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About the Summit

Purpose: To connect leaders and create transformation through supply chain excellence.

2019 Theme: Evolution, Revolution & Disruption

  • Gain access to unparalleled networking opportunities with top business leaders and companies
  • Learn how to manage high performing supply chains through insights developed from industry experience and applied research
  • Recruit top supply chain management talent in a relaxed and engaging setting at the Industry Network Connect Networking Reception
  • Showcase your company as a sponsor to our 80,000+ and growing USC Marshall global network and 450+ attendees
  • Recognize industry best practices through supply chain excellence awards
  • Experience all of the above in an enjoyable environment through:
    • Networking breakfasts, lunches, and cocktail reception
    • Entertainment
    • Technology demonstrations
    • Trade exhibits

Contact Info

Center for Global Supply Chain Management
USC Marshall School of Business
globalsummit@marshall.usc.edu

Venue

Date: August 8-9, 2019
Ronald Tutor Campus Center
3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles
CA 90089

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August 8 - 9, 2019
Los Angeles, CA
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Day 1

Thursday
August 8, 2019

Schedule

8:00 AM NETWORKING BREAKFAST Ballroom
8:30 AM GLOBAL SUMMIT KICKOFF ACTIVITIES Ballroom
8:40 AM WELCOME REMARKS Ballroom
8:35 AM TROJAN BAND Ballroom
8:50 AM WELCOME REMARKS Ballroom
8:55 AM KEYNOTE
Llyod Wood, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles, Consumer Goods and Materials, US Department of Commerce, International Trade Admission
Ballroom
9:10 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Hans Melotte, Executive Vice President, Starbucks Global Supply Chain
Ballroom
9:30 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Geoff Brady, Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Bank of America
Ballroom
9:50 AM Port Outlook (Port of LB and Port Rotterdam)
Noel Hacegaba, Deputy Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
Erwin Rademaker, Programme Manager, Port of Rotterdam
Ballroom
10:35 AM AWARD PRESENTATION: 3PL EXCELLENCE Ballroom
10:50 AM BREAK Ballroom
11:10 AM BREAKOUT SESSIONS #1 Ballroom
 

A. Global Food Supply Chain

  • Moderator: Carl Mount, Senior Vice President, Logistics and US Retail Supply Chain, Starbucks
  • Carlos Londono, Head of Supply Chain, Chipotle
  • Alessandra de Sousa, Senior Supply Chain Manager, TacoBell
  • Sean Burke, Chief Commercial Officer, Echo Global Logistics
  • Grace Woo, Director of Supply Chain, McCormick
  • Thomas Dolan, Director of Operations, ARYZTA
  • Brian Dick, Corporate Senior vice president and president, Golden State Foods
Ballroom
 

B. Supply Chain Finance

  • Moderator: Fiona Deroo, Managing Director of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance Sales, Bank of America
  • Alvin Moreno, Director of Global Supply Chain Credit Risk, Nestle
  • Pete Stathis, Sr. Director Finance Operations, Restoration Hardware
  • Chris Cauley, Head of Working Capital Alliances, Taulia Inc
  • Paul Bingham, Director, Economics and Country Risk / Transportation Consulting, IHS Markit
  • Mandana Sadigh, SVP & Treasurer, Mattel
Franklin
 

C. Sustainability

  • Moderator: Greys Sosic, USC Marshall Associate Professor, Data Science and Operations, USC
  • Heather Tomley, Acting Managing Director of Planning and Environmental Affairs, Port of Long Beach
  • Kelly Liu, Sustainability Manager, Supply Chain Social and Environmental Responsibility, Cisco
  • Kevin Quandt, VP of Supply Chain/Sustainability, Sweetgreen
  • Sanjeev Kumar, Energy Veteran
  • Erwin Rademaker, Programme Manager, Port of Rotterdam
Forum
12:10 PM NETWORKING LUNCH Ballroom
1:10 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS #2 Ballroom
 

A. Humanitarian Supply Chain

Forum
 

B. Retail/Unified Commerce

Ballroom
 

C. Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Strategy

  • Moderator: Dwain Celistan, Managing Director, DHR International (Jobflex)
  • Erin Gattis, Chief Human Resource Officer, ArcBest
  • Mario Munoz, Executive Director of Procurement, COH
  • Stacey Lewis, Director of Human Resources, Port of Long Beach
  • Dennis Yu, Associate Director, USC Marshall Global Supply Chain Management
    Barbara Fitch, Director of Supply Chain Excellence, AMGEN
Franklin
2:20 PM PLENARY PANEL – BLOCKCHAIN Ballroom
  Ballroom
3:25 PM BREAK Ballroom
3:40 PM KEYNOTE SPEAKER 3 Ballroom
4:10 PM AWARD PRESENTATION: LEAN EXCELLENCE Ballroom
4:20 PM AWARDS PRESENTATION: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Ballroom
4:30 PM Closing Remarks / End of Day Ballroom
5:30 PM GSCM Alumni Mixer TCC

 

Day 2

Friday
August 9, 2019

Schedule

8:00 AM NETWORKING BREAKFAST Ballroom
8:35 AM Day 2 OPENING REMARKS Ballroom
8:45 AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 1

  • Joel Cain, Managing Director, West Coast Supply Chain Technology Sector Lead, EY
  • Sarah K Matthews, America’s Supply Chain Intelligence Leader, EY
  • Dana Stiffler, Managing Vice President, Gartner (TBD)
Ballroom
9:05 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2
Andre Simha, CIO & CDO, MSC
Ballroom
9:25 AM Port Outlook (Port of LA)
Gene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles>
Ballroom
9:50 AM AWARD PRESENTATION : WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP IN SUPPLY CHAIN Ballroom
10:00 AM BREAK  
10:15 AM BREAKOUT SESSIONS #1 Ballroom
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

A. Plenary Panel – Global Trade and Economic Outlook

  • Moderator: Maureen Smith, Director of Office of Supply Chain, International Trade Administration/ Department of Commerce
  • Jeff Weiss, Partner, Venable LLC
  • Guido Gries, Managing Director, Dachser Americas
  • Daniel Krassenstein, Global Supply Chain Director, Procon Pacific LLC
  • Bill Clifford, President and CEO, World Affairs Councils of America
  • John Carver, Deputy Executive Director, LAWA
Ballroom
11:25 AM – 12:15 PM

B. Logistics/Transportation Air, Sea, & Ground

Ballroom
  A. NETWORKING SESSION Franklin
  B. NETWORKING SESSION Forum
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM NETWORKING LUNCH  
1:20 PM KEYNOTE Ballroom
1:40 PM AWARDS PRESENTATION: Supply Chain Digital Transformation Ballroom
1:45 PM

PLENARY PANEL – DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Ballroom
2:45 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS #2  
2:45 PM

A. Commercial Real Estate

Franklin
2:45 PM

B. Modern Manufacturing

Ballroom
2:45 PM

C. Supply Chain Transformation

  • Moderator: Cindy Elliott, Head of Commercial Industry Marketing; Global Go-To-Market Strategy – Manufacturing and Logistics, ESRI
  • Bahadir Inozu, CEO, Sharp Focus; Adjunct Professor, USC
  • Chad Neipling, Technology Manager, JB Hunt (360)
  • Yohan Lee, VP of IT, Mattel
  • Chris Cookson, Managing Director of Supply Chain and Operations, EY
  • Salil Amonkar, Global Head, Ai for Manufacturing & Retail, Pluto7
Forum
3:45 PM Closing Remarks / End of Day  
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

CLOSING RECEPTION AND INDUSTRY NETWORK CONNECT CAREER FAIR

Ballroom
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USC Campus

Ronald Tutor Campus Center
3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles
CA 90089