WERC 2016 Annual Conference
 
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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Sunday 05/15/2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pmNetworkingRegistration Open
2:00 pm - 4:00 pmSpecialSimulating Supply Chain Disaster [More Info]
Speaker: Kathy Fulton, Executive Director , American Logistics Aid Network - ALAN
Speaker: Jamison Day, President, Ecosify
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmNetworkingKick Start Welcome Reception [More Info]
 
Monday 05/16/2016
7:00 am - 8:00 amNetworkingBuffet Breakfast [More Info]
7:00 am - 8:00 amNetworkingWomen @ WERC: Breakfast Meet & Greet [More Info]
Facilitator: Annette Danek-Akey, Sr. Vice President, Fulfillment, Penguin Random House, Inc.
7:00 am - 5:30 pmNetworkingRegistration Open
8:00 am - 9:15 amBreakoutA Prescription for WMS Optimization in Healthcare [More Info]
Speaker: Matt Jensen, Business Application Manager, WMS, Intermountain Healthcare
Speaker: John Reichert, Sr. Director, SCE Solutions, TECSYS, Inc.
8:00 am - 9:15 amBreakoutApplying Just-In-Time (JIT) to the Warehouse [More Info]
Speaker: Jason Minghini, Vice President, KENCO
8:00 am - 9:15 amBreakoutCrowdsourcing and Collaborative Warehousing & Logistics [More Info]
Moderator: Jennifer Pazour, Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Panelist: Karl Siebrecht, CEO, FLEXE, Inc
Panelist: Brett Parker, President & Co-Founder, Cargomatic
Panelist: Brett Spector, Director, North America Channel Sales, Iron Mountain
8:00 am - 9:15 amBreakoutOmni-Channel Distribution: How Alex and Ani Planned for Growth [More Info]
Speaker: Lawrence D. Shemesh, President & CEO, OPSdesign Consulting
Speaker: Steven Linn, Vice President of Operations, Alex and Ani
Speaker: Robert Muller, Sr. Engineer and Consultant, OPSdesign Consulting
8:00 am - 9:15 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Chemical Warehousing: How to Handle Today's Hot Issues [More Info]
Facilitator: Bill Miller, Director of Business Development, Faure Brothers Corporation
8:00 am - 9:15 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Optimizing and Maximizing Your WMS [More Info]
Facilitator: Michael Wohlwend, General Manager Americas, International Business Systems
8:00 am - 9:15 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Strategic Networking Tips for New Supply Chain Professionals [More Info]
Facilitator: David Perez, Senior Associate - Orlando, Cushman & Wakefield
8:00 am - 9:15 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-The Long Arm of Logistics Laws: Regulatory Challenges Impacting the Industry [More Info]
Facilitator: Ann Christopher, Vice President & Corporate Counsel, KENCO
8:00 am - 9:15 amBreakoutReverse Logistics 101 [More Info]
Speaker: Sandy Smith, General Manager Reverse Logistics, DHL Supply Chain, Johnstown, NY Return Center
Speaker: Diana Evans, Divisional Operations Manager, Specialty & Reverse Logistics, Walmart Stores, Inc.
