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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)
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
Announcement of Finalists of Poster Competition
(Representatives from Judge panel debrief observations from the poster competition)
(Krannert Drawing Room)
Poster Competition (2nd Round) – Finalists Presentations
Career Forum Session 2 (Krannert Auditorium)
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
Announcement of Poster Competition Winner
Closing Remark, Dr. George Shanthikumar
1:00pm‐2:30pm Lunch(Krannert Drawing Room)