To help next generation operations and supply chain leaders set their vision and strategy, Leadership for a Networked World and the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard, in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, are convening the 2019 Next Generation Operations Summit: Leading into the New Pace of Change to be held June 12–14 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
At the 2019 Summit, participants will learn about and share best practices on building the supply chain of the future. In particular, the Summit will look at the challenges and opportunities via:
This Summit will bring together select private sector operations and supply chain executives, industry experts and leading academics at Harvard University to understand the changing environment in supply chain strategy, learn about and share ideas on emerging business models, and prepare the next generation of supply chain leaders.
The Summit is an invitation-only program designed to develop the next generation of chief operating and/or supply chain officers. Participants in the program are senior-level team members designated by the COO/CSCO of their respective firms, and current COO/CSCOs from the world’s most advanced companies sharing innovative cases.
Participation is limited to chief operating/supply chain officers and/or their designees. All other applicants will be reviewed and accepted on a case-by-case basis and according in part to space availability and cohort composition. This event is supported by the hosting and collaborating organizations, so there is no tuition or fee to attend. However, travel and hotel arrangements, and related expenses are the responsibility of individual participants.
Leadership for a Networked World’s applied research, student innovation challenge, and on-campus summit programs are an initiative of Dr. Antonio M. Oftelie, Innovation Fellow at the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH), part of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. TECH is a hub for students, faculty, alumni, and government and industry leaders to learn together, collaborate, and innovate. LNW accelerates these efforts by connecting leaders across sectors and developing cutting-edge thought leadership on innovation and organizational transformation.