November 7-8, 2019
Iacocca Hall Wood Dining Room

The CSCRL Fall Forum is an opportunity to learn and discuss new insights from industry and academic experts about The Road Ahead: Technology, Techniques and Tactics. There will be presentations that discuss the specific impact of new technology on the supply chain. What kind of new techniques and new tactics will companies have to adopt to succeed in the changing global environment?

There will also be interactive workshops where participants will have opportunities to learn from each other. Finally, there will be ample opportunities to network at the opening reception, breakfast session, lunch session and closing reception with Industry peers, Lehigh University Students and Lehigh University faculty.

Early Registration Discounts Available Through August!



Thursday, November 7th

Networking Reception


Friday, November 8th

Check-in and Full Breakfast

Fall Forum, Lunch Buffet and Closing Reception

Confirmed Speakers

Greg Aimi
Vice President of Supply Chain Research - Technology
Gartner/AMR Research

Tim Breitbach
 Assistant Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Air Force Institute of Technology
"Blockchain Technologies and Supply Chain Management"

Rosemary Coates
 Executive Director and Chairman of the Board
Reshoring Institute
"It's Time to Bring Manufacturing Back to America"

Ed Feitzinger
Vice President
Amazon Global Logistics
"Managing a 1-Day Supply Chain to Most of the U.S."

Gough Grubbs
Senior Vice President Distribution/Logistics
Stage Strores
"Collaboration is Not Optional"

Dan Key
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Dentsply Sirona
"Creating a Strategic Supplier Management Program"

Saif Mir
 Assistant Professor, Department of Management
Lehigh University
"Buyer-Supplier Relational Tactics: The Role of Unspoken Obligations and Accountability"

Kristi Montgomery
 Vice President of Innovation, Research & Development
Kenco Innovation Labs
"Drive Supply Chain Value with Innovation and Emerging Technologies"

Darian Rashid
Agile Instructor and Organizational Coach
Agile Ethos
"Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Applications in Supply Chain"