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Kellogg Operations Workshop 2006

Workshop information :
Registered participants can click here (PDF 6 pages/350 K) for a packet which includes a schedule, maps and pertinent transportation information.

Accommodations:
Registered participants who requested housing stayed at The Homestead, a hotel just south of the Northwestern campus. A campus map showing the location of the hotel can be found by clicking here (PDF 1 page/152K).

Schedule:
Click here for a PDF (1 page/56 K) of the Schedule of Events. Otherwise, continue reading for information on the speakers and presentations.

Friday, September 8:
9:00 AM to 7:30 PM (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Session One: Capacity and Inventory Positioning in Networks

Steve Graves, MIT

"Supply Chain Tactical Planning and OM Research"
abstract
presentation (pdf)

Ton de Kok, Eindhoven "Synchronized Base Stock Policies"
abstract
presentation (pdf)
Brian Tomlin, UNC-Chapel Hill "Tactics for Managing Supply Uncertainty"
abstract
presentation (pdf)
Jan Van Mieghem, NU "Risk Management and Operational Hedging in Networks"
Session Two: Research Overviews
Sunil Chopra, NU "Impact of stair-step incentives and dealer structures on manufacturers sales variance"
abstract
presentation (pdf)
Panos Kouvelis, Washington U. International Operations
abstract
presentation (pdf)

Saturday, September 9
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (breakfast and lunch included)
Session Three: Empirical Research

Steve Shugan, Florida "In Search of Data: An Editorial"
abstract
presentation (pdf)
Taylor Randall, Utah "Selling to Godzilla: Evidence on the operational and financial impact of being a major supplier to Wal-mart"
abstract
Gerard Cachon, Wharton "In Search of the Bullwhip Effect"
abstract
presentation (pdf)
Aleda Roth, Clemson "From Observation to Theory in OM Empirical Science"
abstract
presentation (pdf)
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