2023 Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference

MWDSI Annual Conference

April 7 – 8, 2023 | hosted by Ball State University, Muncie, IN


Scheduled on Friday and  Saturday, presentations on all topics relevant to business will be offered, along with symposia, tutorials and workshops.

Conference highlights include: synchronous presentations, keynote and panel presentations, networking events, publishing in DSJIE and teaching workshops. Best Paper awards, a Student Case Competition and Friday morning plant tour are being planned.

We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to our host and the editors for their participation.

We hope to see you there!

Registration Information

Registration information coming soon.


Call for Papers to open soon.

Program Chair

Qiannong (Chan) Gu | qgu@bsu.edu


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Individuals interested in participating in this year’s Program by serving as a reviewer, discussant, session chair, or in some other role should contact Jane Siegler at jsiegler@butler.edu.

Call for Papers

Review all the materials and information about submitting your paper for the upcoming meeting.


The Conference Management System is your resource for submitting a paper, checking reviews, uploading final copy for the proceedings, and more.


Besides the Stan Hardy Best Conference Paper, Best Innovative Education Paper and Best Student Paper awards, the conference will also co-host the Fourth Annual Gregg M Sherrill Supply Chain Management Case Competition along with the Center for Excellence in Manufacturing at the Indiana University-Kelley School of Business-IUPUI. This year’s competition will be on Saturday, April 8th. The format will be the same as last year. Each participating school can send one team of four undergraduate students. Prize money will be provided to the top three teams ($1000, $500, $300). COntact the Program Chair to register a team for the student competition from your school.