CTL Particpates at CSCMP 2010 conference


San Diego, CA

CTL will figure prominently at the annual CSCMP conference in September 2010.  Join us for lively panel discussions, debates, and Tuesday's keynote address, as we tackle the latest issues and trends facing supply chain & logistics professionals today.


General Session
Tuesday 9/28, 8:00 am to 9:30 am

The Impact of the Panama Canal on Global Shipping

The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled to open in 2014, is an incredibly large and complex civil engineering mega-project. While the expansion will certainly improve the economy of Panama as well as shift global shipping patterns, it will also position the Republic as a leading logistics hub in Latin America. This session will address the impact that the expansion will have on the Canal and on the growth of Panama into a logitics and global trade hub.

Dr. Yossi Sheffi, Professor MIT CTL
Alberto Aleman Zubieta, CEO, Panama Canal Authority


Wednesday 9/29, 8:00 am to 9:30 am

Sourcing in the US versus Sourcing in China

This session will be a presidential-style debate about the most important far-reaching, and complex business issues facing companies today.

Featuring Dr. Bruce Arntzen, Research Director MIT CTL


Panel Discussion
Monday 9/27, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Supply Chain Transformation

Hear examples from industry leaders about transformation success and what it takes to acelerate transformation in supply chain.

Featuring Dr. Jonathan L. Byrnes, Sr Lecturer, MIT


Educational Tracks

Monday 9/27, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
The Coming Revolution in Supply Chain Finance

Learn how to drive quantum increases in sales and profitability from actual case studies.

Dr. Jonathan L. Byrnes, Sr. Lecturer, MIT


Monday 9/27, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Is it Possible to Have Predictive Supply Chain Metrics?

Learn how history-based metrics can be turned into early indicators.

Featuring Larry Lapide, Research Affiliate, MIT CTL


Monday 9/27, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Sustainable Supply Chains: A Source of Innovation

Learn the different strategic options for implementing sustainability in supply chains

Dr. Edgar Blanco, Research Director, MIT CTL


Monday 9/27, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Using Model-Based Benchmarking Metrics in Transportation

Learn to quantify how the characteristics of your freight influence the price you pay.

Featuring Dr. Chris Caplice, Executive Director, MIT CTL


Monday 9/27, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Security and Resilience versus 310 Vulnerabilities in US Ports

Gain a thorough understanding of the complexities and vulnerabilities of maritime commerce in the US.

James B. Rice, Jr., Deputy Director, MIT CTL