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Supply Chain Forum - Spring 2018

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KEYNOTE: A Senior Executive's View of Supply Chain Challenges

Joanne Wright, Vice President, IBM Supply Chain, IBM

KEYNOTE: Supply Chain Operations Excellence

Barry Regan, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Smith & Nephew, Inc.

Panel: Using Analytics in the Supply Chain

Ken Evans, CEO, Konexial, Inc.
David Dittmann, Director, Business Intelligence & Analytics Services, P&G
John Hellriegel, Former VP, Demand Management at Estee Lauder & now on Rutgers University Faculty

Facilitator: Karin Bursa, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Logility, Inc. 

New Product Introduction 

Craig Elonen, VP, Manufacturing & Logistics, Bush Brothers & Company
Scott Meline, Best Practice Researcher, Global Supply Chain Institute, UT

Facilitator: Mike Burnette, Associate Director, Global Supply Chain Institute, UT

S&OP

Erif Pfeiffer, Sr. Director, Supply Chain Management, HAVI
Lisa Sembach, Director, Advanced Analytics & Consulting, HAVI

Facilitator: Mark Moon, Lyle & Marcella Flaskerud Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor, UT
Facilitator: Mike Policastro, Best Practices Researcher, Global Supply Chain Institute, UT

Digitization of the Supply Chain

Joanne Wright, Vice President, IBM Supply Chain, IBM

Facilitator: Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business and Executive Director, SCF, UT
Facilitator: Shay Scott, Managing Director, Global Supply Chain Institute, UT

Supply Chain Analytics

Karin Bursa, Executive Vice President, Logility, Inc.
David Dittmann, Director, Business Intelligence & Analytics Services, P&G

Facilitator: Paolo Letizia, Assistant Professor of Business Analytics, UT

Global Excellence in Distribution Operations

Stacey Hodoh, Global Vice President, Distribution Operations, Walmart Canada

KEYNOTE: Supply Chain and Manufacturing Excellence in the Global Supply Chain

Peter Anderson, Vice President, Global Supply Chain & Manufacturing, Cummins

Panel: Supply Chain Mega Trends

Todd Steffen, Managing Director, Supply Chain & Logisitics, Colliers International
Andy Smith, SVP & Chief Operating Officer, FedEx Supply Chain
Amy Bare, Strategy & Program Director, Kimberly-Clark

Facilitator: Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business and Executive Director, SCF, UT


Supply Chain Forum - Fall 2017

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KEYNOTE: A Senior Executive's View of Supply Chain Challenges

Daniel Myers, Executive Vice PResident, Global Integrated Supply Chain, Mondelez International

Innovation in the Supply Chain

Lora Cecere, Founder, Supply Chain Insights

Panel: The Customer Focused Supply Chain

Ben Cook, SVP, Global Inventory Management, Target Corporation 
Robert Martichenko, Founder & CEO, LeanCor, LLC
Jim Gruwell, Executive Director, Supply Chain Strategy, Cummins, Inc.

Facilitator: Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business & Executive Directory, Supply Chain Forum, UT

Innovation: The Physical Supply Chain

Kristi Montgomery, VP, Innovation, Research & Development, Kenco
Matthew Butler, Director of Supply Chain Execution, JDA Software

Facilitator: Paul Dittmann, Executive Director, The Global Supply Chain Institute, UT
Facilitator: Randy Bradley, Assistant Professor, Information Systems & SCM, UT

Innovation: The Digital Supply Chain

Alex Zhong, Senior Marketing Manager, Watson Supply Chain, IBM

Facilitator: Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business & Executive Directory, Supply Chain Forum, UT
Facilitator: Shay Scott, Managing Director, Global Supply Chain Institute, UT

Network Optimization

Brian Streu, Manager of Supply Chain Design, Whirlpool Corporation 

Facilitator: John Bell, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, UT

Collaboration Best Practices to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

Steve Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe

Facilitator: Mike Burnette, ASsociate Director, Global Supply Chain Institute, UT

Winning with your People;  A Supply Chain Leader's Guide for Talent Management

Darrell Edwards, SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer, La-Z-Boy, Inc. 

