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Sunday, June 18 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Insurgent Logistics: Taking Back Supply Chains

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Logistics work to isolate local consumers from global economic violence. Under permanent threat from offshoring and automation, workers often lack the leverage to challenge wage stagnation, unsustainable production practices and labor abuses. But could we imagine a logistics that reverses this dynamic to build social power in our communities? By tracing the evolution of Just In Time logistics from Project Cybersyn, our panel will highlight practical supply chain mapping and policy tools capable of driving positive organizational change.

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Josh Akers

Assistant Professor, UM-Dearborn
I am interested in mapping power and finding new avenues for intervention and resistance from data and tools to direct action. Short term goals are to alleviate suffering and afflict the comfortable. I like projects that do either but am particularly fond of those that do both at... Read More →

Jessica Krcmarik

Tech Stars
an illustrator, designer, and letterer and Designer in Residence at Tech Stars.
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Elizeya Quate

Bid Ops
Edmund Zagorin is founder of Bid Ops, an acquisitions platform that drives savings on total cost of ownership. He is a LEED AG and co-author of Sustainable Procurement Playbook for Cities.

Sunday June 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am EDT
Student Center: Room 285
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