McGill Japan Forum


McGill Japan Forum #2 - Supply Chains

Managing disruptions and supply risks in the supply chain.

Off-shoring/outsourcing and the future of manufacturing industries and related supply chains.

Environmental sustainability.

Followed by Networking Reception, Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the Canadian Embassy, Tokyo.

The McGill MBA Japan program of the Desautels Faculty of Management, in cooperation with the Embassy of Canada in Tokyo, is hosting McGill Japan Forum #2 on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 from 7PM at the Oscar Peterson Theatre at the Canadian Embassy, followed by a McGill Networking reception.

McGill Japan Forum is a series of panel discussion events, to goal of which is to develop and exchange ideas, and promote discussion and between the McGill community and members of wider society in Japan, Asia and around the world.


Professor Tamer Boyaci, Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Masters Programs, Desautels Faculty of Management

Professor Shanling Li, Director-Management Science Research Centre, Associate Dean of Research and International Relations, Desautels Faculty of Management.

Other Panellists to be confirmed*

This should be a very interesting panel discussion for everyone, as we are all deeply impacted by the stability, security, and reliability of supply chains in our daily lives.

McGill Japan Forum panel discussion is conducted in English.

Event Details:

McGill Japan Forum followed by Networking Reception.

  • Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
  • Time: 7PM to 9PM
  • Doors open: 6:30PM
  • Location: Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, Oscar Peterson Theatre
  • Cost: This event is free of charge.
  • RSVP: by Friday, July 6th, 2012, 5PM

Register Here or call the McGill MBA Japan Office at 03-3342-3430 before 5:30PM, Friday, July 6th, 2012.

Or send an e-mail to contact [at]

***All Attendees must be on the guest list to enter this event. Sorry, No walk ins, No exceptions***

Guests and members of the general public welcome.

Light refreshments and drinks will be served at the Networking Reception.

Please us public transport: there is no parking at the Canadian Embassy.

Program Outline:

  • 18:30 Doors Open
  • 19:00 Panel Discussion
  • 20:00 to 21:00 Networking Reception

*Panellists confirmed as of June 19, 2012

About McGill Japan Forum:

In line with McGill University's mission of providing service to society through our academic strengths, and the Desautels Faculty of Management's goal of being one of the world's leading centers for management learning and teaching, the McGill Japan Forum will provide quarterly opportunities to discuss, develop, and debate various topics in the areas of business to an audience in Japan delivered in English.  The McGill Japan Forum audience encompasses a broad spectrum of people including entrepreneurs, intra-preneurs, executives, managers, and business students; women and men alike without regard to national origin.

McGill Japan Forum Future Topics:

  • Energy Supply
  • The Modern Workforce
  • Manufacturing Supply Chains
  • Health Delivery Systems in Mature Countries
  • Business Education
  • And More.


McGill MBA Japan Program,

Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University.

For more information, contact Philip O'Neill at philip.oneill [at] or call 81-3-3342-3430

About the McGill MBA Japan Program:

The McGill MBA Japan Program is a weekend MBA Program offered in Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo, by the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University. It is taught by professors who fly in from McGill's home campus in Montreal.

About McGill University:

Ranked 17th in the world, McGill University is one of Canada's best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. With students coming to McGill from some 150 countries, our student body is the most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in the country.  McGill was founded in 1821 thanks to a generous bequest by James McGill, and since then, we've grown from a small college to a bustling university with two campuses, 11 faculties, some 300 programs of study, and more than 36,000 students.