Published: Sept. 22, 2016

Supply chain summit will focus on developing talent

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MSU’s Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation’s 3rd annual Global Summit will feature experts from across the nation to address the growing demand for qualified talent in the supply chain industry.

The summit, “Supply Chain Talent: Demand. Development. Deployment” is Oct. 25 in Midland.

“This year’s global summit is an opportunity to bring together experts from across the country to address the challenges of developing qualified applicants,” said Katherine A. Franz, the institute's executive director.

Speakers will include professionals and executives from the Dow Chemical Co. and Bayer Healthcare, as well as several experts from Michigan State University.

The event is free, although space is limited. Participants can register and get more information about the summit online.

The Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation was established by MSU in 2013 as a premier research and education facility dedicated to developing effective and sustainable solutions to improve all types of public and private value chains.

MSUís Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation is hosting their 3rd annual Global Summit.

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