NOFOMA Conference NORDLOG by jolinmilioncherie


									                                                                           November 7, 2011

1st Call for Papers
24th NOFOMA Conference & NORDLOG
6-8 June 2012
Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku, Finland

Venue                                                   Call for papers
The 24th NOFOMA Conference (7-8 June) and               This is the 1 st Call for Papers for the
NORDLOG Doctoral Day (6 June) will be                   NOFOMA 2012 conference welcoming papers
hosted by Turku School of Economics (TSE)               on all aspects of logistics and supply chain
at the University of Turku.                             management. As usual, Best Paper Award
                                                        will be presented at the Conference Dinner.
This time, we will not have a separate
Educators’ Day.                                         Papers are invited dealing with, but not
                                                        limited to, the following topics:
The conference will take place at Naantali
Spa, which is located about 15 km from
Turku city centre. Conference facilities,               • Operations management and
accommodation and restaurant services are                 manufacturing logistics
all found under the same roof.                          • Logistics modelling and simulation
                                                        • Transport and distribution
TSE was established in 1950 and merged
                                                        • Purchasing and sourcing of services
with the University of Turku in 2010. TSE
has about 2800 degree students and                      • Logistics services and third party logistics
postgraduate students and a staff of around             • Value chain organization and design
290. TSE offers broad-based studies in                  • Reversed logistics/closed-loop logistics
economic sciences, other business and
                                                        • Humanitarian logistics
finance-related   subjects   and     foreign
languages.                                              • Logistics and supply chain management
                                                        • Trade and Transport Facilitation
                                                         Safety culture in transport and logistics
                                                         Human and organizational factors
Important dates
16 January 2012: Submission of abstracts                Scientific Committee
                    (only for full papers)
30 January 2012: Acceptance of abstracts                Prof. Lauri Ojala, University of Turku,
15 March 2012: Submission of full papers
                                                             Chairman of the Committee
16 April 2012: Reviewers’ comments out
30 April 2012:                                          Prof. Ulla Tapaninen, University of Turku
  - Submission of revised full papers                   Prof. Juuso Töyli, University of Turku
  - Submission of work-in-progress as                   Dr. Harri Lorentz, University of Turku
    extended abstracts                                  Prof. Jan-Åke Törnroos, Åbo Akademi
  - Latest date for regular registration
                                                        Prof. Christer Carlsson, Åbo Akademi

       Turun kauppakorkeakoulu • Turku School of Economics                  FI-20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland
                                                                                   Telephone +358 2 333 51
                                                                             November 7, 2011

NOFOMA 2012 - What’s new?                                 Location
Based  on    experiences     from   previous              The conference will take place at the Naantali
NOFOMA’s, note the following improvements:                Spa pictured below.

We will convert to a journal layout                       Naantali is a beautiful and historic seaside
format for the papers. This also facilitates              town located 15 km from Turku. More
editing the IJPDLM Special Issue. Details on              information on Naantali is available at
layout instructions will follow.                

Work-in-progress to be submitted as
extended abstracts only. They will not be
reviewed but will be included in the
Proceedings subject to approval of the
Scientific Committee.

Conference fee
Before Fri 11 May 2012 :
• NOFOMA 2012 regular fee               525 EUR

The following fees before 31 May 2012:
• NOFOMA 2012 late fee          625 EUR

• NOFOMA 2012 student fee: 325 EUR

• NORDLOG PhD workshop:                 150 EUR

Conference registration
Registration opens on 16 January 2012.

Accommodation will be available at the Spa
Hotel and Naantali Family Hostel.
Further information in upcoming Calls for                 Organizing Team:
Papers     and    available shortly   at:                                           Scientific Committee: Prof. Lauri Ojala,

Organizing Team                                           More information of NOFOMA 2012 will be
                                                          available shortly at:
Dr. Harri Lorentz, University of Turku

B.Sc. Sini Laari, University of Turku

         Turun kauppakorkeakoulu • Turku School of Economics                 FI-20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland
                                                                                    Telephone +358 2 333 51

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