15th EPIEM Conference 2022

Date: 02.06.2022 – 04.06.2022

Venue: Graz, Austria

Organisation: Graz University of Technology, Institute of Business Economics and Industrial Sociology, Working Group “Industrial Marketing, Purchasing and Supply Management“

Conference Topic

Creating a European IEM Future at the Intersection “Innovation – Digitalization – Sustainability”

It would be great if interested Professors of Universities all over Europe would take the chance and visit the 15th EPIEM Conference in Graz and contribute to the future development of the IEM field.

Schedule (Preliminary program)

Tuesday, May 31st  2022
Arrival of the EPIEM Drive Group in Graz (Initial meeting at 6.00 p.m.)

Wednesday, June 1st 2022
• EPIEM Drive Group Strategy Meeting: How to make the next steps in EPIEM? (Start 8.30 a.m.)
• EPIEM meets the ESTIEM Board, IEM Caring Foundation and representatives of the WING – The Austrian Association of Industrial Engineering and Management to discuss future potential for collaborations (Start 2.00 p.m.)
• EPIEM meets EurOMA representatives for dinner (Start 7.00 p.m.)

Thursday, June 2nd 2022
• Day 1 of the 1st European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Central and Eastern European (CEE) Research Network Workshop in co-operation with EPIEM (Start 8.30 a.m.)
• Get together – Meet academics and practitioners of the “IEM Family” (Welcome reception at 7.00 p.m.)

Friday, June 3rd 2022
• Day 2 of the 1st European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) CEE Research Network Workshop (Start 8.30 a.m. until noon)
• 15th EPIEM Annual Conference: Presentations on specific EPIEM topics (in English) (Start 1.00 p.m.)
• Conference Dinner for participants of the 15th EPIEM Conference incl. ESTIEM and IEM Caring Foundation members as well as all participants of the 1st EurOMA CEE Research Network Workshop (Start at 6.30 p.m.)

Saturday, June 4th 2022
Historic city tour in Graz (Start 10.00 a.m.)