Guest Speakers

 

 

Speaker Series for Spring 2018 ( April 23, 2018)

Dr. Turgay Ayer

George Family Foundation Early Career an associate professor

Title: Analytics in prioritizing access to Hepatitis C treatment in U.S. prisons

Date: April 23, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium (COBA) - Jordan Bldg

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Speaker Series for Spring 2018 ( April 20, 2018)

Dr. John R. Mclntyre

Founder and director of the Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

Title: The rise of China and its Impact on Global Supply Chain: The case of the U.S. eastern seaboard and the port of Savannah

Date: April 20, 2018

Time: 11:00 PM - 11:45 AM

Location: Torian Auditorium (COBA) - Jordan Bldg

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Speaker Series for Spring 2018 ( April 5, 2018)

Mr. Frank Hasbani

President and Co-Founder of Anova Analytics

Title: Data Science on Steroid

Date: April 5, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium (COBA) - Jordan Bldg

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Speaker Series for Spring 2018 ( March 30, 2018)

Dr. Tom Sanchez

Chair and Professor of urban studies and Planning, Virginia Tech

Title: Smart Cities, Transport and Social Equity

Date: March 30, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

Location: Student Union Ballroom

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Speaker Series for Spring 2018 ( March 30, 2018)

Anh Nguyen (Luke)

Data Dissemination Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau

Title: Census Updates

Date: March 30, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM

Location: Student Union Ballroom C

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Speaker Series for Spring 2018 ( March 22, 2018 )

Dr. Rhonda A. Syler

Associate Director of Enterprise Systems and Clinical Assistant Professor in Information Systems

Title: Big Data & Large Datasets

Date: March 22, 2018

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium ( COBA) - Jordan Bldg

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Speaker Series for Spring 2018 ( TBD)

Dr. John R McIntyre

Founder and Director of Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

Title: The Rise of China and its Impact on Global Supply Chain

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Location: Torian Auditorium (COBA)- Jordan Bldg

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Speaker Series for Spring 2018 ( February 16, 2018)

Mr. William Curran

Retired Company of Leverage Company

Title: Why Lean Six Sigma Initiatives fail?

Date: February 16, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium (COBA) - Jordan Bldg

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Speaker Series for Spring 2018( February 8, 2018 )

Mr. Patrick D. Norris

Senior Traffic Engineering Technician, Jacobs Engineering Group

Title: The Inner Workings of Technology in Traffic

Date: February 8, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium (COBA) - Jordan Bldg

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Speaker Series for Fall 2017 (November 9, 2017)

Ms. Sue Upchurch 
District Trade Compliance Manager
Title: Basics of  Importing into the United States
Time: 3:00 PM

Mr. John Szoke
Lean Deployment Executive, LeanCor
Title: Lean Supply Chain Principles
Time: 4:00 PM

Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Torian Auditorium, Jordan building. 
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Speaker Series for Fall 2017 (October 17, 2017)

Ms. Kerrie Davis 
Transportation Planner.
Planning, Development Services and Code Enforcement.
Title: The Future of Transportation Planning - A view of current transportation trends and what that means for future job opportunities. 

Date: October 17, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Torian Auditorium, Jordan building. 
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Speaker Series for Spring 2017 (March 31, 2017)

Dr.Matias Valenzuela

Director at Office of Equity and Social Justice, King County, WA  

Title: Planning for Equity and Social Justice

Date: March 31, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM to 11:55 AM

Location:Student Union

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Speaker Series for Spring 2017 (March 29, 2017)

Ms.Lara Hall

Director at Savannah Area Geographic Information System (SAGIS)

Title: TBA

Date: March 29, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Hubert A Room 111

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Speaker Series for Spring 2017 (March 23, 2017)

Mr.David Pickworth

Transportation Planner and Engineer, VHB, Atlanta

Title: Solving Transportation and Safety Issues on the College Campus

Date: March 23, 2017

Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Hubert A Room 111

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Speaker Series for Spring 2017 (February 24, 2017)

Dr.Sunil Chopra

IBM Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Title: A supply chain view of the omni channel retailing

Date: February 24, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium, Howard Jordan building

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Speaker Series for Fall 2016 (September 15,2016)

Dr.Kofi Obeng

Professor of Transportation, North Caroliona A&T State University

Title: Understanding overall output Efficiency in Public Transit: The Roles of regulations, Subsidies and perceived budget

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Hubert A Room 111

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Speaker Series for Fall 2016 (October 19, 2016)

Mr. Thomas L Thomson

Executive director of chatham county

Title: Freight Transportation and Land use

Date: October 19, 2016

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Fall 2016 (October 24,2016)

Dr.Maranda Mcbride

Director of Transportation Institute and Associate Professor of Management at North Carolina, A&T State University

Title: The Impact of Individual Differences on Teenager Texting while driving behavior

Date: October 24, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Fall 2016 (November 4, 2016)

Mr. Grady Smith

Transportation Systems Director

Title: Public Transportation

Date: November 4, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Spring 2016 (January 22, 2016)

Mr. Olli Himbert

Capital Projects Manager and Facilities Engineer at Georgia Ports Authority

Title: TBA

Date: January 22, 2016

Time: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Spring 2016 (January 28, 2016)

Mr. Spencer Davis

Senior Project Manager, Savannah District – US Army Corps of Engineers

Title: TBA

Date: January 28, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Spring 2016 (February 12, 2016)

Dr. Frank Ciarallo

Associate Professor in the college of Engineering and Computer Science at Wright State University

Title: Perspectives from a Devoted Supply Chain and Operations Problem Solver

Date: February 12, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Spring 2016 (February 12, 2016)

Dr. Srinivasa Thoppul

Technical Special at Gulfstream Aerospace

Title: Business Aviation: Past, Present and Future

Date: February 12, 2016

Time: 11:45 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Spring 2016 (April 7, 2016)

Mr. Nick Helmholdt

Director of Planning, Chatham Area Transit Authority

Title: Bike Sharing in Savannah

Date: April 7, 2016

Time: 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Spring 2016 (April 7, 2016)

Mr. Spencer Davis

Senior Project Manager, Savannah District – US Army Corps of Engineers

Title: TBA

Date: April 7, 2016

Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

Location: Torian Auditorium

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Speaker Series for Spring 2016 (April 1, 2016)

Dr. Kevin Krizek

Professor and Director, Program in Environmental Design, University of Colorado Boulder

Title: The end of traffic; the future of transport; the role of cycling

Date: April 1st, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM to 11:55 AM

Location: Ballroom, Student Union

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