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ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

2024 Best Paper Award Competition

The POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management (HOCM) invites all researchers/practitioners to submit their papers to the HOCM Best Paper Award Competition. The objective of the competition is to identify and honor outstanding papers in the fast-growing field of HOCM.

2022 Best Paper Award Competition Results

The College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management (HOCM) is pleased to announce the results of the 2022 Best Paper Award Competition. This year, the competition continues with impressive high-quality submissions and topics.

2022 Best Paper Award Competition

The POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management (HOCM) invites all researchers/practitioners to submit their papers to the HOCM Best Paper Award Competition. The objective of the competition is to identify and honor outstanding papers in the fast-growing field of HOCM.

2020 Best Paper Award Competition

The College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management is very pleased to announce the results of its Best Paper Award competition for 2020.
We are pleased to announce that two papers tied for second place in the competition this year:
Second Place Tie

2020 HOCM Mini-Conference: Thursday April 23, 2020

The HOCM College will be hosting our eighth mini-conference on Thursday, April 23, in Minneapolis, MN, one day prior to the POMS Conference. Join us to explore new topics relevant to humanitarian operations and crisis management and to learn from practitioners and academics.

MISSION STATEMENT
 

The College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management (HO & CM) is a set of members from the POMS community that seeks to create a focus group of researchers and practitioners to study how to manage operational systems under stress or severe resource constraints. A prime objective is to foster a creative environment among academics and practitioners to recognize how operations management plays a crucial role in dealing with the alleviation of human suffering under conditions triggered by cataclysmic acts of man and nature.

BOARD MEMBERS
 
Felipe Aros-Vera
Felipe Aros-Vera
President
Nezih Altay
Nezih Altay
Past-President
Kezban Yagci Sokat
Kezban Yagci Sokat
Secretary
Eunae Yoo
Eunae Yoo
Treasurer
Mario Chong
Mario Chong
VP Communications
Gloria Urrea
Gloria Urrea
VP Outreach
Felipe Aros-Vera
Felipe Aros-Vera
Senior VP of Awards
Mohammad Moshtari
Mohammad Moshtari
Junior VP of Awards
Johanna Amaya
Johanna Amaya
Senior VP of Meetings
Harwin de Vries
Harwin de Vries
Junior VP of Meetings
EVENTS & COMPETITIONS
 

2023 Best Paper Award Competition

The College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management (HOCM) is pleased to announce the 2023 Best Paper Award Competition results. This year, the competition continues with impressive, high-quality submissions and topics.

2023 HOCM Mini-Conference: Sunday, May 21, 2023

May 21, 2023

The HOCM College will be hosting our annual mini-conference on Sunday, May 21, one day before the main conference. Join us to explore new topics relevant to humanitarian operations and crisis management and learn from practitioners and academics.

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

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 organizers have decided to remove the HOCM Track and instead have inserted the Humanitarian and Not-for-Profit Operations (HNPO) track.

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 M

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