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2017 Annual MWDSI Conference

April 7-8, 2017
hosted by
Grand Valley State University
LV Eberhard Center
Grand Rapids, MI
 
2017 Tracks and Track Chairs

Tentative Conference Schedule


Venue and Parking Map

Abstract/Paper/Panel Deadline: March 12, 2017

Conference Fees:
$175 for DSI members
$200 for non-members
$0 for participating students

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Conference Hotel: Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown
Block Code MDS
Click here to book your room at the conference rate of $129.00/night.


Career Development: A Town Hall Q&A Session on Growing Professionally with Senior Leaders of the Decision Sciences Institute
 
Jeet Gupta: 2016-2017 President, Fellow, and Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award Recipient
Ram Narasimhan: Fellow, Past President, Past Editor of Decision Sciences, and Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award Recipient
Johnny Rungtusanatham, Past Program Chair, Past Interim Executive Director, and Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award Recipient
 
With competing demands on time for faculty at different stages of their career, how can faculty grow professionally?  In this town hall, Q&A session, attendees have an opportunity to ask questions directly of past and current senior leaders of the Decision Sciences Institute.  These individuals have leveraged their involvement within DSI not only to network but also to become better scholars and better educators.  Come learn about their strategies on how to grow professionally.

Town-Hall Session: Saturday, April 8th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Cost: $25.00

MWDSI Applied Problem Solving Student Team Competition in Integrated Supply Chain Management 

Student teams (maximum of 4 members) from different universities will compete against each other on a real-world SCM problem provided by our sponsor company.  A maximum of 2 teams will be allowed to participate from any institution. The real-world problem will be provided to the teams, at the conference, on April 7th immediately after the luncheon. Cash awards and certificates will be awarded to the winning team. Are you ready for the Challenge?

Team Presentations: Saturday, April 8th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Cost: Free for students

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