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2016 Mini Conference, May 5, 2016


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2015 College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis

The College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management will be hosting their fourth mini-conference on Thursday May 7 2015 in Washington DC, one day prior to the POMS annual conference. Join us to explore new topics relevant to humanitarian operations and crisis management and to learn from both practitioners and academics. This is a great opportunity to meet with experts in this area that may inform and inspire your research!

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Abstract and Paper Submissions for 2015 POMS


Due to some confusion there has been a change this year in the tracks from previous conferences. The POMS organisers have decided to remove the HOCM Track and instead have inserted the “Humanitarian and Not-for-Profit Operations” (HNPO) track.

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2015 HOCM Track and Session Chairs

It’s that time of year again we would like to bring your attention to the forthcoming POMS conference taking place in Washington D.C. this year from May 8th -11th. The POMS College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management (HOCM) would like to invite you to submit a paper on a topic relevant to HOCM for the upcoming annual POMS conference in Washington D. C., USA, on May 8-11, 2015.

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2015 Best Paper Award Competition

The POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management invites all HOCM researchers to submit their papers to the College of HOCM Best Paper Award Competition. The award will be presented at the HOCM Business Meeting during the conference. The objective of the competition is to identify and honor outstanding papers in the fast-growing field of HOCM. Submissions will be judged based on their contribution towards the advancement of theory and practice of HOCM. All research methods, including field/case studies, empirical and analytical methods are encouraged.

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Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management POM 25th Anniversary Mini Conference
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Online registration is now closed. However, you will be able to register onsite.

The College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management will be hosting a mini‐conference on 8 May 2014. Join us to explore new topics relevant to humanitarian operations and crisis management. The presenters from this year’s mini-conference include:
- David Gazashvili, Emergency Team Leader, CARE Philippines
- Prof. Asoo Vakharia, McClatchy Professor, University of Florida, POMS President-elect for 2014-2015
- Marly Maskill, Industrial Engineer, Houston Food Bank
- Samuel C. Stephens, Executive Director, Global Soap Project
- Margaret Linnane, Executive Director, Philanthropy and Non-Profit Leadership Center, Rollins College
- Trevor Riggen, Vice President, Disaster Operations and Logistics, American Red Cross

We look forward to an interactive day with representatives from various organizations and academic backgrounds.

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Mini - Conference at the POMS Annual Meeting

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Conference Announcement: POMS College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management â€" HOCM, 2013

It is with great pleasure we inform you that the Second Annual Mini-Conference of the POMS HOCM College will be held in Denver, CO on Thursday, May 2nd 2013, one day before the POMS Annual meeting.

This exciting mini-conference will provide insights on how operations management can play a relevant role in supporting humanitarian systems in the alleviation of human suffering under conditions triggered by natural and man-made disasters. The event will also provide insights on how operations management can support a sustainable transition of disaster relief efforts into longer-term development. The presenters include humanitarian logistics practitioners, military officers, government representatives as well as senior academics from diverse backgrounds.

You will receive further program and registration details soon. We look forward to meeting you in Denver!

For further details do not hesitate to contact us at the following addresses:

Alfonso J. Pedraza-Martinez, vice-president of Meetings: alpedraz@indiana.edu
Aruna Apte: President, College of HOCM: auapte@nps.edu

BEST PAPER AWARD
2014 Best Paper Competition
The POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management invites all HOCM researchers to submit their papers to the HOCM Track Best Paper Award. The award will be presented at the POMS Annual Meeting in Atlanta. The objective of the competition is to identify and honor outstanding papers in the fast-growing field of HOCM. Submissions will be judged based on their contribution towards the advancement of theory and practice of HOCM. All research methods, including field/case studies, empirical and analytical methods are encouraged.

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2013 Best Paper Competition
The POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management invites all HOCM researchers to submit their papers to the HOCM Track Best Paper Award. The award will be presented at the POMS Annual Meeting in Denver. The objective of the competition is to identify and honor outstanding papers in the fast-growing field of HOCM. Submissions will be judged based on their contribution towards the advancement of theory and practice of HOCM. All research methods, including field/case studies, empirical and analytical methods are encouraged.

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Call for Papers
Special Issue of Production and Operations Management: Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management

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