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Information and communication technologies have seen both a rapid and a constraining evolution in recent years. Rapid due to the growing number of technological innovations coming onto the market, and constraining because it obliges companies and individuals to confront several technological and human challenges. The digital transformation has intensified with technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence and blockchain. Because of these innovations and their applications, digitalization affects many company functions, notably the supply chain. Digitalizing the supply chain is more and more necessary as an unavoidable approach for any company striving to be sustainable and remain competitive. Digitalization, as a technological, economic and social project, interests not only practitioners. It also interests researchers in logistics and supply chain management. The latter, in exploring the recent supply chain phenomenon, want to help managers better understand it in order to fully benefit from its advantages. To do this, many questions arise: How is digitalization transforming the logistics process? What are the main stages of a successful supply chain digitalization process? How can digitalization create value for stakeholders? Under what conditions can digitalization be a source of performance and competitiveness? What is the role of digitalization in sustainable supply chains ? What is the impact of digitalization on supply chain jobs ?

Topics of the Conference

  • Digitalization of supply chains
  • Disruptive Planning, Internet of Things and Industry 4.0
  • Inter-organizational information systems
  • Critical role of IS in project management
  • Smart Warehousing, Transportation, distribution and traceability
  • E-supply chain
  • Big systems – Data Analytics
  • Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact of Big Systems
  • Global Logistics Hubs design
  • Sustainable & Green supply chain design
  • Supply chain and logistics risks, management & Servitization
  • Product quality management
  • Financial supply chain management and project
  • Food Supply Chain
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Healthcare Logistics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Organization of innovative projects
  • Advances in project management, project teams and processes
  • Management of mega projects – PLM (Product life cycle)
  • Collaborative engineering
  • Project marketing & entrepreneurship
  • Project manager’s roles & competences and Crosscultural management
  • Procurement Management