ISM 98th Annual International Supply Management Conference & Educational Exhibit

Be the Solution
Be the Solution: 2013 Dallas Conference

April 28 - May 1, 2013
Dallas/Ft. Worth (Grapevine), Texas
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Attend ISM's 2013 Annual International Supply Management Conference, April 28-May 1, 2013 and become the solution. ISM's annual Conference delivers rich content from practitioners with a strong track record in the field. Find solutions in risk management, services procurement, talent management, business management and supplier strategies.

Be the solution when you join thousands of your peers and learn about the profession's essential skills, today's game changers, best practices and how to expand your organization to a global state of mind.


OUR FEATURED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


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Condoleezza Rice
Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy
Graduate School of Business at Stanford University

Opening Session
Sunday, April 28
2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.


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Hau L Lee, Ph.D., MS, MSc
Thoma Professor of Operations, Information and Technology, Director of the Stanford Institute for Innovations in Developing Economies, Director of the Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum, Graduate School of Business
Stanford University

Luncheon
Monday, April 29
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


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Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD
Chair
ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee

Business Survey/Economic Outlook Presentation
Tuesday, April 30
8:30 am - 10:00 am


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Anthony S. Nieves, C.P.M., CFPM
Chair
ISM Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committee

Business Survey/Economic Outlook Presentation
Tuesday, April 30
8:30 am - 10:00 am


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Bernard Baumohl
Chief Global Economist
The Economic Outlook Group

Business Survey/Economic Outlook Presentation
Tuesday, April 30
8:30 am - 10:00 am



Learning Tracks:


Annual Conference Pricing

  Member Nonmember
Value (1/9/13) US$1,099 US$1,479
Early-Bird (2/15/13) US$1,229 US$1,579
Standard Rate (4/15/13) US$1,429 US$1,879
After 4/15/13 US$1,499 US$1,949

Questions? Email custsvc@ism.ws.
Be sure to ask about our special group rates.


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Our Sponsors


 

ISM gratefully acknowledges the support of our sponsors:

  PLATINUM

Office Depot Logo

Every day, Office Depot is taking care of business for millions of customers around the globe. From the local corner store to Fortune 500 companies, Office Depot provides products and services to its customers through 1,680 worldwide retail stores, a field sales force, top-rated catalogs and global e-commerce operations. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately US$11.5 billion and employs about 39,000 associates. The company provides more office products and services to more customers in more countries than any other company, and currently sells to customers directly or through affiliates in 60 countries around the world. Visit us at www.business.officedepot.com.


  TECHNOLOGY

Zycus Logo

Zycus, with more than 200 solution deployments among Global 1,000 clients, has been the world's most trusted leader in spend analysis for over a decade. In the same spirit of innovation, we have now evolved our portfolio to a full suite of procurement performance solutions — spend analysis, e-sourcing, contract management, supplier management, procure-to-pay and financial savings management — to help procurement leaders drive increased profits and create even greater business advantages. To learn more, visit www.zycus.com.


  GOLD

ADTRAV Logo

ADTRAV is a leading travel management company providing the full array of travel management services and consulting to corporations and government contractors. We deliver innovative technology across all sectors, providing custom solutions, in-depth audit support, procurement-oriented business intelligence, industry-leading buying power, and "Service Nonstop" since 1977. www.adtrav.com



LexisNexis Logo

LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis® offers an array of solutions and support focused on the unique needs of procurement and supply chain departments. For starters, we can help you research and vet potential suppliers to minimize any financial, business, legal or reputation risks. We also provide you with a 360-degree view of your suppliers so you have a clear picture of sourcing activities, assisting with your supplier performance management. Plus, we'll help you keep track of new developments with key suppliers, as well as their competitors and markets. Contact LexisNexis® today to learn how to reduce risk and deliver bottom-line results for your organization. For more information go to www.lexisnexis.com or call 1-888-AT-LEXIS.



Oracle Logo

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. With more than 390,000 customers — including 100 of the Fortune 100 — in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle is the only supplier able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is engineered to work together as a single system. Oracle's industry-leading on-premises and cloud-based solutions give customers complete deployment flexibility and unmatched benefits including unbreakable security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance and low total cost of ownership. For more information, visit www.oracle.com/us/solutions/procurement/index.htm or call 800/633-0738.



POOL4TOOL America Logo

POOL4TOOL America is an innovative leader in the field of e-solutions for optimizing sourcing/procurement. As an entrepreneurial company, we have been following our long-term, strategic goals with a core team since the company was founded in 2001. Our flat hierarchical structure and short decision pathways keep us flexible and dynamic. For more information, visit www.pool4tool.com.



Zycus Logo

Zycus, with more than 200 solution deployments among Global 1,000 clients, has been the world's most trusted leader in spend analysis for over a decade. In the same spirit of innovation, we have now evolved our portfolio to a full suite of procurement performance solutions — spend analysis, e-sourcing, contract management, supplier management, procure-to-pay and financial savings management — to help procurement leaders drive increased profits and create even greater business advantages. To learn more, visit www.zycus.com.


  SILVER

Ariba, Inc. Logo

About Ariba, an SAP Company
Ariba is the world's business commerce network. Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. Join them at www.ariba.com.



Staples Advantage Logo

Staples is committed to being the one source that makes it easy for regional, national and global businesses to buy a wide range of office products. Our solution includes comprehensive products and services that allow you to develop a customized program to provide exactly what you're looking for — from office supplies, technology and printing to promotional products, furniture and facility supplies. For more information, visit www.staplesadvantage.com.


  BRONZE

A.T. Kearney Procurement & Analytic Solutions Logo

A.T. Kearney Procurement & Analytic Solutions is a practice within A.T. Kearney, Inc., a global strategic management consulting firm. We offer services designed to transform strategic procurement and supply management processes and analytic-driven initiatives. Using cutting-edge technologies and innovative approaches, we deliver results from quick-win cost savings to long-term value creation across the entire organization. Our clients get maximum value and efficiency out of their procurement and supply management organizations, as well as other business functions. Our promise is to help you not only realize an immediate impact, but also secure a sustainable and growing advantage. Visit www.atkearneyPAS.com or call 877/5-ATKPAS for more information.



Directworks Logo

Manufacturers strive to select the right suppliers for the direct materials they use to build their products. Directworks provides sourcing software purpose-built for manufacturers to engage suppliers, create cost transparency, securely collaborate on product design, efficiently analyze quotes, and assess the factors required to make the best cost-for-value sourcing decisions.


  ASSOCIATE

Puridiom Logo

Celebrating 30 years as a procurement leader, Puridiom provides comprehensive procure-to-pay solutions on cloud and licensed platforms for organizations of all sizes and industries. Puridiom is dedicated to helping clients streamline the purchasing process, providing visibility and management of procurement spend. For more information about Puridiom, its solutions and services, visit www.puridiom.com.



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