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2013 Spring Conference - Schedule


2013 Spring Conference Schedule

7:15am-8:00am Registration and Breakfast
Krannert Drawing Room

8:00am-8:35am Welcome
Krannert Auditorium

Opening Remark by the Center Director, Dr. George Shanthikumar
Message from the Dean, Dean Chris Earley
Award Announcements:

2013 GSCMI Undergraduate Case Competition Winner presented by Associate Dean, Dr. Associate Dean, Dr. A. Charlene Sullivan
2013 GSCMI Graduate Case Competition Winner presented by GSCMI Director, Dr. George Shanthikumar
2013 GSCMI Student Assistant of the Year presented by Associate Dean,  Dr. G. Jordan Logan

Session 1 Krannert Auditorium

John S. Sofia
Vice President, Global Program Management
American Axle Manufacturing
"Manufacturing Does Matter"

Joseph B. Markun
Global Quality & Manufacturing Engineering
"Global Competitiveness"

Srisu Subrahmanyam
Vice President, Global Engineering
Ingram Micro
"Enabling Right-Shoring Strategies in the Wireless Industry"

9:50am-10:05am Q&A

9:25am-9:50am Break
Krannert Drawing Room

Session 2 Krannert Auditorium

Rebecca (Becky) Smith
Director of Global Procurement
"Transofrming Amway's Home Care Manufacturing Network"

Marc F. Stoken
General Manager, Raw Materials, North America
United States Steel Corporation
"Sourcing Solutions at United States Steel Corporation"

Craig Andrews
Director of Continuous Improvement
ConAgra Foods
"Continuous Improvement Driving Culture and Results"

Randy Sergesketter
Senior VP of Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Management in Construction and Forestry Division
John Deere
"John Deere’s Global Growth Strategy: The RIGHT Manufacturing Footprint to Serve Those Linked to the Land"

12:15pm-12:30pm Q&A

12:30pm-12:35pm Closing Remark
Krannert Drawing Room

12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
Krannert Drawing Room
KSAA board members, Rose Kelly-Falls, Gary Naab, Mary Pat Meade, Dianne Beever, Bill Klenk and Steve Betulius, will join the lunch with conference participants.