The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Applied Probability Society (APS) 17th Conference will take place July 15th - 17th, 2013 in San Jose, Costa Rica; at the Marriot Hotel San Jose.

More information about the venue can be found here. 

A preliminary version of the conference program can be found here. The exact times may change sligthtly in the final program.

Tourist information, exclusive to INFORMS Applied Probability Society Conference participants can be found here

Important Dates

April 15th, 2013           Deadline for invited session information.

April 15th, 2013          Deadline for submission of contributed abstract/session.

May  5th, 2013            Author notification for contributed abstract/session.

May 31st, 2013           Early bird registration closes (extended deadline!)



Conference  fees and general registration information is available here


Keynote Speakers

Onesimo Hernandez-Lerma (CINVESTAV, Mexico) 

Paul Glasserman (Columbia University, USA) 

Tutorial Speakers

William Massey (Princeton University, USA)

Tsachy Weissman (Stanford University, USA) 


Conference Organization

General Conference Chair:

Emmanuel Fernandez

University of Cincinnati


Program Committee Chair:

John Hasenbein

University of Texas at Austin

Program Committee Co-Chairs: 

Ivo Adan

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands


Emmanuel Fernandez

University of Cincinnati

Local Arrangements Committee: 

 Chair: Jorge Romero

Universidad de Costa Rica


Co-chair: Edgardo Vargas

Instituto Tecnologico Costa Rica - San Carlos