Social Events

  • Opening Ceremony and Reception
    Wyndham Grand Hotel
    Sunday, July 12

    We welcome you to Pittsburgh and ISMP 2015! The opening ceremony will feature the presentation of awards by the Mathematical Optimization Society, followed by a reception. Both events will be held at the Wyndham Grand Hotel. Thanks to our Sponsor:






  • Conference Banquet – Gateway Clipper Cruise
    Limited Capacity – Sign up Now
    Wednesday, July 15

    Pittsburgh is defined by its rivers, set on a "Golden Triangle" of land where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers meet to form the Ohio. Join us for the ISMP banquet on the Gateway Clipper riverboat for a cruise around the city, offering panoramic views of the skyline and landscape. We are proud to introduce you to some local craft beers, and you'll enjoy a hearty buffet dinner. Our cruise ships will board at Point State Park, just across from the Wyndham Hotel. The buffet dinner will include:


    • Seared petite flat iron steak with steak Diane sauce
    • Francaise filet of sole with a lemon, shallot and caper beurre blanc
    • Vegetarian lasagna
    • Caesar salad or baby spinach salad
    • Vegetable medley, parsley potatoes, penne pasta with tomato sauce
    • Apple nut cake or Chocolate fudge cake
    • Wine, coffee/tea


    Event Fee:

    • $75 – Students
    • $95 – All other attendees


    Limited capacity for this event. Sign up when you register for the conference. If you have already registered, our registration staff will email you to ask if you wish to add this event to your existing registration; our staff will then provide instructions on how to add this event.