2022 Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Virtual Conference

State of Manufacturing: The Next Decade of Global Innovation

Join MWDSI Virtual Conference on April 8 – 9, 2022 hosted by Oakland University, Rochester, MI (click here for the program flyer). Scheduled for a half day on Friday and full day on Saturday, virtual synchronous presentations on all topics relevant to business will be offered, along with symposia, tutorials and workshops.

Conference highlights include: virtual synchronous presentations, keynote and panel presentations, networking events, publishing in DSJIE and hybrid/remote teaching workshops.

 We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to our host and the editors for their participation.

We hope to see you there!

Register: https://mwdsi.decisionsciences.org/registration
Submit: https://mwdsi2022.exordo.com (March 15, 2022 – full papers; April 1, 2022 – abstracts)

Program Co-Chairs:

Osman T. Aydas; aydas@oakland.edu

Fei Song; feisong@oakland.edu

Vijayan Sugumaran; sugumara@oakland.edu


Individuals interested in participating in this year’s Program by serving as a reviewer, discussant, session chair, or in some other role should contact Program Co-Chairs.

Call for Papers

Review all the materials and information about submitting your paper for the upcoming meeting. 

Call for Papers >>


The Conference Management System is your resource for submitting a paper, checking reviews, uploading final copy for the proceedings, and more.



We are glad to announce that, as a part of the conference program, Hakan Yildiz from Wayne State University will be hosting an editorial panel on Saturday, April 9, 2022 between 1:00 – 2:00 PM (Eastern Time) featuring:

  • Michael F. Gorman, University of Dayton, Editor-in-Chief, INFORMS Journal of Applied Analytics
  • Tobias Schoenherr, Michigan State University, Co-Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Operations and Production Management
  • Sri Talluri, Michigan State University, Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Decision Sciences Journal
  • Tingting Yan, Wayne State University, Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Supply Chain Management

We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to our host and the editors for their participation.

Besides the Stan Hardy Best Conference Paper, Best Innovative Education Paper and Best Student Paper awards, the conference will also co-host the Third Annual Gregg M Sherrill Supply Chain Management Case Competition along with the Center for Excellence in Manufacturing at the Indiana University-Kelley School of Business-IUPUI. This year’s competition will be on Saturday, April 9th. Gregg Sherrill (retired chairman of Tenneco) will be in attendance. The format will be the same as last year. Each participating school can send one team of four undergraduate students. Prize money will be provided to the top three teams ($1000, $500, $300). We still have a couple available spots for interested schools. Please directly contact Mark Ippolito (mippolit@iupui.edu) or Mark Frohlich (mfrohlic@iupui.edu) to register a team for the student competition from your school.