Cyberport Academy Distinguished Fellow Speakers Series (Session 1): Transforming Supply Chain Management in the Digital Age

A monthly webinar series hosted by Dr. George Lam, Chairman of Cyberport, to spark off conversations with special speakers about their viewpoint on innovative digital technology related topics to inform and inspire the young people and tech start-ups.

About this course

Topic: Transforming Supply Chain Management in the Digital Age

Date: 21 Oct 2021 (Thursday) 

Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm 

Language: English

Format: Webinar

Speaker: Prof. Max Shen, Chair Professor, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, HKU

Moderator: Dr. George Lam, Chairman, Cyberport
 
Rundown:
2:30pm – 2:40pm Welcome remarks from Dr. George Lam
2:40pm – 3:40pm Fireside chat between Dr. George Lam and Prof Max Shen on the topic 
3:30pm – 4:00pm QA and end of webinar
4:00pm souvenir presentation and photo

COURSE DETAIL

Entrepreneurship, Cyberport Distinguished Fellows Speaker Series
Under 2 hours
Free
No credit

ENROLL

Deadline: 19 Oct 2021

By the end of this course, you will learn:

1

History of supply chain management

2

The gap between practice and academic research

3

What are the new trends and why data driven decision making is the key?

4

Future opportunities (new business models, new technological developments, the power of real time data driven algorithms)

Speakers

PROF. MAX SHEN

Chair Professor, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, HKU
Professor Max Shen obtained his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University. He joined the University of California, Berkeley in July 2004. Before that he taught at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Florida. His primary research interests are in the general area of integrated supply chain design and management, and practical mechanism design.

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