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NUTC Asynchronous Virtual Roundtable - 2 - Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Networks under COVID-19


When: Thursday, April 9, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Open to the public / no registration required

Contact: Bret Johnson  

Group: Northwestern University Transportation Center

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


Northwestern University Transportation Center is pleased to announce the second in its series of Asynchronous Virtual Roundtables open to the public on Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Networks under COVID-19.

This second episode, moderated by NUTC director Professor Hani S. Mahmassani, streams Thursday, April 9th at 3pm CST. The focus of this roundtable is on Multimodal Perspectives on Supply Chain Disruptions and Industry Challenges.


NUTC Asynchronous Virtual Roundtable - 2

Multimodal Perspectives on Supply Chain Disruptions and Industry Challenges



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Featured Speakers:

John Bowe is Principal for the American Maritime Group LLC. Bowe’s experience in freight transportation began in 1976 with Prudential Lines. He spent 23 years with American President Lines (APL). From 2004 through 2010 he was President of Americas for APL, responsible for APL’s ocean transportation, container terminal, and logistics businesses throughout the Americas, and APL’s service partnerships with North American railroads and trucking companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Hamilton College.

Mike Burton is President and CEO for C&K Holdings Acquisition LLC. In 2003, Burton led the leveraged buyout of C&K Holdings, becoming its president and CEO. Prior to his career at C&K, he was senior vice president and division head of commercial lending at LaSalle Bank N.A. In this position, he provided financial and capital structure guidance to middle market companies. He is an active member in multiple industry associations including the Intermodal Association of North America, the Intermodal Association of Chicago, the Traffic Club of Chicago, and the Northwestern University Transportation Center’s Sandhouse Rail Group. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University and a business degree from the University of Illinois.

Hani Mahmassani, NUTC Director, and the William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation at Northwestern University, will moderate the roundtable. He brings over 35 years of research, academic and professional experience in transportation systems analysis, network modeling and logistics systems, and currently serves on the International Advisory Board of the Panama Canal Authority. 

Roger Nober is Executive Vice President, Law and Corporate Affairs, and Chief Legal Officer for BNSF Railway. Nober joined BNSF Railway Co. in January 2007 and oversees legal and regulatory matters, environmental, claims, compliance, communications as well as state government and community affairs. Prior to that, Nober was a partner in the Washington office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP. From 2002 to 2006, Nober chaired the U.S. Surface Transportation Board. From 1993 to 2002, he served in various roles at the Department of Transportation and in the U.S. House of Representatives, including serving as chief counsel for the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He has a bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and a Juris Doctor from Harvard University School of Law.


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