TIIKM’s 1st Annual World Conference on Supply Chain Management (WCOSM) 2015 with a theme of “Supply Chain Management Issues in Redefining Marketing” will be held during February 17 – 18, 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka at the Hotel Galadari. The conference will be organised alongside the 3rd Annual International Conference on Marketing (ICOM) 2015 and delegates who registered for World Conference on Supply Chain Management are eligible to attend ICOM 2015 without paying any extra fee.
World Conference on Supply Chain Management will inspire you with rich content and expert insights from some of the best marketing minds under the theme of ‘Redefining Marketing’. Designing and maintaining a healthy supply chain bring competitive advantages as in the current era the competition is not among the individual companies but among the supply networks.As a sub-conference of the main conference, this conference addresses supply chain management issues/practices that contribute for redefining the marketing during the current era which embedded with crises and economic recovery. The research in this conference should explore, in particular, in which way Supply Chain Management for products and services may tackle economic, environmental and social performances objectives while keeping businesses financially sound.
Attendees will leave up-to-date on the latest evolution of strategies and innovations through topics such as:
- Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing
- Managing inter-firm relationships in supply chains
- Supply chain management issues
- Supply network design and structures
- New paradigm of logistic management
- Managing the operations interface within organizations
- Measuring supply network performance
This conference would be a productive platform for not only for academic discussion but also for building up networks as it seeks a balance between academia and practice, manufacturing and service aspects, public sector and private sector, etc.
- Prof. Greg Sand – GLOBALTEAM International Marketing Consultants, Inc.
- Leonidas Tsitouras – America Dairy Inc, Chicago, Il, USA.
- Plenary Speaker: Prof. Antonio Lobo – Associate Professor of Marketing, Swinburne University of Technology Consumer Behaviour
Best paper Award
This award will be granted to the best paper in WCOSM 2015. Organizing committee will select the best paper based on feedback of scientific review committee. Evaluation based on relevancy of paper on given themes, content and quality of the paper and impotency of findings. Both oral and virtual paper submission will be eligible to “Best paper award”. Decision of WCOSM 2015 organizing committee is the final decision.
Best Presentation Awards
This award will be granted to presenters based on their presentations at the conference. Quality of the presentation, content of the presentation and level of interaction with the audience in the Q&A session will be used by Session Chair to select the best paper in his/her session. Decision of Session Chair will be the final decision.
Best student award
This award will be granted to student presentations. Quality of the presentation, time management and quality of the findings relevant to ongoing practices may have higher level of chance to get selected. Decision of the WCOSM 2015 Research panel will be the final decision.
Papers presented in the conference would be published in the form of conference proceedings. Selected papers also have the opportunity of being considered for possible publication in a supporting journal. However, the papers need to be re-submitted as per the guidelines of the Journal after getting reviewed by the editorial review team of the Journal.
(Authors of accepted abstracts wishing to publish the full paper in the proceedings or one of the supporting journal should submit the full paper by March 10, 2015. If submitting the full paper, please indicate your publication preference.)
Selected papers may be considered for publication in the following journals:
- International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital (ISSN online: 1479 – 4861, ISSN print: 1479 – 4853)
- International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM) (ISSN: 1947 – 9638, EISSN: 1947 – 9646)
- International Journal of Marketing and Social Policy (ISSN: 2362 – 1044)