15th ISIR Summer School – Data Driven Inventory Management and Modelling

August 23-27, 2021 – Luxembourg FURTHER INFO: https://isir2021.uni.lu The next ISIR Summer School is planned as a physical event and the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Luxembourg, led by Professor Joachim Arts. The summer school will be held if the pandemic situation allows, confirmation will be announced not later …

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Twenty-Second International Working Seminar on Production Economics

TWENTY-SECOND INTERNATIONAL WORKING SEMINAR ON PRODUCTION ECONOMICS FEBRUARY 21-25, 2022 INNSBRUCK AUSTRIA Objective The purpose of this conference is to provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to meet, present and develop ideas on subjects within the field of Production Economics, which treats the interface between engineering and economics/management. The ultimate objective is to create …

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ISIR Best Student Paper Award – Announcing the Winner

ISIR was forced to postpone its 21th Symposium to 2021. Traditionally the finalists of the Best Student Paper Award present their research at the Symposium. This year ISIR announced the competition with the possibility to present their topic as a part of a webinar on August 25.  The Best Student Paper Award Committee has evaluated the submitted …

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Best Student Paper Award Finalists Presentation – Online webinar

Online webinar25 August 2020 – 2.00 – 4.20 pm (CEST) Best Student Paper Award Committee has evaluated the submitted papers and chosen the four finalists of the BSPA competition. The presentations of the 4 finalists will be scheduled in an online webinar.The committee members will attend the webinar and listen to thepresentations of the finalists. They …

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Inventory Impacts of COVID-19

Online webinar27 August 2020 – 3:00 -6:15 pm (CEST) The current pandemics have and will have major influence on how economies operate. One of the most important lasting effect of this catastrophy is the increase of uncertainties at both the macro- and the micro  levels of the global economy. It is well understood both in theory …

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Postponing the 21st ISIR Symposium on Inventories to 23-27 August 2021

Due to the uncertainties regarding the consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic, we had to make the sad decision to postpone the 21st ISIR Symposium from this August to 23-27 August 2021. Thank you for your understanding! Take care and hope to be able to welcoming you in Budapest in 2021.

The Impact of COVID on Inventories

Due to the pandemic situation we face nowadays, inventory and supply chain management have become very hot topics, most acutely when it comes to medical supplies, but also more broadly as infections led to plant closures, supply chain disruptions and eventually to a global economic and social crisis. To contribute to the enrichment of knowledge …

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Every two years the International Society for Inventory Research (ISIR) offers a Best Student Paper Award, usually in connection with the bi-annual symposium of the Society in Budapest. This year we have to postpone the event to 2021, but this competition will be organized nevertheless. Papers will be judged based on their contribution to the advancement of inventory research. The papers may be thematically positioned under any of the current sections of the society:  Economics of Inventory and Production,  Analytics and Forecasting for Inventory Control,  Interfaces of Inventory with Transportation, Production, Finance and Marketing,  Inventory Coordination in Supply Chains (includes multi-echelon),  Spare Parts Management and Maintenance Optimization and  Sustainable Inventory Management …

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