8:00 am - 9:15 amBreakoutTransportation Procurement Trends [More Info]
Speaker: Ryan Focke, Sr. Transportation Manager, Kroger Corporate Logistics
Speaker: Kevin Zweier, Vice President, Transportation Practice, Chainalytics
9:30 am - 10:30 amBreakoutA Grocery Cart Full of Continuous Improvement [More Info]
Speaker: Tim Rohrbaugh, Vice President, 3rd Party Distribution & Transportation Operations, Ahold USA
Speaker: Larry Della Noce, Sr. Director Non-Perishable Replenishment, Ahold USA
9:30 am - 10:30 amBreakoutAugmented Reality Offers Unreal Possibilities in the DC [More Info]
Speaker: Saman Saiy, Director, Solutions Design, DHL Supply Chain
Speaker: George Bowser, Sr. Director, Solutions Design, DHL Supply Chain
9:30 am - 10:30 amBreakoutEquip Your Supply Chain for Omni-Channel Excellence [More Info]
Speaker: Chris Considine, Manager, Kurt Salmon Associates
Speaker: Dan Lawler, Director, Distribution Facility Development, Michael Kors
9:30 am - 10:30 amBreakoutGood to Great: How Yankee Candle Transformed Labor Management [More Info]
Speaker: Gregg Kemper, Sr. Logistics Analyst, Yankee Candle
Speaker: Mike Jevince, Vice President of Sales, TZA
9:30 am - 10:30 amBreakoutIs Your DC Net Zero and Sustainable? [More Info]
Moderator: John Patelski, Executive Vice President, Ghafari Associates
Panelist: Tom Pincince, President & CEO, Digital Lumens
Panelist: Keith Sampson, Vice President, Account Management & Business Development, Competitive Energy Services, LLC
Panelist: Paul T. Merrill, Director of Electrical Preconstruction, CLAYCO
9:30 am - 10:30 amBreakoutMetrics in the DC: Annual Workplace Study [More Info]
Speaker: Joe Tillman, Founder, TSquared Logistics
Speaker: Karl Manrodt PhD, Professor, Georgia College & State University
Speaker: Donnie Williams Jr., Assistant Professor of Logistics/Supply Chain Management, Georgia Southern University
9:30 am - 10:30 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Exploring Parcel Strategies [More Info]
Facilitator: Mike Bollman, Director of America’s Transportation, Amway Corporation
9:30 am - 10:30 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-How to Maximize a 3PL Partnership [More Info]
Facilitator: Greg Boring, Vice President of Sales, KENCO
9:30 am - 10:30 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Improving a Smaller Warehouse [More Info]
Facilitator: Norm Saenz, Managing Director, St. Onge Company
9:30 am - 10:30 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Many Happy Returns [More Info]
Facilitator: Dale Rogers Ph.D., Professor, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University
10:30 am - 11:00 amNetworkingNetworking Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pmGeneral SessionGeneral Session - The "Smarter Every Day" Way: Look at the World Differently [More Info]
Speaker: Destin Sandlin, Founder, Smarter Every Day
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmSupplier Presentation TheaterSPT 1 - Leverage Lean + Mobile Power for Fast-Track Metric Improvements by Newcastle Systems, Inc. [More Info]
Speaker: Kevin Ledversis, Sales Director - North America, Newcastle Systems, Inc.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmPros to KnowPro's To Know @ WERC Booth (booth # 119) [More Info]
Panelist: Paul Avampato, Vice President, Customer Service & Logistics, N. America, Mondelëz International
Panelist: Jon Beauregard, Regional Warehouse Manager, Salt River Project
Panelist: Annette Danek-Akey, Sr. Vice President, Fulfillment, Penguin Random House, Inc.
12:00 pm - 2:00 pmNetworkingSolutions Center Lunch
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmSupplier Presentation TheaterSPT 2 - Understanding Rack Safety & Repair by REB Storage Systems International [More Info]
Speaker: Matt Myers, Director of Business Development & Enhancement, REB Storage Systems International
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmPros to KnowPro's To Know @ WERC Booth (booth # 119) [More Info]
Panelist: Marvin Logan, Director of Consulting Services, Bastian Solutions
Panelist: Jim LaRue, Director of Operations, Claw Logistics
Panelist: Steve Murray, Principal & Chief Researcher, SC Visions
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmSupplier Presentation TheaterSPT 3 - Accelerating Warehouse Innovation by Penske Logistics [More Info]
Speaker: Andy Moses, Sr. Vice President Global Products, Penske Logistics
Speaker: Shaun Hodges, Vice President of Sales, Penske Logistics
1:30 pm - 5:00 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #05 - Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety [More Info]
1:45 pm - 4:45 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #04 - Ocean State Job Lot [More Info]
2:00 pm - 4:15 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #02 - Hope Global Creative Engineered Solutions [More Info]
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmBreakoutA How-To Guide for Leading Team-Based Strategic Plan Development [More Info]
Speaker: Catherine Cooper, President, World Connections
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmBreakoutBest Practices in 3PL-Shipper Relationship Management [More Info]
Moderator: Elijah Ray, Executive Vice President of Customer Solutions, Sunland Logistics Solutions
Panelist: Scott McWilliams, Chief Customer Officer, OHL
Panelist: Paul Nugent, Director, Logistics, Kohler Co.
