Dr. Vlachos

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Dr. Ilias Vlachos holds the position of Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Management. Dr. Vlachos is also currently Senior Lecturer at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, UK. He holds a Ph.D. from Cranfield University, U.K. and a M. Sc. and B. Sc. (Hon) in Economic Science from the University of Athens.

Over the past ten years, Dr. Vlachos has developed a distinguished career as a faculty member, researcher, consultant, and author. His extensive experience lies within the food & retailing industries. He has served as a professor of management at several prominent universities including the Northumbria University, University of Liverpool, University of Derby, and Cranfield University in the U.K., University of Athens, Hellenic Open University and University of Ioannina in Greece, as well as Oulu University in Finland and Nanjing University in China.

Dr. Vlachos has extensive experience mentoring students having supervised over 200 Doctoral dissertations at three different universities as well as having supervised numerous graduate theses. Results from the top dissertations have been announced or have published their results in scientific conferences or peer-reviewed journals.

His research interests include: supply chain management, sustainability, lean thinking, e-business technologies and applications in food chains & retailing. Dr. Vlachos has participated in many competitive European research projects. He has published more than 80 research papers in peer review journals along with books chapters and conference studies.

Academic Positions Held
  • Professor of Agribusiness & Supply Chain Management, UGSM-Monarch Business School
  • Senior Lecturer-Supply Chain Management, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, UK
  • Assistant Professor, Agricultural University of Athens, Agribusiness Management Laboratory
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Liverpool Online, U.K.
  • Adjunct Professor, Hellenic Open University, Greece
  • Visiting Professor, University of Ioannina, Greece
Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D., Cranfield University, U.K.
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economic Sciences, Agricultural University of Athens
  • B.Sc. (Honors) in Agricultural Economic Sciences, Agricultural University of Athens
Awards And Honors
  • Member of the University Senate, Agricultural University of Athens
  • Guest Lecturer, Oulu University, Finland
  • Guest Lecturer, Nanjing University, China
  • Guest Lecturer, Cranfield University, U.K.
Main Academic Interests
  • Supply chain management
  • Lean thinking
  • Supply governance
  • e-Business technologies
  • Applications in food chains & retailing
Consulting Positions Held In The Past
  • Advisor to the President, Arab-Greek Chamber of Commerce
  • E-Business Consultant, Ministry of Development, Greece
Associations And Memberships
  • Member, ACBSP-Accreditation Council For Business Schools & Programs, USA
  • Member, ECBE-European Council For Business Education, Switzerland
  • Member of the Management Board, Cultural Foundation “The Roots of the Olive Tree”
  • Member, Academy of Management
  • Member, European e-Business Support Network
  • Member and Elected Chairman, Hellenic Association of Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture
  • Member, Greek Agricultural Economics Society
  • Member, International Dairy Federation, Chairman of the Standing Committee
  • Member, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association
  • Member, Agricultural Economics Society U.K.
  • Member, Institute of Logistics and Transport U.K.
  • Member, Geotechnical Chamber of Greece
Languages
  • English
  • Greek
Edited Volumes
  • Vlachos, I. P., and Malindretos, G., (2012) Markets, Business and Sustainability, Bentham Science Publishers, under development.
  • Rezitis, A., Vlachos, I.P., and Matas K., (2012) Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis, Paschalidis Medical Publications (in Greek, Translation from the original Volume by: Bailey Norwood and Jayson Lusk (2008) Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis, Prentice Hall, Published: 11/06/2007, ISBN-13: 9780132211215 http://www.amazon.com/Agricultural-Marketing-Analysis-Bailey-Norwood/dp/0132211211).
  • Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P., and Zeimpekis, V., (2011) “Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks”, Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1st ed. (May 10, 2011), Hardcover: 312 pp., ISBN-13: 978-1405182997 http://www.amazon.com/Intelligent-Agrifood-Networks-Michael-Bourlakis/dp/1405182997/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1298906021&sr=1-1
  • Patsis, P. G., Soldatos, P., Spathis, P., and Vlachos, I. P. (1999) “The international trade of Mediterranean products. Marketing implications and the affect of GATT and the future expansion of EU on Greek competitiveness”, Ministry of Agriculture, Greece, In Greek.
