2020.7.18-20 | 14th International Conference on Operations & Supply Chain Management (ICOSCM 2020)

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14th International Conference on Operations & Supply Chain Management (ICOSCM 2020)
jointly with
3rd Strategic Supply Chain Thought Leaders Forum

Supported by
18th Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM Symposium 2020)

Operations, Supply Chain, & Services Management

     In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we have now adjusted the program scheduling and format of the ICOSCM 2020 Conference.
     We really appreciate the efforts and thank all those who have organized, sponsored and supported this joint event so far, as well as the keynote speakers who had kindly accepted invitations to present in both academic and industry programs.
     The adjusted program will be as follows. You are invited to submit papers to the program

     ICOSCM: On-line event- Planning is in progress for the ICOSCM and the Strategic Supply Chain Thought Leaders Forum to be conducted as an online event on 18-20 July 2020, using proven IT conferencing systems like Tencent or Zoom. The deadline for paper submission is extended to 15 June 2020. We encourage you to submit your papers and join this event conducted in this innovative, digital format.Planning is underway for online keynote speakers, panels and parallel academic paper presentations.

        More information will be announced when there is further development of these plans.

      We seek contributions from all interested academics, representatives from industry or organizations, and students in the advancement of innovative technologies & application of operations, supply chain and services management methods.
      Some examples of the track streams include digital supply chain and business model innovation, sustainable supply chains, AI and data analytics, and product and service operations.

      We' re sure to have an exciting time with this event and we lookforwardto your participation!

Conference Program
Academic Program 14th International Conference on Operations & Supply Chain Management (ICOSCM 2020)
(18-19 July 2020 conducted online)
Industry Forum 3rd Strategic Supply Chain Thought Leaders Forum
(20 July 2020 conducted online)
Due to the COVID-19, the symposium will be held online.

Academic Program

Innovation and Sustainability Through Digital Supply Chains
Language: English 
Day 1: July 18th
Day 1: July 18th -Part 1: 
Beijing Time :14:00~16:00 / Sydney time: 16:00~18:00 / London time: 07:00~09:00 /San Francisco time :23:00(18th)~01:00(19th)
14:00-14:10 Beijing
Prof. Yinan Qi, University of International Business and Economics, President of ASCOM
Norma Harrison, Macquarie Business School, Macquarie University, Australia
14:10-14:40 Beijing 
Keynote Speech I
Prof. Arnoud De Meyer, Singapore Management University; formerly Cambridge Judge Business School, UK; INSEAD, France
14:40-15:10 Beijing
Keynote Speech II: The Role of 3R supply chains in coping with COVID19
Prof. Xiande Zhao, China Europe International Business School, China; Founder & Permanent Honorary President of ASCOM
15:10-15:40 Beijing
/08:10-08:40 London
Keynote Speech III: Learning from a crisis
Prof. Chris Voss, Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick, and Emeritus Professor, London Business School, UK
15:40-16:00 Beijing Questions&Answers
Day 1: July 18th -Part 2: 
Beijing time: 19:30~24:00 /Sydney time:  21:30~02:00 (+1day) / London time: 12:30~17:00 / San Francisco time: 4:30-9:00/ U.S. Central time: 06:30~11:00
19:30-21:00 Beijing
Invited Panel: Supply Chain Collaboration and Innovations Under COVID19 Pandemic
Co-chair: Prof. Steven Mylynk, Broad College of Business, Michigan State University 
Prof. Yu Xiong, Professor of Business Analytics, Surrey University Business School, Associate Dean for International
Prof. Kiran Fernandes, Durham University(Supply Chain Collaobraiton in COVID19)
Eric Van der Kraji, Founder of London Tech City(Supply Chain Innovation in COVID19)
Dr. Deepan Shah, Bid Proposal Development Manager, Centre for Process Innovation( Coordinate the project of Ventilator Challenge of the CPI,  understand the industry and academic opportunities)
Ms. Sally Eaves, Member of Forbes Technology Council
Prof. Anton Ovchinikov, Queen’s University, Canada, 
Dr. Benn Lawson,  Cambridge University, widely publish in JOM, JPIM, MS, and more. 
21:00-23:00 Beijing
Parallel Session: Four paper presentation
Co-chair: Qi Yinan, University of International Business and Economics, President of ASCOM
Special Session: Digital Technologies and Big data applications for coping with COVID19
Co-chairs: Wang Liang/Li Xiang
23:00-24:00 Beijing
/08:00-09:00 San Francisco time
/16:00-17:00 London time
Invited Panel Discussion: Meeting with JOMS Special Issue Co-Guest-Editors, the Effects of COVID19 on Global Supply Chains: Responses, Resilience and Restoration  (See more about this session)
Co-chair: Prof. Xiande Zhao, Founder & Permanent Honorary President of ASCOM; China Europe International Business School, China
Prof. Hau Lee, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, US
Prof. Chris Voss, Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick, and Emeritus Professor, London Business School, UK
Prof. Tyson R. Browning, Professor of Operations Management at the Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University
Prof. Suzanne de Treville, Swiss Finance Insitute Professor of Operations Management, Universty of Lausanne
Prof. Li Xiang, Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Day 2: July 19th
Day 2: July 19th -Part 1: 
Beijing time: 08:30~12:00 /Sydney time: 10:30~14:00 /London time: 01:30-5:00 /San Francisco time: 17:30(18th)~21:00(18th) /US Central :19:30-23:00(18th) 
08:30-09:00 Beijing
/19:30-20:00(18th) US Central
(20:30-21:00Detroit time)
Keynote Speech I
Prof. Barbara B. Flynn, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Indianapolis, US
09:00-09:30 Beijing
/20:00-20:30(18th) US Central
Keynote Speech II: Covid-19 and Supply Network Mapping
Prof. Thomas Choi, Professor of Supply Chain Management; Co-Director, Complex Adaptive Supply Networks Research Accelerator (CASN-RA); Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher; W. P. Carey School of Business; Arizona State University
/20:30-21:40 (18th) US Central
Special Session: Meeting with Journal Editors
Chair: Prof. Hingkai Chan, Editor-in-Chief, Industrial Management & Data Systems
Prof. Tyson R. Browning, co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Operations Management
Prof. Barbara B. Flynn, Co-editor in chief, Journal of Supply Chain Management
Prof. Chee Yew Wong, Editor in chief, International Journal of Physical & Logistics Management
Prof. Damien Power, Journal of Supply Chain Management
Prof. Sean (Sobhan) Asian, Special Issue of the "International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management" (IJPDLM)
10:40-12:00 Beijing
/21:40-23:00 (18th) US Central
(22:40-24:00 Detroit time)
Special Session: The Digitalisation of Supply Chains  - Research Topics to Consider amid COVID-19
Chair: Prof. Norma Harrison, Professor of Management Macquarie Business School Department of Management,Macquarie University,Australia
Vik Kortian, Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering, Macquarie University and Managing Director of the Performance Improvement Institute
Gopalakrishnan Narayanamurthy, Lecturer, Department of Operations Management at the University of Liverpool Management School, UK
Olaf Schatteman, Partner, Performance Improvement Practice APAC, Bain & Company

