International Purchasing and Supply
Education and Research Association
We look forward to welcoming you at the 25th IPSERA Conference from Sunday 20 March - Wednesday 23 March 2016 in Dortmund.
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IPSERA, the International Purchasing and Supply, Education and Research Association, is a unique multi-disciplinary network offering researchers, practitioners and educators a platform for development and extension of knowledge concerning Purchasing and Supply Management. The Annual Conference allows the exchange of most recent research developments in an inspiring scientific and social environment with contributions from academics in any field that is concerned with the understanding of Purchasing and Supply Management. For the 25th IPSERA Conference we invite you from Sunday 20 March - Wednesday 23 March 2016 to Dortmund, Germany. The conference theme “Purchasing & Supply Management – from efficiency to effectiveness in an integrated Supply Chain Management” reflects the current discussion beyond Procurement, which has a major impact on the profession. There will be also at least one stream dedicated to Financial Supply Chain Management. In addition the Educator´s Conference welcomes all purchasing and supply chain educators to discuss challenges and develop best practice in teaching whereas PhD students can get advice on their research proposals in the Doctoral Workshop by a network of colleagues and senior faculty.