Reminder: 2020 MSOM Student Paper Competition
DEADLINE: 11:59PM EDT, Sunday, June 28, 2020The INFORMS Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM) announces the 2020 Student Paper Competition. The awards are given annually for papers judged to be the best in the field of Operations Management.
The first prize is accompanied by a $500 honorarium. The second prize is accompanied by a $300 honorarium. All other finalists will be awarded $100. The number of finalists will depend on the number of entries. Typically, there are six finalists including the first and second place winners.
Finalists will be invited to submit abstracts of their paper for publication in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM). Please note, under INFORMS policy, the publication of such abstracts in no way conflicts with submission of the full manuscript for review to any INFORMS or other journal for publication. In addition, the M&SOM journal would like to invite all finalists to submit their full-length papers to M&SOM for a fast-track review, and the acceptance decisions of all submissions will be made after 1 round of review (i.e., within 6 weeks).
All finalists and winners will be awarded at the MSOM business meeting at the 2020 INFORMS Annual Meeting in National Harbor, MD (November 8-11, 2020). All finalists will be invited to present their paper in one or two special sessions sponsored by MSOM at the 2020 INFORMS Annual Meeting.
There are five conditions for eligibility:
A complete entry consists of:
The above three documents should be sent by the entrant as e-mail attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete entries must be received before 11:59PM EDT Sunday, June 28, 2020. It is the entrant’s responsibility to allow for appropriate time to enroll as a new member of the MSOM Society (approximately 5 business days). Any question(s) related to the competition should be sent by email to: email@example.com.
Good luck to all entrants!
Vishal Agrawal, Feryal Erhun, and Jun Li
Co-Chairs, 2020 MSOM Student Paper Competition
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)