LoDI Workshop

Lessons Learned on Covid-19 Disruptions and Future Visions for the Logistics Industry

Workshop Overview

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Organizing Committee

Rank/DepartmentEmail Address
Lihui BaiAssociate Professor, LoDI Co-Director
Industrial Engineering, J.B. Speed School of Engineering
Lihui.Bai@louisville.edu
Monica GentiliAssociate Professor, LoDI Co-Director
Industrial Engineering, J.B. Speed School of Engineering
monica.gentili@louisville.edu
Claire ArnoldLoDI Program Manager
Logistics & Distribution Institute (LoDI)
claire.arnold@louisville.edu
Andrew ManikasAssociate  Professor
Information Systems, Analytics & Operations, College of Business
asmani01@louisville.edu
James ChenAssistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine
james.chen@louisville.edu
Adrian LaufAssociate Professor
Computer Science & Engineering, J.B. Speed School of Engineering
adrian.lauf@louisville.edu

Schedule

Day 1 Agenda
11:00 – 11:05 a.m.Opening Remarks
11:05 – 11:10 a.m.Welcome by EVPRI Dr. Kevin Gardner
11:10 – 11:55 a.m.Keynote 1: Logistics Industry during COVID-19
Arash Azadegan, Ph.D., Rutgers University, Director – Supply Chain Disruption Research Laboratory
11:55-12:00 pmBreak
12:00-12:55 p.m.Panel: Online advertising/e-commerce in SC
Xin Chen, Ph.D., University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana
Sean Meranbod, V.P. – Operations, Sam’s Club
Joe McSharry, V.P. – Supply Chain & Logistics, Sam’s Club
12:55 – 1:00 p.m.Break
11:00-2:25 p.m.Executive Lecture: Managing Supply Chain Disruption
David Simchi-Levi, Ph.D., MIT, Professor of Engineering
2:25-2:30 p.m.Concluding remarks
Day 2 Agenda
11:00 – 11:05 a.m.Opening Remarks
11:05 – 11:10 a.m.Welcome by GLI- AML President Derek Bland
11:10 – 11:55 a.m.Keynote 2: Supply Chain Efficiency and Resiliency: a Global Sourcing Perspective
Marcia Brey, GE Appliances, V.P. – Distribution
11:55-12:00 pmBreak
12:00-1:00 p.m.Concurrent LSC3 panel: Build a resilient 3PL network
Concurrent ET1 panel: AI and data harvesting in SC
1:00-1:45 p.m.Keynote 3: Blockchain and Digitalization in Supply Chain
Jim Shi, Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology
1:45-1:55 p.m.Online survey & Concluding remarks

Keynote Speakers