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The 20th Annual Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference took place this year at the University of Derby, from Wednesday 9th September to Friday 11th September 2015.
This year’s conference theme was: “Resource Efficiency and Sustainability Issues in Relation to Supply Chain Management and Logistics Operations”. Members of the P&SCM research group actively participated in the conference.
Professor Edward Sweeney member of the P&SCM research group was elected Chair of the LRN.
Also, the following four papers were presented by members of our group and were included in the conference proceedings:
Last but not least, Derek Debrah, who graduated from our B.Sc. programme with first class honours in 2014, was presented with the Best Undergraduate Dissertation Award.
IPSERA (International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association) is a network of academics and practitioners that aim to develop knowledge concerning Purchasing and Supply Management.
Starting from July 2015, P&SCMRG became a node for IPSERA with the aim to promote cooperation within the network and to organise workshop(s) throughout the year.
Mr Witold Bahr has been interviewed by the Eurekapub magazine on the topic of RFID. Eurekapub is the magazine for the materials handling professional. Mr Witold Bahr views are published in the following article: Ruari McCallion.2014. 'RFID: Game changing developments from the sports world'. Issue 3. Autumn 2014.
Dr Aristides Matopoulos was invited to deliver a talk at the LogiMed Conference in Berlin, Germany, on 8th October 2014. LogiMed is the leading Medical Device Supply Chain and Logistics Conference and a professional development forum for more than 125 regional supply chain leaders. Dr Matopoulos spoke about ‘The implementation of Hospital-Vendor Collaborative Practices to improve Inventory Management and Service Levels’.
The 19th Annual Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference was hosted this year by the University of Huddersfield, from Wednesday 3rd September to Friday 5th September 2014.
This year’s conference theme was: “Enterprise in Logistics Research: Matching the needs of industry with academia”. Members of the P&SCM research group have actively participated in the conference. Professor Edward Sweeney chaired a session on “Supply Chain Network and Design” but also 2 papers were presented and included in conference proceedings:
The Flood Risk and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Network (FCERM_Net) launch meeting -18th November at the Lakeside conference Centre Aston University, Birmingham. (http://www.lwec.org.uk/events/public/flooding-network-launch).
The Living With Environmental Change (LWEC) annual conference 'Decision-making in the twilight of uncertainty' -19th November at the Lakeside Conference Centre, Aston University, Birmingham. (http://www.lwec.org.uk/events/public/lwec-conference-decision-making-twilight-uncertainty)
The 8th Global Sourcing Workshop 2014
Following the success of the past seven Global Sourcing Workshops, the 8th Global Sourcing Workshop will take place this year in Val d’Isere, France, March 23-26, 2014. The workshop will aim to explore how new and emerging forms of outsourcing and offshoring challenge sourcing practices and theories, and consequently identify new directions for research and practice.
This workshop aims to bring together viewpoints from various disciplines, including IB, Strategy, OM, OB and IS on global sourcing of IT, Business and Knowledge Processes and Innovation. Prof. Julia Kotlarsky from Aston Business School is one of the co-organisers of this workshop.
Here you can download the detailed Call for Papers.
After 11 years (last time in 2002) the Annual Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference returns to Birmingham, to Aston University and to the Engineering Systems and Management Group which is one of the co-organisers. The 18th LRN Conference is being hosted by Birmingham City University and University of Aston at the Lakeside Conference Centre, from Wednesday 4th September to Friday 6th September 2013.
The LRN Conference is one of the main European forums for the presentation of research results, current practice and new ideas in supply chain management, logistics and transport and papers are invited from academics, researchers and practitioners working in the field of logistics, transportation and supply chain management.
This year’s conference theme is: Re-engineering Logistics and Transport Systems to Re-gain Competiveness, and ESM and P&SCM group members have a strong presence not only in organising the conference (Mr Constant Iannacci), but also with 3 papers being accepted for presentation. More specifically, the following papers will have been accepted for presentation and inclusion in conference proceedings:
Last Updated on Sunday, 20th September, 2015