BAC Meeting [FALL 2017]

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18, 2017   |   INDUSTRY WORKSHOP & LEON MOSES LECTURE

LOCATION: James Allen Center - 2169 Campus Drive, Evanston

TIME

EVENT

1:30 PM

INDUSTRY TECHNICAL WORKSHOP:

Making the Customer Happy: Innovation & Best Practices

(McCormick Auditorium - Room 164)

5:00 PM

Cocktail Reception (outside Atrium Dining Room)

6:00 PM

Formal Dinner (Atrium Dining Room)

7:30 PM

2017 LEON MOSES LECTURE:

"Outlook for the US Economy: Is this as good as it gets?"

  • Martin Eichenbaum, Charles Moskos Professor of Economics, Northwestern

(McCormick Auditorium - Room 164)

THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 2017   |   BAC MEETING

LOCATION: NUTC - Chambers Hall - 600 Foster Street, Evanston - Lower Level

TIME

EVENT

7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM

Call to Order & Opening Comments: BAC Chair Jeff Silver presiding      

8:05 AM

Introduction of Provost Holloway: Dean Julio Ottino

8:10 AM

Welcome from the University: Provost Jonathan Holloway

8:30 AM

Director's Report: Hani Mahmassani, Director of NUTC [Presentation - PDF]

8:55 AM

BAC Membership: New Member Introductions

9:00 AM

SESSION 1: Automation in Transportation & Logistics

  • Moderator: Bill Driegert, Director, Uber Freight

  • Mike Dektas, Marketing Manager, Workhorse [Presentation - PDF]

  • Joe Hutter, Sr. VP Business Development, Daifuku/Wynright [Presentation - PDF]

10:00 AM

PRESENTATION A: The Sentient Enterprise

  • Professor Mohanbir S. Sawhney, McCormick Foundation Chair of Technology; Clinical Professor of Marketing; Director, Center for Research in Technology & Innovation [Presentation - PDF]

10:30 AM

Coffee Break

11:00 AM

SESSION 2: Digitalization & Cybersecurity

  • Moderator: Israel Alguindigue, Senior Vice President, Industrial Analytics, Uptake

  • Christine Izuakor,  Manager of Global Security Strategy and Awareness, United Airlines

  • Doug Reese, Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, GE Transportation - Digital Solutions

  • Ken Sain, CEO, Jeppesen [Presentation - PDF]

  • Gene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles [Presentation - PDF]

12:15 PM

PRESENTATION B: Hurricane Harvey's Marine Supply Chain Disruption—Exercising Business Continuity in a Post Storm Environment

  • Mason Eustis, Fleet Optimization & Customer Service Manager, Canal Barge Company [Presentation - PDF]

12:30 PM

NUTC Fundraising Campaign Update

12:40 PM

Closing Comments & Meeting Adjournment

12:45 PM

Introduction of the Transportation Students

12:50 PM

Buffet Luncheon with Transportation Students