Intercontinental Downtown Los Angeles, CA
August 27- 29th

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

Key Themes

Procurement Management | Strategic Sourcing | Supplier Partnerships
  • Leveraging the Latest Technology & Selection
  • Centralized Versus Decentralized Procurement
  • Spend Management/ Cost Containment
  • Digitization of Procurement
  • Reaching Sustainable Procurement
  • Trade Compliance and Governance
  • Best Practices for Strategic Sourcing
  • Workforce & Talent Management
  • Supplier Risk Management
  • Effective Inventory Management
Supply Chain Strategies and Leadership
  • Supply Chain Transformation
  • Workforce and Talent Management
  • Supply Chain Risk Management & Value Creation
  • Technology Selection & Implementation
  • Increased Use of Global Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Modeling to Improve Operations
Distribution Centers & Warehouse Optimization
  • Labor Shortage and Case for Automation
  • Improving Efficiency and Cutting Costs
  • Inventory Planning, Forecasting and Management
  • Servicing Omni-Channel Demands
  • Warehouse Management System Selection & Implementation
  • Efficient Space Utilization and Warehouse Layout
Transportation & 3PL Management
  • Best Practices for Selecting and Managing A 3PL
  • Improving Transportation Efficiency & Cutting Costs
  • Contract Negotiation – More Bang for Your Buck
  • How Technology Is Transforming Transportation
  • LTC
  • International Transportation Management
Supply Chain Agility
  • Digital Supply Network for The Modern Supply Chain
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Supply Chain Visibility & Traceability
  • Demand Driven Supply Chain
  • From A Cost Center to A Profit Center

Presentations

Keynote Presentation

DISRUPTIONS, AGAIN! WHERE DO THEY COME FROM AND HOW TO RIDE THEM TO WIN

Keynote Presentation

The Cognitive Era for Supply Chains

Breakout Presentation

CREATING AN “AGILE” SOURCING/PROCUREMENT ORGANIZATION UNDER A SUPPLIER RISK MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK

Breakout Presentation

A Winning Formula for Strategic Global Sourcing

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SCOPE Speakers include

Luca Silipo
Vice President, Chief Research Officer

Geodis

Rob Allan
Program Director

IBM

Steven DiBlasi
Vice President of Global Sourcing

Lanier Clothes

Michal Sroka
Senior Vice President

Sun Trust Bank

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SCOPE Steering Committee Members

Marcell Vollmer
Chief Procurement Officer

SAP

Martin Fijman
Vice President of Procurement

Sprint Corporation

Lynnette Gannaway
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Procurement Services

WoodSpring Suites, LLC

Randy Dentinger
Senior Procurement Manager

Kiewit Corporation

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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
Networking 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

ABCO LABORATORIES INC.
Avendra, LLC.
CMC Group
Colfax
Connex Forwarding
Dentsply International
Elkay Mfg
Footwear etc.
Verizon Wireless
Furmano Foods, Inc
Haier America
Harsco Corporation
Inland
Jelly Belly Candy Company
Kenny construction
LAIRD TECHNOLOGIES
LEGACY
Maxim Integrated Products
Nexgen Digital, Inc.
Ocean Optics Inc
Plug Power Inc
Robert Bosch LLC
ROOTS North America
ScanTech Sciences

Sponsors

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Media Partners

Supply Chain Brain.Com
Food Logistics
SDCE