The Academic & Business Partnership 2020 SCM for ECR Conference, 22nd-23rd October, Târgoviște, România – with the theme “The Management of Digitization
in Supply Chain with Shoppers and Users” – was organized by The SCM-ECR Laboratory – The Faculty of Economic Sciences from Valahia University of Târgovişte, and special partner The Consumer Goods Forum – E2E Value Chain (being chaired by Professor VIRGIL POPA, Ph.D., Valahia University of Târgovişte, Romania, and co-hosted by RUEDIGER HAGEDORN, End-to-End (E2E) Value Chain Director, The Consumer Goods Forum, CGF, Paris – the Global Network Serving Shopper & Consumer Needs), in collaboration with the Supporting Organizations: the Romanian-American University, the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies (ASE), the Czestochowa University of Technology (Poland), the War Studies Academy Poland (Faculty of Management and Command), the Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics (Russia), the Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University (UK), University of Zagreb (Croatia), and the last but not the least the Nova Southeastern University and the Regis University (USA).
The Conference was Co-Chaired by: Dr. Gerd WOLFRAM, CEO and Owner IoT Innovation & Consult, Partner Digital Connection (Cologne Area, Germany), The Founder RFID Implementation METRO Group, Head of the METRO Group Future Store Initiative, Author; Professor Costel NEGRICEA, Ph.D., Rector of the Romanian-American University, Honorary Member of the Romanian Distribution Committee; Professor Călin VEGHEȘ, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Marketing, Bucharest University of Economic Studies; Professor Michael BOURLAKIS, Ph.D., Director of Research for Cranfield School of Management, Group Head (Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management) and Director of Centre for Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Cranfield University; Professor Olga KOL, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management of Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics; Associate Professor Borna ABRAMOVIC, Ph.D., Chair of Railway Transport Management, University of Zagreb; Associate Professor Marta STAROSTKA-PATYK, Ph.D., Hab., Czestochowa University of Technology; Col. Associate Prof. Tomasz JAŁOWIEC, Ph.D, Faculty of Management and Command, War Studies Academy, Poland.
The Programme Steering Committee was composed by three members: Professor Virgil POPA, Ph.D., Valahia University of Târgovişte, Professor Theodor PURCĂREA, Ph.D., Romanian-American University, and, Vice Rector Mircea Constantin DUICĂ, Ph.D., Valahia University of Târgoviște. The members of the Conference Organizing Committee and of the Advisory Board/Scientific Committee are listed here: https://www.scm4ecr.com/conference-organizing-committee/; https://www.scm4ecr.com/advisory-board-scientific-committee/.
The Academic & Business Partnership 2020 SCM for ECR Conference was attended by reputed Keynote Speakers – such as: Ruediger HAGEDORN and Gerd WOLFRAM, Olga KOL, Michael BOURLAKIS, Marta STAROSTKA-PATYK, Kim DERANEK and Ed LINDOO, Călin VEGHEȘ, Borna ABRAMOVIC, Costel NEGRICEA and Theodor PURCAREA, Mircea Constantin DUICĂ and Mihaela ȘTEȚ, Tomasz JALOWIEC and others – who can be seen below.
This year’s Conference reconfirmed the well-known passion, competence and perseverance of the builder of this true brand – SCM for ECR Conference – the renowned expert Professor Virgil POPA.