December 2017

Dec 07, 2017 at 11:00AM - Dec 08, 2017 at 4:00PM

*Times are not yet confirmed, however they will allow for an early flight in on Thursday, December 7th and a late flight out on Friday, December 8th. 

MIT E90 - East Arcade Conference Center, One Main Street

The 2017 hurricane season has offered a multi-dimensional challenge to the public and private supply chains that serve the affected communities.

November 2017

Nov 20, 2017 at 11:45AM - Nov 20, 2017 at 1:00PM
Brittany leads international growth at Zipline International, a Silicon Valley-based startup that designs, manufactures, and operates drones to deliver essential medical products to health facilities in areas with challenging terrain and road infrastructure.
Nov 15, 2017 at 4:30PM - Nov 15, 2017 at 5:30PM
Using the concept of mobility strategies as the set of tools people employ to perform their daily activities, this presentation focuses on interdependence as a key aspect needed to understand daily activity-travel behavior.
Nov 08, 2017 at 4:00PM - Nov 08, 2017 at 5:30PM

Wong Auditorium, Tang Center
E51-115

Chris Sultemeier is the recently retired executive vice president of logistics for Walmart US. He had operating responsibility for all general merchandise, fashion, grocery, Sam’s Club, import, on-line, and specialty distribution centers.

October 2017

Oct 26, 2017 at 12:00PM - Oct 26, 2017 at 1:00PM

Maclaurin Buildings
MIT 3-133

Eric Miller is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Director of the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute.
Oct 24, 2017 at 5:30PM - Oct 25, 2017 at 5:00PM

On Tuesday evening, October 24, we invite you to join us for a reception, 5:30 - 7:30 PM at Champion Sports Bar.
Wednesday, October 25, MIT E90 - East Arcade Conference Center, One Main Street, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
 

This invitation-only Roundtable will bring supply chain practitioners together to define blockchain systems, explore the benefits, and learn about the technology.

August 2017

Aug 22, 2017 at 8:30AM - Aug 25, 2017 at 5:00PM

MIT Campus

The MIT SCx Supply Chain Bootcamp is an intensive, highly interactive education program that will build upon the learning experience of the SCx learner.  In the Bootcamp, learners will put the SCx concepts to work just as managers and executives would do within the firm – using the tools and analytics to make critical management decisions regarding the supply chain and the business.

June 2017

Jun 13, 2017 at 10:00AM - Jun 16, 2017 at 2:30PM

MIT Campus

Today’s companies are realizing the importance of the supply chain as a revenue generator — it's not just a cost of doing business. In order to remain competitive in the global marketplace, senior executives must completely transform their business approach and conventional supply chain practices, and embrace new capabilities that drive more value.

May 2017

May 25, 2017 at 8:00AM - May 25, 2017 at 5:00PM

MIT E25-111 & E25-117

  • 8:00am - Registration Opens
  • 8:00 to 8:30am - Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30am - Welcoming Remarks

Research Fest 2017 Agenda (pdf)

 

Every year, graduating master's students present their theses to the Center's corporate Supply Chain Exchange Partners. This one day event is a chance for Partners to hear the results of new student research, much of which has been done with Exchange Partners.
May 17, 2017 at 11:45AM - May 17, 2017 at 1:00PM

MIT Building E90 - Suetter Room 9075  |  1 Main Street, just before the Longfellow Bridge. The front desk has asked for an attendee list. Please email trussell@mit.edu if you plan to attend.

Please join the Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Working Group at MIT for a lunchtime seminar this Wednesday, May 17th, at 11:45 PM on Food Aid Packaging: How to Reduce Food Aid Spoilage. Our speakers will be Mark Brennan and Prithvi Sundar, both from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Please view the attached flyer for more information. Lunch will be provided. The talk will begin at 12:00 PM. 

 

Each year nearly US$2.2B is spent on food aid programs around the globe. USAID Food for Peace accounts for about 80%. This study aims to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of transportation...