Books
  • Vlachos, I.P., Malindretos, G. Markets, Business And Sustainability, Bentham Books, 2015, ISBN 978-1-68108-026-0
  • Vlachos, I. P., Livanis, G. and Patsis, P. G. (2004) Marketing Greek Cheese: Present & Future, Athens, pp. 382 (In Greek) 2nd Edition (first published 2000)
Chapters In Books
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2012) Consumers’ perceptions of food quality products: Greece’s experiences, in Marija Klopčič EAAP (European Federation of Animal Science) Scientific Book Series: “Consumer attitudes to food quality products in Southern Europe”, Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers (under publication), accepted on 25.3.2012 under minor revisions, resubmitted on 4.4.2012.
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Malindretos, G., (2012) Introduction to Markets, Business and Sustainability, In: Markets, Business and Sustainability Ed(s), Vlachos, I. P. and Malindretos, G., The Netherlands: Bentham Science Publishers, (on going).
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2012) Social Responsibility in food chains, In: Markets, Business and Sustainability Ed(s), Vlachos, I. P. and Malindretos, G., The Netherlands: Bentham Science Publishers, (on going).
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Malindretos, G., (2012) Conclusions to Markets, Business and Sustainability, In: Markets, Business and Sustainability Ed(s), Vlachos, I. P. and Malindretos, G., The Netherlands: Bentham Science Publishers (on going).
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Chondros, P. (2011) The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on the Organisational Performance of Micro-Entreprises: Evidence from Greece, In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks Ed(s), Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P. & Zeimpekis, V.,UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, pp. 179-192.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2011) Food Quality and Safety, In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks Ed(s), Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P. & Zeimpekis, V., UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, pp. 131-146.
  • Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P. & Zeimpekis, V., (2011) Introduction to the intelligent management of food supply chains, In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks Ed(s), Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P. & Zeimpekis, V., UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing., pp. 1-6.
  • Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P., (2011) E-business applications in the European food and beverages Industry: Evidence from the Wine Sector, In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks Ed(s), Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P. & Zeimpekis, V., UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing., pp. 167-178.
  • Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P. & Zeimpekis, V., (2011) Conclusions to the intelligent management of food supply chains, In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks Ed(s), Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I. P. & Zeimpekis, V.,UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing., pp. 281-287.
  • Vlachos, I. P., Koulohera, A., Vladika, A., (2010) The role of ICTs in small rural farms, In: Rural Farm Management Ed(s), Garyfallos Arampatzis, Greece: Dimokritio University, Greece, pp. 177-187
  • Fotopoulos, Ch, Vlachos, I. P. and Maglaras, G. (2010) The process and critical success factors of evolving from product excellence to market excellence: the case of Mastiha in Chios, Greece, In: Market Oriented? The Metamorphosis of Food and Agricultural Production and Marketing, Ed(s), Adam Lindgreen, Martin Hingley, David Harness, Paul Custance, UK: Gower, pp. 307-324
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2009) Greek regional pork chains, In: European pork chains: Diversity and quality challenges in consumer-oriented production and distribution Ed(s), Jacques Trienekens, Brigitte Petersen, Nel Wognum and Detert Brinkmann, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands , pp. 171-180.
