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AIT chosen as lead organizer for 2015 International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Asian Institute of Technology has been selected as the lead organizer for the 10th International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems (ICLS) to be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand on 1- 4 July 2015.

AIT chosen as lead organizer for 2015 International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Prof. Voratas Kachitvichyanukul


The decision to opt for Thailand and AIT was made at the board meeting of the International Federation of Logistics and SCM Systems (IFLS) held in Pozan, Poland on July 2.

At the meeting chaired by Prof. Young-Hae Lee, Chairman of the IFLS, Professor Voratas Kachitvichyanukul, Dean of the AIT School of Engineering and Technology, was chosen to serve as chairperson for next year’s international conference.

According to Prof. Voratas, the 2015 Congress will emphasize sustainability in logistics and manufacturing, and the effort to improve supply chains using environmentally-friendly management approaches.

Attendees will learn new ways to manage product quality, and production system flexibility by collaborating with suppliers, dealers and consumers for achieving improved manufacturing performance, he explained.

Each year the Congress invites papers and successful industrial case studies from researchers, educators, modelers, software developers, users and practitioners in universities, industries and research institutes.

Prof. Voratas emphasized that AIT will work closely with major Thai universities to organize the event. He added that the organizing committee would soon make an official announcement and call for papers.

The ICLS Congress is sanctioned by the International Federation of Logistics and SCM Systems. It aims to provide an international forum for leading researchers, educators, and practitioners to discuss ideas and exchange experiences on new developments, and enable opportunities for collaboration on the latest implementation and enhancement of sustainable logistics and supply chain systems.