ISB – POMS Workshop
ISB Campus Hyderabad, December 20-21, 2018
Workshop venue: HUL Lecture Theatre, AC7, Level-2

Thursday, December 20

8:00 - 9:00Registration (Workshop Venue) / Breakfast (Bajaj Dining Hall)
9:00 - 9:05Introduction (Workshop Co-Chair)
9:05 – 9:25Welcome Address (Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, ISB)
9:25 – 9:30Introduction (Milind Sohoni, Area Leader and Professor, Operations Management, Deputy Dean, Faculty Development  and Registrar’s Office, ISB)
9:30 – 10:30Keynote: Martin A. Lariviere (Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University)
10:30 - 10:45Coffee  Break
10:45 – 12:15Session I: Efficient Algorithms
  1. Deeksha Sinha, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Optimizing Revenue over Data-driven Assortments”
  1. Lavanya Marla, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
Dynamic Disruption Management in Airline Networks under Airport Operating Uncertainty”
12:30 – 14:00Lunch (Bajaj Dining Hall)
14:00 – 16:15Session II : Supply Chains
  1. Diwakar Gupta, The University of Texas at Austin
Trade Credit, Unobserved Demand, and Loan Forgiveness”
  1. Prasenjit Mandal, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta,
“Optimal  Assortment , Quantity and Dynamic Pricing for Multiple Vertically-Differentiated Products with Short –Life Cycle”
  1. Omkar D. Pasule Desai, Indian Institute of Management, Indore,
Multi-Product Supply Network With An Intermediary”
16:15 – 16:30Coffee  Break
19:00 – 21:30Dinner: Executive Housing Mirror Pool
Friday, December 21


8:15 – 9:15Breakfast (Bajaj Dining Hall)
9:30 – 9:45Introduction (Sarang Deo, Associate Professor, ISB)
9:45 - 10:45Keynote: Ming Hu (University of Toronto)
10:45 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:15Session III: Platforms and Sharing Economies
  1. Vinayak Deshpande, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Logistics Performance, Ratings and its impact on Consumer Purchasing Behavior and Sales in E-commerce Platform
  1. Srikanth Jagabathula, New York University,
Exit, Voice, and Availability: Managing Change on Sharing Economy Platforms
  1. Avinash Geda, University of Florida,
“The Puzzle of Online Arbitrage and Increased Returns”
13:15 – 14:45Lunch (Bajaj Dining Hall)
14:45 – 16:15Session IV: Policy Issues
  1. Subhamoy Ganguly, University of Auckland Business School,
Managing Yield-Uncertainty Caused by Randomness of Acceptances and Subsequent Withdrawals in Academic Admissions and Large Scale Personnel Recruitment”
  1. Anant Mishra, University of Minnesota,
“Set Asides for Small Businesses in Public Sector Procurement: Evidence from U.S. Federal Government R&D Contracts”
16:15 – 16:30Concluding Remarks (Milind Sohoni, Area Leader and Professor, Operations Management, Deputy Dean, Faculty Development  and Registrar’s Office, ISB)
16:30 – 17:00Coffee Break