Date: July 1-2, 2016
Venue: Aachen, Germany
Invitation: We would like to invite you to submit abstracts for presentations at the 1st Conference on Sustainable
Supply Chains (SustSC 2016). The SustSC 2016 is organized by the EURO Working Group on Sustainable Supply
Chains (EWG-SustSC) in cooperation with the Chair of Operations Management at RWTH Aachen University and
sponsored by the Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO).
Purpose: The purpose of the SustSC 2016 Conference is to offer the European and international SustSC community
opportunities to present state-of-the-art developments and to discuss current challenges in Sustainable Supply
Chains. We want to attract researchers and practitioners interested in the implementation of Sustainable Supply
Research: We invite researchers to present state of the art research and innovative approaches for Sustainable
Supply Chain Management. We are looking for papers tackling methodologies as well as applications for Sustainable
Industry: There will be presentations from industry illustrating the current challenges and approaches for
Sustainability in Supply Chains. The cases will be discussed in interactive breakout sessions.
Best Paper Award 2016: All presentations and papers of the SustSC 2016 will be considered for the “EWG-SustSC
Best Paper Award 2016” that will be awarded for the first time aiming at motivating young researchers to submit
and present their work at the SustSC conference.
Submissions: Abstracts for presentations deadline: 29th of February, 2016
Notification of acceptance: 15th of March 2016
Venue: The Conference will take place at RWTH Aachen University, Super C, Templergraben 57, 52062 Aachen, Germany.
Social Program & Networking: The SustSC 2016 promises to offer a pleasant social and networking environment for all participants in the old town of Aachen in the summer season.
Conference chair & EWG-SustSC Coordinators & Board: Grit Walther
Conference URL: http://sustsc2016.sciencesconf.org