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Day Two

April 25th, 2017

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Networking & Breakfast

8:30 am – 8:40 am

Chair’s Opening Remarks & Review of Day One

Optimization

Mike Butkus

Former VP, Strategic Supply
McDonald's USA

Strategy

Dave Malenfant

Director, Center for Supply Chain Innovation
Texas Christian University

8:40 am – 9:20 am

Keynote

Richard Davis

VP, Global Lead, Office of Data Acquisition & Governance
Kellogg Company

Leveraging Technology to Enable People

  • Work smarter, not harder: developing a key set of capabilities behind successful technology deployment
  • Adopting a sense and respond model for your supply chain, supported by the appropriate technology
  • Technology deployment that can foster company wide input and consensus to better manage risk and improve speed through the value chain
  • Driving a end-to-end global strategy with complete visibility upstream and down
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9:25 am – 10:05 am

Plenary

Jason Ruppert

EVP, Operations
Toshiba America Electronic Components

Welcome to the age of Advanced Planning Systems and Technology

  • The absence of Advanced Planning technology and processes creates challenges of getting the right product, at the right time, at the right place
  • The lack of End-to-End Supply Chain visibility can have impacts on upside revenue growth as well as the ability to execute to a company's Sales and Operations Plan
  • Advanced Planning Systems and Technology is now a necessity to compete effectively in global competitive markets
  • The internal transformation of adopting Sales and Operations Planning and Execution technology/processes creates opportunity for lowering operating cost in both inventory capital investment and headcount
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10:10 am – 10:45 am

Optimization

Bonnie Lawrence

Manager, Demand Planning & Support
Volkswagen Group of America

Working backwards: Applying a customer centric viewpoint to your Supply Chain

  • Focusing on service as a driver for revenues
  • Assessing the impact of customer dissatisfaction: strategies to mitigate the risk of supply chain errors and inefficiencies
  • Mapping the supply chain from the customer back to the factory
  • Managing your talent to achieve excellence: developing a pipeline of supply chain leadership
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Strategy

Sean Cumbie

Head of Global Procurement, Biotech Units
AstraZeneca

Expanding Procurement’s Strategic Value Proposition through Supplier Enabled Innovation (SEI)

  • Savings are only one element of the total procurement value proposition
  • Business partnering – foundation of effective business and supplier relationships
  • Leveraging supplier insight to drive innovation:
    • What is innovation?
    • Success factors to SEI
    • SEI framework
    • Executive and change management
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10:50 am – 11:40 am

Networking & Refreshments

11:45 am – 12:20 pm

Optimization

Thomas Hershey

SVP, Operations Planning
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Getting the Checklist Right: Selecting Strategic Suppliers that Provide Consistent Quality & Reliable Service

  • Realizing optimal value from vendors throughout the relationship cycle by ensuring quality, controlling costs and driving excellence
  • Examining a “hybrid” supply chain - meeting the needs of the corporation as well as the demands of production
  • Taking a risk based approach to working with suppliers who can quickly meet logistical, financial, legal, safety, quality and environmental expectations/regulations
  • Innovative strategies to ensure that vendors deliver optimal value
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Strategy

Josh Creasman

VP, Global Supply Chain
New Era Cap

Innovative Supply Chain Strategies to Support an Ever Changing Consumer Landscape

  • Driving distribution flexibility into processes to ensure your operations can adapt to changes in demand
  • Transforming data into real time, predictive insights to support more informed decisions
  • Improve efficiencies in the production process by determining where the waste is and how to eliminate it
  • Responding to the new expectations and patterns of customer demand
12:25 pm – 1:00 pm

Plenary

Wil Henderson

Partner
Gibson Consulting Group

Supply Chain as a Strategic Advantage – Why Your Supply Chain Should Be a Strategic Advantage and Why Companies Fail to Make That Happen

  • Why strategic sourcing should be your foundation
  • Most common mistakes that companies make which prevent them from realizing full strategic potential for their Supply Chain
  • Critical success factors that demonstrate strategic advantage through Supply Chain
  • Most recurrent errors Supply Chain Professionals make that limit their effectiveness and their company’s results
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1:05 pm – 2:15 pm

Lunch & Learn

Mike Butkus

Former VP, Strategic Supply
McDonald's USA

How do your suppliers perform? Establishing supplier performance expectations, measuring results and rewarding outstanding performance

Richard Davis

VP, Global Lead, Office of Data Acquisition & Governance
Kellogg Company

A New Talent Model: Using Data Analytics to Build a High Performing Culture

Sergio Frias

VP, Contracts
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft

HOW TO KEEP UP WITH EVER CHANGING CUSTOMERS

Thomas Hershey

SVP, Operations Planning
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Unveiling the key risks and rewards of strategic suppliers

Mercedes Romero

VP, Supply Chain & Global Procurement
Diageo

Culture: the definitive piece in your CI journey towards supply chain excellence

2:20 pm – 3:00 pm

Closing Presentation

William McNally

Administrative Assistant for Procurement & Chief Deputy Acquisition Officer
NASA

Procurement Optimization Opportunities

  • Reduce lead time to successfully enable timely completion and more efficient practices 
  • Establish metrics for existing strategic sourcing initiatives
  • Streamline volume decisions intended to reduce volume activities, including the number of contracts, tasks, activities and the corresponding work being performed with these activities
  • How to drive leadership decisions intended to strengthen knowledge management, ensure effective project management systems and enable strong leadership accountability
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3:05 pm – 3:40 pm

Live Panel

  • Mike Butkus

    Former VP, Strategic Supply
    McDonald's USA

  • Sergio Frias

    VP, Contracts
    Bombardier Commercial Aircraft

  • Jason Ruppert

    EVP, Operations
    Toshiba America Electronic Components

  • Thomas Hershey

    SVP, Operations Planning
    Sony Pictures Entertainment

  • Dave Malenfant

    Director, Center for Supply Chain Innovation
    Texas Christian University

Supply Chain: Not an easy task. Do you have the right people?

  • What is your supply chain strategy for effective leadership
  • How to identify the key leaders who influence employee behaviour
  • How to help talented people evolve from students into champions
  • Proven methods to recruit top talent
  • Trends that will drive supply chain management
  • Why investing in people will be the foundation for the future
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3:45 pm – 3:55 pm

Chair’s Concluding Remarks & Close of Summit

Optimization

Mike Butkus

Former VP, Strategic Supply
McDonald's USA

Strategy

Dave Malenfant

Director, Center for Supply Chain Innovation
Texas Christian University

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