Day 2: July 19th -Part 2: 
Beijing time: 13:00~15:00 /Sydney time : 15:00~17:00/ London time: 06:00~08:00/  San Francisco time: 22:00(18th)~-24:00(18th)
13:00-14:30 Beijing Best paper sessions
13:00-14:30 Beijing Parallel sessions
14:30-15:00 Beijing
Best paper award and closing
Xiande Zhao/Yinan Qi/Norma


Industry Program

The 3rd Strategic Supply Chain Thought Leaders Forum
Digital innovations and sustainability in the supply chain
Language: English
Day 3: July 20th
Day 3: July 20th -Part 1: 
Beijing time:Beijing time 14:00~17:10 /Sydney time 16:00~19:10 /London time 07:00~10:10 /San Francisco time: 23:00(19th)~02:10(20th)
14:00-14:30 Beijing time
/23:00-23:30 Sanfrancisco time(19th)
Keynote Speech 1: Can there be an Antiviral Vaccine for Supply Chains
Prof. Hau Lee, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, USA
14:30-14:50 Beijing Time
/16:30-16:50 Sydney time
Keynote Speech 2:
Craig Carmody, CEO, Port of Newcastle, Australia
14:50-15:10 Beijing Time
Keynote Speech 3:
Edwin Diender, Vice President,  Huawei Enterprise Business Group,Government & Public Utility Sector
15:10-15:25 Beijing Time Keynote Speech 4:
15:25-15:40 Beijing Time Keynote Speech 5:
15:40-17:10 Beijing
Panel Discussion I: Supply Chain Collaboration and Innovation under COVID19
Chair: Prof. Xiande Zhao, China Europe International Business School, China; Founder & Permanent Honorary President of ASCOM
Akash Bedi, Swisse COO+CSO
Xu Nanxuan, Homecare BU General Manager, Yuwell
Zou Tong, Regional Supply Services Director, Great China, Mead Johnson
Vincent Huang, Marketing Director, RB & Manon
Yang Ye, General Manager of Health Nutrition, JD Retail Group
Liu Lizhen, General Manager of Consumer Products, JD Retail Group

Day 3: July 20th -Part 2: 
Beijing time :20:00~23:00 /Sydney time 22:00~24:00 /London time: 13:00~15:00 /U.S.Central time  07:00~09:00
20:00-21:30 Beijing
Panel Discussion I: Digital Technolgies and Bigdata applications in Supply Chains
Co-chairs: Zhao Xiande/Qi YINAN 
, Haier
21:30-23:00 Beijing
Panel Discussion II: Supply Chain Management Under COVID-19: Lessons Learned
Co-chair: Prof. Steven Melnyk, Michigan State Univerisyt Professor
Co-chair: Prof. Yu Xiong, Associate Dean of International,  Surrey University
Other Speakersto be confirmed...
Registration & Fees
Fees Conferences available
Students Early-birds Rates 800RMB/130USD Academic Conference or Full Conference
Standard/Onsite Rates 1000RMB/160USD
Academics Early-birds Rates 1200RMB/190USD
Standard/Onsite Rates 1500RMB/230USD
Practitioners Non-members 1500RMB/230USD Enterprise Conference only
ASCOM Members Free*(According to member's rights and benefits) Enterprise Conference or Full Conference
Register as an ASCOM member and attend the conference free of charge.
Benefits refer to the membership equity table.
1-year ASCOM online membership Students 2000RMB/280USD Enterprise Conference or Full Conference
Standard 3000RMB/400USD
1-year ASCOM offline membership Students 3000RMB/400USD
Standard 5000RMB/700USD
Early-birds Rates:before June 14, 2020
How to register?
1、Online registration(Alipay /PayPal payment) 
www.aoscom.orglogin to the member center for conference registration

2、Online registration(Wechat payment) 
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