• Day 1: Saturday, June 1, 2024 Day 1: Saturday, June 1, 2024
    11:30 – 12:00 pm Attendee Check-In
    12:00 – 1:00 pm Welcome Lunch
    1:00 – 1:05 pm Opening Remarks
    1:05 – 2:05 pm Supply Chain Industry Practitioner Panel 
    2:05 – 2:15 pm Coffee Break 
    2:15 – 3:00 Discussion: Academic Implications on Practitioner Panel 
    3:00 – 5:00 pm Ph.D. Presentations


    Day 2: Sunday, June 2, 2024 Day 2: Sunday, June 2, 2024


    8:00 – 8:15 am Opening Remarks
    8:15 – 9:15 am Ph.D. Presentations
    9:15 – 11:30 am Faculty Presentations
    12:30 – 2:00 pm Catered Lunch
    2:00 – 2:45 pm Faculty Presentations
    2:45 – 3:15 pm Discussions on Research Collaboration
    3:30 – 4:30 pm Workshop: “Progressing Your Academic Career and Research Agenda”
    4:30 – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks

2024 Presenters:

Gal Raz, Ivey Business School, Western University (Host & Moderator)

Associate Professor, Operations Management and Sustainability; Associate Dean, Research

Gal Raz is an Associate Professor, Operations and Supply Chain Management and the Associate Dean, Research, at the Ivey Business School. He received his Ph.D. in business and a master's degree focusing on public policy from Stanford University. His research centres on supply-chain management and sustainable operations, with a special focus on pricing, remanufacturing, innovation and government environmental regulations.

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David Johnston, Schulich School of Business, York University (Host & Moderator)

Director and Research Chair, George Weston Ltd. Centre for Sustainable Supply Chains, Schulich School of Business


David Johnston is the Director and Research Chair of the George Weston Ltd. Centre for Sustainable Supply Chains at the Schulich School of Business, as well as Program Director of the Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM) program. Dr. Johnston’s published research is in collaborative supply chain management, operational sustainability, improving healthcare operations and the management of process innovation. His most recent work is focused on strategies for securing the long term resilience of critical supply chains.

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