student-run conference brings 'Ideas to Action'
next in manufacturing? That will be the question occupying
Kellogg students, faculty, alumni and industry experts at
Business Conference on May 12.
daylong event, held at the James L. Allen Center on the Kellogg
School's Evanston campus, will explore topics such as global
manufacturing, mergers and acquisitions, and knowledge management.
Speakers, panel discussions, networking opportunities and
an innovation workshop led by Google, are among the highlights
of the conference, whose theme is "Ideas to Action."
Pond, senior vice president for operations at Cisco Systems
Inc., and Peter Swartz, director of IT, global manufacturing,
finance and supply chain at Dell Inc., will deliver the keynote
address. Discussions will include the role that operations
plays in M&A and private equity decisions, how to balance
environmental benefits and economic costs, and the challenges
of outsourcing manufacturing to China.
by the Kellogg School's Master
of Management and Manufacturing Program (MMM), the conference
is celebrating its 12th year. The MMM program marks its 17th
anniversary this year. For more information and to register,
visit the Conference
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