The 20th Annual North American Research and Teaching Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management



March 11-12, 2010
Embassy Suites Phoenix-Tempe
Tempe, Arizona

Please Note: Online line registration has closed, but you may still register onsite at the event.


This innovative program focuses on research in the fields of supply management, purchasing, logistics, materials management, information, technology and decision science. Join your distinguished colleagues from academia, research and business for this dynamic program that explores current research findings, ongoing research, emerging trends, research methodologies and business research needs. Be prepared to discuss a mix of topics, processes, innovative pedagogy, instructional techniques and classroom materials.

This program features an inventive mix of presenters, from business and academia, creating opportunities to explore the application of theoretical research to create business solutions. Symposium highlights include the presentation of several research papers that were selected through a rigorous review process. Combining an organizational and academic view, this respected event covers content and delivery practices, gleaning the best from each platform. Don't miss this unique opportunity to network with your colleagues within an atmosphere of constructive discussion and insightful exchange.


Sponsored by the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM), Educational Resources Committee, CAPS Research, and the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC)


Remember! Proceedings will be available in early March 2010 in electronic form only. Papers can be downloaded from ISM's Web site at www.ism.ws in the Conferences section. You are encouraged to download Proceedings prior to the event.






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