The Supply Chain and Finance 4th Annual Symposium

The Supply Chain and Finance 4th Annual Symposium


Monday, July 7

9:00 – 9:15Welcome
Víctor Martínez de Albéniz, IESE Business School
Session I & II. Chair: Burak Kazaz
9:15 – 10:45Session I – Contracting and Bankruptcy Risk

• Vlad Babich, Georgetown University
“Franchise Contracting with Debt Financing and Bankruptcy Risk’’

• Song Alex Yang, London Business School
“The Supply Chain Effects of Bankruptcy’’
10:45 – 11:15Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45Session II – Commodity Risk Management 

• Nicola Secomandi, Carnegie Mellon University
"Analysis and Enhancement of Practice-based Policies for the Real Option Management of Commodity Storage Assets"

• Onur Boyabatli, Singapore Management University
"Capacity Management for Oilseeds Processors" 
12:45 - 14:30 Lunch at North Campus Cafeteria, IESE Business School
Session III. Chair: Onur Boyabatli
14:30 - 16:00Session III – Hedging and Risk Management

• Burak Kazaz, Syracuse University
"Global Sourcing under Exchange-Rate Uncertainty" 

• Panos Markou, IE Business School
“The Midas Touch: An Empirical Investigation of Gold Hedging’’
16:00 - 19:00Sagrada Familia Tour
20:00 – 22:00Dinner TBD

Tuesday, July 8

9:00 – 10:30Session IV – Impact of Financial Risk on Operational Decisions

• Peter Berling, Lund University/Linneaus University
"The Influence of Financial Risk on Inventory Control Decisions’’

• Fehmi Tanrisever, Bilkent University
"The Entrepreneurial Newsvendor: Manging Market Frictions through Process Investment"
10:30 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00Session V - Empirical Research in OM-Finance Interface 

• John Birge, Chicago University
“Supply Chain Network Structure and Risk Propagation’’

• Sridhar Seshadri, Indian School of Business
"Systematic Risk and Mask Layoffs: Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing Sector"
13:00 - 14:30Lunch at North Campus Cafeteria, IESE Business School
Session IV & V. Chair: John Birge 
 14:30 – 16:00Session VI – Financial Contracts in Operations Management 

• Jiri Chod, Boston College
"Agency Theory of Trade Credit" 

• Dan Iancu, Stanford University
“Operationalizing Financial Covenants’ 
16:00 – 16:30Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00Session VII – Industrial Perspectives on Supply Chain and Finance

18:00 – 18:15Concluding Remarks
 • Wei Luo, IESE Business School 
19:00 – 21:00Barcelona Walking Tour and Tapas