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Session Information  : Tuesday Nov 07, 16:30 - 18:00

Title:  Tutorial: Planning for Disruptions in Supply Chain Networks

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Title: Planning for Disruptions in Supply Chain Networks
 Presenting Author: Lawrence Snyder,Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Lehigh University, 200 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem PA 18015, United States, larry.snyder@lehigh.edu
 Co-Author: Richard Church,Professor, Department of Geography, University of California - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA 93106, United States, church@geog.ucsb.edu
 Mark Daskin,Professor, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Department of IEMS, Evanston IL 60208, United States, m-daskin@northwestern.edu
 Paola Scaparra,Lecturer in Management Science, University of Kent, Kent Business School, Canterbury, United Kingdom, M.P.Scaparra@kent.ac.uk
 
Abstract: We present a broad range of models for designing supply chains that are resilient to disruptions. We categorize these models by the status of the existing network (a network may be designed from scratch, or an existing network may be modified to prevent disruptions at some facilities), then by the underlying optimization model (facility location or network design), and finally by the risk measure (expected cost or worst-case cost). We conclude with suggested directions for future research.