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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
April 27, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Ontario Institute of PMAC Distinguished Supply Chain Management Speaker Series

2012 - 2013

Date Speaker Presentation Topic or Key Areas of Expertise


11:15am - 12:45pm


Ming Hu
Assistant Professor
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Price Competition in Sequential Muli-Product Oligopolies

Oct. 5'12

11:15am - 12:45pm

E&Y Boardroom

Dmitry Krass
PhD Coordinator in OM
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Supporting New Product Introductions: Location, Marketing and Word-of-Mouth

Nov. 9'12

11:15am - 12:45pm


John Birge
Jerry W. and Carol Lee Levin Professor
Member, National Academy of Engineering

Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Mathematical modeling of systems under uncertainty, especially for maximizing operational and financial goals using the methodologies of stochastic programming and large-scale optimization

Nov. 30'12

11:15am - 12:45pm


Mike Quartermain
VP Procurement, Sobeys

Importance of Soft Skills beyond Technical Competency

Feb. 15'13

11:15am - 12:45pm


Tim Huh
Associate Professor
Sauder School of Business
University of British Columbia

Inventory Control, Supply Chain Management, Capacity Planning, and Operations Research

Mar. 8'13

1:45pm - 2:45pm


Yunchuan Liu
Associate Professor

Marketing Group Coordinator, College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Retail Sales Advisory and Compensation in a Distribution Channel

Mar. 15'13

2:15pm - 3:45pm

PollockHall 4333 @ University of Waterloo

Brian Mittendorf
Associate Professor
Fisher College of Business
Ohio State University

Decentralized Procurement, Inventory Management, and Managerial Incentives

Mar. 22'13

11:15am - 12:45pm


Deishin Lee
Assistant Professor Harvard Business School
Got Local Food? Understanding the Fresh Produce Supply Chain


11:15am - 12:45pm E&Y Boardroom

George Zhang
Western Washington University
Adjunct Professor
Simon Fraser University
Information Effects on Performance of Two-tier Service Systems with Strategic Customers

Apr. 19'13

11:15am - 12:45pm E&Y Boardroom

Suresh Sethi
Professor and Eugene McDermott Chair
Jindal School of Management
Univeristy of Texas at Dallas
Supply Chain Management, Dynamic Stochastic Systems, Scheduling, Mathematical Finance