Bringing Manufacturing Back to Michigan: Reducing Further Supply Chain Disruption
Live Panel Webinar – Wednesday, July 29 at 1:30 PM EST
Join us for this informative discussion about Bringing Manufacturing Back to Michigan and Reducing Further Supply Chain Disruption. The conversation with Supply Chain and Manufacturing experts will focus on the supply chain challenges U.S. manufacturing companies had during the pandemic and the challenges they will have with bringing our supply chain back from China and elsewhere.
Hear from industry experts Dr. Iyer from Krannert School of Management – Purdue University, John Walsh, CEO of Michigan Manufacturers Association, and Kal Beidas, Executive Director of Worldwide Alliance Group on the challenges and benefits of Re-Onshoring our manufacturing supply chain.
- What were the challenges U.S. Manufacturers had during the Pandemic and how did they impact business?
- Lead time, quality, and price – how do manufacturers continue to balance these key supply chain factors?
- What are the challenges, and benefits, of redirecting our supply chain back to the US?
- Is the Supply Chain really going to change?
Join the discussion with:
Dr. Ananth Iyer , Sr. Associate Dean, Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Dr. Iyer’s teaching and research interests are operations and supply chain management. He also serves as the Director of DCMME (Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises) and the GSCMI (Global Supply Chain Management Initiative).
John Walsh , President & CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA)
Prior ot leading the MMA, John served as the State Budget Director for Michigan where he was responsible for coordinating all aspects of the State’s $57 billion budget.
Kal Beidas ,CFA, Executive Director, Worldwide Alliance Group
With extensive experience in both North America and Asia, Kal Beidas is a visionary leader in the manufacturing space with a proven track record in identifying and capitalizing on value creation initiatives across the global value chain spectrum.
Doug is an engineer and intellectual property attorney with over 29 years of experience in the Detroit market. His intellectual property practice is focused on helping creators of technology identify, secure, and leverage their intangible assets to increase business value. Doug will serve as the discussion moderator.