UPMG2018

September 9-11, 2018 | Scottsdale, AZ

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Schedule at a Glance



  • 8:00am - 4:00pm

    UPMG Charity Golf Tournament
    Wildfire Golf Club

  • 8:00 - 8:30am

    Opening Remarks

  • 8:30 - 9:30am

    Supply Chain Disruptors

  • 9:45 - 10:45am

    Puerto Rican Mutual Assistance Case Study

  • 10:50 - 11:45am

    Leadership and Diversity

  • 11:45am - 12:00pm

    Supplier Diversity Trends and Advancement

  • 12:00 - 1:30pm

    Lunch (on your own)

  • 1:30 – 2:15pm

    A Vested Approach to Partnering with Suppliers

    1:30 – 2:15pm

    Inventory Optimization – Obsolescence

    1:30 – 2:15pm

    Staying Relevant in a Chainging Supply Chain World

  • 2:30 – 3:15pm

    Contract Negotiations

    2:30 – 3:15pm

    Leveraging Data Analytics in Supply Chain

    2:30 – 3:15pm

    Supplier Scorecards

    2:30 – 3:15pm

    Contracting Best Practices

  • 3:20 – 4:10pm

    Procurement Seat at the Table

    3:20 – 4:10pm

    Savings Tracking Best Practices

    3:20 – 4:10pm

    Labor Shortage in Trades

    3:20 – 4:10pm

    Driving Performance Excellence

  • 8:05 - 8:55am

    Robotic Process Automation

  • 9:00 – 9:45am

    Measuring Supply Chain Value

    9:00 – 9:45am

    Inventory & Logistics – Best Practices

    9:00 – 9:45am

    Attracting Millennials to Supply Chain – The People Pipeline

    9:00 – 9:45am

    Case Study on Tax Reform – Utility Implications

  • 10:00 - 10:45am

    University Student Presentations

  • 10:45 - 11:30am

    CPO Panel - Building Your Career from Newby to CPO

  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    Benchmarking

  • 12:15 - 2:00pm

    Lunch and Keynote

  • 2:00 - 2:45pm

    Block Chain & Cyber Currency Impact on Supply Chain

  • 2:45 - 3:45pm

    Unknown Bias: A Quiet Performance Killer

  • 3:45 - 4:00pm

    Conference Wrap-up

Sponsors


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  • Exhibitors

  • Gresco

  • Southwire

  • MacLean

  • Okonite

  • Choctaw-Kaul Distribution Co.

  • Brooks Manufacturing

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    For sponsorship & exhibitor information please contact us at: ISMSalesDept@instituteforsupplymanagement.org

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