IEOM Global Supply Chain and Logistics
August 5, 2021, Rome, Italy
IEOM Global Supply Chain and Logistics focus on quality education and curriculum improvement, assessment, learning and career development. It addresses readiness for business management graduate for industry ready around the globe. It focuses in the following areas but not limited to:
- operations management
- supply chain management
- logistics management
- project management
- business intelligence and analytics
- risk management
- quality management
- inventory management
- lean management
- management science
- productivity management
- or similar topics
Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, photo and a short bio as well as power point presentation. All will be included in the conference proceedings. If you are interested to be distinguished feature speaker, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
- Prof. Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement, College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, The University of Derby, UK
- Prof. Vikas Kumar, Director of Research and Scholarship and Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK
Each speaker needs to register for the conference and pay the registration fee online:
Global Supply Chain and Logistics Panel
6:00 – 7:45 pm, MONDAY, August 2
Panel Chair: Professor Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, University of Derby, UK
SCM Panel Chair
Professor Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Ph.D.
Professor of Operations Management
Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement
College of Business, Law and Social Sciences
University of Derby, UK
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IJIEOM)
Prof. Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes is a Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement at the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, University of Derby, UK. He is actively involved in industrial projects where he combines his knowledge, expertise and industrial experience in operations management to help organisations achieve excellence in their internal functions and supply chains. He has also led and managed international research projects funded by the European Union, British Academy, British Council and Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). As a leading academic, he has published over 120 articles in leading scientific journals, international conferences and five books in the areas of operations management and innovation, manufacturing performance measurement and quality management systems. Areas of expertise and interest for Professor Garza-Reyes include general aspects of operations and manufacturing management, business excellence, quality improvement, and performance measurement. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a certified Six Sigma-Green Belt, and has over eight years of industrial experience working as Production Manager, Production Engineer and Operations Manager for several international and local companies in both the UK and Mexico. He is also a fellow member of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of the Institution of Engineering Technology (MIET).
SCM Panel Speaker I
Professor Vikas Kumar, Ph.D.
Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
Director of Research and Scholarship
Bristol Business School
University of the West of England (UWE)
Vikas Kumar is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management and Director of Research & Scholarship at Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK. He holds a PhD degree in Management Studies from University of Exeter, UK. He has published more than 170 peer-reviewed articles in leading International journals and International conferences including the Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Production Research, Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, Expert System with Applications, International Journal of Production Economics, and Production Planning & Control. He serves on the editorial board of a number of international journals including The Int. J. of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Int. J. of Services, Economics and Management, Int. J. of Manufacturing Systems, and Int. J. of Lean Enterprise Research. He has successfully secured funding in the excess of £1 million from various research agencies such as EPSRC, Innovate UK, British Academy, Newton Fund and British Council. His current research interests include Sustainability, Circular Economy, Food Supply Chains, Operational Excellence, and Business Model Innovation.
SCM Panel Speaker II
Dr. Jiří Tupa
Vice Dean for Faculty Development
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of West Bohemia
Pilsen, Czech Republic
Jiri Tupa received his MSc (2002) and PhD (2006) in Electrical Engineering from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen in Czech Republic. He is a Vice-dean of faculty and Senior Lecturer at Department of Technologies and Measurement. Dr. Tupa is member of executive management at Regional Innovation Centre for Electrical Engineering of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. He is also PhD supervisor, reviewer of journal and conference publications and co-organizer of conferences. His research interests include Business Process Management, Quality Management, Risk and Performance Management in Electrical Engineering Industry, Industrial Engineering, Electronics Manufacturing and Diagnostics, Financial and Project Management, Copyrights and patents law, information law and transfer of IPR. Jiri Tupa is responsible for several international research and development projects with industrial and University partners. The project RiMaCon – Risk Management Software System for SMEs in the Construction Industry is one of the important international projects. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program for research; technological development and demonstration (2013-2017). The RiMaCon project’s main goal is to implement a collaborative effort to promote the sharing of knowledge and competencies in a long-term strategic research partnership around the development, testing and validation of a cost effective and user-friendly risk management system for SMEs in the construction sector.
