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Monday 29th June 2020

9:00 - 10:15 Opening plenary - Welcome to EurOMA 2020    
President's address
Conference format and etiquette
Conference co-Chairs: Janet Godsell, Mark Johnson, Pietro Micheli
EurOMA President: Taco van der Vaart
Keynote & Discussion    
What is impact? Prof. Stuart Croft, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Warwick, Professor of International Security
OM Academics for Impact

Prof. Cristina Gimenez-Thomsen, Dpt. of Operations, Innovation & Data Sciences, Director of Identity and Mission, ESADE Business School 

Prof. Michael Pirson, Ph.D., Professor of Sustainable Business Management. Fordham University

EurOMA 2020 Fellow Taco van der Vaart, EurOMA President
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee  
10:30 - 12:00 Teaching Innovation
Chaired by: Marco Formentini, Jasna Prester
Nigel Slack Teaching Innovation Award    
Embedding industry 4.0 in operations management education using a Challenge-based Learning approach Authors: Rosario Michel-Villarreal and Eliseo Vilalta-Perdomo
The redesign of programs for online delivery Paolo Taticchi    

Pandemic Pedagogy: new approaches to teaching generation C

Nick Wake    
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch  
12:45 - 14:15 Special sessions - Parallel

Emerging Trends for International Manufacturing Networks

Lean Research: 30th Anniversary and Mid-life Crisis Emerald - Operationalising change: an impact literacy approach to research and innovation Research agendas for impact of Covid-19 on supply chains
Gisela Lanza, Kasra Ferdows, Janet Godsell, Jagjit Singh Srai Moderators: Torbjørn Netland, Desirée van Dun
Panellists: Rachna Shah, Pär Åhlström, Pamela Danese, Daryl Powell, Peter Hines
Dr Julie Bayley, Director of Research Impact Development, University of Lincoln, UK Chris Voss, Xiande Zhao, Suzanne deTreville
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee  
14:30 - 16:00 Covid-19 Special Sessions - Parallel  
Can Supply Chain Finance help to manage the Impact of Covid-19? Ad-hoc supply chains for medical equipment in the Covid-19 crisis

Covid-19 From Material Science; From Humanitarian Supply Chains; From Industrial and Commercial Supply Chain Dynamics

Federico Caniato, Antonella Moretto, Luca Gelsomino, Michael Henke, Marco Farinelli Jasmina Müller, Kai Hoberg, Jan Fransoo Lisa Ellram, Barb Flynn, Christine Harland, Gyöngyi Kovács, Joe Sarkis and Wendy Tate  
16:00 - 16:15 Coffee  
16:15 - 17:15

EurOMA Annual General Meeting

Chaired by Taco van der Vaart

(Invite to be sent from EurOMA secretariat)

17:30 - 18:30

Insights and Innovations from IJOPM

Chaired by Constantin Blome

Tuesday 30th June 2020        
08:30 - 10:00 Special sessions - Parallel  
Chinese Manufacturing Measuring the unmeasurable (call for papers IJOPM special issue) Saving lives with lean  
Yongjiang Shi , Zhao Xiande, Jeff Fu Jia, Yang Cheng , Yufeng Zhang Pietro Micheli, Haley Beer, Andrey Pavlov and Matteo Mura Daryl Powell, Nicola Burgess, Manoj Dora, Rose Heathcote  
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee  
10:15 - 11:45 Operations with Impact: A circular economy perspective
Chaired by Janet Godsell
Accelerating the Circular Economy at HP Dr Kirstie McIntyre, Global Director for Sustainability, Product and Service Compliance Operations, HP Inc.
Creating Value from a Circular Economy Professor Fiona Charnley, Associate Professor of Circular Economy and Co-Director Exeter Centre for the Circular Economy
Panel Discussion      
11:45 - 12:30 Lunch  
12:30 - 14:00 Harry Boer best doctoral paper award
Chaired by Harry Boer
Video-based objective measurement of problem- solving process quality in kaizen teams José C. M. Franken, Desirée H. van Dun, Celeste P. M. Wilderom
Exploring paradoxes in sustainable supply chain management: Insights from multi-tier supply chains Axel Zehendner Anni-Kaisa Kähkönen, Philipp C. Sauer, Patrick Schöpflin
The dual embeddedness of global corporations through their supply and internal networks: Performance implications Fabienne Chedid, Canan Kocabasoglu-Hillmer, Joerg Ries
14:00 - 14:15 Coffee  
14:15 - 15:45 Chris Voss best paper award
Chaired by Mark Johnson
Inside the multi-tier supply firms: Exploring responses to institutional pressures and challenges for sustainable supply management Shobod Nath, Gabriel Eweje  
Catastrophic supply chain disruptions and supply network changes: A study of the 2011 Japanese earthquake from a supply network complexity view Byung-Gak Son, Sangho Chae, Canan Kocabasoglu-Hillmer  
Gatekeepers and knowledge sharing in inter-organizational project networks Mehrnoush Sarafan, Benn Lawson, Brian Squire  
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee  
16:00 - 17:00 Meet the Editors
Chaired by Mark Johnson

Editors: Constantin Blome (IJOPM), Tyson Browning (JOM), Suzanne de Treville (JOM), Bart MacCarthy (IJPE), Mark Pagell (JSCM)

17:00 - 17:30 Closing session
Chaired by Pietro Micheli
Reflections on EurOMA 2020 Pietro Micheli    
Shortlisted papers for IJOPM EurOMA 2020 Special Issue      
Young Scholars Networking Grant winners Torbjorn Netland    
Emerald Literati 2020 winners Jo Jones    
Sustainability Forum 2020      
EurOMA 2021: Berlin Constantin Blome    
6th P&OM World Conference: Nara 2021 Jose Machuca & Nigel Caldwell    
Closing comments Taco van der Vaart