Intercontinental Downtown Los Angeles, CA
August 27- 29th

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Intercontinental Downtown Los Angeles, CA
August 27-29th, 2017

Key Themes

Supply Chain Strategies and Leadership
  • Supply Chain Transformation
  • Workforce and Talent Management
  • Supply Chain Risk
  • ERP Selection and Implementation
  • Supply Chain Trends: E-Commerce; Asian Consumer Markets; Nearshoring; Value Creation
  • Considering a Supply Chain Finance: Managing financial risk
DC Mgmt & Warehouse Optimization
  • Labor shortage and Case for Automation
  • Inventory Planning, Forecasting and Management
  • Servicing Omni-Channel Demands
  • Warehouse Management System Selection and Implementation
  • The Move Towards Smaller Distribution Centers: Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Value-added Warehousing
Transportation and 3PL
  • Best Practices for Selecting and Managing a 3PL
  • Contract negotiation – More bang for your buck
  • Moving from Tactical to Strategic Partnerships
  • Route Optimization
  • How Technology is Transforming Transportation
Supply Chain Agility
  • Digital Supply Network for the Modern Supply Chain
  • SandOP
  • Supply Chain Visibility
  • Demand Driven Supply Chain
  • From a Cost Center to a Profit Center
Procurement and Strategic Sourcing
  • Contract Management
  • Performance Optimization
  • Supplier Collaboration
  • Procurement in the new Data-Driven world
  • Supplier Risk Management

Presentations

Keynote Presentation

Mitigating Supply Chain Risk

Keynote Presentation

Talent Mindset: Developing Supply Chain Leaders

Breakout Presentation

The Complexities of Leadership Today

Breakout Presentation

Logistics Challenges – Building Operational Excellence

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SCOPE Speakers include

Mark Guadagnini
Vice President for Arctic Maritime and Logistics

Shell

Robert Dietz
Vice President of Supply Chain

Charter Steel

Raja Sodhi
Vice President, Global Operations

Laird Controls North America

Tony Heldreth
Vice President - Supply Chain

Owens Corning

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SCOPE Steering Committee Members

Daniel Ennis
Division Vice President International Transportation Operations & Transportation Procurement

Sears Holdings Corporation

Steve Wittig
Senior Vice President

Colfax Business System and Supply Chain Strategy

Hande Meissner
Vice President of Operations

Nexgen Digital, Inc.

Garet Wetzel
Vice President - Supply Chain

Inland Label & Marketing Services, LLC

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Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday August 27

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception/Registration

Day 2 Monday August 28

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 1:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gourmet Lunch

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Drinks Reception

7:30pm - 7:30pm
Gala Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday August 29

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 12:10pm
Targeted Research Meetings

12:10pm
Gourmet Lunch

Attending Companies

Subaru
Target
Amazon
CamelBak Products LLC
Staples
Caterpillar
CVS Health
Acme Distribution Centers, Inc
Cascade
ADM Animal Nutrition
Advance Auto Parts / Beavex Inc
Airbus Americas Inc
Avendra, LLC.
Ball Aerospace & Technology
CMC Group
Colfax
Connex Forwarding
Dentsply International
Elkay Mfg
Footwear etc.
Furmano Foods, Inc
5.11 Tactical
Haier America
Verizon Wireless

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Sponsors

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Media Partners

Supply Chain Brain.Com
Food Logistics
SDCE