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Rethinking Global Supply Chains in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

Workshop co-organized by McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, and Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University

Event Date and Location

Jan 17 2024 (Wed)

Room 450, 4th Floor, Rafik B. Hariri Building at Georgetown University

Travel Directions

Please check the following link for travel directions to the Rafik B. Hariri Building.

We recommend visitors to travel by rideshare services (You can request pickup or drop off at the Rafik B. Hariri Building in ride share services). Limited visitor parking at the Southwest Garage is available for $25 per day. Please check the link above for detailed visiting directions.

 

Please also note that the address for official campus address (37th and O Streets, NW.) is for the entirety of the campus. If you use this address you will be led to the front gates of campus, which is a 10-minute walk from the Hariri Building. 

Registration

Registration Link

Registration deadline: Jan 5, 2024 (Friday)

The event is free of charge, thanks to sponsorship from the Baratta Center for Global Business (Georgetown) and the Carey Business School (Johns Hopkins)

Tentative Schedule

8:30-9:30am             Breakfast and Registration

9:30-9:45am             Opening remarks

  • Goker Aydin, Vice Dean of Faculty & Research, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University

  • Ricardo Ernst, Director of the Baratta Center for Global Business, Georgetown University

 

9:45-10:45am           Panel Discussion: History of Supply Chain as a Field: Early Days & Milestones

                                    Panelists:

  • Morris Cohen, Panasonic Professor Emeritus of Manufacturing & Logistics, University of Pennsylvania

  • Hau Lee, The Thoma Professor of Operations, Information & Technology, Emeritus, Stanford University

       Moderators:

  • Tinglong Dai, Professor of Operations Management, Business Analytics, Johns Hopkins University

  • Ho-Yin Mak, Associate Professor in Operations & Information Management, Georgetown University

10:45-10:55am        Coffee break

10:55-11:55am        Panel Discussion: ESG, Global Value Chains, and the Future of Operations Management

        Panelists:

  • Goker Aydin, Vice Dean for Faculty and Research and Professor of Operations Management & Business Analytics, Johns Hopkins University

  • Wedad Elmaghraby, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Chair of Operations Management, University of Maryland

  • Hau Lee, The Thoma Professor of Operations, Information & Technology, Emeritus, Stanford University

                                    Moderator: Shiliang (John) Cui, Provost's Distinguished Associate Professor of Operations and                                                        Analytics, Georgetown University

12:00-1:20pm           Lunch at Georgetown Faculty Club

1:30pm-2:30pm       Panel Discussion: Role of Geopolitics in Shaping Global Operations and Supply Chains

                                    Panelists:

  • Vlad Babich, Dean's Professor of Operations and Information Management, Georgetown University

  • Ricardo Ernst, Baratta Chair in Global Business and Professor of Operations and Global Supply Chains and Director of the Baratta Center for Global Business, Georgetown University
  • Eric Johnson, Ralph Owen Dean Emeritus and Bruce D. Henderson Professor of Strategy, Vanderbilt University; Visiting Professor, University of Virginia

                                    Moderator: Doug Thomas, Henry E. McWane Professor of Business Administration, University of Virginia

2:30-2:40pm             Coffee break

2:40-3:40pm             Panel Discussion: Artificial Intelligence & Its Role in Supply Chain Management

                                    Panelists:

  • Morris Cohen, Panasonic Professor Emeritus of Manufacturing & Logistics, University of Pennsylvania

  • Tinglong Dai, Professor of Operations Management, Business Analytics, Johns Hopkins University

  • Michael Fu, Smith Chair of Management Science, University of Maryland

                                    Moderator: Ho-Yin Mak, Associate Professor in Operations & Information Management at McDonough                                        School of Business, Georgetown University

3:40-3:50pm             Closing remarks

  • Hau Lee, The Thoma Professor of Operations, Information & Technology, Emeritus, Stanford University

Organizing Committee

Goker Aydin, Johns Hopkins University
John Cui, Georgetown University

Tinglong Dai, Johns Hopkins University (co-chair)
Robin Dillon-Merrill, Georgetown University
Ricardo Ernst, Georgetown University
Kasra Ferdows, Georgetown University

Ho-Yin Mak, Georgetown University (co-chair)

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