2012 SCM SymposiumTheme: Exploring the Leading Edge in SCM: Complexity ♦  Responsiveness ♦  Governance
Date: September 30, 2012 - October 2, 2012

Supply Chain researchers and practitioners gathered in Toronto, September 30 – October 2, for the 10th Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management, the event where academics and practitioners meet and discuss cutting-edge research and current challenges in the field.

Presentations at this year’s Symposium focused on the theme Exploring the Leading Edge in SCM: Complexity, Responsiveness, Governance. In addition to lively interactive panel discussions on the New IFPSM Global Standard in Supply Chain Education and The Future of Supply Chain Research, attendees were also treated to an informative and humourous keynote address by recognized expert in international manufacturing practices, planning and control systems, Dr. Clay Whybark, Professor of Operations at the University of North Carolina, and Academic Advisor for the Institute for Defense & Business.

Best Paper Award

Best Paper Award 2012

The winners of the 2012 Best Paper Award were: Seong Ho Kim and Dr. Paul Hong, for their paper Strategic Integration of Global Supply Chain for Green Reputation: Case of Korean Global Firms. The paper Exploring the Interaction Effects of Coordination Mechanisms in the Healthcare Delivery Supply Chain by David Dobryzkowski and Mark Vonderembse won the Honourable Mention.

Best Paper

The winners of the 2012 Best Paper Award are Seong Ho Kim and Paul Hong for their paper Strategic Integration of Global Supply Chain for Green Reputation: Case of Korean Global Firms (PDF, 290.88 KB).

Honourable Mention

The paper Exploring the Interaction Effects of Coordination Mechanisms in the Healthcare Delivery Supply Chain (PDF, 266.32 KB) by David Dobryzkowski and Mark Vonderembse won the Honourable Mention.

PMAC is proud to have been able to host this unique event once again and would like to thank all the presenters and attendees who made the 2012 event a success! A special thank you goes out to the Co-Chairs, Dr. Paul Hong and Dr. Paul Larson.

Paul Hong   Paul Larson

        Paul Hong                     Paul Larson

Finally we would also like to thank the members of the Steering Committee:

  • Ulli Arnold, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Alfred Guiffrida, Kent State University, USA
  • Vinod Kumar, Carleton University, Ontario, Canada (Past Chair)
  • Steve Melnyk, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA (Past Chair)