Past Event:

E-Commerce and Its Impact on Supply Chain Management Competitiveness

April 12-13, 2018
Iacocca Hall, Wood Dining Room
 

The Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh (CSCRL) Spring Symposium is an opportunity to learn from academic and industry experts about the changing supply chain environment as E-commerce continues to rapidly evolve. There will be keynote presentations on Omni Channel and Drop shipment, in addition to international 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.

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Agenda

Thursday, April 12th

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Networking Reception

Friday, April 13th

7:00 - 8:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:05 - 8:15 AM
Welcome
Georgette C. Phillips, Kevin L. and Lisa A. Clayton Dean, Lehigh University College of Business and Economics
David Welsh, Executive Director of Executive Education, Lehigh University College of Business and Economics
Zach Zacharia, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director CSCR, Lehigh University College of Business and Economics

8:15 - 9:00 AM
Session 1: Amazon's Drivers in an Omnichannel Environment
Ed Feitzinger, Vice President, Amazon Global Logistics

9:00 - 9:45 AM
Session 2: DiCentral Panel Session

Moderator:
Peter Edlund, Chief Solutions Evangelist, DiCentral

Panelists:
Wendy Ruggiero, Direct to Consumer (Drop Ship), Operations, E-Commerce (Retailer Perspective)
Mitch Spaner, Director of Logistics, MCM Products Americas (CPG Perspective)
Becky Kim, Managing Partner, Your Personal Shopper LLC

9:45 - 10:00 AM
Break

10:00 - 10:45 AM
Session 3: Building Better Connections Across Your Supply Chain
Jamie Flinchbaugh, Founder, J. Flinch & Old Dutch Group LLC

10:45 - 11:30 AM
Session 4: Serving E-Commerce — The Evolution of a Retailer
Carl Marcinkowski, Vice President, Destination Maternity

11:30 - 12:30 PM
Buffet Lunch

12:30 - 1:15 PM
Session 5: Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session A (Tower Room)
Just Born Quality Confections and Lehigh CSCR Partnership Case Study in Seasonal Distributions Requirements Planning
Bill Donbar, Procurement Project Manager, Just Born Quality Confections, Inc.
William Negron, Logistics Supervisor Just Born Quality Confections, Inc.

Breakout Session B (Governor Suite)
Benefits of Technology Utilization in the Supply Chain
Marsha Vacirca, Program Director, Mercury Gate

1:15 - 2:00 PM
Session 6: Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session A (Tower Room)
The Air Products Planning Journey
Seth Flanders, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Breakout Session B (Governor Suite)
Phantom Inventory in Retail
Daniel Steeneck, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain and Logistics, Air Force Institute of Technology

2:00 - 2:15 PM
Break

2:15 - 3:00 PM
Session 7: Reinventing Supply Chain and Finance Using Blockchain
Rich de Moll, Blockchain For Finance Leader, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

3:00 - 3:45 PM
Session 8: Collateral Impacts of Omnichannel on Consumer Goods Packaging
Dario Martino, Global Manager, Baby Franchise, Johnson and Johnson

3:45 - 4:00 PM
Closing Comments and Wrap-Up
Zach Zacharia, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director CSCRL, Lehigh University College of Business and Economics

4:00 - 5:00 PM
Closing Reception

 

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