Hispanic Supply Management Summit — Agenda


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Fueling the Recovery | Latinos Mejorando la Cadena de Suministro

February 3-4, 2010
Omni San Diego Hotel
675 L Street
San Diego, CA



Agenda


Tuesday, February 2, 2010

7:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm CC — General Session
Student Case Competition (optional)
Are you looking for up-and-coming supply professionals? Future leaders in supply management bring new ideas to the table. Student teams present their case work as they compete for scholarships. A.T. Kearney has developed and provided case studies relating to the Summit's theme of "Fueling the Recovery." This event is sponsored by the Black Executive Supply Management Summit. Attendees from the Hispanic Supply Management Summit and Women Executive Summit are invited to attend.
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Networking Reception (optional)
What is the most valuable part of attending a conference? The new relationships you make with your peers. Network with colleagues from the Black Executive Supply Management Summit and Women Executive Supply Management Summit.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

7:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration
7:00 am – 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
8:00 am – 8:30 am Welcome Address/Announce Case Competition Winners
8:30 am – 9:30 am E-1 General Session
Economic Update
Are we really on the other side of the recession? Get an economic snapshot and gain valuable insights to integrate into strategic solutions for your organization.

Marvin Clark | Principle | Monsoon Wealth Management
10:00 am – 11:30 am H-1 General Session
Develop and Grow the Latino Workforce in Supply Management
Participate in a lively discussion of ideas and action items focusing on: attracting young Hispanics into supply management at the college level; enlightening your organization of the benefits of hiring skilled Latinos; and mentoring and coaching up-and-coming Hispanics to help them attain supply management positions at the executive level.

Panelists:
Linda Jimenez | Chief Diversity Officer and Staff VP – Diversity and Inclusion | WellPoint, Inc
Cynthia Rodriguez | Regional Director South Florida | K-Force Finance and Accounting, Staffing
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Fuel the Recovery, Fuel the Change: Effective Leadership Makes It Happen
Discover your talent for leadership and how to help your team power through this recovery. Learn how to leverage your strengths as you become an effective leader. This lively session promises to deliver valuable insights that will help you improve your leadership skills and empower your team to achieve and exceed organizational objectives.

Jeffrey Hatchell, MBA | Empower Management Solutions
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm H-2 General Session
Executive Perspectives
Ever wondered how they got there? This is your chance to ask Hispanic executives how they made it to the upper echelons of supply executive positions. They share their personal challenges and triumphs that will inspire you to make changes in your day-to-day activities.

Panelists:
Rafael Marrero | Vice President, Global Sourcing | Willbros USA
Mario Munoz | Vice President | WellPoint, Inc.
Dr. Rene G. Rendon, CPSM, C.P.M., CPCM, PMP | Associate Professor of Acquisition Management | Naval Postgraduate School Monterey
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm H-3 General Session
Assessing and Mitigating the Supply Risks
In a volatile financial and commodities market, companies are exposed to significant risks, which in many cases go unquantified with no strategies to mitigate them. Find out how to assess the supply risks of your enterprise — raw material pricing, commodities and other supplier-related risks — and how to start thinking about risk mitigation strategies.

Ricardo Ruiz-Huidobro | Partner | A.T. Kearney
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Networking Reception
Make the most out of your conference attendance by meeting new colleagues at the networking reception. Network with supply executives from the Black Executive Supply Management Summit and Women Executive Supply Management Summit.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

7:00 am – 10:00 am Registration
7:30 am – 8:30 am Networking Breakfast and Roundtable Discussions
Network and exchange information with others in your industry or focus on challenges common to your arena. This session includes attendees from the Black Executive Supply Management Summit and the Womens Executive Supply Management Summit.
8:30 am – 9:30 am H-4 General Session
Enabling Agility
Discuss the people, process and system considerations that can enable, or potentially derail, procurement's ability to operate with the agility required in today's dynamic business environment. Hear how Pfizer, in an ongoing transformation of its Worldwide Procurement organization, considered organizational structure, market knowledge of the company and talent development to improve agility.

Michael Hoffman | Vice President, Worldwide Procurement | Pfizer Inc
9:30 am H-5 General Session and Closing Address
Doing Business in Latin America
Are you evaluating the market in Latin America? Is there a supplier you are considering with operations in Latin America? Attend this session to learn the ins and outs of successful business transactions in Latin America.

Dr. Luis Bitencourt, Ph.D | Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Chair — Department of National Security Studies, Professor of National Security Affairs | Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University

Agenda subject to change.





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