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• #### 1.  Deadline Extended: MSOM Sustainable Operations SIG 2019 Conference

Posted 16 days ago

Call for Papers
MSOM Sustainable Operations SIG 2019 Conference
NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, June 30, 2019

The Sustainable Operations Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM) will hold its 12th annual conference on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, preceding the MSOM 2019 conference (July 1-2).

On behalf of the Sustainable Operations SIG, we would like to invite you to submit papers to this conference. The acceptance decisions will be based on full paper submissions which will undergo a double-blind review by a panel of experts. Presentations of the accepted papers will be scheduled in a single track with one discussant per paper. All submissions will be considered as long as they fit within the topic of sustainable operations. This includes but is not restricted to: Energy and Natural Resources, Closed-Loop Supply Chains, Socially Responsible Operations, and Environmental Issues in Supply Chains. Furthermore, all methodologies including theoretical, empirical, case and field studies are welcome.

Important Dates

• Submission deadline (full paper):                    Mar 4, 2019 March 18, 2019
• Notification of Acceptance:                            Apr 15, 2019
• Deadline to update accepted papers:            May 08, 2019

Submission Guidelines and Review Process

• Follow the instructions to provide the necessary information and include the following two documents.
• The author information file should list the paper title and authors' names and contact information, and the presenter information. Please name this file as <paper title_name of first author>.pdf
• The paper file should be named <paper title>.pdf should have a separate title page with an abstract and key words, not to exceed 32 pages (incl. appendices), and comply with MSOM formatting standards: http://www.informs.org/Pubs/MSOM/Submission-Guidelines
• The papers will undergo a double-blind review process by an expert panel. To support this process author names should NOT appear anywhere in the paper file.
• The authors of papers accepted to the SIG conference may submit an updated paper version by May 08, 2019 if they choose to do so.

Coordination with the general MSOM Conference

Although the same work may not be presented in both the MSOM Conference and a SIG Conference, authors may have their submission considered by both. To do so, the authors should only make a single submission to the SIG Conference and indicate in the form on the website that they would also like to be considered for the MSOM conference in case the paper is not accepted by the SIG Conference (which has higher priority). The same work may not be submitted to more than one SIG Conference.

Conference Web Site: https://msom2019.nus.edu.sg/

Organizing Committee Contact Information

Nur Sunar (Nur_Sunar@kenan-flagler.unc.edu) and Gokce Esenduran (gesendur@purdue.edu), 2019 Sustainable Operations SIG Conference Co-Chairs

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Gokce Esenduran
Purdue University
West Lafayette IN
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