Business Advisory Committee - Spring 2011 Meeting

Tuesday, April 5, 2011: Patterson Lecture



1:00 - 5:00 pm

Aviation Symposium: The Future for Aviation

Cocktails, Dinner, & Patterson Lecture

Location: James L. Allen Center, 2169 Campus Drive

5:00 PM

Reception and Cocktails - Atrium Dining Room

6:00 PM

Dinner - Atrium Dining Room

7:30 PM

"The New United: Flying to Win in a Changed Industry"

Jeffery A. Smisek
President and CEO
United Continental Holdings

Wednesday, April 6 2011: BAC Meeting

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Location: The Transportation Center, Chambers Hall, 600 Foster St.



7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast and Reception at the Transportation Center

8:00 AM

Call to Order - BAC Chair Justin Zubrod presiding

8:05 AM

Welcome by Dean Julio Ottino

Welcome by Director Hani Mahmassani

8:10 AM

University Research in Perspective by Vice President for Research Jay Walsh

8:20 AM

New Members Introductions by Justin Zubrod

8:30 AM

Gad Allon, Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Kellogg School of Management

“Supply Chain Trends, Innovations and Opportunities”

8:55 AM

Panel:  “Enabling Market Growth: Reinventing Supply Chain Partnerships and Collaborations as a Key to Success”

ModeratorSteven Rothberg, Managing Partner, Mercator International, LLC


10:05 AM

Greg Olson, Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Director, Materials Technology Laboratory/Steel Research Group
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

“Computational Materials Design – Making CyberSteel Fly”

10:30 AM


11:00 AM

BAC Survey Introduction

11:10 AM

Transportation Center - Director's Report, Hani Mahmassani

11:25 AM

"Reauthorization of a Transportation Bill and Other Legislative Issues Impacting the Transportation Industry"

Joshua Schank - Eno Foundations

Tom Jensen - UPS

12:20 PM

Closing Comments – Meeting Adjournment & Introduction of the Transportation Students – Followed by Buffet Luncheon