KEYNOTE: Creating a World Class Customer Focused Supply Chain

Tom Morton, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Eastman Chemical Company

Panel: Customer Focused Supply Chain Mega Trends

Chad Autry, FedEx Corporation Endowed Professor of SCM & Department Head, UT
Chris Craighead, Dove Professor of Supply Chain Management, UT
Mary Holcomb, Niedert Professor of SCM, UT
Wendy Tate, Professor of SCM & Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow, UT

Facilitator: Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business & Executive Directory, Supply Chain Forum, UT

 


Supply Chain Forum - Spring 2017

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Future Supply Chain Opportunities and Challenges

Jim Radin, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, McCormick & Company, Inc.
Mike Okoroafor, Vice President, Global Sustainability and Packaging Innovation, McCormick & Company, Inc.
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Panel: Talent Management in the Supply Chain

Bill Hutchinson, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Comcast
Clay Jackson, Vice President, Supply Chain Planning, Tractor Supply
Jeannine Berge, Director of Professional Development and Career Management, Haslam College of Business
Kathryn Pepperman, Graduating Senior in SCM, UT

Facilitator: Shay Scott, Managing Director, Global Supply Chain Institute

Leadership Principles for Supply Chain Management

Scott McWilliams, Executive Vice President, Strategic Development, GEODIS

Panel: Managing the Supplier Relationship: The Supplier and the Customer Perspectives

Terri Pitcher, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Berry Plastics
Gary Allen, Vice President of Supply Chain Excellence, Ryder Systems, Inc.
Jim Wilson, Director, Global Procurement, Eastman Chemical Company

Facilitator: Christopher Craighead, Dove Professor of Supply Chain Management, UT


Supply Chain Forum - Fall 2016

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KEYNOTE: Leadership Principles

Lieutenant General Larry Wyche, Deputy Commanding General, United States Materiel Command
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Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Excellence

Dan Pleshko, Vice President, Procurement and Supply Chain Services, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
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Supply Chain Analytics and Network Modeling

Alex Baxter, Vice President, Supply Chain Planning, PepsiCo
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Vested: Collaboration Best Practices

Kate Vitasek, Faculty, Graduate & Executive Education, UT
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Supply Chain Technology and Automation: Panel

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Ken Evans, CEO, Konexial 
Mark Nix, CEO, Cloud Logistics 
Todd Farwell, Innovation Architect, Caterpillar

  • Driverless Vehicles
  • Drones
  • Robotics
  • 3D Printing
  • The Latest in IT

Facilitator: Randy Bradley, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, UT


Supply Chain Forum - Spring 2016
April 12-14, 2016

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KEYNOTE: A Senior Executive’s View of Supply Chain Challenges

Frank Crespo, Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, Caterpillar
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Supply Chain Megatrends 2016

Dan Gilmore, President and Editor in Chief, Supply Chain Digest
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Collaboration Best Practices

David Caines, Chief Operating Officer, Kenco Group
John Lebowitz, Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Stryker
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Future Transportation Trends: Panel

Tommy Barnes, President, project44
Ken Evans, Chief Logistics Officer, Spirit AeroSystems
Brett Parker, President and Co-Founder, Cargomatic
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Supply Chain Forum - Fall 2015
November 10-12, 2015

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Future Of Supply Chain

Kevin O'Marah, Chief Content Officer, SMC World
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Global Supply Chain to Drive Business Strategy

Josué Muñoz, Vice President Global Customer Service and Logistics, Colgate-Palmolive Company
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Panel Session: Strengthening Gender Diversity in the Supply Chain

Meghann Erhart, Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Customer Sales Support, Pilot Flying J
Paula Hise, GVP, Health and Personal Care, Kenco Logistic Services
Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer, SCM World
Wendy Thrasher, Director of International and B2B Transportation, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Facilitator: Diane Mollenkopf, McCormick Associate Professor of Logistics, UT
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Breakout: The Internet of Things and SCM

Hanns-Christian Hanebeck, COO, GT Supply Chain Services
Facilitator: Chad Autry, William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management, UT, Editor in Chief, Journal of Supply Chain Management
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Breakout Session: Augmenting Network Design with Inventory Optimization

Facilitators: John Bell, Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management, UT
Sean Willems, Professor and Haslam Chair in Business Analytics and Statistics, UT
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Supply Chain Forum - Spring 2015
April 7-9, 2015

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Keeping Freight Moving

Jim Newsome, President and Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Ports Authority
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Urban Logistics: Supply Chain Excellence in Serving Highly Congested Urban Areas

Chad Autry, William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management, UT, Editor in Chief, Journal of Supply Chain Management
William (Bill) Rose, Ph.D. Candidate in Supply Chain Management, UT
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Breakout: Supply Chain Analytics (Forthcoming)

Bogdon Bichescu, Associate Professor, Business Analytics and Statistics, UT
Randy Bradley, Assistant Professor, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, UT 

