I will be involved in three talks at the POMS Annual Conference in Washington this year. The three talks are: 1) Gaalman, G., Disney, S.M. and Wang, X., ‘When the Bullwhip Effect is an Increasing Function of the Lead Time’, Friday, May 03, 16.30 - 18:00, Columbia 7, 2) Disney, S.M., Purvis, L. and Meng, X., ‘Production optimization for short shelf-life products’, Monday, May 06, 08.00 - 09.30, Lincoln West, and 3) Hosoda, T., Disney, S.M. and Zhou, L., ‘Yield Paradox in Closed Loop Supply Chains with Auto- and Cross-correlated Demand and Return Processes’, Friday, May 03, 04:30 - 06:00, Piscataway. Hope to see you there!