Panelist: Bill Ball, Sr. Director of E-Commerce , Sam's Club
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmBreakoutHorizontal Collaboration: Getting Started in the U.S. [More Info]
Speaker: Sven Verstrepen, Head of Supply Chain Innovation and Analytics, AHLERS
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Order Fulfillment—Optimized [More Info]
Facilitator: Robert Smith, Director, Global Distribution, Ingersoll Rand
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Pick This [More Info]
Facilitator: Lawrence D. Shemesh, President & CEO, OPSdesign Consulting
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Shop and Compare the Hottest Retail Distribution Trends [More Info]
Facilitator: Norm Saenz, Managing Director, St. Onge Company
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmBreakoutwww: Warehouse Workstations that Work@WERC [More Info]
Speaker: Rick Thorn, Global Distribution Engineering Manager, New Balance Athletic Shoes
Speaker: Ed Doyle, Sr. Account Representative, Dematic
Speaker: Mitch MacDonald, Group Editorial Director, DC Velocity
2:15 pm - 4:45 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #03 - Displays 2 Go - SOLD OUT [More Info]
2:30 pm - 5:00 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #01 - Stop & Shop [More Info]
3:15 pm - 3:30 pmNetworkingNetworking Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmBreakoutDisability Inclusion: How Starbucks Launched a Successful Hiring Initiative [More Info]
Speaker: Howard Green, Deputy Director of Corporate Programs, National Organization on Disability
Speaker: Donna Johnson, Partner Resources Manager, Starbucks Coffee Company
Speaker: Beth Wiley, Plant Learning Specialist, Starbucks Coffee Company
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmBreakoutLeveraging Existing Technology to Achieve Transportation and Warehouse Savings [More Info]
Moderator: Geoff Milsom, Director, enVista
Panelist: Katie Blanchard, Sr. Manager - Transportation, CVS Health
Panelist: Matt Arnold, Director of Transportation and Trade Compliance, Sephora
Panelist: Houston Mason, Director, Distribution - North America , McCormick & Company, Inc.
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Being Green—Just How Easy Is It? [More Info]
Facilitator: John Patelski, Executive Vice President, Ghafari Associates
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Distribution Center (DC) Incentives: Share What Works [More Info]
Facilitator: Andy Bass, VP of Supply Chain, The McPherson Companies
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Reconfigure Your Warehouse Slotting Destiny [More Info]
Facilitator: Dan Basmajian, President, Optricity Corporation
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmBreakoutStrategic Port Investments: Enhancing Supply Chain Productivity and Efficiency [More Info]
Moderator: Kurt Nagle, President & CEO, American Association of Port Authorities
Panelist: Evan Matthews, Port Director, Port of Davisville Quonset Business Park
Panelist: Bethann Rooney, Assistant Director - Port Commerce Department, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Panelist: Michael Christensen, Senior Executive Lead, Supply Chain Optimization, Port of Long Beach
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmBreakoutWarehouse Security: Arm Yourself for Tough Situations [More Info]
Moderator: Cheryl Snead, President, CEO, Facility Security Officer, Banneker Industries, Inc.
