Anna Nagurney, John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management at the Isenberg School of Management, delivered a keynote talk at the Amazon Consumer Science Summit, a virtual event, which took place Sept. 28-Oct. 1.
The title of her presentation was, “Optimization of Food Supply Chain Networks: Why Quality, Trade Instruments, and Labor All Matter.” Her host was Mauricio Resende, a principal scientist with Amazon's Transportation Services organization.
According to Amazon, 1,800 attendees at the summit represented more than 90 countries.
There were 5 keynote speakers at the conference, representing UMass Amherst (Isenberg), Stanford, UPenn (Wharton), New York University and the University of Maryland.
Read more on the summit or vew Nagurney's presentation on Amazon’s Science site.