Invitation to Submit Nominations for Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Award, 2013

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POM 2013 - Twenty Fourth Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. May 3 – May 6, 2013
Production and Operations Management Society


Invitation to Submit Nominations for Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Award, 2013

Purpose

The Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Award (EEDSA) has been created by the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) to establish institutional linkages to reach out to future scholars in emerging economies, to encourage their development and to facilitate building connection to POMS. The emerging economies are grouped into the following three regions for the purpose of this award: Africa, Asia‐Pacific, and Latin America and Caribbean.

Award
The recipient of the award, a Ph.D. student, will receive a grant to cover travel from abroad to attend the POMS 2013 Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA. In addition she/he will get complimentary conference registration, shared room accommodation at the conference hotel and up to U.S. $ 200 to meet incidental expenses in Denver. However, the total grant money will not exceed $ 2,000.
The award committee may give the award to one or more Ph.D. students from each of the three regions Africa, Asia‐Pacific, and Latin America and Caribbean. The total money awarded for each region should not exceed $ 2,000.

Eligibility
To be eligible for the award, the student must be currently enrolled (at the time of the application) in a Ph.D. program in an Operations Management related field in a country with an “emerging economy” from one of the three regions ‐ Africa, Asia‐Pacific, and Latin America.

Submission Procedure
An institution (university or corporation) may sponsor a student with a commitment to partially fund the cost of travel from abroad to the U.S.