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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2012 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Program & Speakers


o 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 Supply Chain Leadership, Teambuilding, and Communication (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
Intro to Windows 7 (With a Sneak Preview of What’s Coming in Windows 8 = Get Ready for More Changes!)
1B Roy Anderson
VP of Procurement Services,
Metasys Technologies, Inc.
Integrate Innovation into Your Procurement Strategy, and Deliver Value
1C William Howell
Chief Information Officer,
RAND Corporation
The Seven Deadly Sins of Project Management
1D Cynthia Wilkinson
Director, Supply Chain Sustainability, Staples, Inc.
Supply Chain Sustainability – Driving Environmental AND Financial Benefits from Quick Wins to Competitive Advantage
1E David Liddell,
President & Founder,
SKYE Business Solutions
Increase Your Leadership Effectiveness through Influential Communication
1T Christopher J. Russell, CPIM,
Vice President Inventory Optimization,
Logility Inc.
Inventory Optimization
11:30 am to
1:15 pm
Keynote & Lunch Mathew Wilson,
Vice President, National Policy,
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Supply Chain Sustainability Between the US & Canada: The Ship is Turning
12:30 to
4:00 pm
Dessert & Snacks in 
Exhibit Hall
1:30 to
2:45 pm
2A Pamela Conway
Vice President, CompuWorks
Office 2013: What’s New – with Comparisons to Office 2010 & 2007 – Changes & New Features in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
2B Richard G. Weissman, C.P.M.
Director of Corporate Education &
The Center for Leadership,
Endicott College
Three Dimensional Negotiations: Balancing Internal and External Forces
2C Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
President, Zampello and Associates
Sales & Operations Planning – Master Planning: How They Work Together
2D Nicolas Frischer
Manager, UPS Supply Chain Solutions
Ocean and Airfreight Industry Conditions – Dilemmas Confronting Today’s Shippers
2E Gurpreet Singh, MBA, CSSBB, CPSD, CPSM & C.P.M.
Founder and President, Strategic Supply Chain & Six Sigma Consulting LLC and Legal Sourcing LLC
Successful Navigation Through Off-Shore & Cross-Cultural Communications & Negotiations = Do’s and Don’ts
2T Christine Carr
Trade Commissioner,
Consulate General of Canada, Boston
Canadian Consulate Office Hours
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 Mickey North Rizza
Vice-President Strategic Services, BravoSolution
Supply Chain Risk Management: Building Resilience Into Your Supply Chain
3C James R. Cote
Executive Director,
Northeast Operations,
Foundation for Financial Education
Where Finance & Operations Meet
3D Jack T. Ampuja, CTL, C.P.M., CCSP,
President & CEO,
Supply Chain Optimizers
Optimizing Global Supply Chains Through Packaging
3E Jennifer Touma
President, Mindscape
The Martial Arts Strategy to Business Leadership
3T Doug Markham,
President, iPower Distribution Group
of New England, Inc.
How to Achieve Rapid, Significant, and Permanent Inventory Reduction through Proper Selection of Replenishment Systems
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