1st Fashion Operations Conference

1st Fashion Operations Conference


Thursday, March 26

09:15 – 09:30Victor Martínez de Albéniz, IESE Business School
Session I: New Models for Assortment Planning
09:30 - 10:15Aydin Alpketinoglu, Pennsylvania State University

- The Exponomial Choice Model: A New Alternative for Assortment and Price Optimization
10:15 – 11:00Sumit Kunnumkal, Indian School of Business

- Tractable Models and Algorithms for Assortment Planning with Product Costs
11:00 – 11:30Coffee Break (3rd Floor, Q Building)
Session II: Discovering Customer Preferences
11:30 - 12:15 Gustavo Vulcano, NYU Stern School of Business

- A market discovery algorithm to estimate a general class of non-parametric choice model 
12:15 – 13:00Dorothée Honhon, University of Texas at Dallas

- Hiding Availability Information to Seek Customer Preferences: The Case of E-tailers
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (North Campus Cafeteria) 
Session III: Logistics
14:30 – 15:15 Gürhan Kök, Koç University

- Size and Prepack Optimization to Minimize Lost Sales and Logistics Costs at a Fashion Retailer 
15:15 – 16:00 Santiago Gallino, Tuck School of Business

- The Value of Rapid Delivery in Online Retailing 
17:00 – 20:00 Desigual Visit (Bus leaves IESE North Campus at 16:30) 
20:00 – 22:00 Dinner TBD in Barceloneta (walk from Desigual offices) 

Friday, March 27

Session IV: Pricing
09:30 – 10:15Felipe Caro, UCLA Anderson School of Management

- Adoption of a Markdown Decision Support System at Zara
10:15 – 11:00David Simchi-Levi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Applying Machine Learning in Online Revenue Management
11:00 – 11:30Coffee Break (3rd Floor, Q Building)
Session V: Channel Management
11:30 – 12:15Antonio Moreno, Kellogg School of Management

Inventory Showrooms and Customer Migration in Omni-Channel Retail
12:15 – 13:00Victor Martínez de Albéniz, IESE Business School

- Estimating and Optimizing the Impact of Inventory on Consumer Choices in Fashion Retail
13:00 – 14:00Lunch (North Campus Cafeteria)
Session VI: Industry panel on E-commerce
14:30 – 15:30 Victor del Pozo, Privalia 
15:30 - 16:30Florian Jansen, Lamoda.ru 
16:30 - 17:00Open discussion
Concluding Remarks
17:00 – 17:15Victor Martínez de Albéniz, IESE Business School
19:00 – 21:00Barcelona Walking Tour and Tapas