Seminar: Global Operations Strategy 25.8.2010
Update 27.8.2010: Thank you all for making this event a great success. We will distribute all presentations to the more than 150 registered particpants per e-mail. We will not publish them on the internet due to confidentiality issues. If you want to get access to the presentations please send an e-mail to Torbjørn Netland at .
The NTNU Globalisation Programme, CRI Norman and the SMARTLOG Network invites you to attend a free seminar on current pressing issues related to international business. The latest research and insight on Global Operation Strategy will be presented by international and national academics as well as representatives from leading multinationals the 25th of August in Trondheim.
We are proud to announce that we have booked the world’s most acknowledged researchers in the field: Prof. Kasra Ferdows (Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA), Dr. Jagjit Srai (Head of Cambridge University IfM's Centre for International Manufacturing, UK), Prof. Jan Olhager (Linköping University, Sweden) and Prof. Ola Strandhagen (NTNU/ SINTEF). Never before has these world-class competencies on global operations strategy been brought together in Norway!
Leading Norwegian multinationals are invited to participate in an industrial panel. Kongsberg Automotive (COO Bård Klungseth), Jotun (Global Supply Chain Manager Wenche Heggem), Hydro (Head of Global Smelters Truls Gautesen), and Ulstein (Deputy CEO Tore Ulstein) represent the best of global manufacturing companies managed from Norway. Practical relevance of the presented research and industrial challenges will be discussed in plenary.
Ever-increasing global competition challenges the ability of Norwegian industry to adapt to markets, technology and new forms of organisation. To stay competitive Norwegian manufacturing industry must develop new strategies for their global manufacturing networks. State-of-the-art strategic design, planning and control are key issues for future success. Welcome to a free, inspiring and extraordinary informative seminar and networking event!
Program 25.8.2010 08.30-17.00 at Room H3 in Hovedbygget (Main building) at NTNU Gløshaugen: