The Logistics of Humanitarian Aid

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday February 5, 2008
      5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Georgia Tech College of Management, LeCraw Auditorium
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  • URL: http://www.mgt.gatech.edu
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  • Fee(s):
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Contact
Heather Shankwiler
Georgia Tech Business Network
Contact Heather Shankwiler
404-966-8245
Summaries

Summary Sentence: The Logistics of Humanitarian Aid

Full Summary: The Georgia Tech Business Network and the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering present an expert panel to discuss the intricate logistics networks behind humanitarian aid and relief efforts.

Together, the Georgia Tech Business Network and the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) at Georgia Tech welcome a panel of experts to enlighten and educate the Georgia Tech and Atlanta business communities about the intricate logistics networks behind humanitarian aid and relief efforts. The discussion will feature perspectives from a corporation, a non-governmental organization, a research institute, and a government agency on the history, challenges, and technologies required of relief efforts. Prior to and following the event, attendees will have a chance to network with professionals in the field, and with current Georgia Tech ISyE students whose coursework is directly relevant to Humanitarian Logistics.

Panelists/Speakers:

Paul Raines, The Home Depot; Executive Vice President of U.S. Stores

Steve Hollingworth, CARE; Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Julie Swann, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech; Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Humanitarian Logistics

Moderator:

Dr. Chelsea C. White, III, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech; School Chair and Professor

Schedule:

6:00

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College of Engineering, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
GTBN, humanitarian logistics, isye, Stewart School, swann, White
Status
  • Created By: Ruth Gregory
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 12, 2009 - 5:21pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:48pm