IE Workshop: “17th Annual Workshop on Supply Chain and Logistics”, 9:30AM May 31 2024 (EN)

17th Annual Workshop on Supply Chain and Logistics, May 31, 2024

Sustainability & Operations

Bilkent University, Department of Industrial Engineering

We are pleased to invite researchers and practitioners working in the areas of supply chain management and logistics to the 17th Annual Workshop on Supply Chain and Logistics. This year’s workshop focuses on the growing global issues at the interface between sustainability and operations. If you would like to attend this event, please register through the following link no later than May 24 (Friday):

The details of the program are as follows:

Program Schedule, May 31, Friday (Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, EB Building)

09:00-09:30: Registration and breakfast

09:30-09:45: Opening remarks

09:45-10:45: “Collaborate for good: Orchestrating sustainability in supply chains,” Tarkan Tan, University of Zurich

10:45-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-12:00: “Optimal procurement in remanufacturing systems with uncertain used-item condition,” Emre Nadar, Bilkent University

12:00-13:00: Lunch break

13:00-14:00: “Renewable energy and circularity: An operations perspective,” Atalay Atasu, INSEAD

14:00-14:15: Coffee break

14:15-15:15: “Servitization as an alternative business model and its implications on product durability, profitability & environmental impact,” Özgen Karaer, Middle East Technical University

15:15-15:30: Coffee break

15:30-16:15: Practice session: “Sustainability and Industrial
Engineering: Cross-cutting areas and opportunities,” Kubilay Kavak, Escarus

16:15-16:30: Break

16:30-17:30: Panel discussion: “Sustainability as an academic research topic for IE and OR,” Panelists: Atalay Atasu, Özgen Karaer, Kubilay Kavak, Tarkan Tan, Moderator: Emre Nadar

If you need any further information about this event, please contact the organization committee:

Emre Nadar,
Nesim Erkip,