Serving the World

Main Conference: July 2, 3, 4, 2012
Doctoral Consortium: June 29 - 30, 2012
Welcome Reception: July 1
Optional Excursion, July 5

Best Paper Awards

All papers submitted for an award should meet the criteria of superior scientific methodological quality and superior writing style. There are three awards.

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award
The Chris Voss Best Paper Award, established in 2002, is granted to the best paper presented at the conference. Since 2004, the award is supported by Emerald, publisher of the International Journal of Operations & Production Management.
Papers will be judged on their contribution towards the advancement of theory and practice of Operations Management. The winner of the best conference paper will receive a money prize and a framed certificate; up to two runners-up will receive framed certificates. All prizes will be announced and handed over during the closing session of the conference, during the Awards Presentation.

The Harry Boer Best Student Paper Award
The Harry Boer Best Student Paper Award, established in 2009, is granted to the best paper presented at the conference authored by a PhD student. The award is supported by Emerald, publisher of the International Journal of Operations & Production Management.
Papers will be judged on their contribution towards the advancement of theory and practice of Operations Management. The winner of the best student paper will receive a money prize and a framed certificate; up to two runners-up will receive framed certificates. All prizes will be announced and handed over during the closing session of the conference, during the Awards Presentation. In addition, all finalists will be awarded a complimentary conference registration voucher for the following year.
Conditions for eligibility to the Harry Boer Best Student Paper Award:
  • Entrants must have been PhD-candidates on or after 1 July 2011. Only one entry can be submitted by an entrant.
  • The submitted paper must present original research conducted primarily by the entrant. Some assistance by other individuals such as the studentís faculty advisor is permitted as long as the student is the real "first author". This must be reflected in the advisorís letter. Please submit your advisor's letter to info(at)pom2012.org
  • The research must have been conducted while the entrant was a student.
  • The topic of the paper should fall within the scope of Operations Management. A list of topics can be found on the EurOMA 2011 conference website http://www.pom2012.org/ under the menu item Call for Papers.
The student should be willing to present the paper submitted in a dedicated session, if invited (which may happen if the paper is one of the three best). The student should also be willing and plan to attend the awards ceremony (usually held during the closing session of the conference).

The Jose A.D. Machuca P&OM World Conference Best Paper Award
The Jose A.D. Machuca P&OM World Conference Best Paper Award was established in 2011 by POMS, EurOMA and JOMSA. This Award is granted for the best paper characterized by global research in Operations Management as well as superior scientific and writing quality submitted and presented at the World Conference. The following criteria apply for the papers applying for this Award:

      Global/multi-national features attracting interests by the global OM community (Academia and/or Practice), relating to aspects such as:

-        International focus

-           Key OM topics in global settings

-           International comparisons

-           Attention to cultural differences

-           Application of universal concepts to global settings

-           Co-authors from different regions

The winner of the Jose A.D. Machuca P&OM World Conference Best Paper Award will receive a monetary award and a framed certificate; up to two runners-up will receive framed certificates. All prizes will be announced and presented during the closing session of the conference.

NOTE:

Authors wishing to apply for an award should follow the standard procedure for full-paper submission for the conference. Please note that extended abstracts and works in progress do not qualify for the award. Only papers that will be published in the conference proceedings are eligible for one of the best paper awards. Authors should explicitly indicate upon submission that the paper should be considered for this award (take into account that each individual author is only allowed to apply for one of the Conference Awards).


Sponsors

City of Amsterdam
Dinalog
Deloitte
World Class Maintenance
TNT Express

Organisation

University of Amsterdam
Eindhoven University of Technology
University of Groningen
Erasmus University Rotterdam
VU University Amsterdam

This conference is also the 19th International Annual EurOMA Conference

The 4th World P&OM conference is a joint initiative of: