MNEs Managing Supply Chains through the Global Health Crisis: Voices from Europe and Asia [cid:[log in to unmask]] Thursday 5th November 2020 ONLINE EVENT UTC/London 9-11am; Paris/Stockholm/Vienna 10-12pm; Tokyo/Seoul 6-8pm; Hanoi/Bangkok 4-6pm; Beijing 5-7pm The Panel will bring together Industry and Academic participants from both Europe and Asia. EAMSA Panel Organisers: Prof. Axele Giroud, Prof. Inge Ivarsson, Prof. Sierk Horn Synopsis This year’s global health crisis has had a profound impact on MNEs activities globally, and on GVCs. Industry professionals and academic experts will discuss the impact the pandemic has had on Euro-Asian supply chains, drawing on short-term actions adopted by firms to overcome the health crisis, how these have added to existing challenges to global supply chains (including evolving political Industry 4.0 and sustainability challenges), and presenting possible future scenarios and ways forward (such as implications for European and Asian MNEs investment and trade strategies, government policies and development implications for Asian economies). Discussion Questions 1. How have European MNEs adapted strategies in Asia to respond to the global health crisis? 2. How have Asian MNEs adapted strategies in Asia and Europe to respond to the global health crisis? 3. What were existing pre-existing challenges to Euro-Asian Supply Chains (eg. Industry 4.0; Sustainability challenges; Changing Government policies)? 4. Way forward? How will Euro-Asian Supply Chains change in the future as a response to the current crisis, and in response to other challenges to supply chains? Key Words Euro-Asia supply chains; MNEs; Global Health crisis, Government policies; Sustainable Supply Chains; Industry 4.0 For detailed information: please visit http://<http://www.eamsa.org/>www.eamsa.org<http://www.eamsa.org/> To register for the event, send an email entitled “sign-up EAMSA PANEL” with your name, affiliation and email address to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.