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

2011 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Program & Speakers


o Supply Chain Leadership and Microsoft Office Tools for Business (Track A)
o Purchasing and Materials Management (Track B)
o Operations Management: ERP & Supply Chain (Track C)
o Global Logistics (Track D)
o Improving the Biotech Supply Chain  (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

Registration & Breakfast EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITS OPEN
(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
Welcoming &
Morning 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 Pamela Conway
Vice President, CompuWorks
What’s New in Microsoft Office 2010 – Changes & New Features in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
1B Gregory S. Rosenblatt,  Partner;
(Intellectual Property Practice Group), Wiggin and Dana LLP
New Wrinkles in Procurement Law
1C William Howell
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Accellent Inc.
Ten Essential Lessons of ERP Implementations
1D David Liddell, President & Founder
SKYE Business Solutions
Improve Decision Making and Core Leadership Strengths for Supply Chain Managers
1E Tim Salaver, MBA, PMP, CSSMBB
Operations & Technology,
Bio Supply Management Alliance
Driving Biotech Supplier-Distribution-Provider Collaboration for Cross Industry Operational Excellence
1T Don Hutcher, Account Executive,
Ariba, Inc.
Doing Business in the Commerce Cloud – The Impact to Buyers and Suppliers
11:30 am to
1:15 pm
Keynote & Lunch Birgit Matthiesen
Senior Advisor, US Government Relations, to the President for the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Association
North American Manufacturing – the Move Back
12:30 to
4:00 pm
Dessert & Snacks in 
Exhibit Hall
1:30 to
2:45 pm
2A Richard G. Weissman, C.P.M.
Director of Corporate Education &
The Center for Leadership,
Endicott College
Supply Chain Leadership: Adapting to a Changing Environment
2B Frank J. Casale
Founder & CEO of
The Outsourcing Institute (OI)
Tony R. Mataya
Managing Partner,
ThinkSolutions, Inc.
Outsourcing 2011 - The Latest Trends & Mine Fields, as well as Opportunities Your Company Can Leverage!
2C Edna Conway
Chief Security Strategist,
Customer Value Chain Management, Cisco
Building and Sustaining Transformational Supply Chain Capabilities
2D Joseph Wyson
Executive Vice President &
Co-Founder of OCEANAIR Inc.
Incoterms 2010 – from a Procurement Perspective
2E Joe Shedlawski, CPIM
President, JFS Associates;
Past President of APICS Corporate
Leveraging Biotech Sales & Operations Planning, To Master A Volatile Environment
2T Birgit Matthiesen
Senior Advisor, US Government Relations, to the President for the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Association
Competitive Advantages of Sourcing from Canada
3:00 to
4:15 pm 
3A Pamela Conway
Vice President, CompuWorks
Business Intelligence in Excel – Using Pivot Tables & Other Tools to Make Your Data Work for You (Simplified for Today’s Business Environment!) 
3B James V. Kelly, C.P.M.
CEO of JVKellyGroup, Inc.
Four Steps to Improved Supplier Risk Management
3C David L. Rivers, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP,
APICS Int’l Board of Directors
NE District Director
Keeping the Shop Running: Two Methods for MRO Point of Use Replenishment!
3D Bruce Arntzen, PhD
Senior Research Director at MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics

Future of Sourcing: Trends & Technologies in Logistics, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing

3E Keith Launchbury, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP
President of Keith Launchbury
& Associates, and Past President
of APICS International
How to Develop the Talents Necessary for the Future Leaders of Bio Supply Networks
3T Roy Anderson
VP of Procurement Services,
Metasys Technologies, Inc.
What Might Procurement Look Like in the Future? Are you Ready??
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