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Current issue of
POMS Chronicle
Vol. 17, No. 1

2011 Conference of the POMS College of Supply Chain Management, Reno

POMS Supply Chain College Mini-Conference
Peppermill Hotel
Reno, NV, May 2-3, 2011
Increasing the Impact and Relevance of Supply Chain Management Academia

Organizing Committee:
Chair: Gil Souza (Chair), Indiana University
Kyle Cattani, Indiana University
Karen Donohue, University of Minnesota
Mark Ferguson, Georgia Tech
Nicole de Horatius, University of Portland
Gal Raz, University of Virginia
Chris Tang, UCLA
Brian Tomlin, Dartmouth

Monday, May 2: Afternoon Schedule

Conference registration will begin at 2:00 pm, for participants not already pre-registered. Attendees should gather at the hotel lobby at 3pm to be directed to the bus, which will leave promptly at 3:15pm. The Amazon fulfillment center is located in Fernley, NV, about a 35 minute drive east of downtown Reno on I-80.

3:15 pm Bus departs Hotel for Amazon Fulfillment Center in Fernley, NV
4:00 pm Tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Fernley, NV
6:00 pm Bus departs back
7:00 pm Dinner: Grand Sierra Resort Casino and Hotel
2500 East 2nd St, Reno, NV 89595
9:00 pm Depart back to the hotel: on your own

Tuesday, May 3

Location: Conference Hotel (Peppermill Hotel Reno)

7:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Announcements and Introductions
Gil Souza (Indiana University)
8:10 am Keynote Presentation: Humanitarian Logistics
Luk van Wassenhove (INSEAD)
9:00 am Break
9:15 am Panel Discussion: Social Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain
Moderator: Mohan Sodhi (City University London)
Ravi Anupindi (University of Michigan)
Jonathan Greenblatt (UCLA + Founder & President of "Our Good Works")
Ying Huang (Co-Founder of Coconut World)
10:45 Break
11:00 am Panel Presentation and Discussion: Reaching out to practitioners
Felipe Caro (UCLA)
Eric Johnson (Dartmouth)
John Neale (Boston University)
12:00 am Lunch
1:00 pm Panel Presentation and Discussion: Teaching Supply Chain Management
Gal Raz (University of Virginia)
Chris Tang (UCLA)
2:20 pm Closing Remarks
Chris Tang (UCLA)
2:30 pm End of Conference
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