SCLA Forum Schedule (Supply Chain Leaders in Action)

2018 SCLA Annual Executive Business Forum - June 4 - 6, 2018

Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 E McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
2018 SCLA Hotel Room Block

 

2018 Conference Theme - The Adaptive Supply Chain: Rethink, Reinvent, Rewire

Super Session 1
The Leadership Dilemma: How to Sustain Disruptive Innovation that Benefits the Bottom Line

 

 
Super Session 2
Digitalizing the Supply Chain to Gain End-to-End Visibility

 

 
Super Session 3
Leadership: Playing to Win

 

 

 

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SCLA Forum Schedule

  1. Monday
  2. Tuesday
  3. Wednesday

Monday - June 4th

1:00PM - 8:30PM

Registration

1:00PM - 1:45PM

Peer Group Facilitator Meeting

2:00PM - 3:00PM

First Timers' Reception

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Opening Keynote – Behave Like the Genius You Are

Opening Remarks: Amy Thorn, Executive Director, DBM Association
Introduction: Karoline Dygas, vp Global Supply Chain, Starbucks Corporation; 2018 Supply Chain Women in Action Committee Chair
Presenter: Ed Sweeney, Dotologist, R.H. Sweeney Associates
(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 5th

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: Mark Heinrich, Rear Admiral, United States Navy Retired; 2018 Executive Committee Chair
Program Overview: Tom Frese, SVP, Solera; 2018 Education Committee Chair

8:15AM - 9:15AM

Keynote: Innovation in a Rapidly Changing World, The Future of Work

Byron Reese, futurist, technologist and CEO, Gigaom

9:15AM - 9:30AM

Break

9:30AM - 11:00AM

Peer Groups
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11:00AM - 11:15AM

Break

11:15AM - 12:30PM

Hot Topic Session 1 The End of the Alphabet: Preparing for Generation Z

Misty Bennett, PhD, Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University
Mike Grayson, EVP, Worldwide Express
David Lande, AVP, Logistics, CarMax






11:15AM - 12:30PM

Hot Topic Session 2 The Art of Negotiation

Marcus Olsen, VP, Procurement, Leggett & Platt









11:15AM - 12:30PM

Hot Topic 3 E-Commerce Brings Big Business and Big Problems to Shipping’s Uncharted Waters

Tommy Barnes, President, project44
Scott DeGroot, VP Transportation, Kimberly-Clark
Mary Holcomb, PhD, Gerald T. Niedert Professor of Supply Chain Management, University of Tennessee
Steve Holic, Senior Director, Warehouse and Distribution Strategy, Philips
Joe Puleo, Chief Customer Officer, North America, DHL
Roseann Reece, Sr. Manager, Client Management & Operations – OCM, Yusen Logistics (Americas)
Chris Smith, SVP Operations, McKesson

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Lunch

1:30PM - 1:45PM

Break

1:45PM - 2:45PM

Hot Topic Session 4 Voodoo Economics: Work the Tax Code with the Magic of Knowledge

Jonathan Eaton, Principal, National Supply Chain Practice Leader, Grant Thornton








1:45PM - 2:45PM

Hot Topic Session 5 Strategies for Leveraging E-Commerce for Growth and Profitability

Neil Ackerman, Senior Director, Global Advanced Planning and Innovation, Johnson & Johnson








1:45PM - 2:45PM

Hot Topic Session 6 The Good, The Bad and The Meaningless: Why Some Corporate Strategies Succeed While Others Fail

David Closs, PhD, John H. McConnell Chaired Professor of Business Administration, Michigan State University
Steve Holic, Senior Director, Warehouse and Distribution Strategy, Philips
Mary Rollman, Managing Director, Accenture
Rick Sather, VP Supply Chain and Operations, Jack Links
Tim Taylor, SVP, CSCO, Jockey International

2:45PM - 3:00PM

Break

3:00PM - 4:30PM

Super Session 1The Leadership Dilemma: How to Sustain Disruptive Innovation that Benefits the Bottom Line

Super session chair:
Jamie Bragg, EVP/CSCO, Tailored Brands


Opening Remarks & Introduction

Jamie Bragg, EVP/CSCO, Tailored Brands


Panel Discussion

Gordon Campbell, VP and CPO, Brink’s
Tom Frese, SVP, Solera


Wrap-up & Closing Remarks

Jamie Bragg, EVP/CSCO, Tailored Brands

3:00PM - 4:30PM

Super Session 2Digitalizing the Supply Chain to Gain End-to-End Visibility

Super session chair:
Joanne Wright, VP Supply Chain, IBM


Opening Remarks & Introduction

Joanne Wright, VP Supply Chain, IBM


Case Studies & Panel Discussion

Ana Lucia Alonzo, director, Supply Chain Digitization, Starbucks Corporation
Tommy Barnes, President, project44
Mary Beth Edwards, VP, Global Business Operations, Arrow Electronics
Simon Ellis, Supply Chain VP, IDC
Mike Parsley, SVP, Distribution & Logistics, Tailored Brands