  • Zeimpekis, V., Psarrou, M. Vlachos, I., Minis I. (2008) Towards an RFID based system for real-time fruit management, In:RFID in Operations and Supply Chain Management Ed(s), Blecker, T. and Guang, G., Erich Schmidt Verlag (ESV). Germany: Erich Schmidt Verlag, pp. 195-220.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2005) E-business Applications in European Food & Beverages Industry: Managerial & Economic Implications, In:Agribusiness Management: The Food Sector in the EU Ed(s), P. Soldatos, Athens, Greece: Agricultural University of Athens.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2004) Critical Success Factors of Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce Solutions to Supply Chain Management, In:Supply Chain and Finance Ed(s), P.M.Pardalos, A.Migdalas and G. Baourakis. World Scientific Publ Co Inc, pp. 162-174.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2003) Competitiveness and Supply Chain Management of Greek Pork Industry, In:Greek Pork Sector: Present and Future Ed(s), P. Zoiopoulos, (In Greek).Athens, Greece.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (1999) Marketing of Feta Cheese in European Markets: The Current Situation and Future perspectives, In:The international trade of Mediterranean products. Marketing implications and the affect of GATT and the future expansion of EU on Greek competitiveness Ed(s), Patsis, P. G., Soldatos, P., Spathis, P., and Vlachos, I. P., Athens, Greece: Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (1999) The trade of Greek Fruit and Vegetables in a new Business Environment, In: The international trade of Mediterranean products. Marketing implications and the affect of GATT and the future expansion of EU on Greek competitiveness Ed(s), Patsis, P. G., Soldatos, P., Spathis, P., and Vlachos, I. P., Athens, Greece: Ministry of Agriculture.
Refereed Journal Articles
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2012) Private Label Cheese Chains: A Case Study of Greek PDO Cheeses, Journal of Chain and Network Science (JCNS), submitted on 20.3.2012. [SCO]
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Kleanthous, P. (2012) You Improve only What You Measure: Α Case Study of Global Tobacco Supply Chain, International Journal on Food System Dynamics, under development.
  • Vlachos, I. P., and Sheshe F. (2012) Humanitarian Supply Chains: International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management Information, writing-up (authors share equal contribution to authorship).
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2012) RFID impact on chain performance: A case study on fresh products chain, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (IJMTM), accepted with minor revisions.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2012) Supply Chain Management : An Overview (working title), Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, writing up, (ABS 3***, SSCIIF=3.427)
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2012) Managing Diversity in the Public Sector: A Case Study, Journal of Human Values, submitted.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2012) Lean Metamorphosis: Characteristics and critical success factors “, Production and Inventory Management Journal of APICS. Submitted,
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Myloni, V., (2012) Linking organisational culture and HRM practices for better firm performance, Annals of Management Science (AMS), accepted with revisions, under revisions.
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Malindretos, G., (2012) Market Access and Sustainability effects on regional performance: Evidence from the Messinian Region-Greece, world review of entrepreneurship, management and sustainable development ( on development_
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Bodganovich A., (2011) Lean Thinking in the European Hotel Industry, Tourism Management, accepted, minor revisions, (ABS 3***, SSCIIF=2.62)
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2011) The Impacts Of E-Business On Tourism Sector: A Three Countries Comparison, TOURISMOS: An International Multidisciplinary Refereed Journal of Tourism, accepted for publication.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2010) Profiles of E-business behaviour: A demographics and strategic analysis, Journal of Enterprise Resource Planning Studies, Article ID 250358, pp 21.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2009) High-Performance Workplace Practices for Greek Companies, Euromed Journal of Business, Vol 4, Iss 1, pp. 21-39. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=1450-2194&volume=4&issue=1&articleid=1789658&show=abstract (C-ranking, ABDC Australian business deans council)
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2008) The Effect of Human Resource Practices on Organizational Performance: Evidence from Greece, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 19, No 1, pp 74-97. (ABS 3***, SSCIIF=0.856) http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a790609940
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2008) The Effects of Human Resource Practices on Firm Growth, International Journal of Business Science & Applied Management, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 18-34. http://www.business-and-management.org/paper.php?id=40
  • Vlachos, I. P., Bourlakis, M., and Karalis, V., (2008) Manufacturer-retailer collaboration in the supply chain: Empirical evidence from the Greek food sector, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, Vol: 11, Issue: 4, pp 1-11 (ABS 2**). http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a787630075
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Bourlakis, M., (2006) Supply Chain Collaboration between retailers and manufacturers: Do they trust each other? Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, Vol. 7, No.1, pp. 70-8. http://www.supplychain-forum.com/documents/articles/SCFvol7_1_2006Vlachosbourlakis.pdf
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2005) The creative role of e-business activities metamorphosis (eBAM): a comparative analysis of European machinery and equipment enterprises, Review of Business Research, published.
  • Mangina, E., & Vlachos, I. P., (2005) The Changing Role of Information Technology in Food Logistics Management: Re-engineering Food Chain Using Intelligent Agents Technology, Journal of Food Engineering, special issue on Operational Research and Food Logistics, Vol. 70, Iss. 3 pp. 403-420 SSCIIF=2.13) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T8J-4F08556-1&_user=10&_coverDate=10%2F31%2F2005&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_origin=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1472228609&_rerunOrigin=scholar.google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=e5d6ca00be9a583d73ce42e02b4b52fd&searchtype=a
  • Vlachos, I. P., and Patsis, P. G. (2004) Critical Success Factors & Competitiveness of Fresh Produce Exports, Agricultural Economics Review, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 36-46.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2004) Investigating the Adoption of Electronic Data Interchange by Agribusiness Organizations, Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 19-42.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2002) Paradigms of the Factors that Impinge upon Business-to-Business e-Commerce Evolution, International Journal of Business and Economics, Fall, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 82-89.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2001) Comparative advantage and uncertainty in the international trade of Mediterranean agricultural products: an empirical analysis, MEDIT, vol. 4, pp. 42-4.
Journal Articles
  • Vlachos, I., Zeimpekis, V., (2009) Tracing Food using RFID, Agronews, Green Box.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2004) ΄Marketing & Supply Chain Management of Greek Poultry΄, Greek Poultry Journal.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2004) ‘Competitive Intelligence Challenges for the Food & Beverages Industry’, Competia Online Magazine.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2002) Marketing and Supply Chain Management of Greek Poultry, Greek Agricultural Review (Georgia & Ktinotrofia), Special Issue on Greek Poultry, May.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (1997) “Logistics implications in co-operatives”, Sineteristiki Poria (Cooperative review), No. 47, Vol. 12, pp. 177-185, Jul.-Sept.
  • Vlachos, I. P., Koumoukelis, F., and Polymeros, A., (1993) A Management Information System for Greek Co-operatives, Sineteristiki Poria (Cooperative review), Vol.31, No. 8, pp. 183-187, Jul.-Sept.
Referred Conference Papers
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Sheshe, F. (2012) Designing Disaster Response Logistics, Paper ID 28, HAMBURG INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF LOGISTICS Designing the Future Supply Chain – Reliable, Robust, Secure
    13-14 September 2012, HAMBURG, Germany, accepted.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2012) Private Label Cheese Chains: A Case Study of Greek PDO Cheeses, 10th Wageningen International Conference on Chain and Network Management (WICaNeM 2012), 23 May – 25 May 2012 Wageningen, The Netherlands, Conference theme: Multi-Stakeholder Dynamics in Chains and Networks, accepted.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2012) RFID impact on producer organisations chain performance: A case study on fresh produce, 10th Wageningen International Conference on Chain and Network Management (WICaNeM 2012), 23 May – 25 May 2012 Wageningen, The Netherlands, Conference theme: Multi-Stakeholder Dynamics in Chains and Networks, accepted.
  • Wognum, P. M., Veflen-Olson, N., Vlachos, I. (2011) Organizing for marketing new regional products, Public Conference: “Sustainable and Diversified Pork Chains: From Science to Practice, University of Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, October 27-28, 2011.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2011) A methodical approach for lean transformation for food companies, 4th Euromed conference of the Euromed academy of business, Agios Nikolaos – Crete, Greece, October 19-22, 2011
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2011) Lean Thinking in the European Hotel Industry, 4th Euromed conference of the Euromed academy of business, Agios Nikolaos – Crete, Greece, October 19-22, 2011
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2011) Marketing strategies of olive oil on the local and international market: The case of Greece, 5th Edition of the Mediterranean Days Olivier, March, 7 – 9, Meknes, Morocco.
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Myloni, V., (2010) Human Resource Practices and organisational culture effects on Organizational Performance, 3rd Annual EuroMed Conference November 4-5, 2010
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Malindretos, G., (2010) Sustainable strategies for SMEs from traditional, regional industries: The case of Messinian Region, Greece, 3rd Annual EuroMed Conference November 4-5, 2010
  • Vlachos, I. P.., (2010) Social Corporate Responsibility effects on firm performance: Insights from the food sector 3rd Annual EuroMed Conference November 4-5, 2010
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Kleanthous, P., (2010) Consumers’ perceptions of food quality products: Greece experiences, EAAP, 61st Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Heraklion, Crete, 23rd– 27th August 2010
  • Vlachos, I. P., Bourlakis, M., Melewar, TC. (2009) Ex Ante Selection Criteria & Ex Post Reasons for Dissatisfaction in logistics outsourcing: Empirical insights from Greek food SMEs, International Food & Agribusiness Management Association, 19th Annual World Symposium, June 20-21, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Vlachos I.P. (2006) E-Business Applications in the Food Sector, 7th International Conference on Agricultural Economics, November, Athens, Greece (in Greek)
  • Vlachos I.P. and Dimitropoulos E. (2006) Supply Chain Management, 3rd Party Logistics & Food Quality & Safety: Evidence from Greece, 7th International Conference on Management in AgriFood Chains and Networks, 31 May – 2 June, Ede, The Netherlands.
  • Dimitropoulos E. and Vlachos, I.P. (2006) Cooperatives Quality: Evidence from Greece, 7th International Conference on Management in AgriFood Chains and Networks, 31 May – 2 June, Ede, The Netherlands
  • Vlachos I.P. (2006) E-business applications in the food sector: Current Status and future Trends, Information Society Conference, Syros, July 4-5, Greece
  • Vlachos I.P. Bourlakis, M., Karalis, V., (2006) Manufacturer-retailer collaboration in food demand chains: A win-win battle, Logistics Research Network, Newcastle, UK.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2005) Policy, Economic, and Industry Repercussions of Current E-Business Diffusion Rate In European Food Industry, 2005 EFITA/WCCA Joint Congress on IT in Agriculture.
  • Vlachos, I. P., & Mangina, E., (2005) Using Intelligent Agents Technology to Manage Food Chains, The 3rd International Workshop on Supply Chain Management & Information Systems 6th – 8th July 2005.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2004) The creative role of e-business activities metamorphosis (eBAM): a comparative analysis of European machinery and equipment enterprises, Annual conference of the International Academy of Business and Economics, USA, October 17-20.
  • Karalis, V., & Vlachos, I. P., (2004) Supplier-Retailer Collaboration in Food Networks: A Typology and Examination of Moderating Factors, 6th Conference on Chain and Network Management, Ede, The Netherlands, May.
  • Mangina, E., & Vlachos, I. P., (2004) Intelligent Optimisation Agents in Food Supply Chain Management, International Conference On Information Systems & Innovative Technologies In Agriculture, Food And Environment (HAICTA), Thessaloniki Greece, 18-20 March.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2004) E-business in European Food and Beverages Industry: Current Applications & Future Trends, International Conference On Information Systems & Innovative Technologies In Agriculture, Food And Environment (HAICTA), Thessaloniki Greece, 18-20 March.
  • E. Antonopoulou, Y. Koumpouros, M. Malliappis, H. Passam, A. B. Sideridis, I. Vlachos, C. Yialouris (2004) A Horticultural Ontology, International Conference On Information Systems & Innovative Technologies In Agriculture, Food And Environment (HAICTA), Thessaloniki Greece, 18-20 March.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2004) Supply Chains, Marketing Channels & Competitiveness of Organic Produce (Sheep & Goats), First International Conference on Organic Produce of Sheep & Goats: Present & Future, Agrinio, Greece, 17-18 January.
  • Mangina, E., & Vlachos, I. P., (2003) Intelligent Optimisation Agents in Supply Networks, Third International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2003), Business Paradigms, Strategic Transformation and Partnership, Mandarin Singapure, December, 9-13.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2003) E-business in European Food and Beverages Industry: A Value Chain Analysis, Agriculture, International Congress on Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and Environment (ITAFE), Izmir, Turkey, 7 -10 October.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2003) E-Business Models for Agri-Food Chain Management, International Conference of Business and Economics, London, England, 5-7 July.
