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SCMA Alberta Conference 2017 is scheduled to be held on Saturday, September 23, which will be preceeded with Pre-Conference Workshops and a Gala Dinner on Friday, September 22. The detailed schedule is as follows:

Pre-Conference: Friday, September 22, 2017

Pre-Conference Workshops
7:00 am - 8:00 am Check-in & Breakfast  (Palermo and Savona Room)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Savona Room

Brian Dumsday
Topic: Fundamentals of Business Logistics

Marseille Room

Ian Gonzalez
Topic: Dashboarding with Power BI
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch & Athabasca MBA Info Session (Palermo Room)
Annual General Meeting
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Check-in (Santano Room)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Annual General Meeting
(Coffee & Snacks will be provided)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Networking, Drinks & Appetizers (Palermo Room)
Gala Dinner
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Check-in (Santano Room)
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Opening Remarks: Councilor Lawrence Lee
The City of Red Deer

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Keynote: Mark Taylor
Executive Vice President, Operations, Alberta Energy Regulator (AER)
Topic: Impact of Climate Leadership Plan Regulations for Supply Chain Management. 
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm Networking (Palermo Room)


Conference: Saturday, September 23, 2017

7:00 am - 8:00 am Check-in & Breakfast (Palermo and Savano Room)
8:00 am - 8:30 am Welcoming Remarks (Santano Room)

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Morning Keynote: Panel Discussion
Panelists: Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council, Construction Owners Association Alberta, Resource Industry Suppliers Association, JWN Energy Group, Cortex Business Solutions

Coffee Break (Palermo Room)
Morning Breakout Sessions 
9:45 am - 10:00 am Check in 

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Marseille Room

Patrick Etokudo
Topic: Success as a SCM Professional

Santano Room

Stephan Brandt
Topic: Transforming Team Accountability, Alignment and Results in 90 Days
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch (Santano Room) 
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Check-in

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Marseille Room

Richard Venerus
Topic: Collaborative Contracting: An Innovative Way to Establish Better Commercial Relationships

Santano Room

Julianna Cantwell
Topic: How to Influence Others
Coffee Break (Palermo Room)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Keynote: Panel Discussion (Santano Room)
Panelists: Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, City of Red Deer (Economic Development), Real Estate & Development Services - City of Calgary, GoProductivity and Chief Economist from the City of Edmonton
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm End of Conference Networking, Drinks & Appetizers (Palermo Room)