Panelist: Richard Avery CPP, Region President, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
Panelist: Sean Daniels, President, IT Pros
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmSupplier Presentation TheaterSPT 4 - Ask the Auditor by WERC [More Info]
Speaker: Steve Murray, Principal & Chief Researcher, SC Visions
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmPros to KnowPro's To Know @ WERC Booth (booth # 119) [More Info]
Panelist: Gerald Perritt, Senior Vice President, Contract Logistics N. America (Nyc RL), Kuehne + Nagel, Inc.
Panelist: Kevin McGowan SIOR, CCIM, President, McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors
Panelist: Brian Devine, Division Vice President, ProLogistix
4:30 pm - 6:30 pmNetworkingSolutions Center Reception
5:15 pm - 5:45 pmSupplier Presentation TheaterSPT 5 - Bionomics: Stopping Back, Shoulder and Other Sprain/Strains by Future Industrial Technologies, Inc. [More Info]
Speaker: Dennis Downing, CEO, Future Industrial Technologies, Inc.
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmPros to KnowPro's To Know @ WERC Booth (booth # 119) [More Info]
Panelist: Tom Nightingale, President, GENCO Transportation Logistics
Panelist: Norm Saenz, Managing Director, St. Onge Company
Panelist: Steve Murray, Principal & Chief Researcher, SC Visions
 
Tuesday 05/17/2016
7:00 am - 8:45 amGeneral SessionBreakfast & General Session - Why You Should Enlist Military Veterans in Your Workforce & Leading the Way: Inspiring Go Getters and Game Changers [More Info]
Speaker: Molly Fletcher, Business Coach, The Molly Fletcher Company
Speaker: Lt Col Brian Gilman, Director, National Organizations & Interagency Collaboration, Chairman's Office of Reintegration, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
7:00 am - 4:30 pmNetworkingRegistration Open
9:00 am - 10:00 amBreakoutApply Business Models to Sourcing and Manage Risks, Costs [More Info]
Speaker: Bonnie Keith, President, The Forefront Group
9:00 am - 10:00 amBreakoutHow the Drug Supply Chain Security Act Changes Pharmaceutical & Medical Distribution [More Info]
Speaker: Scott Mooney, Vice President Distribution Operations, McKesson Corporation
9:00 am - 10:00 amBreakoutHow to Deploy Military Veterans in Your Workforce [More Info]
Speaker: MSG Adam Martinez, NE Region Deputy Director, US Army Soldier for Life
9:00 am - 10:00 amBreakoutManaging Carrier Capacity: The Role of Actionable Data [More Info]
Speaker: Chris Domey, Sr. Manager of Logistics, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 amBreakoutMetrics that Matter to You [More Info]
Speaker: Norm Saenz, Managing Director, St. Onge Company
9:00 am - 10:00 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Managing Millennials: Under 35 and Changing the Workplace [More Info]
Facilitator: Joe Tillman, Founder, TSquared Logistics
9:00 am - 10:00 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Safety First: How to be Accident Free in Your DC [More Info]
Facilitator: Gerald Perritt, Senior Vice President, Kuehne + Nagel
9:00 am - 10:00 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-The Lean Warehousing Idea Exchange [More Info]
Facilitator: Steve Hopper, Founder & Principal, Inviscid Consulting, LLC
9:00 am - 10:00 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Women @ WERC: Issues, Trends & Challenges [More Info]
Facilitator: Chaneta Montoban, Sr. Director Compliance, Safety, Asset Protection, Walmart Stores, Inc.
Facilitator: Elsie Mucci, Director Human Resources, Walmart Stores, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 amBreakoutReverse Logistics & Secondary Markets [More Info]
Moderator: Dale Rogers Ph.D., Professor, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University
Panelist: Ron Lembke PhD, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, University of Nevada, Reno
Panelist: Curtis Greve, Vice President, Remarketing & Transportation, Inmar
Panelist: Brad Harris, Sr. Manager II, Secondary Market Sales, Walmart Stores, Inc.
