ISB – POMS Workshop 2024

The 7th  ISB-POMS workshop is aimed at showcasing cutting-edge academic research in the area of Operations Management Advances in Emerging Markets.

Topics: The workshop will focus on diverse yet related topics such as agriculture and food supply chains, healthcare operations, pharmaceutical supply networks, retail operations, risk management, and sustainability that are motivated by problems in emerging economies, using datasets from these settings and/or has policy implications for these contexts. However, these attributes are not necessary for submission. All methodologies (analytical modeling, empirical modeling, statistics) are welcome, and the emphasis is on the rigorous execution of these methodologies and the practical relevance of the results.

Format: The workshop will comprise a single track of approximately ten high-quality presentations over 1.5 working days. Each presentation will be of 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of discussion. In addition to the presentations, the workshop programme will include keynote talks and a dedicated slot for a poster session featuring the work of PhD students.

Keynote Speakers

Kamalini Ramdas

Kamalini Ramdas

Professor of Management Science and Operations;
Deloitte Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Jan C. Fransoo

Jan C. Fransoo

Professor of Operations and Logistics Management in the Department of Information Systems & Operations Management at Tilburg University


Submission guidelines: To be considered for the workshop, authors must submit an extended abstract of four pages via email to isb_poms@isb.edu by April 30, 2024. It should describe the contextual motivation of the research problem, a brief discussion of the methodology used, the main results, and policy/managerial implications. The abstract should also clearly state whether the submission is toward the presentation track or the poster session. Submissions will be peer-reviewed, and final acceptance decisions will be communicated by May 20, 2024.

The deadline for submission has been extended to May 10, 2024

Important Dates:

Abstract submission

May 10, 2024

Notification of acceptances

May 20, 2024

Registration Deadline

June 20, 2024


July 11 - 12, 2024

Please submit abstracts by email to : isb_poms@isb.edu


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The registration fee for non-student attendees is INR 8000 (USD 100) and INR 2000 (USD 25) for student attendees. Registration fees will be waived for presenters. On-site registration during the workshop is strictly subject to the availability of seating capacity. Limited financial support will be provided to the presenters.

Steering Committee

Sumit Kunnumkal (ISB), Sripad Devalkar (ISB), Nagesh Murthy (U Oregon, POMS Board), Subodha Kumar (Temple, POMS Board).

Workshop Co-Chairs

Parshuram Hotkar (parshuram_hotkar@isb.edu), Vishwakant Malladi (vishwakant_malladi@isb.edu),  Kashish Arora (Kashish_Arora@isb.edu).

Other info


Reaching Campus

  • Radio taxi services are provided by leading service providers Meru/Easy cabs from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport and Hyderabad and Secunderabad railway stations. This is an air-conditioned, GPS enabled cab service with the charges payable in cash, on the basis of meter reading at the end of the journey. 
  • Anchor approximate fare will be around Rs.700 - Rs.1500 (depending on the location you are coming from)
  • Airport drop/Railway Station drop bookings are advised at least 3 hours in advance to ensure availability 


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