Global Operations Conference

November 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to November 3, 2017 - 4:15pm

Theme: "Operations in a Dynamic World", 11th annual conference
Location: Ross School of Business, 701 Tappan, Ann Arbor
Conference Co-Chairs: Hannah Schapiro (EGL:BSE-IOE/MSE-IOE '18) & Shannon Watt (MBA '18)
Website and Registration: Global Operations Conference 2017

December 1, 2016 - 6:00pm to December 2, 2016 - 2:45pm

Theme: "New Frontiers in Operations", 10th annual conference
Location: Ross School of Business, 701 Tappan, Ann Arbor
Keynote speakers: Dr. Somesh Nigam, IBM VP of Information & Data Governance and Health Informatics in the Global Chief Data Office; 
Stitch Fix VP of Operations Jonathan Czaja; and Dow Chemical Company Global Supply Chain Visibility Leader Jeff Tazelaar 

Conference Co-Chairs: Katie Redman (MBA ’17) and David Sachs (MEng in Mfg '16)
Website and Registration: Global Operations Conference 2016
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November 5, 2015 - 8:00pm to November 6, 2015 - 4:00pm

Theme: "Disrupting the Competitive Landscape through Operations"
Location: Ross School of Business, 701 Tappan, Ann Arbor
Keynote speakers:
 Toby Brzoznowski, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President for LLamasoft; and Jeff Krakowiak, Senior Vice President, Integration at Eaton
Website: Global Operations Conference 2015
Conference Co-Chairs: Brent Hasenkamp (MBA ' 16) and Carrie Johnston (MBA '16)
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November 13, 2014 - 1:30pm to November 14, 2014 - 2:15pm

Theme"Exceeding Customer Expectations through Operations"
Location: Michigan Union Building, 530 State Street, Ann Arbor
Keynote speakers: Jonathan Freeman, vice president, Supply Chain & Industrial Strategy for the Building Materials Group, Owens Corning
and Reuben Slone, senior vice president of Supply Chain Management at Walgreen Co. 

Website: Global Operations Conference 2014
Conference Co-Chairs: Brittany Gutberg (MBA '14) and Zach Noskey (EGL BSE/MSE-IOE '15)
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November 14, 2013 - 9:00am to November 15, 2013 - 4:00pm

Theme: "Navigating the New Normal"
Location: Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor
Keynote speakers: 
Maria de Lourdes Dieck Assad, Ph.D., Dean of EGADE Business School at Tecnológico de Monterrey; 
Dan Carroll, Vice President, global purchasing and supply chain Management, Magna Powertrain; and Michael Finney, president and chief executive officer of the Michigan Economic Development 
Website: Global Operations Conference 2013
Conference Co-Chairs:  Aren Turpening (MSE-IOE '14) and Bonnie Chang (MBA '14)
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