25th Anniversary of Marquette’s Center for Supply Chain Management

April 19th, 2024, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Dr. EJ And Margaret O'Brien Hall
Room 150AB





5.30pm – Registration opens

6.15pm – Program

  • Down the memory lane – The story of Marquette’s OSCM program and the Center for Supply Chain Management
  • Recognitions for Service and Corporate Sponsorships
  • Keynote: Human Flourishing in the age of AI – Todd McLees
  • Closing Remarks
  • Networking and social with cocktails and food

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Keynote Summary

ToddIn an age of unprecedented technological advancement, Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) has emerged as a pivotal force, signaling a new era of innovation and transformation across all sectors. This keynote is designed for leaders who stand at the forefront of this evolution, guiding their organizations through the complex landscape of AI integration. The talk begins with an exploration of the AI Landscape, highlighting GenAI as the most profound technological leap in recent history. The transition towards a Skills-Based Economy offers both challenges and opportunities. The combination compels us to reimagine the future of work, education, training, and professional development, ensuring that the workforce is equipped with not just technical skills but also with the uniquely human capacities that AI cannot replicate. “Human Flourishing in the Age of AI" is more than a call to action; it's a roadmap for leaders committed to navigating the intricacies and nuances of the AI revolution. Together, we can create environments that not only adapt to the changes brought about by AI but thrive on them, ensuring that human flourishing remains at the heart of technological progress.

Todd McLees short bio:

Todd McLees is a thought leader in Artificial Intelligence and its influence on work and learning. His frameworks are pivotal in helping organizations across various industries and academic institutions build their AI Agility and cultivate a skilled and adaptive workforce. Todd's influence in the education sector is extended through his work with more than 60 institutions of Higher Education and school districts. As a co-founder and board member of the London-based Human Skills Project, Todd is deeply committed to advancing the integration of uniquely human skills within the fast-paced world of digital technology. He serves on the advisory board of CAEL, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning and is a founding board member of HERA, the Higher Education Regional Alliance which includes all 17 of the Higher Eds in Southeastern Wisconsin. He was recognized by LinkedIn as a Top Voice on Artificial Intelligence for 2023 and 2024 and is a contributor to the Harvard Business Review. Todd offers insightful, forward-thinking perspectives to a global audience on Human Flourishing in the Age of AI.