ISMS Doctoral Consortium 2018

The Marketing Science Conference will be preceded on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by the ISMS Doctoral Consortium. The consortium is an annual event for doctoral students from universities around the world and 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.

Sessions will run throughout the day at Temple University.

Only students who have registered for the 2018 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 ($120 before March 20, 2018, $150 thereafter). 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 Olivier Toubia (, ISMS VP Education. Nominations are due by May 1st, 2018.

Please include the following information in all nominations.

  1. Name, School and Email address of nominating faculty member.
  2. Name, Email address and Expected Graduation Date of nominated student.
  3. Has the student attended previous ISMS doctoral consortia?
  4. A brief statement of support for the student’s nomination.


Click here for the 2018 Doctoral Consortium Program


ISMS VP Education 

Olivier Toubia

ISMS Marketing Science 2018 Conference Chair
Xueming Luo