Lehigh Center for Supply Chain Research Fall Forum:
Real World Supply Chain Solutions for Long Term Competitive Advantage

November 9-10, 2017
Iacocca Hall, Wood Dining Room

The Lehigh Center for Supply Chain Research (CSCR) 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.


Preliminary Agenda

Thursday, November 9th

6:00-8:00 PM
Networking Reception

Friday, November 10th

Confirmed Presenters

Jack Levis
Senior Director, Industrial Engineering, UPS
The Road to Optimization

Jamie Flinchbaugh
Founder, JFlinch & Old Dutch Group LLC
Building Better Connections Across Your Supply Chain

Kim Jacobsen
Managing Director, JLL
Managing Your DC Space Within the E-Commerce and Omni Channel Environment

Pete Ruggiero
Executive Vice President, Global Operations & Technology, Crayola, LLC
Supply Chain as a Competitive Advantage: The Crayola Perspective

Gregory L. Schlegel, CPIM, CSP, Jonah
Founder, "The Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium"
VP/Principal, Shertrack LLC
Predictive Analytics/BIG DATA: Caselets Profiling How Manufacturers Are Leveraging PA/BIG DATA to Improve Supply Chain Performance and Mitigate Risk?

Dr. David Zhang
Assistant Professor of Management, Lehigh University College of Business and Economics
Information Technology as a Production Input - A Substitute or a Complement?

Details to follow.

 *The cost of general attendance is $345. Thursday night networking reception attendance only is $75. For group rate discounts, please contact Sarah Andrews at 610.758.3590.