2015 Summer School

Summer School in Sustainable Supply Chains

9 Junho 2015, 12:58 - Fátima Jacinto

Alameda Campus, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, 20-24 July 2015 

The Department of Engineering and Management is pleased to announce the 2015 Summer School in Sustainable Supply Chains.

This summer school will provide the participants with an overview on sustainability and on how to incorporate such paradigm into supply chains, from the strategic to the operational level. Logistics and manufacturing operations will be revisited encompassing a sustainability goal. Decision systems methods will be explored in hands-on sessions and real case studies discussed with industry invited lecturer

Guest Companies and Lecturers

Volkswagen Autoeuropa, Sandra Augusto – Logistics Manager (confirmed)

Deloitte Consultores, S.A., Diogo Santos – Associate Partner (confirmed)

IKEA Portugal, Freddy Le Palmec - Logistics Director



M1 - Sustainability- Measuring and reporting: Sustainability Definition and Concepts; Sustainability tools and methods.

M2 - Towards Supply Chains: Network Design and Planning; Data Gathering and Planning Tools – Optimization.

M3 - Towards Sustainable Logistics Operations: Logistics activities concepts and Definition; Distribution and Warehousing revisited for Sustainability.

M4 - Modelling Supply Chains and Sustainability: Tutorial on GAMS language for modelling sustainable supply chains; General Modelling of Sustainable Supply Chains using Mixed Integer Linear Programming.

Modelling Sustainable Supply Chains 1 and 2 – Hands On Sessions – requires 1 Laptop/group of 4 participants with Mircrosoft Excel and GAMS (demo version, can be downloaded from www.gams.com).

Fees and Registration:

  • Until the 10th of July

BSc, MSc, PhD Students – 350 € (requires confirmation of academic status)

Other participants (researchers, faculty, company participants) – 600 €

  • After the 10th of July

BSc, MSc, PhD Students – 400 € (requires confirmation of academic status)

Other participants (researchers, faculty, company participants) – 700 €


Fees include: summer school materials, coffee breaks and certificate of participation.

Registrations should be processed through the registration form available here.

In order to complete the registration, the documents listed in the Registration Form should be sent by e-mail to susana.relvas@tecnico.ulisboa.pt:

Payment details are available in the registration form.


Supporting Entities

APDIO – Portuguese Association of Operational Research

Euro Working Group on Sustainable Supply Chains


Department of Engineering and Management of IST



Further details or questions should be directed to Susana Relvas (susana.relvas@tecnico.ulisboa.pt).