Supply Chain Management Directors' Conference


Why SCM Directors’ Conference!

With multi-tier supply chains that extend across the globe and ever-increasing competition, firms are constantly faced with new business challenges that often result in new and exciting operational techniques and strategic approaches – new lessons are learnt and old ideas are revised. Therefore, supply chain programs need to be continually updated to equip students with the latest tools, techniques, and skills that employers need and value.

Why You Should Attend!

The aim of the SCM Directors’ conference is to help degree program administrators in business schools make their programs better! The conference encourages thought-provoking conversations and debates on the issues confronting business schools in terms of developing, managing, and promoting SCM program at every level from the classroom through the industry engagement. The program directors will:

This healthy dialogue among program directors, faculty members, and industry experts ensures that SCM programs and curricula are continually adapted to the ever-changing requirements of the marketplace and our graduates are endowed with skills that are highly valued by employers.


The 8th Annual SCM Directors’ Conference
March 13, 2019 – 15, 2019

Syracuse Whitman School Logo Download 2019 Proceedings

Organizers

Frances Tucker

Frances Tucker, PhD
Conference Co-Chair
Associate Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain

fgtucker@syr.edu • (315) 443-3442

Gary La Point

Mr. Gary La Point
Conference Co-Chair
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Practice

gelapoin@syr.edu • (315) 443-3331

Shawn Alborz

Shawn Alborz, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas
Associate Dean

salborz@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-6455

The 7th Annual SCM Directors’ Conference
March 21-23, 2018

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Organizers

Lian Qis

Lian Qi, PhD
Conference Chair
Associate Professor and Department Chair, SCM

lianqi@business.rutgers.edu • (973) 353-1322

James King

James King, MBA
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, SCM

jking@business.rutgers.edu • (848) 445-4686

Shawn Alborz

Shawn Alborz, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

salborz@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-6455

The 6th Annual SCM Directors’ Conference
March 1-3, 2017

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Organizers

Nick Vyas

Nick Vyas, MBA
Conference Chair
Executive Director, Center for Global Supply Chain Management

nikhilvy@marshall.usc.edu • (213) 821-4079

Shawn Alborz

Shawn Alborz, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

salborz@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-6455

Athena Alimirzaei

Athena Alimirzaei, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas

axa134231@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-5901

The 5th Annual SCM Directors’ Conference
March 23-25, 2016

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Organizers

Roberto Perez-Franco

Roberto Perez-Franco, PhD
Conference Chair
Director, Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (GCLOG)

roberto@mit.edu • (617) 253-7036

Shawn Alborz

Shawn Alborz, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

salborz@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-6455

Athena Alimirzaei

Athena Alimirzaei, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas

axa134231@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-5901

The 4th Annual SCM Directors’ Conference
March 4-6, 2015

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Organizers

Dr Naren Agrawal

Dr Naren Agrawal, Santa Clara University
Conference Chair
Associate Dean, Operations Management and Information Systems

nagrawal@scu.edu • (408) 554-4165

Dr Ram Bala

Dr Ram Bala, University of Santa Clara
Conference Co-Chair
Assistant Professor, OMIS

rbala@scu.edu • (408) 551-3035

Shawn Alborz

Shawn Alborz, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

salborz@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-6455

The 3rd Annual SCM Directors’ Conference
February 12-14, 2014

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Organizers

Lauren Lukens

Lauren Lukens, University of San Diego
Conference Chair
Director, MS SCM Program

(619) 260-7901

Joel Sutherland

Joel Sutherland, University of San Diego
Conference Co-Chair
Managing Director, SCM Institute

(619) 260-2794

Shawn Alborz

Shawn Alborz, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas
Assistant Dean and Director, SCM Programs

salborz@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-6455

The 2nd Annual SCM Directors’ Conference
October 11-13, 2012

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Organizers

John Fowler

John Fowler, Arizona State University
Conference Chair
Professor, MS SCM Program

(480) 965-4330

Michele Pfund

Michele Pfund, Arizona State University
Conference Co-Chair
Managing Director, SCM Program

michele.pfund@asu.edu • (480) 965-6409

Shawn Alborz

Shawn Alborz, PhD
Conference Co-Chair, UT Dallas
Assistant Dean and Director, SCM Programs

salborz@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-6455

The 1sth Annual SCM Directors’ Conference
February 23-25, 2011

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Organizer

Shawn Alborz

Shawn Alborz, PhD
Conference Chair, UT Dallas
Director, SCM Programs

salborz@utdallas.edu • (972) 883-6455