Breakout:DC Management Best Practices

Sean Coakley, Senior Vice President-Sales & Marketing, Kenco
Facilitator: Paul Dittmann, Executive Director, Global Supply Chain Institute, UT
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Breakout: Talent Management in the Supply Chain

Steve Martin, Vice President of Operations and GM Oil & Gas, Ryder Dedicated
Facilitator: Shay Scott, Managing Director, Global Supply Chain Institute and Director, Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain
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Breakout: Transportation Cost Perfect Storm

Robert Lecinski, Director, Customer Logistics, Avery Products Corporation
David Procuk, Manager, Transportation Logistics, Avery Products Corporation
Andrew Ussery, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Analysis, Averitt Express Supply Chain Solutions
Facilitator: Mary Holcomb, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and Gerald T. Niedert Supply Chain Fellow, UT
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Supply Chain Forum - Fall 2014
November 11-13, 2014
 

KEYNOTE: Supply Chain Megatrends

Kevin O'Marah, Chief Content Officer, SCM World, Senior Research Fellow, Stanford Global Supply Chain Forum; former CSO AMR Research/GVP Gartner, Creator of Supply Chain Top25
 

Our Integrated Supply Chain’s Transformation Journey

James L. Harlan II, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, 
Eastman Chemical Company
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Uncovering and Managing Supplier/Supply Chain Risk

Louis Ferretti, Project Executive, Product Environmental Compliance & Supply Chain Social Responsibility, Integrated Supply Chain, IBM
Paul Dittmann, Executive Director, The Global Supply Chain Institute, UT
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KEYNOTE: FedEx: A Global Powerhouse(forthcoming)

Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Office, FedEx Corporation 

Talent Management as the Core of a Supply Chain Strategy

Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business and Executive Director, Supply Chain Forum, UT 
Paul Dittmann, Executive Director, The Global Supply Chain Institute, UT 

 


Supply Chain Forum - Spring 2014
April 15-17, 2014

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KEYNOTE: Securing the Supply Chain

Sandra Shoemaker, Vice-President, Supply Chain Operations, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
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Best Practices in Transportation and Warehousing: 3PL Roundtable

David Caines, President, Kenco Logistic Services
Steve Martin, Vice-President of Operations, Ryder Dedicated, Ryder System
Scott McWilliams, Chief Customer Officer and Executive Chairman, OHL
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Breakout Session: Business Analytics for Supply Chain

Melissa Bowers, Beaman Professor of Business, Associate Professor, Management Science Program, 
Department of Statistics, Operations and Management Science, UT
Mandyam (Srini) Srinivasan, Pilot Corporation Chair of Excellence, Professor, 
Department of Statistics, Operations and Management Science, UT
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Breakout Session: Purchasing and Logistics Integration

Ken Petersen, Dove Professor of Supply Chain Management, UT and Visiting Senior Fellow, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester 
Theodore (Ted) Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business, Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management and Executive Director, Supply Chain Forum, UT
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Breakout Session: Supply Chain Finance and Metrics

Robert McIntosh, Executive Director, Dell Americas Fulfillment and Logistics, Dell's Global Reverse Supply Chain
Priscilla Wisner, Distinguished Lecturer, Accounting and Information Management and Graduate and Executive Education, UT
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Breakout Session: New Product Introduction

Neeraj Bharadwaj, Assistant Professor of Marketing, UT
Mike Burnette, Associate Director, Global Supply Chain Institute and Lecturer, UT
Charles Noble, Proffitt's Professor of Marketing, Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, UT
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E-Commerce's Impact on Supply Chain: Designing your supply chain for the challenges of the omni-channel

Tim Engstrom, Vice-President, Supply Chain Operations, Walgreens
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Marketing and Supply Chain Interfaces

Dan Flint, Regal Entertainment Group Professor of Business and Director, Shopper Marketing Forum, UT
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Supply Chain Forum - Fall 2013
November 5-7, 2013

KEYNOTE: Sustained Excellence through Continuous Transformation

Mike Ray, VP Strategy and Transformation, Integrated Supply Chain, IBM
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Integrated Business Planning: Successes, Challenges and Learnings

Pete Alle, Sr. Director, Global Customer Service & Logistics Center of Expertise, Mondelez International
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Global Supply Chain Management: the Epic Framework

Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business and Executive Director, Supply Chain Forum, UT
Mandyam Srinivasan, Pilot Corporation Chair of Excellence in Business, Statistics, Operations and Management Science, UT
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