Supply Chain Viability: lessons from and thinking beyond the COVID-19 pandemic
Thursday, November 12, 6:30PM-7:30PM (New Delhi)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Dr. habil. Dmitry Ivanov
Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management
Department of Business and Economics
Berlin School of Economics and Law
Abstract: In this talk, we discuss fundamental theoretical constructs and practical applications to engineer and manage disruption-resistant supply chain networks to mitigate the ripple effects caused by COVID-19 pandemic in future. In particular, we debate about extensions of the existing theories and practices of supply chain resilience towards viability. We present a Viable Supply Chain model and examine the concepts of digital twins, structure dynamics control, intertwined supply networks, and reconfigurable supply chains. We also collate and review the existing operations and supply chain management knowledge in modelling the ripple effect in supply chains at different pandemic stages.
About the speaker: Prof. Dr. Dr. habil. Dmitry Ivanov is professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management at Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin) and deputy director and executive board member of Institute for Logistics (IfL) at HWR Berlin. His main research interests and results span the ripple effect control in supply chains, development of supply chain structural dynamics control methods, formulation and solution of scheduling problems in Industry 4.0, and digital supply chain twins. He gained Dr., Dr. Sc., and Dr. habil. degrees and won several research excellence awards. His research record counts around 340 publications, with 92 papers in prestigious academic journals and the leading books “Global Supply Chain and Operations Management”, “Structural Dynamics and Resilience in Supply Chain Risk Management“, “Scheduling in Industry 4.0 and Cloud Manufacturing” and “Handbook of Ripple Effects in the Supply Chain“. He is leading working groups, tracks and sessions on the Digital Supply Chain, Industry 4.0 and Supply Chain Resilience in global research communities. He co-edits International Journal of Integrated Supply Management. He is an associate editor of the International Journal of Production Research and International Journal of Systems Science, and guest editor in many international journals. He is Chairman of IFAC TC 5.2 “Manufacturing Modelling for Management and Control” and has been General Conference Chair of 9th IFAC MIM 2019 conference as well as IPC and advisory board member of over 50 international conferences. He has been General Conference Chair of IFAC MIM 2019 – one of the worldwide largest conferences in manufacturing, industrial engineering, operations and supply chain management (750 participants).
Moderator: Dr. Anirban Ganguly, Professor and Director, Center for Research in Emerging Economies, JGBS