Updated: Nov 21, 2018
16 APR 2004 (FRI) | 19:00-20:00
Room 201, Map Library, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, The University of Hong Kong.
Speaker:Prof T O Wallin Professor Emeritus of Logistics and Marketing, Syracuse University; Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, HKU
Active in professional affairs, Prof Wallin serves as External Advisor to the IVE programs in Transport and Logistics, Vice Chair and Director of Education for Hong Kong Logistics Association, Senior Fellow and Advisor to HKU Poon Kam Kai Center in the development of logistics programmes, Honorary Advisor to the Institute of Purchasing and Supply of Hong Kong, Patron of the Logistics Concept and Development Corporation, Lecturer in the Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning (MATPP) programme at HKU and Lecturer for various executive development programs. He is also involved with the HKPC and HKLA in the development of a professional program in logistics and is a fellow of the Charter Management Association and the Asia Pacific CEO Organization. Prof Wallin is also affiliated with the Council of Logistics Management, American Society of Transportation and Logistics, and Delta Nu Alpha. He has assisted in the development of the Graduate Diploma in Transport and Logistics at HKUST and has lectured in the program as well as, regularly, in IEEM Courses in Transportation, Logistics, and Technology Marketing.
In this seminar Professor Wallin will review the role logistics has traditionally played in the economic life of Hong Kong and explore the major developments/demands/changes in logistics as a field, linking these to Hong Kong and its future. Issues of technnolgy, infrastructure, government policy, and globalization will be included. The talk will help students to develop a conclusion about the ways in which logistics will help to shape the future of the SAR, especially in its relationship with China.
Organizers:Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning, HKU (MATPP)