Previous Value Chain Summits 

Axia Summit Overviews

Managing Disruption in Hyper Connected Value Chains

October 2022

Axia’s two day summit featured a keynote address by Chancellor Jose Sartarelli of University of North Carolina Wilmington on his experiences on leading through disruption in both the public and private sectors. Industry thought leaders from Corteva Agriscience, Dow, Fresenius Kabi, and Hemlock Semiconductor also provided their perspectives on industry challenges, risk mitigation, resilience, and more during our panel discussion that was facilitated by renowned supply chain management expert David Closs, PhD., who is the John H. McConnell Chair Emeritus at Michigan State University. 

Value Chain Summit: Adding Value to the Supply Chain

November 2017

The day-long summit included a keynote address by Dan Futter, commercial vice president, Dow Consumer Solutions; a presentation by David Frayer, assistant dean for Executive Development and Professional Programs at MSU’s Eli Broad College of Business; and an expert panel that shared insights about the competitive advantage of integrated value chains.

Supply Chain Talent Summit

October 2016

Wendy Leakeas, S&OP VP of Materials Management and Logistics at Ingersoll Rand gave a keynote address regarding

Global Operations, Integrated Supply Chain, Talent Retention and Acquisition.

Furthering the MRIVCC Bold Research Vision

September 2015

Collaborative Value Chain Creation: Charting a Bold Research Direction