SCM Panel Speaker III
Dr. Luis Rocha Lona
Lecturer in Operations Management, Business School
National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico
México City, Mexico
Tec de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe
Luis Rocha-Lona is a Lecturer in Operations Management at the Business School at National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico and at Tec de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe. Luis Rocha graduated from the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (IPN) as Automation Control Systems Engineer. Then, he pursued an MSc in Control Systems with a major in information systems/manufacturing at the University of Sheffield, UK. He holds a PhD in Operations Management from The Manchester Business School. Dr Luis Rocha-Lona has eight years of working experience in the public and private sectors. He has lead several projects involved with service and manufacturing organisations and is currently supervising Master and PhD students at National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico.
SCM Panel Speaker IV
Dr. Anil Kumar
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)
Guildhall School of Business and Law
London Metropolitan University
Dr. Anil Kumar is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at Guildhall School of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University (LMU), London, U.K. For the last ten years, he has been associated with teaching and research. Before joining LMU, he was Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in area of Decision Sciences at the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement, University of Derby, U.K. He earned his Ph.D. in Management Science from Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior, India. He did his graduation in Mathematics (Hons) and MSc (Mathematics) from Kurukshetra University, India. He earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) and qualified National Eligibility Test (NET), June 2011. He has contributed over 95+ research papers in international referred & national journals, and conferences at the international and national level. He has sound analytical capabilities to handle commercial consultancy projects and to deliver business improvement projects. He has skills and expertise in Advance Statistics Models, Multivariate Analysis, Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Fuzzy Theory, Fuzzy Optimisation, Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Grey Theory and Analysis, Machine Learning, Application of Soft-Computing, Econometrics Models etc. His areas of research are sustainability, green/sustainable supply chain management, customer retention, green purchasing behaviour, sustainable development, circular economy, Industry 4.0, performance measurement, human capital in supply chain and operations and integration of operation area with other areas.
SCM Panel Speaker V
Dr. Sunil Luthra
Ch. Ranbir Singh State Institute of Engineering & Technology
Jhajjar, Haryana, India
Dr. Sunil Luthra is working at Ch. Ranbir Singh State Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jhajjar, Haryana, India. He is also Visiting Research Professor at the ‘Centre for Supply Chain Improvement, University of Derby, Derby, United Kingdom. He has contributed over 250 research papers in international referred and national journals, and conferences at international and national level. He has an excellent research track record (received more than 7009 citations on Google Scholar; H-index – 45 on Google Scholar). He has received many Awards and Honours for the research and teaching. He is as a Guest Editor of many reputed journals such Journal of Cleaner Production, Technology Forecasting & Social Change, Production Planning & Control, Resources Policy, Resources, Conservation and Recycling and Annals of Operations Research etc. He is reviewing papers for more 50 reputed journals. He is on editorial board of many reputed journals. He has published 06 books with reputed publishers such as CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC and New Age International Publisher (P) Ltd. etc.
His research interests are: Productions & Operations Management; Sustainable Production and Consumption; Green/Sustainable/Circular Supply Chain Management; Sustainable societies etc.
Global Supply Chain and Logistics II
8:00 – 9:40 am (Thursday, August 5) – Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Jay Daniel
8:00 – 8:20 am, Thursday, August 5
8:20 – 8:40 am, Thursday, August 5
Dr. Jan Olhager
Professor, Supply Chain and Operations Strategy
8:40 – 9:00 am, Thursday, August 5
Dr. Susana Duarte
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
9:00 – 9:20 am, Thursday, August 5
9:20 – 9:40 am, Thursday, August 5
Dr. Jay Daniel
Senior Lecturer, Supply Chain & Business Analytics
Programme Leader, MSc Supply Chain Improvement
Derby Business School
University of Derby
Dr Jay Daniel is a Programme Leader for MSc Global Operations and Supply Chain Management and Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby, UK. Before joining the Derby Business school, he was a lecturer in Supply Chain and Information Systems at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. Previously with DB Schenker, Australia, and Alliance International Registrar, Asia Pacific, Jay held positions of Senior Management Consultant, Supply Chain Solution Analyst, Project Manager, Industry Trainer and Lead Auditor. He has published over 40 refereed papers in many prestigious journals and international conferences such as IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, International Journal of Information Management, Service Research and Innovation, amongst others. His primary areas of research focus are: Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics, Sustainable Supply Chain and Information Technology/Systems, Blockchain and Industry 4.0 (Artificial Intelligent, IoT, …) and Healthcare Supply Chain Management. Dr Daniel is serving on the editorial board of several top journals such as Australasian Journal of Information Systems (ERA rank A),Quality Managemen Journal, Operations Management Research, etc. and on several leading scientific/program committees of national/international conferences. His research is funded by government agencies and industry collaborators around the World. Dr Daniel has been invited as a keynote speaker/invited speaker at international industry and academic workshops and conferences around the globe such as Keynote Speaker in Oracle Modern Business Experience Conference (Australia), and Worldcalss speaking about sustainable Supply chain at IISRP (US, France, Italy, China, Korea, Russia, Germany, Japan, Austria, etc.) Dr Daniel is honoured to be included in the Top 50 Thought Leaders and Influencers on Supply Chain developed by thinkers 360.
