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2012 GSCMI Spring Conference


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Schedule

Entire Event: Purdue University, Krannert Audiotorium

OPENING

7:30am-8:30am
Krannert- Mezzanine level (Main floor)
Check-in & Continental Breakfast

Entire Event: Purdue University, * Krannert Auditorium *


Opening

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Krannert- Mezzanine level (Main floor)
Check-in & Continental Breakfast

8:30am-8:45amgsdcc
Krannert AuditoriumWelcome, Opening Comments, & Agenda

Dr. J. George Shanthikumar
Richard E. Dauch Chain in Manufacturing and Operations Management
Director, Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing
Enterprises & Flobal Supply Chain Management Initiative


INDUSTRY PANEL 1

8:45am-10:15am
Krannert Auditorium

Caterpillar, Gary Smith
Supply Chain Manager for Large Engine Facility

"Flexibility to Meet the Needs of Customers in an Expanding Global Environment"

Wipro Technologies, Chris Gordon
Lead Partner - Supply Chain Management

"Benefiting from Business Flexibility by Enabling Supply Chain Collaboration & Visibility in Real Time"

Coca-Cola Refreshments, Sean Maroney
Vice President Field Operations

"Flexibility in the Direct Store Delivery Supply Chain"


BREAK

10:15am-10:30am
Krannert
Networking Break


WORKFORCE/EDUCATION PANEL

10:30am–12:00pm
Krannert Auditorium

P. Christopher Earley
Dean & James Brooke Henderson Professor of Management
Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

Conexus Indiana, David Holt
Vice President of Operations and Business Development
"Preparing Indiana's Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics Workforce"

ArcelorMittal, John Gerrard
Division Manager, Talent Acquisition
"The Total Package"

GencoATC, Ed Rounsaville
General Manager
"Flexibility in Distribution Operations (Cross function talent- key to success)"

Caterpillar, Gary Bear
Procurement Manager
"People Philosophy at CAT"


NETWORKING LUNCHEON

12:00pm-1:00pm
Hostedd by the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics

Enjoy this informal luncheon as you engage our guest speakers, meet our energetic pool of operations, manufacturing, and supply chain management focused students and meet other firm representatives attending the event!


INDUSTRY PANEL 2

1:00pm-2:30pm
Krannert Auditorium

Boeing, Jenette Ramos
Vice President Supply Chain Management Supplier Management
"Managing a Dynamic Global Supply Chain"

Conexus Indiana, David Holt
Vice President of Operations and Business Development
"Phase 1: A Plan for Indiana's Logistics Future"

2:30pm
Dr. Shanthikumar Closing Remarks