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ISMS Marketing Science Conference 2021

The INFORMS Society for Marketing Science (ISMS) Marketing Science Conference is an annual event that brings together leading marketing scholars, practitioners, and policy makers with a shared interest in rigorous scientific research on marketing problems.

The 43rd ISMS Marketing Science Conference will be held virtually from June 3-5, 2021.


To Register Online, Click Here: INFORMS Self Service Center

Early Registration Deadline is March 20, 2021

Call for Papers

Conference Program

View the 2021 ISMS Marketing Science Conference Program.

To be decided

Doctoral Consortium

The consortium is an annual event for doctoral students from universities around the world. It focuses on the fellows’ intellectual and professional development by offering a program that features both plenary and breakout sessions as well as various opportunities for both professional dialogue and social interaction.

Only students who have registered for the 2021 ISMS Marketing Science Conference may attend the Doctoral Consortium.

The Doctoral Consortium is open only to students who have been nominated by their home institution. Accepted nominees will receive an invitation to register for the Consortium from the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science.  To attend the Consortium, accepted nominees must register and pay the Consortium fee, $149. Students participating in the doctoral consortium are also required to register for the conference and pay the student conference registration rate.

A school may nominate up to two students for the ISMS Doctoral Consortium. Nominations can be made by any faculty member at the school. Nominations should be emailed by the nominating faculty to Catherine Tucker (, ISMS VP Education. Nominations are due by May 1st, 2021.

  1. Please include the following information in all nominations.
  2. Name, School and Email address of nominating faculty member.
  3. Name, Email address and Expected Graduation Date of nominated student.
  4. Has the student attended previous ISMS doctoral consortia?
  5. A brief statement of support for the student’s nomination.
  6. Whether you think the student is at the right stage of readiness to present a “Lightning Talk” at the end of the consortium


For questions regarding registration, please contact INFORMS at or 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676).

If you have questions regarding the program or if you require a letter of invitation from the organizing committee of the 43rd ISMS Marketing Science Conference, please submit a request by email it to A formal invitation letter will be sent to you via Email after we receive your complete information. Please allow several working days for processing after your confirmation is received.

Joseph Johnson

Associate Professor, Marketing, Miami Herbert Business School


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