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Programme and Speakers

INDUSTRIAL DAY | THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2019

The first day consists of presentations by leading industrialists on the
overall theme of the Symposium.

Keynote speakers in 2018 were:

  • Juergen Maier, CEO, Siemens UK
  • Chris Fielden, Group Supply Chain Director, Innocent
  • Michelle Shi-Verdaasdonk, Vice President, Head of Global Manufacturing, Signify (Read an interview with Michelle here)
  • Edwin de Boer, Senior Director Supply Chain Operations, Cisco
  • John Fleming, Former Executive Vice President Global Manufacturing and Labour Affairs, Ford
  • Alain Leroy, SVP GSC Strategy & Transformation, Global Supply Chain, Schneider Electric  (Read an interview with Alain here)        
  • Jon-Paul Sherlock, Global Technology, Strategy Director, AstraZeneca


ACADEMIC RESEARCH DAY | FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2019

The second day comprises a mixture of keynote academic presentations and research papers in several parallel interest streams. Papers presented at the 2018 Symposium (where available) are here.

Keynote speakers in 2018 were:

  • Professor Jan Olhager, Lund University
  • Professor Fabrizio Salvador, IE Business School
  • Dr Sandeep Kapur, Punjab Agricultural University

Research themes covered:

  • Global supply networks
  • Automotive
  • Food
  • Sustainability and the circular economy
  • Global manufacturing and China
  • Clobal value chain
  • Supply chain transformation
  • Digital supply chain analytics

 

 

Download a copy of the 2018 Symposium Programme

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2019 Symposium Dates

The 23rd Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium will be held on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 September 2019.

Register your interest for the 2019 Symposium here.


 

Papers presented at the 2018 Symposium (where available) are here.