formerly the Educator's Conference
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

Join CSCMP in Nashville, Tennessee, for the 2018 Academic Research Symposium (ARS). The ARS is an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and discuss and share new research. The ARS is proudly considered the foremost event for research in supply chain management and logistics (SCML). It is an open event, created to bring scholars from all over the world and from all disciplines into the SCML discussion.

The 2018 symposium will embrace research from all areas of business connected to SCML. CSCMP is excited to facilitate such an event, examining the past, present, and future innovations that continue to advance our discipline.

Whether you attend the ARS or the entire EDGE conference, EDGE, and its affiliated events reflect the unparalleled resources CSCMP offers today and symbolizes our unwavering commitment to supply chain in the future.

There are two registration options available. Register for the ARS or register for the EDGE conference and attend both the ARS and the EDGE Conference and Exhibition.

An EDGE Registration Includes:

  • Academic Research Symposium (both practitioners and service providers are welcome to attend)
  • Access to more than 95 education sessions
  • Evening receptions on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday (includes hors d'oeuvres and drink tickets)
  • Access to the Supply Chain Exchange exhibition
  • Full breakfast and lunch on Monday and Tuesday
  • Brunch on Wednesday
  • Women at Work session
  • 15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)—for SCPro™ certification holders

Register Now for EDGE 2018 and Academic Research Symposium

An ARS Registration Includes:

  • Live panels discussions with the supply chain field's top researchers and academics
  • Access to over 40 different educational sessions offering the newest and most relevant research in the field of supply chain and logistics.
  • The Academic Research Symposium reception on Saturday evening
  • Full breakfast and lunch
  • 5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)—for SCPro™ certification holders

Register Now for Academic Research Symposium

2018 Academic Research Symposium Call for Papers

Participate in the 2018 ARS Call for Papers. The online submission period runs from February 1, 2018 to May 1, 2018. Visit the website for information about the Call for Papers, and to participate, create an account and complete a submission form by May 1, 2018.

Please note: The Academic Research Symposium is a free event to those registered for CSCMP EDGE.