The supply chain management is an emerging and focused area for the sustainable development of business organization as it supervises the complete and successful movement of various elements of production of goods and services. The current scenario of the supply chain management is challenged by the evolution of the various cutting edge and transformational technological advancements. The Artificial intelligence(AI) and Metaverse is such an enhancementand significantly capable ofsolve the complexities of supply chain to make it more productive and customer centric. Artificial intelligence (AI) and Metaverse will create a virtual real image or world where all supply chain activities and interactions of all the correspondents can be accomplished in a computerized simplified environment. In the virtual environment, the advancementsor movement of the goods and supplies of the whole supply chain can be easily visualized and monitored. The production operation management, inventory management, order management, capacity and facility planning is another challenging areas of doing research and studies to understand the better functioning of supply chain management. The disruption in supply chain management which affects directly to the world’s economy can be predicted and avoided by observing the movement of goods with the help of AI and Metaverse. The virtual world will develop the communication and connectivity among the supply chain industry partner, practitioners and researchers. The traceability and security of the end to end supply chain system can be observed to make the process more simplified and robust. The supply chain disruption also have a major impact upon the continuity in manufacturing, cost of the product, stable market condition, demand and other many managerial factors which can be critically and productively addressed by the introduction of AI and Metaverse. The virtual world can provide very realistic information on product lead time, transportation cost and suspected delays by optimizing the system. The complete map of the entire end to end supply chain network and optimization of it will create more robust, flexible, demand driven, economic, and sustainable and environment friendly supply chain movement. The optimization of the fleet routes to make the warehouses more efficient using AI and Metaverse is another trending topic of research.The applicability of the proposed area of research and study is significantly growing and an emerging field with numerous opportunities for researchers and practitioners from the various industries and academics.
International Conference on AI and Metaverse in Supply Chain Management (AIMSCM)to be heldat IIMT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, during November 18th and 19th, 2023, invites original research contributionsand scholarly articles from the academicians, researchers and industry partnersacross the world. The primary goal of AIMSCM-2023 is to attract research scholars and professionals to present and publish their research work, findings, ideas and innovation in all the respective areas of studies related to AI and Metaverse in Supply Chain Management.
The scope of the conference has been kept wide but is not limited to: