Webinar: Building a resilient and sustainable global supply chain with Prof Ed Sweeney, Aston Logistics & Systems Institute

Places are limited, please apply now to secure your spot on this live webinar. Sign up as usual using your WIG account, an invitation to register on the webinar platform confirming your place will be sent out a week ahead of the session.

Join our webinar with Professor Edward Sweeney, Director of the Aston Logistics & Systems Institute, as he discusses the contemporary challenges facing our increasingly fragile and volatile global supply chain, and how it could adapt to secure greater resilience and sustainability.

In this session you will have the opportunity to:

  • Understand the myriad impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on global supply chains; from rapidly changing consumer demand to the role of China.
  • Find out what effects the end of the EU transition period might have on the UK’s position in global supply chains.
  • Learn why resilience and sustainability should be central to future supply chain design.
  • Ask your questions using our Q&A function  

Speaker:

  • Prof. Ed Sweeney

    Professor of Logistics and Systems, Director of Aston Logistics & Systems Institute

    Aston University

    Edward Sweeney is Professor of Logistics and Systems at Aston University where he is Director of the Aston Logistics & Systems Institute. He was previously Director of the National Institute for Transport and Logistics (NITL) in Ireland. Ed has held other full-time academic posts in the UK and Malaysia, as well as visiting positions in several Asian universities and institutes. Edward worked and lectured in over 50 countries in Europe, North America and Asia. His research has been widely disseminated and he sits on the editorial boards of several leading international academic journals. The focus of Ed’s current work is on sustainable and resilient supply chains.

 

Places are limited, please apply now to secure your spot on this live webinar. Sign up as usual using your WIG account, an invitation to register on the webinar platform confirming your place will be sent out a week ahead of the session.

By signing up you will be sent a recording of the presentation portion of the webinar after the event, in order to participate in the Q&A please join us live on the day.

If you have any problems in accessing clickmeetings.com when sent your joining email please let us know at [email protected], or consider using an alternative device.

 

Unfortunately this event is now closed for booking.

Other WIG opportunities that may interest you

Webinar: Enhancing UK trade with Australia, New Zealand & the CPTPP

Wednesday 26 August 2020, 10:00 – 10:45

Webinar

Kumar Iyer, Chief Economist, Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Thursday 10 September 2020, 09:30 – 11:30

Breakfast Briefing