Agenda 2018

 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2018

  • 7:00 - 9:00 pm Welcome reception - at the El Chanate Mexican Restaurant

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2018

  • 7:00 - 7:30 am Breakfast buffet (Primrose)
  • 7:30 - 10:00 am Session I    (Primrose)  

     Field Vs. Lab Experiments: Implications for Behavioral OM   Chair: Serguei Netessine (Wharton)

  1. Dennis Zhang (Olin): Field Experiments and Big Data
  2. Serguei Netessine (Wharton): Stuck in the lab? Go out in the field!
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Outdoor activities - The Snowbird and Alta Ski Resorts
     
  • 4:00-4:45 pm Light afternoon snacks (Primrose)
     
  • 4:45 - 6:45 pm Session II (Primrose)

      Prediction Markets        

  1. Eric Zitzewitz (Dartmouth) The Trump Presidency and Stock Prices 
  2. Lyle Ungar (Penn): Prediction Markets Vs. Prediction Polls
     
  • 7:00 - 8:15 pm Dinner with keynote speaker (Twin Peaks)

       Sandeep Garg, "Head & GM of Information and Analytics Solutions" at First Data: Insights, Opportunities & Challenges: Working with the world’s largest payments data store

 

 

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2018

  • 7:00 - 7:30 am Breakfast buffet (Primrose)
  • 7:30 - 10:00 am Session III (Primrose)

      New Frontiers in Service Operations        Chair: Gad Allon (Wharton)

  1. Rohit Verma (Cornell): I-Robot: The evolving role of AI and humanoid robots in services
  2. Ryan Buell (Harvard): Improving Customer Compatibility in Service
  3. Gad Allon (Wharton): Managing Services in the presence of social networks
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Outdoor activities - The Snowbird and Alta Ski Resorts
  • 4:00-4:45 pm Light afternoon snacks (Primrose)
  • 4:45 - 6:45 pm Session IV (Primrose)

      Sustainable Operations                             Chair: Krishnan Anand (Utah)
 

  1. Beril Toktay (Georgia Tech): Sustainable Operations – the Key to Clean and Inclusive Growth
  2. Krishnan Anand (Utah): Pollution Regulation and Fairness
  • 7:00 - 9:30 pm Dinner ​(Twin Peaks)
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