ISMP 2009 Chicago
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ISMP Exhibits

Visit the exhibit area located in the Marriott Chicago Downtown, Chicago Ballroom Foyer, 5th floor. Exhibits are open Monday, August 24 to Wednesday, August 26, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

AIMMS (Paragon Decision Technology)
5400 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033
AIMMS is a solver independent development environment for building optimization (operations research) based solutions to support business decisions and/or research. AIMMS distinguishes itself from other optimization software through its advanced modeling concepts, the full interactive graphical user interface for developers, end-users and managers, as well as the variety of deployment options (including desktop, add-in, client-server and web services).

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AMPL Optimization LLC
900 Sierra Pl. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108-3379
AMPL Optimization LLC develops and supports the AMPL modeling language, the most powerful and natural tool for working with the large, complex optimization problems that arise in diverse applications. AMPL is notable for supporting a broad variety of linear and nonlinear problem formulations as well as over 30 varied large-scale solvers.

181 Metro Dr.
San Jose, CA 95110
FICO combines optimization with world-class analytics and decisioning tools to help businesses make connected, optimal and forward-looking decisions. By combining optimization with analytics and decisioning, our customers can now see the implications of individual decisions across ALL business units. Xpress-MP was chosen over all competitors by American Airlines for its recent purchase of an Enterprise License. Please stop by to see the recent advances that the FICO Optimization Product Suite has made.

Frontline Systems
PO Box 4288
Incline Village, NV  89450
Visit our booth for your free trial of Risk Solver Platform V9.5, the ultimate teaching tool for MBA and engineering education–from Frontline Systems, developer of the Excel Solver. Automatically analyze model structure, demonstrate linearity and convexity graphically, and solve challenging LP/MIP, nonlinear and global optimization, stochastic programming and robust optimization problems in one unified, simple framework.

GAMS Development Corp.
1217 Potomac St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
The General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) is a high-level modeling system for mathematical programming and optimization. It consists of a language compiler and a stable of integrated high-performance solvers. GAMS is tailored for complex, large scale modeling applications and allows you to build large maintainable models that can be adapted quickly to new situations.

IBM ILOG Optimization
889 Alder Ave., Suite 200
Incline Village, NV 89451
IBM - ILOG is now a part of IBM: the combination of ILOG and IBM brings together a global, full service technology company with award-winning OR products, services expertise and dedicated support, to better serve you. Attend the “Recent Improvements in IBM ILOG® CPLEX®" session to learn about enhancements to the world’s most trusted and widely used optimization software for mission critical applications. And come by our exhibit to learn how IBM has redefined the IBM ILOG Optimization Academic Research Program.

7240 Parkway Dr., Ste. 300
Hanover, MD 21076
Stop by the INFORMS table for the latest information on networking, meetings, publications, and benefits and services.

Interactive Supercomputing
135 Beaver St.
Waltham, MA 02452
The Star-P® open software platform from Interactive Supercomputing (ISC) delivers revolutionary results to scientists, engineers and analysts by enabling them to transparently use HPC resources, using familiar desktop tools such as MATLAB®. ISC is a leader in the field of parallel programming using very high-level languages and bridging with high performance technical computing.

Mathematical Programming Society
3600 Market St, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688
The Mathematical Programming Society is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and the maintenance of high professional standards in mathematical programming. MPS publishes the journals Mathematical Programming A and B and Mathematical Programming Computation; the MPS/SIAM Series on Optimization, and the newsletter Optima. The society awards a number of the most prestigious prizes in the field and is the primary sponsor of several of the most important conferences, including the International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP), the International Conference on Continuous Optimization (ICCOPT), and Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization (IPCO).

Maximal Software, Inc.
2111 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 700
Arlington, VA 22201
Maximal Software has decided to give away a FREE full-size development license of the MPL Modeling System to every registered participant at the ISMP 2009 Meeting! To sign up for your free copy, or just to find out why we are now giving away development copies of our MPL software, please come visit us at the Maximal Software exhibit.

Responsive Learning Technologies
4546 El Camino Real, #243
Los Altos, CA 94022
Make sure new students have a baseline set of skills in math, statistics, spreadsheets, financial economics and accounting using online assessors coupled with multimedia instructional material. In addition, we provide award-winning, competitive web-based games that are used in hundreds of business and engineering programs.

SAS Institute Inc.
SAS Campus Dr.
Cary, NC 27513
SAS understands that optimization never stands alone, but instead works closely with data integration, broad-based analytics, and effective information delivery. That’s why SAS provides diverse optimization capabilities–including linear, mixed-integer, quadratic and general nonlinear–integrated with these critical capabilities. Stop by to learn more and to see what’s coming next.

3600 Market St., 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Visit the SIAM display to browse through books in the MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization and other recently published and bestselling SIAM titles, all available at a 20-30% discount and with free shipping for onsite orders. Also available are sample issues of SIAM's renowned journals, including SIOPT, and information on becoming a SIAM member.

233 Spring St.
New York, NY 10013
Visit the Springer booth and get further acquainted with an abundant selection of top-notch titles by award-winning authors and highly cited journals in all areas of mathematics. Books specially discounted, and ask about how to receive complimentary trial access to select journals!

Contact: Sandy Owens
800-343-0062 or 401-722-2595, ext. 203

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Leadership Sponsors

General Algebraic Modeling System - GAMS

Microsoft Solver Foundation

Government Sponsors

National Science Foundation

Advanced Scientific Computing Research

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science

Corporate and University Sponsors


The MOSEK Optimization Software


Gurobi Optimization

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

LINDO Systems


OptiRisk Systems


FICO[tm] Xpress Optimization Suite

Organizational assistance for ISMP2009 is being provided by INFORMS