Business Advisory Committee - Fall 2005 Meeting

April 7, 2005

Time

Event

8:00 AM

Call to Order and Opneing Comments

  • Carl Curry, Chair, Business Advisory Committee; Vice President, Integrated Purchasing and Logistics, PepsiCo 

Introduction of newly appointed Dean of the McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science

  • Comments by Julio Ottino, Dean, McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science; Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Transportation Center Update: Reorganization Status and Strategic Directions

  • Joseph Schofer, Associate Dean, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Chair,Transportation Center Faculty Committee

    Director’s Report and Update on Transportation Center Executive Programs

    • Robert Gallamore, Director, The Transportation Center; Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Science, Kellogg School of Management

9:20 AM

Recognition of National Medal of Technology Recipient – Prof. Jan Achenbach

  • Introduction by Aaron J. Gellman, Professor of Transportation, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick; and of Management & Strategy, Kellogg)

  • Comments by Professor Achenbach, Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director, Quality Engineering and Failure Prevention, McCormick

10:10 AM

Profile of Current Research Initiatives Developing Industrial Research Partnerships: The United Airlines Collaboration

  • Frank Koppelman, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, McCormick

Quantitative Analysis of Intermediaries in Freight Transportation

  • Karen Smilowitz-Corr, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick

  • Tito Homem-de-Mello, Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

McCormick Preparedness & Response Center Proposal to the Department of Homeland Security (Joseph Schofer)

10:50 AM

Academic Report – Transportation/Logistics Minor

 Ian Savage, Assistant Chair, Department of Economics; College Lecturer,Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Comments from recent graduate David Stone
Comments from current student Alex Leung

11:10 AM

State of the Economy

  • Robert Gordon, Stanley G. Harris Professor of Economics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Impact of Energy Costs on Transportation Industry

  • Darius Gaskins, Partner, Norbridge, Inc.

  • Rick Blasgen, Senior Vice President Integrated Logistics, ConAgra Foods 

  • James Runde, Vice Chairman, Morgan Stanley

12:30 PM

Introduction of current transportation students