Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA
March 19- 21st

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Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA
March 19 -21st 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 Management & Warehouse Optimization
  • Labor Shortage and Case for Automation
  • Improving Efficiency and Cutting Costs
  • Inventory Planning, Forecasting and Management
  • Servicing Omni-Channel Demands
  • Warehouse ManagementSystem Selection & Implementation
  • Efficient Space Utilization and Warehouse Layout
Transportation & 3PL
  • 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

Supply Chain Cost Management in the Information Age: Projected Cost Modeling to Increase and Maintain Savings Achieved

Keynote Presentation

WORKFORCE AND TALENT MANAGEMENT

Breakout Presentation

Continuous Improvement, Managing Change, Safety, Supplier Selection, and Evaluation

Breakout Presentation

Supplier Risk and Relationship Management

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SCOPE Speakers

Christopher H. Sower
Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

Nalco Champion

Dave Berg
VP Global Sourcing & Logistics

Schrader-Altavista

Pracash Thiyagarajaa
Head of Supply Chain Strategy & Vice President of Mass Channel Operations and Global Sourcing

Carters

Mary Lewis
Manager, Sourcing

Sprint

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SCOPE Steering Committee Members

Valarie Tucker
Sourcing Manager

Sprint

Sunil Mahabeer
Vice President, Sourcing Global Sourcing and Supplier Management

Barclays Investment Bank

Michael S. Clem
Vice President Purchasing, and Global 3rd Party

AGCO Corporation

Kenneth Chan
Head of All Fleet Services & Chief Procurement Officer

Asplundh Tree Expert Co.

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Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday March 19

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

Day 2 Monday March 20

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 Sessions and Panel Discussions

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

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

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

7:30pm - 7:30pm
Gala Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday March 21

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

PepsiCo
Nestle USA
Best Buy
Ingram Micro
Ecolab
Solo Cup/ Dart Container
Rolls-Royce
BMW Manufacturing
Kimberly Clark
EnerNOC
Follet Corp.
Sprouts Farmers Market
Lennox International
Centennial Optical
Firmenich
Lenovo
GCP Industrial Products
Abco Laboratories Inc.
Gartner
WESCO Distribution Inc.
Stericycle, Inc.
Motor Coach Industries
Highland Brewing Company
Nature's Bounty Co., Inc.

Sponsors

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Media Partners

Supply Chain Brain.Com
Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Food Logistics