10:00 am - 10:30 amNetworkingNetworking Break
10:30 am - 11:30 amBreakoutApplying the Power of Simulation to Order Fulfillment Systems [More Info]
Speaker: Paul A. Slack, Sr. Project Manager, Amway Corporation
Speaker: Brad Noorman, Supply Chain Analysis Engineer, Amway Corporation
10:30 am - 11:30 amBreakoutData Analytics to Support Metrics [More Info]
Speaker: Jason Minghini, Vice President, KENCO
10:30 am - 11:30 amBreakoutEvidence-Based Ergonomics: Interventions for DCs [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Trusty, Sr. Director, Walmart Stores, Inc.
Speaker: Steve Lavender PhD, Associate Professor, Integrated Systems Engineering, Ohio State Univ
Speaker: Sean McDonald, Ergonomics Practice Leader, Marsh USA, Inc.
10:30 am - 11:30 amBreakoutOne Grocery Retailer's Journey to Enterprise Integrated Supply Chain Strategy [More Info]
Speaker: Jill Harrison, Demand Planning Manager, Food Lion
Speaker: Margeaux Leighton, Sr. Consultant, Kurt Salmon Associates
10:30 am - 11:30 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Disability Hiring: How to Develop and Implement a Successful Initiative [More Info]
Facilitator: Steven Linn, Vice President of Operations, Alex and Ani
10:30 am - 11:30 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Distribution Center Recruitment and Retention: Best Practices [More Info]
Facilitator: Brian Devine, Division Vice President, ProLogistix
10:30 am - 11:30 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Your Operations [More Info]
Facilitator: Steve Murray, Principal & Chief Researcher, SC Visions
10:30 am - 11:30 amPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-More on Horizontal Collaboration [More Info]
Facilitator: Sven Verstrepen, Head of Supply Chain Innovation and Analytics, AHLERS
10:30 am - 11:30 amBreakoutSlotting Master Panel: Distribution Leaders Tackle Slotting Challenges & Emerge Victorious [More Info]
Moderator: Dan Basmajian, President, Optricity Corporation
Panelist: Maike Sievers, Director Logistics Planning, Sales & Marketing, BLG Logistics, Inc.
Panelist: Jim Doyle, Facility Team Leader (General Manager) - North Atlantic Distribution Center, Whole Foods Market
Panelist: Michael Prochaska, Vice President of Supply Chain, Gopher Sport
Panelist: Chip DiFolco, Director of Information Technology, Callico Distributors
Panelist: Erik Rodriguez, Director of Supply Chain, L'Oreal
10:30 am - 11:30 amBreakoutThe Contract Trap, and How to Avoid It [More Info]
Speaker: Mr Kenneth Ackerman, President , The K. B. Ackerman Company
Speaker: Steve Harmon, President, Spartan Logistics
11:30 am - 12:30 pmPros to KnowPro's To Know @ WERC Booth (booth # 119) [More Info]
Panelist: Matt Harding, Vice President, Chainalytics
Panelist: Tom Bradley, Northeast Regional Manager, IMKO Workforce Solutions
Panelist: Geoff Milsom, Director, enVista
11:30 am - 1:30 pmNetworkingSolutions Center Lunch
12:15 pm - 12:45 pmSupplier Presentation TheaterSPT 8 - JDA Software [More Info]
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmPros to KnowPro's To Know @ WERC Booth (booth # 119) [More Info]
Panelist: Jerry Pimental, Vice President, Supply Chain, Stop & Shop
Panelist: Paul A. Slack, Sr. Project Manager, Amway Corporation
Panelist: Jack Horst, Partner, Kurt Salmon Associates
1:00 pm - 1:30 pmSupplier Presentation TheaterSPT 9 - Relieve WMS Pain with Customization, Personalization by DM Logic, LLC [More Info]
Speaker: Bob Kennedy, Vice President Business Development, DM Logic, LLC
1:30 pm - 4:30 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #13 - Ocean State Job Lot [More Info]
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Build a Better Manufacturing DC [More Info]
Facilitator: Jason Minghini, Vice President, KENCO
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Outsourcing Healthcare Distribution: Your 3PL Prescription [More Info]
Facilitator: Gordon Slade, Director - Supply Chain Logistics, Intermountain Healthcare
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Understanding Driver Hours of Service Implications [More Info]
Facilitator: Matt Harding, Vice President, Chainalytics
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmBreakoutProcess Optimization Beyond WMS [More Info]
Speaker: Tim Talarico, Sr. Director EDS, enVista, LLC
Speaker: Ron Kubera, Executive VP and CMO, Lucas Systems, Inc.
