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XVIIIth Annual International Conference

of the

Society of Operations Management


December 12-14, 2014 

Venue - Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee.


Jointly organized by



 Department of Management Studies

 IIT Roorkee







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Introduction : To the 18th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management


The Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM) is held every year to enhance knowledge, experiences and share new ideas and innovations in the area of Operations Management for business, academics and non-profit organizations. These events have provided stimulating buzzing platform for the academicians and the practitioners in the field of operations management and related areas where they assemble and brainstorm for the purpose of holistic knowledge sharing on the contemporary subject related developments.



Important Dates 



















Submission of abstract/Papers: All the abstract/paper to be submitted only on





The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for academicians, practitioners, doctoral students and other researchers exchange knowledge, experiences and share innovative ideas on the shifting roles of operations management in the digital economy through the presentation of papers, panel discussions, one to one or group meetings. Although papers addressing the theme of the conference are desirable, papers addressing a broader area of Operations Management and the interface between Operations Management and other disciplines of Management are also welcome.



List Of Tracks


The XVIII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management invites academicians, practitioners, doctoral students and other researchers to submit theoretical and empirical papers and case studies related to the area of Operations Management in the digital economy and other interrelated area to Operations and Supply Chain Management. The possible tracks for the conference (but not to be limited to) the following :

  • Behavioral Operations Management
  • Sustainable Operations Management
  • Humanitarian Logistics and Disaster Relief
  • Operations
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Technology and Operations Management
  • Healthcare Operations Management
  • Empirical Research in OM
  • Learning and Knowledge Management in OM
  • Service Operations
  • City/Urban Logistics
  • OM and Economic Models
  • Scheduling and Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Marketing and OM Interface
  • Information Systems
  • Revenue Management and Pricing
  • Quality Control and Six Sigma
  • Retail Operations Management
  • Closed Loop Supply Chains
  • General Management



Registration Fee















Payment Mode


All registration fees should be paid through Demand Draft in favor of “Registrar, IIT Roorkee" and Payable at "Roorkee".

The details of online transfer will be provided shortly.





IIT Roorkee may provide accommodation to a limited number of participants on a first come first serve basis. Depending upon availability of rooms at the Khosla International Guest House (KIGH) and N.C Nigam Guest House (NCNGH), accommodation will be provided on single/twin sharing basis. Registration fee does not include accommodation charges.

Nearest Airports: Delhi, 167 Kms, Dehradun, 70 Kms.



Conference Proceeding


The full text of the accepted papers will be published in the form of proceedings. At least one author should register before October 30, 2014 to the inclusion of the paper in the proceedings. Selected full papers after a due review process would be considered for a possible publication in Operations Management related journals in special issues.





A certificate will be issued for presenting a paper/attending the conference. 




Many eminent International and National experts are expected to participate in the conference. The full text of the all accepted papers will be published in the form of proceedings in the reputed journals of the operations management area.


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