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October 4, 2013 DCMME Fall Conference:

My Career in Operations & Supply Chain

Conference Agenda

7:00am‐7:30am Registration and Breakfast (Krannert Drawing Room)
7:30am‐9:00am Poster Competition 1st Round (Krannert Auditorium)
9:00am‐9:15am Welcome! (Krannert Auditorium) Opening Remark by DCMME and GSCMI Center Director,

Dr. George Shanthikumar

9:15am‐9:30am Christopher Early, Dean of Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Career Forum Session 1 (Krannert Auditorium)
9:30am‐9:55am
Lead Speaker : Jerry Bronkema
Supervisor, Supply Chain Planning, Amway,“Cultural Diversity”
Lead Speaker : Karen Caswelch
CEO, Akoya Inc.,“Work‐life balance & Ambition”
09:55am‐10:40 am Panelists Joining Panel Discussion
Kellie Antes, Supervisor, Supply Chain Planning, Amway
Craig Andrews, Director‐ Continuous Improvement ConAgra Food, Inc.
Mark Burton, Strategic Sourcing Manager, John Deere
10:40am‐10:50am
Announcement of Finalists of Poster Competition
(Representatives from Judge panel debrief observations from the poster competition)
10:50am‐11:15am
Break
(Krannert Drawing Room)
11:15am‐11:40am
Poster Competition (2nd Round) – Finalists Presentations
Career Forum Session 2 (Krannert Auditorium)
11:45am‐12:05pm
Cara Curtland
Strategic Planning & Modeling HP “Women in Career. Strategy, Vision, and Creativity”
Gary Bear
Supply Chain Planning Manager Caterpillar “Motivation”
12:05pm‐12:50pm Panelists Joining Panel Discussion
Bill Ensign
Associate Senior Procurement Agent, Evonik
Elizabeth Menozzi
Supply Chain Manager, Twitter
Jesse Moore
Director ‐ Supplier Diversity Development, Purdue University
Philip O'Keeffe
Director‐Procurement Services, Purdue University
12:50pm‐12:55pm
Announcement of Poster Competition Winner
12:55pm‐1:00pm
Closing Remark, Dr. George Shanthikumar
1:00pm‐2:30pm Lunch(Krannert Drawing Room)