On May 25th, 2007, the Nansha Technology Forum with the theme of Logistics and Supply Chain Management was successfully held in Nansha IT Park. Many famous scholars from home and abroad, and industrial experts were invited for specific speeches on the latest development and the practice of the logistics and supply chain , including Prof. Fang-Ruo Chen, Dean of School of Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Ira Rennert Professor of Business, Graduate School of Business of Columbia University; Prof. Guang Yu, VP-Worldwide Procurement, APJ, Dell; Prof. Gong-Yu Chen, Director of Department of Management, Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University and Director of Modern Logistics Technology & Management Research Center; Prof. Jian Chen, Professor and Chairman of Department of Management Science and Engineering and Director of Research Center for Contemporary Management, Tsinghua University; Prof. Chung-Yee Lee, Head and Chair Professor of Department of Industrial Engineering & Logistics Management and Director of Logistics and Supply Chain Management Institute, HKUST; Mr. Thomas LAM, President of Cisco System (China) Networking Technology Co., Ltd; Prof Jay Lee, Ohio Eminent Scholar and L.W. Scott Alter Chair Professor in Advanced Manufacturing, University of Cincinnati (USA) and Director of NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems(ISM) Center. It also held a discussion on the Opportunities and Challenge of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in HK and Pearl River Delta.
800 people participated in the forum, and most of them are from government, research institutes, and industry associations, as well as senior manager of enterprises, professors of high educational institutes, postgraduates and undergraduates.