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The 3rd International Symposium on Operations Management and Strategy 2013 (ISOMS 2013)
June 1-2, 2013, Osaka, Japan

Japanese Operations Management and Strategy Association (JOMSA) as the hosting organization and the Strategic Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Alliance Management (SESAMI) Program of Kobe University as a co-sponsored organization are privileged to announce the first notice on the 3rd International Symposium on Operations Management and Strategy (ISOMS 2013) in Osaka, Japan. The symposium will be held as follows:
Date: May 31, Welcome reception
June 1-2, Sessions in Osaka
Abstract submission starts on January 14, 2013
Abstract: Due on April 12, 2013(Extension)
Notification of Abstract Acceptance: Due on April 15, 2013
Full Papers submission starts on February 1, 2013
Full Papers: Due on April 20, 2013
Notification of Full Paper Acceptance: Due on April 30, 2013
Camera-ready Full Papers: Due on May 10, 2013
Early registration starts on March 1, 2013
Early registration: Due on May 10, 2013
Venue: Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
Theme: Operations Management for Sustainability and Innovation

Program: There are three keynote speeches: Professor Morris A. Cohen (The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania), Mr. Tsuyoshi Nomura (Managing Executive Officer and Director, Global Manufacturing Division, Panasonic Corporation) and Professor Katsuhiko Kokubu (Kobe University). Invited Sessions on Sustainability are also organized by the SESAMI Program. They include a tutorial session on vide cases of corporate sustainability and global SCM, Cases of Daikin Industries, Ltd. and Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. as well as invited research paper sessions on sustainability management.
Post-Symposium Publication: Opportunity in Special Issue on "Operations Management for Sustainability and Innovation" which will be published in the Journal of Japanese Operations Management and Strategy.