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College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management

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The College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management will be hosting a mini‐conference on 8 May 2014. Join us to explore new topics relevant to humanitarian operations and crisis management. The presenters from this year’s mini-conference include:
- David Gazashvili, Emergency Team Leader, CARE Philippines
- Prof. Asoo Vakharia, McClatchy Professor, University of Florida, POMS President-elect for 2014-2015
- Marly Maskill, Industrial Engineer, Houston Food Bank
- Samuel C. Stephens, Executive Director, Global Soap Project
- Margaret Linnane, Executive Director, Philanthropy and Non-Profit Leadership Center, Rollins College
- Trevor Riggen, Vice President, Disaster Operations and Logistics, American Red Cross

We look forward to an interactive day with representatives from various organizations and academic backgrounds.

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As a researcher in the Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management field we would like to invite you to submit a paper on a topic relevant to HOCM for the upcoming annual conference of the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS) in Atlanta Georgia, USA, on May 9-12, 2014.

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The POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management invites all HOCM researchers to submit their papers to the HOCM Track Best Paper Award. The award will be presented at the POMS Annual Meeting in Atlanta. The objective of the competition is to identify and honor outstanding papers in the fast-growing field of HOCM. Submissions will be judged based on their contribution towards the advancement of theory and practice of HOCM. All research methods, including field/case studies, empirical and analytical methods are encouraged.

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