FMOS 2023 - FMOS Research Conference

12-01-2023
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At the crossroad of Finance, Marketing and Operations for Sustainable Business

FMOS Conference is the first of a series of online events to gather researchers, especially the forthcoming generation of scholars, and disseminate their works on sustainability at the crossroads of finance, marketing and operations. A fantastic occasion to meet and share ideas for a more sustainable business.

The event consists of two parts: A workshop restricted to a limited number of young scholars (PhD candidates, MRes students or equivalent) and a traditional research conference. The event will take place entirely online. Students, scholars and practitioners who do not plan to present a paper are also welcome to join the conference.

Conference topics

The conference is multidisciplinary and encourages discussion between researchers from different perspectives. Topics will include but are not limited to:
  • Post-pandemic sustainability
  • Diversity, equity & inclusion
  • New visions for transport
  • Innovation in transport
  • Global and local
  • Poverty reduction
  • Responsible and sustainable tourism
  • Challenges in Retail Operations
  • Service Operations Management
  • Servitisation as a business model
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable solutions in Operations and Logistics
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Total Quality Management and Six Sigma
  • Sustainable operations
  • Emerging countries
  • Renewable energy production/solutions
  • Environmental recovery
  • Financial Technology
  • Conference venue and time
    The conference will take place online on the 8th and 9th of June, 2023. The first day will be dedicated to PhD candidates and early-career scholars who would like to present their ongoing research and receive mentorship from senior researchers (FMOS Workshop).

    The second and main day will give space for presentations (FMOS Conference).
  • Workshop June 8th
    The goal of the Workshops to make a helpful mentor-mentee experience for a very restricted number of participants. We will invite only a few (3-5) researchers to each panel.

    All presenters will be given time to present their current research or plan. Before joining the workshop, participants in a panel will be asked to read the extended abstracts of the other researchers and share their feedback during the workshop.
  • Conference June 9th
    The Conference is the primary moment for all researchers, at any stage of their career, to present their ongoing work.

    Students, scholars and practitioners who do not plan to present a paper are also invited to register and join the conference.

Important deadlines

  • 30th April 2023: Submission of 250-word abstracts*
  • 7th May 2023: Acceptance/Rejection notification to authors
  • 14th May 2023: Deadline for registration for presenters (Workshop and conference)
  • 31st May 2023: Extended abstracts** 2,000 words submission ONLY for FMOS-Workshop participants
  • 7th June, at noon: Deadline for registration for participants without presentation***

*Please, send a PDF file with name, surname, academic title and affiliation, email address and the text of the abstract. Every participant can send up to 2 abstracts.

**The extended abstract must be shared with the mentors and other participants in the FMOS Workshop.

***After the registration, participants who do not plan to present their research will receive links to the conference at the email address they used for registration.

Registration and conference fee

A fee of 10 CHF (approximately 10 USD) will be required for participation in the event. This single fee applies to all participants in the FMOS Workshop and FMOS Conference.
Students and scholars from developing countries can apply for complimentary participation in either or both events by writing to the organising committee at [email protected]

How to pay the conference fee

All participants in the FMOS Workshop and FMOS Conference can pay the conference fee using the secure online payment portal of the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. Payments can be made via debit or credit card. Participants must indicate their full name followed by FMOS 2023 in the reason for payment (ex. John Doe FMOS 2023).

Abstract submission and Communication

Abstracts should be sent to the Organizing Committee at [email protected] in an attached PDF file.
Note: Abstracts submitted in the text of the email will not be considered. Do not hesitate to contact us in case of further questions.

Publication opportunities & Attendance Confirmation

Participants in the FMOS Workshop and Conference are invited to submit their papers to the event partner journal and book. Further details will be provided as soon as possible.
All participants in the Workshop or the Conference (with or without a presentation) will receive an attendance certificate.

Organising Committee

  • Giuseppe Catenazzo, Head of Research at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland & Affiliate Professor at ICN Business School in Nancy & Paris, France.
  • Sajal Kabiraj, Principal Lecturer, School of Entrepreneurship and Business, Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Valkeakoski, Finland.
  • Aleksandra Zajac, Researcher at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland & Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Racibórz, Poland.

Scientific Committee

  • Khalifa AHSINA - Professor in Management, Accounting and Audit at Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morrocco
  • Antonio BENITEZ GARCIA - Assistant Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Shanghai, China.
  • Mélanie Florence BONINSEGNI - Assistant Professor at IPAG Business School in Paris, France.
  • Giuseppe CATENAZZO - Head of Research at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland & Affiliate Professor at ICN Business School in Nancy & Paris, France.
  • Monica Maria COROȘ - Assoc. Professor at Faculty of Business, Department of Hospitality Services at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
  • Emmanuel FRAGNIÈRE - Professor at the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HEG Valais/Wallis), Sierre/Siders, Switzerland & Teaching Fellow at the University of Bath, United Kingdom.
  • N. Gülfem GİDENER - Assistant Professor at Dokuz Eylul University in İzmir, Turkey.
  • Giovana GORETTI FEIJÓ DE ALMEIDA - CiTUR Leiria, Portugal.
  • Sajal KABIRAJ - Principal Lecturer, School of Entrepreneurship and Business at Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) in Valkeakoski, Finland.
  • Leszek KARCZEWSKI - Emeritus Professor at Opole University of Technology in Opole, Poland.
  • Aleksandr KLJUČNIKOV - Director at European Centre for Business Research, Pan-European University in Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Angela MADAN - Associate Professor at Academia de Studii Economice din București in Bucharest, Romania.
  • Vedran MILOJICA - Lecturer at PAR University College in Rijeka, Croatia.
  • Aleksandra MITROVIC - Associate Professor at the University of Kragujevac, in Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia.
  • Sabina MUSIOŁ - Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Racibórz, Poland.
  • Rafael PEREZ PENA - Associate Professor at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA.
  • Muhammad Asim RAFIQ - Associate Professor & Dean at Sindh Institute of Management & Technology in Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Christophe RETHORE - Associate Professor and Director of the Marketing Department, ICN Business School in Nancy & Paris, France, and Berlin, Germany.
  • Domenico VITI - Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Foggia in Foggia, Italy.
  • Aleksandra Zając - Researcher at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland & Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Racibórz, Poland.

Partner Journals

Please note that each journal has its own publication, review, fee, and paper selection rules that are independent from FMOS. Paper submission and presentation at FMOS does not guarantee publication in any of our partner journals' regular or special issues.

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