Program

The Seventh Conference on Integrated Risk Management in Operations and Global Supply Chains

 

McGill University, Montreal

July 30 — August 1, 2011

 

Conference Program

 

Saturday, July 30, 2011

4:00pm – 7:00pm

Registration at the entrance of the Desautels Faculty of Management

 

Note: Desautels Faculty of Management is located just steps away from the conference hotel (Hotel OMNI).

 

Address:

Desautels Faculty of Management

Bronfman Building

1001 Sherbrooke Street West

Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

 

Conference Hotel Address:

Hotel OMNI Mont-Royal
1050 Sherbrooke Street West

Montreal, Quebec H3A 2R6

 

 

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Reception at the Executive Hall in Desautels Faculty of Management

 

Note: The welcome reception and conference will be held on 6th floor at the Executive Hall in Bronfman Building.

 

 

Sunday, July 31, 2011

8:00 AM -8:30 AM

Breakfast at the Executive Hall in Desautels Faculty of Management

 

8:30 AM -9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

Jan Jorgensen

Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs & Resource Allocation

 

9 AM -9:45 AM

Risk-Aversion Happens: Hedging Commodity Material Purchases in a Bilateral Monopoly Supply Chain

 

Panos Kouvelis*

 

Slides

 

9:45 AM -10:30 AM

Price-Setting Newsvendor Problems with Uncertain Supply, Recourse, and Risk Aversion

Burak Kazaz*, Scott Webster

 

 

10:30 AM -10:45 AM

Coffee Break

 

10:45 AM -11:30 AM

Risk Management in Supply Chains with Business Interruption Insurance

Lei Xie*, Tamer Boyaci, Mehmet Gumus, Saibal Ray, Dan Zhang

 

Slides

 

11:30 AM -12:15 PM

Organized Chaos: Emerging Market Trends for Supply Chain Resiliency in the Fragile Global Economy

 

Gary Lynch*

 

Slides

 

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Lunch

 

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Medical Nuclear Supply Chain Design: A Tractable Network Model and Computational Approach

 

Anna Nagurney*, Ladimer S. Nagurney

 

Discussant: Maqbool Dada

 

Paper

 

Slides

 

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Bundled Procurement for (Free) Technology Acquisition and Future Gain

 

Yunzeng Wang*, Leon Yang Chu

 

Discussant: Burak Kazaz

 

Paper

 

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Coffee Break

 

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Risk Mitigation of Production Hedging

John Park*, Burak Kazaz, Scott Webster

 

Discussant: Goker Aydin

 

Paper

 

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Production Planning under Supply and Quality Uncertainty with Two Customer Segments and Downward Substitution

Tim Noparumpa*, Burak Kazaz, Scott Webster

 

Discussant: Xiao Huang

 

Paper

 

7:00 PM

Dinner Reception at L’academie‎

 

Note: The dinner reception will be held at the Restaurant L’Academie, which is located at the following address: ‎

4051 Rue St-Denis

Montreal, QC H2W 2M7, Canada

Monday, August 1, 2011

8 AM -9:00 AM

Breakfast at the Executive Hall in Desautels Faculty of Management

 

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

The Value of Process Improvement under Supply Risk in the Presence of Information Asymmetry

Mohammad Nikoofal*, Mehmet Gumus

 

9:45 AM -10:30 AM

Comparison of Product Rollover Strategies in the Presence of Strategic Customers

Metin Cakanyildirim*, Chao Liang, Suresh Sethi

 

10:30 AM -10:45 AM

Coffee Break

 

10:45 AM -11:30 AM

Value of Options and Forward Contracts to a Firm in the Presence of Logistical Costs

Ankur Goel*, Fehmi Tanrisever

 

Discussant: Genaro Gutierrez

 

Paper

 

11:30 AM -12:15 PM

Sourcing for Supplier Effort and Competition

Cuihong Li*

 

Discussant: Navneet Vidyarthi

 

Slides

 

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

Selling Through Priceline? Managing Name-Your-Own-Price and Direct Channels Simultaneously in a Competitive Market

Xiao Huang*, Greys Sosic

 

Paper

 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Lunch, Poster Presentations and Wrap-up

 

‪Poster Presentation #1:

Battling Childhood Obesity through Advertising Regulation: A Supply Chain Perspective

Wenqing Zhang*, Shanling Li, Dan Zhang

 

Poster Presentation #2:

Horizontal Mergers and Supply Chain Performance

Jing Zhu*, Tamer Boyaci and Saibal Ray

 

Poster Presentation #3:

Risk Management in Multi-tier Supply Chains

Mohammadjavad Samieenia*, Tamer Boyaci, Saibal Ray

 

Poster Presentation #4:

What would you know about the next terrorist attack? Target Information vs. Rationality of the Attacker

Mohammad Nikoofal*, Mehmet Gumus

 

Poster Presentation #5:

Admission Policies in a Neurological Hospital Ward

Saied Samiedaluie*, Beste Kucukyazici, Vedat Verter and Dan Zhang

 

Poster Presentation #6:

Public transportation system improvement:

A new rescheduling approach in minimizing passengers’ waiting time in Montreal Metro.

Ehsanallah Naseri,* Elnaz Kanani Kuchesfehani