April 2018

Apr 17, 2018 at 4:15PM - Apr 17, 2018 at 5:45PM
Join business strategy expert, Dr. Yossi Sheffi as he discusses how businesses of all sizes — from Coca-Cola and Siemens to Dr. Bronner’s Magical Soaps and Patagonia —balance the competing demands of profitability and employment with sustainability.
Apr 17, 2018 at 8:00AM - Apr 17, 2018 at 5:00PM

MIT Campus, Tang Center (Building E51)


PLEASE NOTE: The MIT campus in the Kendall Square area is undergoing a major renovation/construction.
To walk from the Marriott or the Kendall Hotel, we suggest you walk down Main Street (take a left as you exit the Marriott or a right as you exit the Kendall). Walk to Wadsworth Street (Bank of America is on the corner) and turn right. The Tang Center is the gray building on the right. Enter at the revolving door and take the flight of stairs up to the Ting Foyer. There is an elevator to the right of the staircase. Wong Auditorium is just at the top of the stairs to the left.

New advances in artificial intelligence, the impact of self-drive vehicle technology and its evolution over the coming years, the policy and legal ramifications of autonomous vehicles, and the implications conversational commerce has on business operations are some of the developments that supply chain professionals will learn about at Crossroads 2018, April 17, 2018, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA.
Apr 15, 2018 at 8:30AM - Apr 16, 2018 at 7:00PM

MIT Campus, Location TBA
Cambridge, MA

The MIT Latin American SCALE Network is an alliance of leading-edge research, education and outreach dedicated to the development and dissemination of innovative supply chain and logistics in Latin America.

March 2018

Mar 01, 2018 at 10:00AM - Mar 01, 2018 at 4:30PM

Chambre des Métiers, Luxembourg
2 Circuit de la Foire Internationale

The Luxembourg Center for Logistics and Supply Chain Management is organizing its second annual eXplore conference on March 1, 2018 titled, "Navigating the Future of Supply Chains."

January 2018

Jan 24, 2018 at 5:00PM - Jan 24, 2018 at 8:00PM

MIT Media Lab E14 6th Floor 

MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics will host a Research Expo for over 170 supply chain master's students from the MIT SCALE Network as they showcase their company-sponsored thesis projects.
Jan 23, 2018 at 10:00AM - Jan 26, 2018 at 2:30PM

MIT Campus, Tang Center Building (E51), room 145 on the first floor.

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.

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

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.