DSJ Mini-Conference w/DASMALAI Nov. 22

DSI offers a Decision Sciences Journal Workshop focusing on the healthcare industry, electronics/semiconductor industry and the new DSI SIG, Data Science, Machine Learning and AI (DASMALAI).

This journal specific mini-conference will take place on Friday, November 22, 2024 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa – the day prior to the start of the 2024 DSI Annual Conference. A special hotel rate of $205 has been secured for attendees of this DSJ mini-conference.

Here is the draft schedule for this event:

Friday, November 22, 2024
1:00 – 1:05 pm – Welcome & Opening Remarks
Xenophon Koufteros & Sri Talluri, DSJ Editors
Asil Oztekin,
VP Publications & DASMALAI SIG Chair
Victor Prybutok, DSI President & Vivian Landrum, DSI Executive Director

1:05 – 2:35 pmHealthcare, Panelists
Dan Hurry, President Advantus Health Partners & CSCO Bon Secours Mercy Health at Advantus Health Partners
Jay Kirkpatrick, VP – Supply Chain Operations at Lifepoint Health
Ed Hisscock, SVP – Supply Chain at Trinity Health
Michael Prokopis, VP – Supply Chain Management at MD Anderson Cancer Center
Bill Kellar, VP – HCA Strategic Sourcing
Doug Bowen, SVP Supply Chain Services at Banner

2:35 – 2:50 pm – Coffee Break

2:50 – 4:20 pmAn Outlook of the electronics/semiconductor industry in the United States

Kirk Fleischhauer, COO, Powin
Sage Berta, Managing Director, Applied Materials
Douniel Lamghari-Idrissi, Head of US Installs & Upgrades, ASML
Mani Janakiram, Senior Director, Senior Principal AI Engineer, INTEL
Tim Noonan, VP Business Management Group of Solidigm
Gary Godding, PhD, Principal Engineer, Director of Advanced Analytics, Supply Chain Enabling Solutions

4:20 – 4:35 pm – Coffee Break


4:35 – 5:15 pm Keynote Address by Subodha Kumar, Data Science, Machine Learning & AI in the Realm of Decision Sciences
Dr. Subodha Kumar, Paul R. Anderson Distinguished Chair Professor of Statistics, Operations, and Data Science; and the Founding Director of the Center for Business Analytics and Disruptive Technologies, Temple University, Fox School of Business

5:15 – 6:45 pmDASMALAI Panel of Leading Scholars: How to publish in top journals?

Dr. Ahmed Abbasi, Joe & Jane Giovanini Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations, University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
Dr. Paul Brooks, Professor & Chair of the Department of Information Systems & Faculty co-Director of Decision Analytics at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Business
Dr. Sudha Ram, Anheuser-Busch Foundation Professor of Management Information Systems, University of Arizona, Eller College of Management
Dr. Ram Ramesh, Professor of Management Science & Systems, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Management
Dr. Olivia Sheng, Professor and W. P. Carey Distinguished Chair, Department of Information Systems & Center for AI and Data Analytics, Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business

6:45 – 6:55 pm – Closing Remarks & Adjourn: Xen Koufteros, Asil Oztekin, Sri Talluri

7:00 pm –8:00 pm – Evening Reception on Sunset Lawn


Registration Fees

Faculty Members – $120

Student Members – $50

No refunds after October 30.
Restricted to DSI Members Only (Join DSI here)

NOTE: This fee does NOT include the 2024 DSI Annual Conference registration.

Host Hotel - JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

Special rates are available at $205 per night.
Deadline to reserve a room at the discounted rate is October 30 or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Only verified attendees of the conference will receive these rates.

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054