A conference on the future of supply chain management will take place at the Chambre des Métiers next 1 March, hosted by the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 

Guest speakers include Professor Yossi Sheffi, director of MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, Hjoerdis Stahl, director Post Courrier Luxembourg, Dr Matthias Winkenbach, director MIT Megacity Logistics Lab at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, and Marc Hansen, Minister Delegate for Higher Education & Research. 

A detailed preliminary schedule is below: 

Doors open at 08:30.

08:30  Registration

09:00  Welcome note -- Prof. Rainer Klump, President of the University of Luxembourg, and Prof. Benny Mantin, director LCL, University of Luxembourg

09:15 - 09:30  Marc Hansen, Minister Delegate for Higher Education & Research Opening remarks

09:30 - 10:15  Keynote Prof. Yossi Sheffi, director, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. Topic: The Future of Supply Chain Management

10:15 - 10:45  Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:30 Hjoerdis Stahl, director, Post Courrier Luxembourg. Topic: Supply Chain and Logistics Perspectives for Luxembourg and the Post 

11:30 - 12:15  Prof. Benny Mantin, director LCL, University of Luxembourg. Topic: Behavioural Aspects in Operations and Supply Chain Management

12:15 - 13:45 Lunch Break, lunch provided at the Chambre des Métiers

13:45 - 14:30  Dr. Matthias Winkenbach, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. Topic: Density, Data & Technology – Perspectives on Urban Last-Mile Logistics

14:30 - 15:15  Interview: BASF’s experience as a SCALE partner. Interview by Prof. Steffen Klosterhalfen, University of Luxembourg

15:15 - 15:45  Coffee Break 

15:45 - 16:45  Panel Discussion on the Influences of Blockchain on the Supply Chain Introduction on Blockchain by Dr. Zsofia Kräussl, University of Luxembourg Moderator: Prof. Yossi Sheffi, director, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. Participants: Genentech, IBM, University of Luxembourg

16:45 - 17:00  Closing remarks by Prof. Benny Mantin Director LCL, University of Luxembourg

17:00 -18:30  Networking Reception at the Chambre des Métiers