  • Vlachos, I. P., and Patsis, P. G. (2003) WE-CVT: A Prototype for Web-Based Electronic Continuing Vocational training For Small & Medium Enterprise, International Conference of Business and Economics, London, England, 5-7 July.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2003) Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Competitive Advantage in Pork Value Chains, Conference of Greek Pork: Present and Future, Agrinio, Greece, 22 May.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2003) E-Quality Integration System: A prototype model for quality assurance, monitoring and traceability in complete, non-integrated food supply chains based on web and mobile technologies, 3rd International And Multidisciplinary Conference- Quality In Chains: An Integrated View on Fruit and Vegetable Quality, , Wageningen, 6-9 July (abstract top rank acceptance).
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2003) Eliciting consumer values impinging upon wine choice: A means-end approach, Marketing across Borders and Boundaries: Understanding Cross-Functional and Inter-Disciplinary Interfaces Within an Increasingly Global Environment, WORLD MARKETING CONGRESS, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, 11-14 June.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2003) Adoption of Business-to-Business Applications by Small Agribusiness Organisations, Marketing across Borders and Boundaries: Understanding Cross-Functional and Inter-Disciplinary Interfaces Within an Increasingly Global Environment, WORLD MARKETING CONGRESS, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, 11-14 June.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2002) E-logistics of Agribusiness Organisations, 15th National Conference of Greek Society on Operational Research (EEEE) , Tripolis, Greece. 31 Oct – 2 Nov.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2002) Cooperation in Food Supply Chains, 6th Greek Agricultural Economists Society Conference, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece, 21-23 Nov.
  • Costopoulou, C. I., Vlachos, I. P., and Tsiligiridis, Th. A., (2002) E-consulting of Small and Medium Agribusiness Enterprises: The case of eEurope Godigital application into the Peloponnese Region, 3rd Hellenic Conference with International Participation “Information & Communication Technologies In Education”, Rhodes, Greece, 26-29 September.
  • Costopoulou, C. I., Vlachos, I. P., and Tsiligiridis, Th. A., (2002) E-training of Small and Medium Agribusiness Enterprises, International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, Research and Training Institute of East Aegean, Samos, Greece, 17-21 July.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2002) Paradigms of the Factors that Impinge upon Business-to-Business e-Commerce Evolution, Global Conference of Business and Management, 7-9 July.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2002) Critical Success Factors of Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce Solutions to Supply Chain Management, International Conference on Financial Engineering, E-commerce & Supply Chain, and Strategies of Development, Athens Greece, 10-12 June.
  • Vlachos, I. P., (2002) Business-To-Business E-Commerce: An Innovative Tool For Food Chain Management, in A. B. Sideridis and C. P. Yialouris, The Impact of ICT in Agriculture, Food and Environment, Proceedings of 1st Pan-Hellenic Conference of Hellenic Association of Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture, Food and Environment (HAICTA), Athens-Greece, pp. 37-44, 6-7 June.
  • Vlachos, I. P., Costopoulou, C. I., Mahaman, B. D., and Sideridis, A. B., (2001) A Conceptual Framework For E-Commerce Development Between African Countries & European Union, EFITA 2001, 3rd conference of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and Environment, Montpellier-France, pp. 491-496, 18-21 June.
  • Vlachos, I. P. (2000) Logistics networks in Greek Agriculture Economy: Applicability of Efficient Foodservice Response, 6th Greek Agricultural Economists Society Conference, Salonica, Greece, 24-25 November.
  • Livanis, G., Vlachos, I. P. and Patsis, P. G. (2000) Determinants of Cheese consumption in European Union: A meta-analysis of consumer behaviour bibliography”,6th Greek Agricultural Economists Society Conference, Salonica, Greece, 24-25 November.
  • Vlachos, I. P. and Patsis, P. G. (1998) Quantitative measures of competitiveness: Theoretical derivations and application on Greek exports of agricultural produce, 5th Greek Agricultural Economists Society Conference, Kastri, Athens, Greece, 11-13 Dec.