World Class Supply Chain 2017 will be an important industry-academic event, one that will contribute to our collective understanding of a critical business function at a time when the economic future is more uncertain than ever. At the one-day summit, outstanding speakers, panelists and leaders will discuss the future of supply chain and logistics–in Canada and beyond. World Class Supply Chain 2017 will provide leading, practical insights on how challenges can be overcome and opportunities leveraged.
Featured keynote speakers (click on pictures for bios, below):
ᴏ Shelley Simpson, Chief Marketing Officer; President, Integrated Capacity Solutions and Truckload, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
ᴏ David Gillen, Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Welcome remarks
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Industry keynote presentation:
10 a.m . - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Panel discussion
ᴏ Kevin Hendricks, Professor, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
ᴏ Michel Rod, Associate Dean, Research and International; Sprott School of Business, Carlton University
ᴏ Jim McKay, Founder and President, AVLECA Group
ᴏ Kelli Saunders, President, Mode Transportation
ᴏ Ted Salter, Partner -Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and scholar keynote presentation:
David Gillen, Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Roundtable exercises
2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. Break
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Discussion and Q&A
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Final remarks and closing
3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. Post-summit networking opportunity
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics (Lazaridis School) has more than 6,000 students enrolled in full-time, part-time, PhD & master's, MBA, Master of Arts in Business Economics, and undergraduate programs. The School of Business & Economics was established in 1966 and we currently have over 29,241 alumni around the world.
Our AACSB designation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools and is the hallmark of excellence in management education. Only 5% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation.