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2021 Theme:

Reimagine. Reinvent. Resilient.
The New Realities of Supply Chain Post Covid-19

To connect leaders and create transformation through supply chain excellence.

NETWORKING

  • Gain access to unparalleled networking opportunities with top business leaders and companies
  • Recruit top supply chain management talent in a relaxed and engaging setting at the Industry Network Connect Networking Reception

VALUABLE INSIGHT

  • Learn how to manage high performing supply chains through insights developed from industry experience and applied research
  • Showcase your company as a sponsor to our 80,000+ and growing USC Marshall global network and 450+ attendees

FUN EXPERIENCE

  • Recognize industry best practices through supply chain excellence awards
  • Technology demonstration and trade exhibits

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October 19 - 20, 2021
In-Person* & Virtual

PRE REGISTRATION!

$699.00
2-day, in-person*
  • Networking
  • Knowledge
  • Opportunity
  • Entertainment
Register

VIRTUAL ACCESS!

$99.00
2-day
  • Networking
  • Knowledge
  • Opportunity
  • Entertainment
Register

Hotel Recommendation

USC Hotel

Located across the street from the USC Campus, the hotel is a smoke-free hotel that features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, fitness center, free WiFi, self-parking, a business center, dry cleaning, premium bedding, coffee makers, and free local calls are among the amenities available to guests.

 

To reserve your room with discounted conference rates, click here.

Or you may call 213.748.4141 and mention the group name as “Annual GSCM VIP Summit 2021”.

Parking available at $25 per night.

The last day to make reservations under the group discounted rate is 09.27.2021.

2021 AGENDA

Day 1
Day 2

TimeActivitiesLocationSpeakers
8:00 amNetworking BreakfastBallroom
8:30 amGLOBAL SUMMIT KICKOFF ACTIVITIESBallroomWink Williams (MC)
8:35 amChairman of the Board IntroductionBallroomCarl Mount, Senior Supply Chain & Operations Executive Starbucks
8:40 amWELCOME REMARKS and Global Supply Chain
Outlook
Nick Vyas 
9:00 amWelcome RemarksDean Geoffrey Garrett
9:15 amTrojan BandTrojan Band
9:30 amKeynoteBallroomHonorable Gina Raimondo, Secretary at US Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration
9:50 amKeynote Speaker 1 BallroomNike
10:10 amPort Outlook, Port of Long Beach BallroomDr. Noel Hacegaba, Deputy Executive Director/COO Port of Long Beach
10:30 amAward Presentation: 3PL EXCELLENCEBallroom
10:40 amBREAK
10:55 amPlenary
Women in Supply Chain
BallroomMODERATOR: Cindy Elliott, Business Sector Industry Lead, esri
Natalia Olawella, Communications Manager, DACHSER
Hannah Kain, CEO, ALOM
Seema Gupta, Leadership Partner, Supply Chain, Gartner
Sue Sundar, Director Operations & Supply Chain Program, University of UTAH
12:00 pmAward Presentation:
Women in Leadership
Ballroom
12:00 pm Award Presentation:
Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Award
Ballroom
12:10 pmNetworking Lunch
1:15 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS #1
A. Supply Chain FinanceFranklinMODERATOR:
Kaylee Karumanchi, Vice President, Global Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Bank of America
Sid Vyas, Director, FTI Consulting
B. Future State Supply Chain Network DesignBallroomJeff Weiss, Partner, Steptoe
Craig Mygatt, CEO, Ceres Terminals
Craig Fuller, CEO, Freight Waves
Sam Vahie, Chief Strategy Officer, Advatix
James Nissenberg, Vice President, Santa Monica Seafood
Dan P. Bumblauskas, Associate Professor, University of North Iowa
C. The Emerging Trends in Commercial Real EstateForumMODERATOR: Gene Ochi,
Randy Kendrick, CEO, Xebec
Fred Gilbert, Vice President - Strategy & Marketing, Performance Team
Craig Meyer, President, JLL
Jay Dick, Executive Vice President, CBRE
2:15 pmBreak
2:30 pmPlenary
Supply Chain Resiliency
BallroomMODERATOR:
Rudy Alvarado, Global Head of Supply Chain, Kite Pharma
Raziel Bravo, Vice President Strategic Management Office, GEODIS
Aashima Gupta, Director, Global Healthcare Strategy and Solutions, Google
Laird Burns, Associate Professor of Management Science, UAH
Yasaman Kazemi, Supply Chain Strategy Lead, esri
3:30 pm Keynote Speaker 2BallroomPeter Jameson, Managing Director, Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Asia Pacific Bank of America
3:50 pmAward Presentation:
Supply Chain Digital Transformation
3:55 pm Break
4:10 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS #2
A. Technology Innovation and Digital Transformation in Supply ChainForumMODERATOR: Jeff Amerine, Founder and Managing Director of Startup Junkies
Charu Thomas, Founder, Oculogx
Aayush Thankur, Founder, Trunkish
Michael Patton, Founder, Fetch
B. Global Trade and Economic Outlook FranklinRaaja Kanwar, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Apollo
Tom Kruse, Global Head – Supply Chain Collaboration, Corning Singapore Holdings
Jack Mahoney, President & CEO, Westwood Shipping Lines
Christopher Chan, EVP, Legal and General Counsel, Lazada, RedMart SG
Fred Gilbert, Vice President Strategy and Marketing, Performance Team
David Reich, Deputy Executive Director, Mobility Planning and Strategy at Los Angeles World Airports, LAX Airport
6:00 pmAlumni & INC ReceptionBallroom

TimeActivitiesLocationSpeakers
8:30 amNetworking BreakfastBallroom
9:00 amGLOBAL SUMMIT KICKOFF ACTIVITIESBallroomWink Williams (MC)
9:00 amFireside ChatBallroomRandy Kendrick, CEO, President, Xebec
9:20 amKeynote Speaker 1Ballroom
9:40 amPort Outlook, Port of Los Angeles BallroomGene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
10:10 amAward Presentation: 3PL EXCELLENCEBallroom
10:15 amBREAK
10:25 amPlenary
Global Food Supply Chain/Food Traceability
BallroomMODERATOR: Carl Mount, Senior Executive, Starbucks
Ron Volpe, SVP International Markets, PSQR
Brand Kent, Co-founder, Blaze Pizza
11:25 amAward Presentation:
Excellence in Supply Chain
Ballroom
11:30 am Award Presentation:
USC GSCM Alumni Excellence
Ballroom
11:35 pmNetworking Lunch
12:45 pmPlenary
Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain
BallroomManish Kapoor, CEO, Advatix
Aljosja Beije, Blocklab, Director
Sascha B Peyer, Co-Founder & CRO, Clockwork Logistics System
Emanuel Greisen, Managing Director, PSQR
1:50 pmKeynote Speaker 2Ballroom
2:10 pmAward Presentation:
Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Award
2:10 pmBreak
2:20 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS #1
A. Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental, Social, & GovernanceFranklinMODERATOR:
Ned Tomasevic, CEO, Reusability
Duncan Lodge, Director, Global Head of Traditional Trade, EMEA Head of Trade & SCF Product, Bank of America
Rob Barnes, CEO, TradeIX/Marco Polo Network
B. Future of CommerceForumDennis Yu, Merchant Success Team Lead, Shopify
James Prewitt, Group Vice President, Blue Yonder
Laura Hoffman Duke, Vice President of Enterprise Return (former VP of E-Commerce), Walmart
Brian Kilcourse, Principal, Retail Systems Research
Greg Buzak, Principal, IHL
3:30 pmPlenary
Logistics, Transportation, Air, Sea and Ground
BallroomSam Ganguly, Manager, Tesla
Ralph Riehl, Managing Director, DACHSER
Jason Walker, Executive Vice President, Performance Team
Hessel Verhage, CEO, DB SCHENKER
Mike Webber, Airport and Cargo Planning Specialist, Webber Air Cargo
Gary Kendle, Vice President, Operations, Pacifica Trucks
4:30 pmClosing Remarks / End of Day

Panels for Global Summit 2021

Global Food Supply Chain and Food Traceability

Global Trade and Economic Outlook

Supply Chain Resiliency

Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain

The Emerging Trends of Commercial Real Estate

Future State Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Finance

Women in Supply Chain

Future of Commerce

Logistics, Transportation, Air, Sea and Ground

Technology Innovation and Digital Transformation in Supply Chain

Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental, Social, & Governance ESG

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EXHIBITORS

Contact Info

The Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute

USC Marshall School of Business

center.gscm@marshall.usc.edu

Contact for Sponsor

Marvi-Anne Epstein
marviane@marshall.usc.edu

Ruth Cornejo
cornejo@marshall.usc.edu

Venue

USC campus, Ronald Tutor Campus Center.

Date: October 19-20, 2021
IN-PERSON*
&
VIRTUAL EVENT

 

 

*Summit is subject to event format and health guidelines