Tracks & Themes

  • Behavioral Operations
  • Disaster Management
  • Disruptive Technologies and Operations Management
  • Global Operations Strategy
  • Healthcare Operations Management
  • Industry Studies & Public Policy
  • Management of Technology
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • New Business Models and Operations Innovation
  • New Product Development, R&D, and Project Management
  • Not-for-Profit Operations Management
  • Revenue Management and Market Analytics
  • Service Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Operations
  • POM-Accounting Interface
  • POM-Economics Interface
  • POM-Finance Interface
  • POM-Information Systems Interface
  • POM-Marketing Interface
  • POM Practice

Special Sessions

  • Equitable and human working conditions in supply chains (Felix Papier & Chris Tang)
  • Inventory decisions for expensive, low-demand items (Geert-Jan van Houtum)
  • Large-scale multi-echelon inventory systems (Geert-Jan van Houtum)
  • Disrupting Human Trafficking and Illicit Markets (Michel Fathi)
  • Emerging Logistics Models (Mohammad Moshref-Javadi)
  • Behavioral project management (Teslim Bukoye)
  • Supply chain social sustainability (SCSS) and modern slavery (Maryam Lotfi)
  • Disruptive technologies and innovation on social sustainability of supply chain (Marzieh Khakifirooz)

Special Features


Sushil Gupta

Florida International University

Disaster Management
Chris Tang

UCLA Anderson School of Management

Not-for-Profit Operations Management

[Other keynote speakers TBC]

Meet the Editors:

  • Production and Operations Management (Sushil Gupta)
  • Journal of Operations Management (Suzanne de Treville)
  • International Journal of Operations & Production Management (Constantin Blome)
  • International Journal of Production Research (Alexandre Dolgui)
  • International Journal of Production Economics (Stefan Minner)
  • Journal of Supply Chain Management (Andreas Wieland)
  • Management Science (representative TBC)
  • Operations Research (representative TBC)
  • Service Science (representative TBC)
  • Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (representative TBC)
  • Transportation Research Part E (representative TBC)

Practice-based research/ Grant writing session: Reaching out to practice and funding
organizations: (alphabetical)

Alexandre Dolgui
IMT Atlantique University
Andreas Dalluege
President at EuroBEN
Nagesh Murthy
University of Oregon
Samir Dani
Keele University
[Other panelists TBC]

Panel of UN SDGs: (alphabetical)

Felix Papier
Prashant Yadav
[Other panelists TBC]