Feb 26, 2020 at 4:30PM - Feb 26, 2020 at 6:00PM

Wong Auditorium: MIT Building E51

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MIT CTL will be hosting a Distinguished Speaker Series throughout the winter. All MIT students, staff, affiliates, and alumni are invited to attend. 

Join us in welcoming Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, the former German Federal Minister for Economics and Technology and Federal Minister of Defense. This will be an interview-style session hosted by Professor Yossi Sheffi and cover everything from general business to politics, global trade, security, and economics.

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg served as the German federal minister of defense from 2009 to 2011 and as federal minister of economics...

Mar 10, 2020 at 3:00PM - Mar 11, 2020 at 5:00PM

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Over the past three years, the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics has convened a number of roundtables to explore different aspects of Machine Learning and how it impacts the supply chain. Most recently, we explored the challenges of acquiring, preparing and managing the right data as well as the work needed to turn data into the fuel that will run machine learning models effectively and efficiently.

Our most recent roundtables include:

Mar 17, 2020 at 9:00AM - Mar 17, 2020 at 11:30AM

MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

Notice: this event is open to the MIT CTL community and invited guests. Upon registration we will reach out to confirm attendance.

In response to a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened an expert committee to conduct a study to document and understand the strengths and vulnerabilities of the supply chain networks affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in 2017. The study report recommends strategies, applicable to both the private and public sectors, for strengthening the resilience of these...

Mar 17, 2020 at 12:00PM - Mar 18, 2020 at 12:30PM

***This MIT FreightLab Summit is exclusively for members of the MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange and invited guests. If you are not a member of the Supply Chain Exchange and are interested in attending this roundtable, please reach out to CTL Events at ctl-events@mit.edu.***

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Commercial trucking in the United States is an old and established industry. It first came to prominence in the early 20th century with the introduction of more paved roads, combustion engines, and pneumatic tires that could handle heavy loads. Increased congestion in railroads...

Mar 22, 2020 at 8:00AM - Mar 24, 2020 at 6:00PM

MIT Campus, Building E51 - Third floor
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.
Mar 24, 2020 at 3:00PM - Mar 25, 2020 at 5:00PM

***PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed until May due to the coronavirus outbreak and increased risk while traveling. A new date will be announced soon.***

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Over the past three years, the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics has convened a number of roundtables to explore different aspects of Machine Learning and how it impacts the supply chain. Most recently, we explored the challenges of acquiring, preparing and managing the right data as well as the work needed to turn data into the fuel that will run machine learning models effectively and efficiently.

Our most...

Apr 28, 2020 at 8:00AM - Apr 28, 2020 at 5:00PM

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The year 2020 was less than a month old when the coronavirus outbreak erupted in China. The crisis provides a stark reminder of the uncertainties that supply chains face today – and throughout the new decade. Crossroads 2020 one-day conference will explore these uncertainties, as well as measures that companies can take to prepare for them.

A talk on the decoupling of China and the United States will look at the broad economic and supply chain ramifications of this seismic shift in global trade patterns. 

The arrival of 5G wireless connectivity could redefine the way data is...

Apr 29, 2020 at 8:00AM - Apr 29, 2020 at 5:00PM

MIT E40 3rd Floor, Cambridge, USA

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The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) and members from the 50+ Partner companies that belong to the MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange convene to assess the state of supply chain management. MIT CTL will provide our Partners with insight into our latest research and development activities. We will solicit input from Supply Chain Exchange Partners on future plans for the Center.

The APM coincides with our Annual Crossroads Conference being held the prior day, on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Crossroads is a one-day event that brings together experts from MIT, the world’s...

May 05, 2020 at 12:00PM - May 06, 2020 at 12:00PM

This event is exclusively for members of the MIT CTL Supply Chain Exchange and invited guests.

Why women in supply chain?

Engineering and Supply Chain Management have traditionally been male-dominated fields. This is slowly changing. According to the 2019 Women in Supply Chain Survey by Gartner, the average percentage of women in Supply Chain roles has increased from 37% to 39% over a three-year period from 2017–2019.

The goal of this roundtable is to bring the supply chain community together to share in the insights, experiences, and knowledge of inspiring women who are leaders in...

May 15, 2020 at 8:00AM - May 15, 2020 at 6:00PM

MIT Campus | Location TBA

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.