Lavagnon Ika was an invited speaker at the inaugural conference Prolog: Projets et logistique, held in Metz, France on April 30, 2015. This symposium was organized by the management school ESM-IAE Metz and the Centre européen de recherche en économie financière et gestion des entreprises (CEREFIGE) at Université Lorraine in France. Professor Ika opened the conference plenary session, with Gilles Paché, professor of logistics at the University of Aix Marseille, and Jos Marinus, President of the European Logistics Association. Professor Ika presented on the theme “Big projects : too big to succeed? How about their logistics?” («Grands projets : trop grands pour réussir? Et la logistique dans tout cela? »).