International Society for Inventory Research - News

  • Next ISIR event is the ISIR session the ASSA meeting
    January 6-8, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    The International Society for Inventory Research (ISIR) sponsors a session each year at the ASSA meetings. The 2017 meetings will be held in Chicago, Illinois on January 6-8, 2017. This year the session is being organized by Felipe Schwartzman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
  • 13th ISIR Summer School on Competitive Advantage through Resource Efficiency
    August 21-25, 2017, Wien, Austria
    The main theme of this summer school is to discuss how advanced inventory management can improve material and capacity efficiency. Inventory management of raw and recycled materials, semi-finished and finished goods affects resource efficiency and improves sustainability.

  • 8th Annual Conference of the European Decision Sciences Institute (EDSI)
    May 29-June 1, 2017, Granada, Spain
    We call for high-quality research on the Conference theme: "Information and Operational Decision Sciences", and for rigorous research on any of the following tracks and topics. The deadline for submitting full papers and abstracts is January 15th, 2017.

  • 24 International Conference on Production Research (ICPR2017)
    July 30 - August 3, 2017, Poznan, Poland
    ICPR encourages the communication among researchers in the fields of production development, production systems and processes. It is regarded worldwide as one of the leading conferences promoting research in the fields of production research and industrial engineering.

  • Mini-Symposium on MRP Theory
    October 12-14, 2017, Cartagena, Spain
    The Mini-Symposium is organised by the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (MEDIFAS) and ISIR jointly with Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT). Researchers are invited to attend this three-day mini-symposium and to submit papers for presentation on applications and developments of MRP Theory and related topics.

  • New book: Sustainable Supply Chains – A Research-Based Textbook on Operations and Strategy
    This book is primarily intended to serve as a research-based textbook on sustainable supply chains for graduate programs in Business, Management, Industrial Engineering, and Industrial Ecology, but it should also be of interest for researchers in the broader sustainable supply chain space, whether from the operations management and industrial engineering side or more from the industrial ecology and life-cycle assessment side.
  • Open position:Two Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Operational Research in Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University
    Two exciting opportunities are currently available within Cardiff Business School to conduct cutting-edge implementable research in the area of circular economy. This 2-year project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC, UK, EP/P008925, Resilient Remanufacturing Networks: Forecasting, Informatics and Holons).