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2013 Fall Conference - Schedule


October 4, 2014 DCMME Fall Conference Schedule

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! Opening Remark
Krannert Auditorium
Dr. George Shanthikumar
DCMME and GSCMI Center Director

9:15am-9:30am
Christopher Early
Dean of Krannert School of Management

Career Forum Session 1 (Krannert Auditorium)

9:30am-9:55am
Jerry Bronkema
Supervisor, Supply Chain Planning, Amway, "Cultural Diversity"
Karen Caswelch
CEO, Akoya Inc., "Work-life balance & Ambition"

9:55am-10:40am 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"

12:05-12:50 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
DCMME and GSCMI Center Director

1:00pm-2:30pm Lunch
Krannert Drawing Room