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[ Conference Tracks ]

Track 1: Supply Management: A Strategic Perspective
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Sunday May 7
AB What You See Is What You Get 2:15 - 3:15pm
AE Current Trends and Future Directions in Services Outsourcing and Offshoring 2:15 - 3:15pm
AF Hitting Home Runs: Supply Managers as Supplier Diversity MVPs 2:15 - 3:15pm
AG Defining Value in the Relocation Supply Chain 2:15 - 3:15pm
BD Re-engineering the Supply Management Function: Anatomy of a Mid-size Company Transformation 3:30 - 4:30pm
BH Insulating the Supply Network from Corporate Social Responsibility Risk 3:30 - 4:30pm
Monday May 8
CC Straight to the Bottomline: Getting Senior Management Attention for Procurement Transformation 9:20 - 10:20am
CE Interpreting the Numbers: From Data to Design 9:20 - 10:20am
CI Location, Location, Location: Disasters and Other Impediments on Supply Networks 9:20 - 10:20am
DC World-Class Strategic Sourcing Initiatives for Small and Medium-Sized Procurement Organizations 10:40 - 11:40am
DF Ethical Practices, Drivers and Barriers: Supply Professionals and Their Peers Weigh In 10:40 - 11:40am
DK Quality: Developing Process Metrics 10:40 - 11:40am
EE Outsourcing Trends in Human Resources 2:00 - 3:00pm
EF Understanding Professional Services Outsourcing and Offshoring 2:00 - 3:00pm
EJ Effective Manufacturing Outsourcing In China 2:00 - 3:00pm
EK What You See Is What You Get 2:00 - 3:00pm
FC Lessons Learned: 10 Improvement Ideas for Effective Strategic Sourcing 3:20 - 4:20pm
FF Supplier Evaluation: Benefits, Barriers and Best Practices 3:20 - 4:20pm
FH Intel Case Study: Using Your Purchasing Department as a Savings Solution for Rising Health Care Cost 3:20 - 4:20pm
FK Strategic Thinking: Movin’ On Up From Supply Management to the Supply Chain 3:20 - 4:20pm
Tuesday May 9
GA Workflow Improvements and Cost Benefits Using the SCOR Model 10:20 - 11:20am
GE Locating and Qualifying Global Sources 10:20 - 11:20am
GI Supply Management’s Role During New Product Development: Strategic Front-Loading Management 10:20 - 11:20am
HA Critical Elements of Global Sourcing - Part 1 -- Extended 2:30 - 3:30pm
HG Take the Lead With Social Responsibility In Your Organization 2:30 - 3:30pm
IA Critical Elements of Global Sourcing - Part 2 -- Extended 3:50 - 4:50pm
Wednesday May 10
JA Going Strategic: Steps in Building an Advanced Supply Management Organization 8:00 - 9:00am
JB Applying the Five Core Disciplines for Strategic Supply Chain Management 8:00 - 9:00am

Select another track:
Track 2: Managing Supplier Relationships
Track 3: Effective Supply Manager Tools
Track 4: Professional Growth: The Key to Your Future
Track 5: Leading Practices and Proven Results