Jointly organized by Ansal Institute of Technology and Management, Lucknow (India) and Clemson University (USA)
-- Eminent personalities from industry and academia share experiences and ideas
Ansal University, Gurgaon, a Private university dedicated to providing advanced Trans-disciplinary education hosted a day-long 1st Industry-University International Conference on Supply Chain jointly organized by Ansal Institute of Technology and Management, Lucknow (India) and Clemson University (USA). The conference provided a platform for industry thought leaders and academia to share experiences and ideas on supply chain best practices and challenges with a special focus on the construction, automotive and retail sectors.
Speakers included well-known industry names like Mr. VT Chandrasekhar Rao, Director-Operation, Foster Wheeler India Ltd.; Mr. Raj Desai and Mr. Ashish Shah, Fluor Supply Chain Solutions; Mr. PK Goel, Secretary General, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport; Mr. S Maitra, COO, Maruti Udyog Ltd.; Mr. AK Balyan, Petronet LNG and Mr. VK Jain, Interglobe Enterprise (Indigo Airlines). Academicians like Dr. Prem Vrat, Vice Chancellor, ITM University, Gurgaon; Dr. B. Metri, Dean-Academics, International Management Institute, Delhi; Prof. HS Saxena, Director, Ansal Institute of Technology and Management, Lucknow; Prof. Anand Gramopadhye, Clemson University and Dr. Raj Singh, Vice Chancellor, Ansal University, Gurgaon spoke about the role of educational institutions in trying to support industry to successfully navigate the supply chain challenges. Dr. William Ferrell of Clemson University chaired the conference.
According to Dr. Raj Singh, Vice Chancellor, Ansal University, "It is no secret that India is experiencing tremendous economic growth. Not only are domestic companies thriving, but international conglomerates have been attracted to establish operations within the country as well. But designing an optimal supply chain is a challenging task for any organization, especially in a complex market like India. This conference provided an insight into how leading educational institutions are trying to support industry to successfully navigate supply chain challenges thereby ensuring that current growth can be sustained in the future."
The views expressed in the conference will be beneficial to a wide range of practitioners in the field of Capital Projects, Logistics, Distribution, Operations, Manufacturing, Fulfillment, Inventory, Purchasing, Freight Procurement, Materials, Stock Control, Industrial Engineering, Project Management, Supply Management, Forecasting, Replenishment and Planning.
About Ansal University, Gurgaon
Established in 2012, The Ansal University is dedicated to providing an advanced quality of education with a futuristic approach for students drawn from around the world in the disciplines and professions that have the greatest bearing on the future of India and the World. Located in a sprawling campus in the heart of Gurgaon, the campus of Ansal University is a marvel in itself. The organization has a rich intellectual capital comprising of about 150 highly qualified and experienced faculty from diverse fields. Besides the regular faculty members, the institutes have a history of long standing academic relationship with eminent personalities like Late. M F Hussain, Mr. Jatin Das, Sir Joseph Allen Stein, Mr. Mario Botta and many more from various fields. Interactive sessions with the students and faculty under the Platform Lecture series are conducted every month by eminent personalities like Mr. Raj Jain, MD & CEO, Bharti Wal-Mart Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal, Joint Managing Director, Hero Moto Corp and Chairman of Hero Corporate Service and Dr. H K Chopra, Chief Cardiologist, Moolchand Medcity, New Delhi.
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