Global Supply Chain and Logistics III
10:00 – 11:40 pm (Thursday, August 5) – Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Ferry Jie
10:00 – 10:20 am, Thursday, August 5
10:20 – 10:40 am, Thursday, August 5
10:40 – 11:00 am, Thursday, August 5
11:00 – 11:20 am, Thursday, August 5
11:20 – 11:40 am, Thursday, August 5
Ferry Jie, PhD
Associate Professor of Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Edith Cowan University (ECU)
Joondalup, WA 6027
Ferry Jie is the Associate Professor in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, in the School of Business and Law. Ferry has graduated his doctorate study from The University of Sydney in 2008. His PhD thesis is Supply Chain Analysis in the Australian Beef Industry. Previously, he was a Senior Lecturer and taking a program coordinator role in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) at RMIT University. He was managing and coordinating the undergraduate program in LSCM at RMIT from 2015 to 2016.
Associate Professor Ferry Jie has maintained a high quality of research throughout his academic career including international scholarly leadership in the areas of supply chain management and logistics, including being invited to be keynote speaker and to give public lectures at symposiums and international conferences in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, UK and Australia. From 2015 to now, published more than 60 refereed journal articles—including 28 articles in Q1 and 12 articles in Q2, and 18 refereed conference papers. Furthermore, Dr. Jie has received research grants/awards adding up to over $1.6 million between 2010 and 2020.
Areas of Expertise
- Supply chain and logistics management including Sustainability Supply Chain Management
- Operations/production management;
- Quantitative management/management science;
- Quality management; Lean Six Sigma;
- Strategic management; and
- Project management
Global Supply Chain and Logistics IV
12:00 – 1:40 pm (Thursday, August 5) – Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Teresa Verduzco-Garza
12:00 – 12:20 pm, Thursday, August 5
Eng. Dr. Fabio Ricci Curbastro
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
12:20 – 12:40 pm, Thursday, August 5
12:40 – 1:00 pm, Thursday, August 5
Professor de Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial Santibanez Gonzalez
UFOP: UFOP: Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, USA
Hydrogen Economy – towards a Low Carbon Planet
1:00 – 1:20 pm, Thursday, August 5
Operations at Messer Americas
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1:20 – 1:40 pm
Dr. Teresa Verduzco-Garza
Researcher and Professor
Industrial and systems Engineering Department
University of Monterrey
Topic: Synergy and Collaboration in Supply Chains
Dr. Teresa Verduzco-Garza, is a professor and researcher for the Engineering School in University of Monterrey, Mexico (UDEM) at the Industrial and Systems Engineering department.
Her research and experience focuses on Clusters for competitiveness, Logistics clusters, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Strategy.
Received her Ph.D. Degree in Management for Supply Chains from the UANL Autonomous University in Nuevo Leon, Mexico during 2018.
Developed a combined research stay at Orkestra Institute for Cluster and Competitiveness and Deusto University in Basque Country, Spain during 2019.
She has previous experience in the industry, holding positions as project manager, account manager, Corporate Strategic Planning, Geographic Expansion among others, in important worldwide recognized enterprises.
Nowadays, she works with important clusters in Mexico, developing supply chain and Logistics Synergies (Co-Loading) projects for competitiveness in the Automotive cluster (CLAUT) and Electrical Appliances cluster (CLELAC), as well as strategic planning initiatives, supply chain network mapping for Agrifood cluster (Agro Alim).
Teresa has published his works in journals with national and international scientific circulation, has participated as a speaker in important conferences in forums such as IEOM, SISE, IISE, ASEM, TCI Global Conferences in countries such as the USA, Colombia, South Korea, Canada, the Netherlands, France and other European countries.
Additionally, she is an active member of IEOM, APICS and TCI Network International Competitiveness Institute, as well as of the Harvard Business School network of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness.