Industry Presentations


Plenary Talks and Addresses

"Outsourcing and Rethinking the Information Economy," Keynote address, HBR-KPMG Executive Share Forum, Palo Alto (May 2004).

"Service Industrialization in the Information Economy," Keynote address, Sevin Rosen Funds Annual Meeting, San Francisco (May 2004).

"The Global Information Economy and Service Industrialization," IS Associates, Los Angeles (March 2004).

"The Global Information Economy and Service Industrialization," CIO Conference, Los Angeles (February 2004).

"Information Technologies, Business Practices and the Economy," plenary address (by video); Convegno E&M 2003, "L'Araba Fenice: Economia Digitale alla Prova dei Fatti," Bocconi, Milano (2003).

"ERP, CRM, APS: What comes next?," Invited lecture, PICS Belgium, Ghent (2003).

"Design and Quality Management: Narrowing the Gap," Talk and Panel Discussion, Design Summit Conference, sponsored by the Conference of Indian Industries (CII), the National Institute of Design (NID) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Mumbai, India (2003).

"The Globalization of Information Intensive Services," Keynote Address, World Congress on Total Quality, Mumbai, India (2002).

"The Business of Design in the Information Age," Plenary Talk, Association of Professional Design Firms, Exchange Conference, Charleston (2001).

"E-commerce and Globalization," Plenary Talk, Association of Hardware Manufacturers (AHMA) Executive Conference, Rancho Mirage (2001).

"Quality in the Knowledge Economy," Plenary Talk, World Congress on Total Quality, Mumbai, India (2000).

"World Class Manufacturing Systems," Plenary Talk, Expo-Reunion Impresarial de Competitividad Internacional, Monterrey, Mexico (1998).

"Current Scheduling Technologies," Invited Address, Steel Industry Consortium Managers, Pittsburgh, (1991).

"Manufacturing Philosophies," Invited address, Rochester Industrial Eng Soc., Spring Seminar, R.I.T. (1991).

"Modern Methods in Distribution Management," Keynote Speaker, Hindustan Lever Ltd., Bombay, India (1990).

"Push and Pull methods in Manufacturing," Keynote Speaker, AT&T National Workshop on Manufacturing Systems, New Jersey (1990).

"International Manufacturing Trends," Keynote Speaker, Teradyne Inc., International Production/Marketing Meeting, San Diego (1990).

"Push and Pull in Manufacturing," Keynote Address, WATMIMS annual JIT Conference, Waterloo, Canada (1990).

"Integrating Manufacturing in the Supply Chain," Invited Talk, Laboratory Products Association, Bermuda (1990).

"Manufacturing Information Systems in the '90's," Keynote Speaker, Computer Society of India, Bombay (1989).

"Push, Pull and Hybrid Control," Invited Talk, AIA/SAMA (Scientific Apparatus Makers Association) Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona (1989).

"Industry and Academia Partnerships," Keynote Speaker, Manufacturing Management Conference, University of Toledo (1989).

"Competing in a Global Market," Keynote Speaker, Annual Conference of Milwaukee Planning Forum, Milwaukee (1988).

"The Evolution of Production Control," Keynote Address, ASME National Conference, Atlanta (1988).

"Alternative Manufacturing Control Systems," Keynote Speaker, Eastman Kodak Co. Production Management Workshop, Rochester (1985).

"Job Shops and Batch Manufacturing," Tutorial, ORSA Practitioner Workshop, Joint ORSA/TIMS Meeting, Boston (1985).

"Critical Issues in Manufacturing," Keynote Speaker, Hewlett-Packard Executive Conference, Rochester (1984).


Seminars and Lectures

AT&T Bell Labs
Bowthorpe plc, U.K.
Computer Management Group, Holland
Delco (GM)
Eastman Kodak Co. (KAD, KP)
Ford Manufacturing Research
GE Transportation Systems Div.
GM Research Labs
Hewlett-Packard Research Labs (2)
Hindustan Lever Ltd., India
Hindustan Aeronautics, India
IBM Metals Industry Group
Los Angeles MTA
Los Angeles CRA
Kirloskar-Cummins
Mafatlal Engineering, India
Teradyne, Inc.
Xerox Computer Services
Xerox Corporation


Industry Conferences Organized

CMIE Annual Conference on "The Business of Technology," Los Angeles (2002).

CMIE Annual Conference on "Accelerating Change in the Information Economy," Los Angeles (2001).

CMOM Annual Conference on "Manufacturing in Europe after 1992," Rochester (1991).

CMOM Annual Conference on "Real CIM," Rochester (1990).

CMOM Annual Conference on "Supply Chain Management," Rochester (1989).

CMOM Annual Conference on "Beyond MRP: Evolution to a New Standard," Rochester (1988).

CMOM Annual Conference on "Manufacturing Costs and Performance Measurement," Rochester (1987).

CMOM Annual Conference on "Justification of Capital Assets" (with Phil Lederer), Rochester (1986).

CMOM Annual Conference on "Scheduling," Rochester (1985).

Rochester Conference on "Strategic Planning," Rochester (1984).

Rochester TIMS/GSM Symposium on "New Product Management," Rochester (1983).

Rochester - M.I.T. Conference on "Applied Research in Operations Management" (with Gabriel Bitran), Rochester (1983).

M.I.T. - Rochester Conference on "Applied Research in Operations Management" (with Gabriel Bitran), Cambridge (1982).