<font The Society
has been actively seeking international affiliation. The Society
is a regular member of IFORS (International Federation of Operational Research Societies)
as well as APORS (Association of Asia Pacific Operational Research
Societies. The Society hosted the first APORS conference in 1988,and held
the international meeting; INFORMS-KORMS
Seoul 2000 on June 18-21, 2000
2. Special Interest Groups
The Society has
6 Special Interest Groups (SIG's). The activities of each SIG include
holding international and domestic conferences, running varies seminars,
and publishing newsletters and proceedings. The SIG's are as follows.
on Management Information Systems
on Information Technology
on Industrial Applications of Geographic Information Systems
on Data Mining
on Material Handling Systems for the New Millennium
3. Regional Branches
of the Society have been established to promote regional cohesion
and to maintain a balance of activities around the nation. The branches
are as follows: Kangwon; Daegu and Kyungpook; Pusan and Kyungnam;
Choongchung; and Honam.
4. Journals and Review
The Society publishes
two journals and a review. The Journal, which publishes new
and innovative research results, is published in two categories.
Journal (A) is published four times a year,
while Journal (B) is published in English twice a year and focuses on theoretical
issues. The Review is a biannual publication which covers applied research,
surveys, and articles on MS/OR trends.
5. Spring/Fall Semiannual Conferences
Society holds conferences twice a year. The Fall Conference is held
in the Seoul metropolitan area, while the Spring meeting convenes
in other areas of the country. The conference programs include technical
sessions, invited lectures, and tutorials. General assembly meetings
are also held during the conferences; these comprise both regular
and special sessions.