Looking for optimization - operations researchers who are also pursuing data mining investigations with Textual data. unique opportunity to talk to leading researchers in the text mining arena. SAS is one of the vendors who are speaking june 12- 13 in Boston. for more information see http://www.textanalyticsnews.com/usa/ . please respond to this post if you are interested in attending so I can set aside time to meet with you and hear what you are doing with OR and TM.