Pursuant to the requirements under Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) Manitoba Act and Bylaws, the Board of Directors sets the time and place of the Annual General meeting.

SCMA MB AGM and Mini Conference image

SCMA MB held its Annual General Meeting on April 23, 2015 in Winnipeg. The Annual Report was presented at this meeting to provide the membership with an update on the Board's accomplishments throughout the 2012-2013 year. At this meeting, we also held elections for the open positions on the SCMA MB Board of Directors.


Viscount Gort Hotel
1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0C9

Keynote Speaker

Paul SoubryLunchtime Keynote Speaker (PDF, 127 KB)
Paul Soubry, President and CEO, New Flyer



Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion (PDF, 177 KB)
Paul Soubry, David White, and Martin Montanti

Martin MontantiMartin Montanti, SCMP

Martin Montanti, SCMP has been named the 2014 recipient of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management Garner Thémoin Award. This award is presented to individuals whose modest, sincere, and persistent efforts have helped advance the profession of supply chain management.

Martin is currently Vice President of Corporate Services for Southern Health-Sauté Sud. He is also the the 2014 Recipient of the SCMA Fellowship Award recognizing excellence in supply chain management.


  Main Room
8:00 - 9:00am Breakfast and Registration
9:00 - 9:45am Using a Lean Philosophy to Improve Performance in the Public Sector - John Chaput
10:00:-10:45am Non-Binding, Negotiated RFX Process - Evelyn Hartwig, Diagnostic Services Manitoba
11:00-11:45am Employment Solutions for Immigrants and Employers - Terry Buhay and Jonathan Bauer, Manitoba Start
12:00-1:30pm Lunch and Keynote Speaker - Paul Soubry (PDF, 124 KB)
1:30-2:00pm Panel Discussion - Paul Soubry, David White, and Martin Montanti (PDF, 147 KB)
2:00-2:45pm Paying to Learn - The Causes of Poor Business Performance - President of Brent Reid Enterprisess and Former Vice President with the Business Development Bank of Canada
3:00-3:45pm How Lean Supply Chains Increase Profitability and Competitiveness - Kelly Singleton (Price Industries), Ian Seunarine (The Duha Group), and Lance Young (Melet Plastics)
4:00-4:45pm Supplier Diversity in Manitoba - Why?  Who? And How? - Paul D. Larson, Ph.D., CN Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Manitoba
5:00-5:30pm Networking
5:30-7:30pm AGM