May 13, 2020

Purdue University to livestream panel on COVID-19 supply chain disruptions and implications for consumers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Professors in the Krannert School of Management and College of Agriculture at Purdue University will participate in an hourlong panel discussion and Q&A about the disruptions to supply chains caused by COVID-19 and implications for consumers.

The panel begins at 11 a.m. Monday (May 18) and will be livestreamed to the Krannert Facebook page.

Panelists wlil be:

  • Ananth Iyer, the Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management and senior associate dean of the Krannert School, who will discuss how the supply chain has been affected by COVID-19.
  • Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics in the College of Agriculture, who will talk about the current food supply situation.
  • Mohammad Rahman, associate professor of management at the Krannert School, who will cover how retailers need to adapt their omnichannel marketing strategies due to the crisis.

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Writer: Joseph Paul, paul102@purdue.edu (working remotely but will provide immediate response)

Sources: Ananth Iyer, aiyer@purdue.edu

Jayson Lusk, jlusk@purdue.edu

Mohammad Rahman, mrahman@purdue.edu

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