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Topic: Call for Submissions - 5th ISB – POMS Research Workshop, Indian School of Business, (14th – 15th December 2017) 

1.  Call for Submissions - 5th ISB – POMS Research Workshop, Indian School of Business, (14th – 15th December 2017)

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The 5th ISB – POMS workshop is aimed at showcasing cutting edge practice and academic research in the area of Technology based innovations and impact on supply chains.


Topics: The objective of the workshop is to demonstrate applications of technology in decision making and its impact on supply chains.  We invite submissions on topics such as, but not limited to, innovative business models e.g., Uber, Airbnb, that are enabled by technology, applications of technology in areas such as healthcare delivery, non-profit and public sector operations, retail operations, service operations, inventory management, the impact of digitization on performance of supply chains, supply chain analytics. All analysis methodologies (analytical modeling, empirical modeling, experiments) are welcome and the emphasis is on rigorous execution of these methodologies and practical relevance of the results.


Format: The workshop will comprise a single track of approximately 10 high quality presentations spread over 1.5 working days. Each presentation will be of 30 minutes duration followed by 15 minutes of discussion. In addition to the presentations, the workshop program will include a dedicated slot for a poster session featuring work of PhD students.


Submission guidelines: To be considered for the workshop, authors are requested to submit an extended abstract of four pages via email to by September 17th, 2017. It should describe the contextual motivation of the research problem, a brief discussion of methodology used, main results, and policy / managerial implications. The abstract should also clearly state whether the submission is toward the presentation track or toward the poster session. Submissions will be peer-reviewed and final decisions regarding all acceptances will be communicated by October 8th, 2017.

 Registration Fees and Expenses: Registration fee for non-student attendees is INR 7000 (USD 100) whereas it is INR 1500 (USD 25) for student attendees. Registration fee will be waived for presenters. On-site registration during the workshop is strictly subject to availability of seating capacity. On campus accommodation and financial support (~ 1000 USD) to cover travel expenses will be provided to the presenters.


Important Dates:

Abstract submission

Sep 17th, 2017

Notification of acceptances

Oct 8th, 2017

Registration Deadline

Nov 30th, 2017


Dec 14th and 15th, 2017


Details of the past two editions of the workshop can be found at and

Steering Committee: Janny M.Y.Leung (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Nagesh Murthy (University of Oregon), Sridhar Seshadri (ISB), Milind Sohoni (ISB)

Workshop Co-Chairs
: Manasa Mandava (ISB), Sripad Devalkar (ISB), Narendra Singh (ISB)

Sripad Devalkar
Assistant Professor
Indian School of Business
Hyderabad, India