May 16, 2024 – 9 a.m. Securing Global Supply Chains

Recent ongoing conflict in the Red Sea area, Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, cyberattacks in supply chains, low water levels in the Panama Canal, rising trade tensions with China, and other geopolitical incidents of the last two years have resulted in global supply chains facing unprecedented challenges. Shippers have had to work to reroute vessels and navigate transit interruptions and delays. Supply chain managers must look to carefully assess new risks in their chains. Learn about the greatest risks impacting the ability of American companies to access suppliers and manage the logistics of matching supply with demand, and how the St. Louis region is playing a part in helping to address these latest supply chain disruptions.


  • Panos Kouvelis, Emerson Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain, Operations, and Technology at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, and Director of the Boeing Center for Supply Chain Innovation