Venue: American University of Sharjah

Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Apr 25, 2008 End Date/Time: Apr 27, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 10, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Jun 01, 2008
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Why you should attend

Our Symposium speakers and workshop trainers will be showcasing the significant progress that has occurred during the past twenty years in supply chain and its implication on the Gulf Area. You’ll receive ideas that you can bring back to your company to enhance your supply chain. You’ll hear about best practices in supply chain management. You’ll know about the applications of supply chain strategies in different industrial sectors. You’ll meet supply chain experts and leaders from UAE and the entire world.

Who Should Attend

This symposium will be a place where researchers and supply chain practitioners can learn from each others. The symposium is intended for anyone who would like to gain a better understanding of the concepts, techniques, and best practices used to operate supply chain effectively and efficiently. Anyone involved in supply chain management, distribution, logistics, inventory control, warehousing, procurement, customer service, manufacturing, operations, and shipping will especially benefit from this symposium.

Program Structure

The program of the first day includes a desert Safari and a city tour of Sharjah and/or Dubai. The second day covers guests’ presentations, panel discussion, papers’ presentations in parallel sessions and a student session. The last day of the symposium is dedicated to guests’ presentations, parallel sessions, training seminars, and tour visits to main logistics sites in the area.