ILS sixth edition co-organized by KEDGE Business School and the University of Bordeaux

The International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain (ILS International Conference) was founded in May 2004 by Valérie Botta-Genoulaz (INSA-Lyon Engineering School, France), Fouad Riane (Catholic University of Mons, Belgium), Nikolay Tchernev (School of Business Management Clermont Ferrand, IUP, France) and James Rappold (School of Business, University Wisconsin-Madison, USA).

After Lyon (France), May 14-17, 2006,. Madison-Wisconsin (US), May 28-30, 2008. Casablanca (Morocco), April 14-16, 2010, Université Laval in Quebec (Canada), August 26-29, 2012, Dinalog in Breda (Netherlands), August 24-27, 2014.

ILS 2016 will be hosted by KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux (France): Building a Resilient Future will be the main topic covering:

  • Advances in Supply Chain Modelling and Performance Evaluation
  • Information and Decision Systems for Supply Chain Management
  • The Interconnected Era in Logistics
  • Collaboration and Sharing Practices in the Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Management under Risk and Uncertainty
  • Innovative and Smart Technologies in Logistics
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Smart and durable City Logistics


The objective of ILS2016 is to bring together international researchers to share and exchange about a broad range of topics related to supply chain design and management, to information and decision-making systems, to innovative practices in logistics, etc. Also the aim of the conference is to merge academics with business leaders and professionals from industry around the topic of resiliency that appeal for several contemporary issues in the supply chain such as sustainability, societal impact, uncertainty, collaboration, etc.

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