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmBreakoutSite Selection: What to Remember and What to Avoid! [More Info]
Moderator: Kevin McGowan SIOR, CCIM, President, McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors
Panelist: Timothy Feemster, President , Foremost Quality Logistics
Panelist: Mario Camardella, Business Attraction Manager, Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Panelist: Richard Hollander, Executive Vice President, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors
Panelist: Mark Beattie, Principal, Hickey & Associates
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmBreakoutThe Business Review Process: How to Get Real Value from 3PL-Shipper Relationships [More Info]
Speaker: Elijah Ray, Executive Vice President of Customer Solutions, Sunland Logistics Solutions
Speaker: Daniel Husband, Director of Logistics, Sam's Club
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmBreakoutThe Buzz from the Warehouse: Employee Opinion Survey Results [More Info]
Speaker: Brian Devine, Division Vice President, ProLogistix
1:45 pm - 4:15 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #11 - Stop & Shop [More Info]
2:00 pm - 4:15 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #12 - Mondelez [More Info]
2:15 pm - 4:30 pmFacility TourFacility Tour #14 - ProvPort - SOLD OUT [More Info]
2:45 pm - 3:15 pmNetworkingNetworking Break
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmSpecialBeer Logic [More Info]
Speaker: Chad Pilbeam, Creative Idealist, WERC
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmBreakoutDrive Results with Incentivized Labor Management [More Info]
Speaker: Steve Simmerman, Sr. Director, JDA
Speaker: Brian Ehlenberg, Director of Labor Optimization, 4SIGHT Supply Chain Group
Speaker: Brandon Wibben, Director, Workforce Measurement, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmBreakoutManaging Returns Complexity and Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Best Practices [More Info]
Speaker: Jim Stock PhD, Frank Harvey Endowed Professor of Marketing, University of South Florida
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Hot Topics in Logistics Recap [More Info]
Facilitator: Annette Danek-Akey, Sr. Vice President, Fulfillment, Penguin Random House, Inc.
Facilitator: Gerald Perritt, Senior Vice President, Kuehne + Nagel
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Success Stories: Share the 3PL Love [More Info]
Facilitator: Stephen Sargunaraj, Director, Business Development, Kuehne + Nagel
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmPeer-2-Peer Discussion SessionP2P-Your Future DC Team [More Info]
Facilitator: Mike Ogle PhD, Assistant Professor, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, University of North Carolina
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmBreakoutTrends in "Build to Suit" Distribution and Manufacturing Facilities [More Info]
Moderator: John Morris, Executive Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Panelist: Randy Thompson, Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Panelist: Bayne Porter, Executive Director, Build To Suit Advisory Practice Co-Leader, Cushman & Wakefield
Panelist: Michael Lynch, Vice President, Engineering, United States Cold Storage, Inc.
Panelist: Dan Avila, Managing Director, St. Onge Company
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmBreakoutUnlock the Mysteries of the Millennials for Business Success [More Info]
Speaker: Chris Saynor, CEO, eyefortransport
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmNetworkingNetworking Reception @ Trinity Brewhouse [More Info]
 
Wednesday 05/18/2016
7:30 am - 9:30 amNetworkingRegistration Open
8:00 am - 9:30 amGeneral SessionBreakfast & Closing General Session - How to Always Find a Way, in Spite of Obstacles and Setbacks [More Info]
Speaker: Merril Hoge, Former NFL Star, ESPN Analyst & Cancer Survivor