SCM ResearchFest 2010 :: Agenda

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Tuesday May 25
 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
 9:00 am Welcome and Introductions
 9:15 am - 10:15 am Thesis Presentations: Session I
  1. Modeling Supply Chain Benefits of Efficient Assortment
2. Multi-Echelon Inventory Management for a Fresh Produce Retail Supply Chain
3. Risk from Network Disruptions in an Aerospeace Supply Chain
 10:45 am - 12:15 pm Thesis Presentations: Session II
  1. Impact of Bidding Aggregation Levels on Truckload Rates
2. Addressing Demand Variability in Transportation Planning Using Robust Planning Methodologies
3. How to Utilize Hedging and a Fuel Surcharge Program to Stabilize the Cost of Fuel
4. Incorporating Traffic Patterns to Improve Delivery Performance
 12:15 pm Lunch
 1:30 pm - 2:30pm Thesis Presentations: Session III
  1. Measuring Environmental and Social Sustainability in the Apparel Supply Chain
2. Environmental, Operational and Financial Sustainability of Packing Methods by Delivery Businesses
3. Using a Total Landed Cost Model to Formulate Global Logistics Strategy in the Electronics Industry
 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Thesis Presentations: Session IV
  1. Managing Growth of a Non-Profit Healthcare Supply Chain in Haiti
2. Suggested Strategies in Best Practices in Private Supply Chain Disaster Response
3. WFP Supply Chain Capacity in Ethiopia: An Analysis of its Sufficiency, Constraints & Impact
 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Reception


Wednesday May 26
 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
 9:00 am - 10:30 am Thesis Presentations: Session V
  1. Distribution Network and Inventory Strategies for Rapid and Cost-Effective Deployment of Oilfield Drilling Equipment
2. Biofuel Supply Chain Challenges and Analysis
3. Aftermarket Vehicle Hybridization: Designing a Supply Network for a Startup Company
4. Development of Panama as a Logistics Hub and the Impact on Latin America
 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Thesis Presentations: Session VI
  1. Impact of Demographics on Supply Chain Risk Management Practices
2. Impact of Demographics on Supply Chain Risk Management Attitudes: Prevention Vs Response
3. Distribution Network Consolidation and Optimization for a Large Industrial Conglomerate
4. Costs, Risks and Variables to Consider in Sourcing Decision Models for Globally Dispersed Manufacturers