WATMIMS faculty regularly receive research support from NSERC and SSHRC. Several of us have been officers of CORS and the other professional societies below.

Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS):
"The Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), a.k.a. Sociéte canadienne de recherche opérationnelle (SCRO), is the leading Canadian professional society for operational researchers. Established in 1958, CORS brings together OR professionals with annual conferences held across Canada, special interest groups, traveling speakers programs, and student support."

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP):
"Since 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has been providing networking, career development, and educational opportunities to the logistics and supply chain management community."

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS):
"INFORMS is the leading international association for Operations Research & Analytics professionals."

Transportation Science & Logistics Society (TSL) :
"The TSL Society provides INFORMS members with a sustained, specialized focus on these topics, including current and potential problems and contributions to their solution, and supports efforts to extend, unify, and integrate related branches of knowledge and practice."

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM) :
"The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM) promotes the enhancement and dissemination of knowledge, and the efficiency of industrial practice, related to the operations function in manufacturing and service enterprises."

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC):
"NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada's long tradition of scientific excellence."

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC):
"The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) is the federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. "

Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA):
"The Supply Chain Management Association is Canada’s largest association for supply chain management professionals. We represent 7,500 members as well as the wider profession working in roles that cover sourcing, procurement, logistics, inventory, and contract management. SCMA™ sets the standards for excellence and ethics, and is the principal source of professional development and accreditation in supply chain management in Canada."