New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

APICS - The Association for Operations Management North Shore Chapter 20 and Boston Chapter 10    --   The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) New England Roundtable    --    The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

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New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

2009 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Program & Speakers


o Project Management (Track A)
o Operations Management Toolbox (Track B)
o Procurement/Supply Chain (Track C)
o Global Logistics (Track D)
o Employment & Career Planning (Track E) For unemployed folks only
o Supplier Showcase (Track T)

Schedule Sessions Presenter Topic

7:30 to
8:15 am

(7:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Please visit our exhibitors and you will not only be educated on the latest cutting edge technologies, but you will also be eligible to win some great prizes from the conference!
8:15 to
9:45 am
Breakfast Keynote Jeffrey B. Carr
Corporate President & Economist, EPR
Economic Outlook - A New England Perspective (special segment on the adverse effects of the recession, and the forecast for recovery)
10:00 to
11:15 am
1A Richard G. Weissman, C.P.M.
Director of The Center for Leadership,
Endicott College
Project Management 101 - The Basics / Project Plan Creation
1B Bix Hamby,
Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Axcelis Technologies
Six Sigma - Threat or Menace? The Basics...
1C Bruce D. Caldwell, CPSM, C.P.M., MBA
Managing Principal, Lithography Associates, LLC
Procurement/Buying 101 - The Basics
1D Patrick Barry, MBA
President & Founder, Precision Logistics LLC
Logistics 101 – The Basics
1E Mark Chockalingam, MBA, Ph.D.
Managing Principal, DemandPlanning.Net

Kristofor Williams, CSCP
Manager of Business Systems, Skyworks Solutions Inc.

Social Networking – Leverage the professional power of the connected world!


Supplier Showcase
11:30 am to
1:15 pm
Keynote & Lunch Guy Yehiav
Vice President Sales and Strategy,
Value Chain Planning, Oracle
The New S&OP Process = Integrated Business Planning - Is It Just a Change of Words?
12:30 to
4:00 pm
Dessert & Snacks in  Exhibit Hall
1:30 to
2:45 pm
2A Larry Radowski, PMP, MBA,
Six Sigma Black Belt

Director, Regional Operations,
Integrated Project Management Company
Intermediate Project Management - Project Management Strategic Decision Making (Case Studies)
2B Lynne M. Richards, MBA
President and Founder of Leading Generations
Leadership for Results in a Multi-Generational Workforce
2C Mickey North Rizza
Research Director, Procurement & Sourcing,
AMR Research
Intermediate Procurement - Saving Money in a Recession = Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Costs
2D Gil Williams
President, Williams & Associates, Inc.
Intermediate Logistics- Best Practices
2E Anthony Avallone
Managing Partner/ Recruiter,
Reitman Personnel
Resume Builder (for Supply Chain Professionals)
2T David Hope-Ross
Senior Director, Procurement &
Supply Chain Management, Oracle
Procurement Strategies in Uncertain Times
3:00 to
4:15 pm 
3A Neeraj Shah, PMP
Sr. Project Manager, Supply Chain IT,
Biogen Idec
Advanced Project Management - Challenges in Project Implementation
3B Martin Anderson, MBA
Professor, Babson College
Emerging Global Pull-Based Demand-Supply Chains
3C Roger Patrick Francis O’Hanlon
President, Global Supply Chain Mgt, LLC
Advanced Procurement - Commodity Management / Strategic-Global Sourcing
3D Peter H. Powell, Sr.
CEO, C.H. Powell Co.

David Katzman
Director of Regulatory Compliance, C.H. Powell Co.

Advanced Logistics - New Regulations Impacting Your Supply Chain

3E Bob McInturff
President, McInturff & Associates
and MMD Temps Inc
Supply Chain Career Planning In Times of Economic Uncertainty
3T Jim Darr
Senior Director, JVKellyGroup, Inc.
How Predictive Indicators Can Assist in Preventing Supply Failures
4:30 to
4:45 pm
Raffle & Exhibitor Drawings
in Exhibit Hall

Web: www.newenglandsupplychainconference.org
General Information: info@newenglandsupplychainconference.org
Exhibitor Services: exhibits@newenglandsupplychainconference.org