Call for Submission

Those who would like to present a research at the symposium are kindly requested to submit either abstract, full paper, or invited session submission until May 31 June 30, 2019 (JST).
All submission will be reviewed on the basis of their relevance and significance to the conference theme as well as topics of interest of this conference, besides its originality.
Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are strictly prohibited.
Authors should take responsibilities for their submissions.
Submissions that do not meet/ follow the conference submission rules and format will be removed from the program.
The online submission also indicates the copyright agreement to publish the submissions for all purpose of the conference usage without further notice.
At least one author of the paper must register for the conference by May 31 June 30, 2019.

Abstract submission
Within 2,000 characters along with the personal information (name, affiliation, postal address, phone number, fax number, and email address) of each author from here.

Abstract Submission

Full paper submission
Those who would like to submit a full paper at the symposium are also kindly requested to submit the abstract. The full papers must be submitted by May 31 June 30, 2019 for refereeing. Accepted paper will be included in the conference CD-ROM proceedings with ISBN. The paper could be further reviewed for possible publication in special issues of journals related to POM (at least Journal of Japanese Operations Management and Strategy) soon after the symposium.
The submission of full papers is not compulsory for presenting the paper but optional. Full papers should conform to the format as specified in the instructions for proceedings. Also the template can be downloaded from here.
The maximum page length is 16 pages in WORD format (No more than 20MB). Full papers will be accepted on the understanding that the manuscript is an original work and has not been copyrighted, published, or accepted for presentation at any other conferences.

Full paper Submission

Invited session submission
The “Invited Session” is featured at this symposium. Details on the session follow.

  • The “Invited Session” will be 90 minutes long and attended by a session chair and three presenters.
  • The session chair will begin by presenting the session title and an outline of the session.
  • The sessions chair will then introduce the name, affiliation, and paper abstract of the three presenters
  • Each presenter will then submit his or her full paper (optional)
  • Finally, the corresponding chair will enter detailed information in the “invited session” application

Ideas or proposals for this invited session are requested to be sent to by March 31, 2019.
Important dates of abstracts and full papers of this session are the same as those of regular sessions. These are as follows. Full paper is hoped for but not compulsory.

Important Date
Proposal Submission Open: February 1, 2019
Invited Session Proposal: Due on March 31, 2019
Notification of Invited Session Acceptance: April 15, 2019
Start of the Invited Session Abstract and Full Paper Submission: Immediately after the Notification of the Invited Session Proposal Acceptance
Abstract and Full Paper Submission for the Invited Session: Due on May 31 June 30, 2019
Notification of Acceptance of Final Paper of the Invited Session: June July 15, 2019

Submit Full Paper
Full papers submitted until May 31 June 30, 2019 on the symposium website will be reviewed for inclusion in the conference CD-ROM proceedings with ISBN and could be further reviewed for possible publication. But the submission of full paper is not compulsory for presentation.