Regular Member
Emeritus Member
Student Member

All attendees of the DSI Annual Conference must be current DSI members.  If you are a current member, the system will recognize your email address and allow you to register.  If you are not a current member, you must either renew or join as a new member before you can complete the registration process. 

To RENEW a recently expired membership, log into your account by clicking on Member Login on the DSI website home page. You will find an invoice in your Account tab under My Info.  You can pay directly from the invoice.  If this is your first time logging into our new GrowthZone system, do not enter a user name or password. Instead click on Create an Account and follow the prompts.

To JOIN click here. Come back to registration once you have completed the application process.

Please note: Early discount will be applied at check out.

Need help? Call the DSI Home Office at 713-743-4815.  


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Decision Sciences Institute
Vivian Landrum
Program Chair - Subodha Kumar Email:
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