2019 SCLA Forum Schedule (Supply Chain Leaders in Action)

2019 SCLA Annual Executive Business Forum - June 3 - 5, 2019

Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Pointe Dr,Fort Myers, FL 33908
2019 SCLA Hotel Room Block

 

2019 Conference Theme: The Intelligent Supply Chain – Unleashing the Power of Information

 

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SCLA Forum Schedule

  1. Monday
  2. Tuesday
  3. Wednesday

Monday - June 3rd

1:00PM - 8:30PM

Registration

1:00PM - 1:45PM

Peer Group Facilitator Meeting

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Newcomers' Reception

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Keynote – Passion! Eight Steps to Find Yours

Opening Remarks: Amy Thorn, Executive Director, DBM Association
Introduction: Ammie McAsey, Senior VP Distribution Operations, McKesson
Keynote speaker: Mark J. Lindquist, CEO, Mark J. Lindquist Motivational
(Sponsored by the Supply Chain Women in Action Committee.)

6:15PM - 7:00PM

Peer Groups Meet and Greet

7:00PM - 8:15PM

Welcome Reception

8:30PM - 9:15PM

Mandatory Speaker Meeting

Tuesday - June 4th

7:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration

7:00AM - 7:45AM

Breakfast

7:45AM - 8:15AM

Welcome, Introduction and Opening Remarks, Program Overview

Welcome & Introduction: Amy Thorn, Executive Director, DBM Association
Introduction & Opening Remarks: Tom Frese, Senior VP, Solera; 2019 Executive Committee Chairman
Michael Jacobs, Senior Vice President, Ferguson Enterprises; 2019 Education Committee Chairman
Program Overview: Tom Goldsby, PhD, Professor and Chair, The Ohio State University

8:15AM - 9:15AM

Keynote: Driving Growth through Innovation

Robert Tucker, author, motivational speaker

9:15AM - 9:30AM

Break

9:30AM - 11:00AM

Peer Groups
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11:00AM - 11:15AM

Break

11:15AM - 12:30PM

Supply Chain Transparency & the Competitive Edge

David Lande, AVP Logistics, CarMax
Ammie McAsey, Senior VP Distribution Operations, McKesson
Terry Pohlen, PhD, Senior Associate Dean, University of North Texas
Harry Ziff, VP Corporate Logistics, East Penn Manufacturing
John Fitzgerald, VP Business Development, project44

11:15AM - 12:30PM

Using Blockchain to Optimize Your Global Supply Chain

Ron Castro, VP Supply Chain, IBM
Robert Bernard, ED Supply Chain Strategy
Renee Ure, VP Global Supply Chain, Lenov
Stephen Rogers, VP, IBM Blockchain Initiatives
Alex Rosen, VP, Chainyard, Blockchain Consulting

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Lunch

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Supply Chain Women in Action Committee Meeting

1:45PM - 3:00PM

2019 Innovation Walks & Talks

3:00PM - 3:15PM

Break

3:15PM - 4:30PM

Turning your Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Tom Goldsby, PhD, Chair and Professor, The Ohio State University

Anna Barej, Senior Director Global Strategic Sourcing, McDonalds

Jill Barron, VP Supply Chain Strategy, Neiman Marcus

Chad Ducote, VP Supply Chain, Walmart

Anna Lucia Alonzo, vp Planning & Commercialization, Starbucks

3:15PM - 4:30PM

Warehouse Automation: Threading the Needle of Customer Expectations and Operating Costs

Steve Holic, Senior Director Global Warehouse and Distribution Strategy, Philips

Todd Kleinow, VP Distribution Strategy and Operations, McKesson

John Rosenberger, Product/Program Management, The Raymond Corporation

David Schwebel, VP Business Development and Market Intelligence, Swisslog

Chris Somerville, IT Program Manager, FedEx

 

 

3:15PM - 4:30PM

Managing through a Difficult Transportation Environment

Todd Steffen, VP Supply Chain and Logistics, Colliers International

Tommy Barnes, President, project44

Shelley Carr, Director Supply Chain COE, International Paper

Ken Evans, CEO and Founder, Konexial

Matt Parry, Senior VP of Logistics, Werner Enterprises

John Upperman, VP Procurement, Thermo Fisher Scientific

4:45PM - 5:00PM

Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks

Amy Thorn, Executive Director, DBM Association
Tom Goldsby, PhD, Professor and Chair, The Ohio State University

5:15PM - 6:00PM

SCLA Advisory Board Meeting

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Cocktail Reception and Circle of Excellence and Distinguished Service Awards Dinner

Wednesday - June 5th

7:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration

7:00AM - 7:45AM

Education Committee Meeting

7:00AM - 7:45AM

Breakfast

7:45AM - 8:00AM

Opening Remarks

Tom Frese, Senior VP, Solera; 2019 Executive Committee Chairman
Tom Goldsby, PhD, Professor and Chair, The Ohio State University

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Keynote: Leaders Who Thrive

Morris Morrison, author, motivational speaker

9:00AM - 9:15AM

Break

9:15AM - 10:15AM

Peer Groups
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10:15AM - 10:30AM

Break

10:30AM - 11:45AM

Harnessing Talent to Create a Winning Company Culture

Misty Bennett, PhD, Assistant Dean, Central Michigan University

Cecilia Gaye-Schnell, Divisional VP Supply Chain, Walmart

Tracy Hixson, Senior Director Category Management and Supply Chain Excellence, Hyster-Yale

Dave Kirchoff, VP Consulting Services, Senior Consultant, Denison Consulting

Sandy Nelson, Executive Director WW Customer Fulfillment, Lenovo

10:30AM - 11:45AM

Forecasting Economic Trends and Their Impact on Global Supply Chains

Bernard Baumohl, Chief Global Economist, The Economic Outlook Group

 

 

 

 


11:45AM - 12:45PM

Circle of Excellence Award Keynote Luncheon

12:45PM - 1:00PM

Break

1:00PM - 2:15PM

2019 Innovation Walks & Talks

2:15PM - 2:30PM

Break

2:30PM - 3:45PM

Leading through Disruption

Tim Taylor, Senior VP and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Jockey International

Stuart Gonzales, VP Global Strategic Services, RRD

Mary Rollman, Partner, KPMG

John Wainwright, President Leggett & Platt Global Services, Leggett & Platt

Willis Weirich, Senior VP Supply Chain and Operations, Neiman Marcus

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Closing Keynote: Turning Passion into Purpose

Moderator: Mark J. Lindquist, CEO, Mark J. Lindquist Motivational
Todd Steffen, VP Supply Chain and Logistics, Colliers International; Owner, Higher Purpose Gifts
Amy Thorn, Executive Director, DBM Association; Owner and Winemaker, Thorn Hill Vineyards

5:15PM - 6:15PM

Closing Reception

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