Wrap-up & Closing Remarks

Joanne Wright, VP Supply Chain, IBM

4:30PM - 5:00PM

Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks

Mark Heinrich, Rear Admiral, United States Navy Retired; 2018 Executive Committee Chair
Tom Frese, SVP, Solera; 2018 Education Committee Chair

6:30PM - 9:30PM

Cocktail Reception followed by Circle of Excellence & Distinguished Service Awards Dinner

Wednesday - June 6th

7:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration

7:00AM - 7:45AM

Education Committee Meeting & Breakfast

7:00AM - 7:45AM

Breakfast

7:45AM - 8:00AM

Opening Remarks

Mark Heinrich, Rear Admiral, United States Navy Retired; 2018 Executive Committee Chair
Tom Frese, SVP, Solera; 2018 Education Committee Chair

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Keynote: How to Develop a Winning Attitude and Set a Gold Standard

Rebecca Halstead, Brigadier General, United States Army, Retired; Founder, STEADfast Leadership, LLC

9:00AM - 9:15AM

Break

9:15AM - 10:30AM

Peer Groups
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10:30AM - 10:45AM

Break

10:45AM - 12:00PM

Hot Topic Session 7 New: Supply Chain Research in Action

Welcome: Amy Thorn, Executive Director, DBM Association
Introduction, Opening Remarks & Facilitation: Kurt Cavano, Founder and President, Infor GT Nexus Commerce Network
Mark Hager, VP, Distribution Centers, Ferguson Enterprises
Matt Parry, SVP of Werner Logistics, Werner Enterprises
Michael Parsley,SVP, Distribution & Logistics, Tailored Brands
Todd Steffen, Managing Director – Supply Chain Consulting, Colliers International
Chip White, Ph.D., Schneider National Chair of Transportation and Logistics, Georgia Institute of Technology


12:00PM - 12:15PM

Break


12:15PM - 1:30PM

Circle of Excellence Award Keynote Luncheon

1:30PM - 1:45PM

Break

1:45PM - 3:15PM

Super Session 1The Leadership Dilemma: How to Sustain Disruptive Innovation that Benefits the Bottom Line

Super session chair:
Jamie Bragg, EVP/CSCO, Tailored Brands


Opening Remarks & Introduction

Jamie Bragg, EVP/CSCO, Tailored Brands


Panel Discussion

Gordon Campbell, VP and CPO, Brink’s
Tom Frese, SVP, Solera


Wrap-up & Closing Remarks

Jamie Bragg, EVP/CSCO, Tailored Brands

1:45PM - 3:15PM

Super Session 2 Digitalizing the Supply Chain to Gain End-to-End Visibility

Super session chair:
Joanne Wright, VP Supply Chain, IBM


Opening Remarks & Introduction

Joanne Wright, VP Supply Chain, IBM


Case Studies & Panel Discussion

Ana Lucia Alonzo, director, Supply Chain Digitization, Starbucks Corporation
Tommy Barnes, President, project44
Mary Beth Edwards, VP, Global Business Operations, Arrow Electronics
Simon Ellis, Supply Chain VP, IDC
Mike Parsley, SVP, Distribution & Logistics, Tailored Brands


Wrap-up & Closing Remarks

Joanne Wright, VP Supply Chain, IBM

3:15PM - 3:30PM

Break

3:30PM - 5:00PM

Super Session 3 Leadership: Playing to Win

Super session chair: Renee Ure, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Data Center Group, Lenovo


Opening Remarks & Introduction

Renee Ure, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Data Center Group, Lenovo


Case Studies & Panel Discussion

Michael Jacobs, SVP, Supply Chain, Ferguson Enterprises
Glynn Perry, EVP Domestic Operations & Chief Supply Chain Officer, RR Donnelley


Wrap-up & Closing Remarks

Renee Ure, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Data Center Group, Lenovo

5:00PM - 5:30PM

Wrap-Up & Closing Ceremony

Amy Thorn, Executive Director, DBM Association
Mark Heinrich, Rear Admiral, United States Navy Retired; 2018 Executive Committee Chair
Tom Frese, SVP, Solera; 2018 Education Committee Chair

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Closing Reception

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