Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Science of Santa: Understanding the Technology of Shipping & Logistics


The Science of Santa: Understanding the Technology of Shipping & Logistics
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holiday season - What do they have in common? Shipping, logistics, and a whole lot of science to make it happen.
Join us at Science Cafe during our Year of the SmartState as we take you behind the scenes of how the world's biggest shippers use incredible math, science, and technology to deliver over 125 million gifts in 5 days
Advanced registration is always encouraged to save your space at each event.

We've partnered with the South Carolina's SmartState Program (S.C. Centers of Economic Excellence) to bring the top experts in state, region, and nation in their field. Head over toEngenuitySC.com/ScienceCafe to learn more about this month's speaker and venue.


Get excited, get your questions - And join us!

PS - We may even have some warm drink specials! Cider anyone?
Dr. Scott Mason,  Endowed Chair
Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics

With its deep-water port in Charleston, five major interstates and rail system, South Carolina has a well-established transportation system that has attracted major companies like Amazon.com and Target. Yet the supply chain and logistics industry is highly competitive. To remain a top destination for distribution centers, South Carolina must continue to enhance its transportation infrastructure.
Dr. Scott Mason, an expert in large-scale supply systems modeling, optimization and algorithms, is theFluor Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Optimization. He brings to the South Carolina and private industry partners, extensive experience in his field, particularly in the area of capital project supply chains.

Learn more about Dr. Mason's background and register at
EngenuitySC.com/ScienceCafe.
When and Where

The Science of Santa: The Tech of Shipping & Logistics

Featuring Dr. Scott Mason

Flour Smartstate Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics
Clemson University

Speakeasy
711 Saluda Ave. Columbia, SC 29205

Tuesday, December 11 - 6:00pm-7:30pm
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