Real World Supply Chain Solutions for Long Term Competitive Advantage
NOVEMBER 9-10, 2017
IACOCCA HALL, WOOD DINING ROOM
The Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh (CSCRL) Fall Forum is an opportunity to learn from academic and industry experts about improving your supply chain for long-term competitive advantage. There will be keynote presentations to illustrate new and innovative solutions to common supply chain issues. There will also be interactive workshops where participants will be provided opportunities to ask questions and learn from each other. Finally there will be ample opportunities to network at the opening reception, lunch session and closing reception with industry peers, Lehigh University students and Lehigh University faculty.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH
Registration and Full Breakfast
Session 1: The Road to Optimization
Jkac Levis, Senior Director, Industrial Engineering, UPS
Session 2: Blockchain and Its Impact on Supply Chains, Now and In the Future
Yorke Rhodes, Global Business Strategist, Blockchain & Identity, Microsoft
Session 3: The Healthcare Supply Chain: An Urgently Evolving Model
Terrance Talbot, Vice President and General Manager, Siemens Healthiness, U.S.
Session 4: Parallels for the Health Care Supply Chain Today
Cayce Roy, President, RC5 Advisors and CEO, Standvast Healthcare Fulfillment
Session 5: Predictive Analytics/BIG DATA: How Manufacturers Are Leveraging PA/BIG DATA to Improve Supply Chain Performance and Mitigate Risk?
Gregory L. Schlegel, CPIM, CSP, Jonah Founder, Vice President and Principal, Shertrack, LLC
Session 6: Information Technology as a Production Input - A Substitute or a Complement?
Dr. David Zhang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management, Lehigh University College of Business
Session 7: Lean Six Sigma Implementation in Crayola
Gary Wapinski, Vice President Manufacturing, Crayola, LLC
Session 8: Panel Session - Stages of Omni-Channel Retailing
Kim Jacobsen, Managing Director, JLL
Closing Comments and Wrap-Up