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

2010 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Program & Speakers


o Global Sourcing – Offshoring and Nearshoring (Track A)
o Materials Management (Track B)
o Demand Planning and S&OP (Track C)
o Global Logistics (Track D)
o Supply Chain Leadership & Professional Development  (Track E)
o Supplier Showcase (Track T)

Schedule Sessions Presenter Topic

4:00 to
7:00 pm

Registration Opens

7:00 to
9:00 pm
Sunday Night


Come early on Sunday evening at 7 pm, to network with your fellow conference attendees & colleagues, at Best Western’s indoor Courtyard (cash bar). If you plan to attend, please send email through the Contact Us page


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 Michael S. Chester, CPIM, CIRM
International Manufacturing Consultants
China Sourcing 2010 – The China Connection =
Setting Up Manufacturing & Supply Chains
1B Bob Engel, C.P.M.
Senior Practice Leader,
Resources Global Professionals
Top Ten Best Supply Chain Management Practices
1C Bruce Murphy, CPIM
Director, Demand Planning
& Purchasing,
North America, GN Netcom
Supply Planning During Times of Economic Turbulence = Is Forecasting/Planning Futile in this Environment?
1D Mike Marlowe
Vice President of Customer Solutions,
Kane Is Able, Inc.
Logistics 101 - What is the Logistics Industry Doing to Support Sustainability & How You Can Help
1E Gary A. Smith, CPIM, CSCP
Director of Supply Chain Operations,
New York City Housing Authority
No Excuses Supply Chain Leadership: Removing Barriers, Improving Operations, and Saving $$!!
1T Michael Martin, CIMS I.C.E.
Director of Sales, Swish USA
(of Swish Maintenance USA, Ltd)
Procurement of Janitorial Products and Services, Saving YOU Money (and Being Green!!)
11:30 am to
1:15 pm
Keynote & Lunch Nagaraj Srinivasan
Vice President – Supply Chain, Oracle
From Recession to Recovery: Transforming Your Supply Chain for Success and Market Leadership
12:30 to
4:00 pm
Dessert & Snacks in  Exhibit Hall
1:30 to
2:45 pm
2A Savo Djukic
Owner/Director at Oblo LLC,
London, United Kingdom
Sourcing in Eastern Europe
2B Richard G. Weissman, C.P.M.
Director of Corporate Education &
The Center for Leadership,
Endicott College
Negotiations Skills Workshop
2C Robert A. Stahl, CPIM
President, R.A. Stahl Company
Myths, Misunderstandings and Misinformation about S&OP
2D Giles Taylor
President, Trans-Solutions Inc.
Intermediate Logistics: What to Look For When Selecting a Freight Auditing & Payment Firm
2E Jamie Crump
Director of Indirect Strategic Sourcing
& Supplier Diversity,
United Rentals, Inc.
Giving Effective Presentations
2T Nagaraj Srinivasan
Vice President – Supply Chain, Oracle
Supply Chain – Vision, Strategy, and Future Directions
3:00 to
4:15 pm 
3A Frank J. Casale
Founder & CEO of
The Outsourcing Institute (OI)
Tony R. Mataya
Managing Partner,
ThinkSolutions, Inc.
Sourcing/Nearshoring in Latin America – India & China Are So YESTERDAY!
3B Alan G. Dunn, CPIM
President and Chairman of GDI
Consulting & Training Company
Building a Winning Global Commodity Sourcing Strategy:
A Proactive Framework for Linking Suppliers to Customers
3C Mark Chockalingam, MBA, Ph.D.
Demand Planning LLC
Demand Planning for the Service Industries
3D Peter H. Powell, Sr.
CEO, C.H. Powell Co.
David Katzman
Director of Regulatory Compliance,
C.H. Powell Co.

Advanced Logistics - New Challenges & Regulations Impacting Your Supply Chain

3E Marilyn Gettinger, C.P.M.
Owner/President, New Directions Consulting Group
Leadership Excellence in a Supply Chain Management Environment
3T Matthew Turner
Vice President, Accellos
Defining Value in the Warehouse
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