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Come to the heart of the nation and feel the pulse of a vibrant supply chain community at the SCMA National Conference, June 14-16, 2017, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Hundreds of supply chain leaders will be LINKING THE NATION in a web of inspiration, innovation, and illumination. Come join the thought provoking discussions, gain insight from supply chain experts, and meet Canada’s top supply chain professionals. This year SCMA is introducing new concepts to increase your conference experience!

The Conference will kick off at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The CMHR is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights. Join us to explore the exhibits and share the experience with your peers!

Thursday, June 15, 2017 we have the opportunity to honour this year’s award winners at our Awards Gala Luncheon. This year, SCMA is thrilled to announce that we are bestowing the honour on two new fellows: LouAnn Birkett, CSCMP, FSCMA, and Glenn Gray, SCMP, FSCMA. For the first time ever, SCMA introduced the Ascendant Award. This year, it is presented to Katrina Daaca. And we are pleased to have Medbuy receive the 2017 Supply Chain Excellence Award.


The conference takes place at the RBC Convention Centre.

SCMA has arranged discounted transportation and accommodation  for delegates attending the Conference.

Benefits of Attendance

To ensure you highlight the importance of your conference attendance for your organization, a list of helpful tips is available on how to build your business case for attending.

You should also leverage this opportunity to bring your employer to the conference. In addition to showcasing the importance of supply chain with the support of hundreds of brilliant advocates, they will learn incredible insights at a special CEO’s panel discussion that will take place in Winnipeg and can leverage the opportunity to expand their own professional networks with senior level executives in the supply chain industry.


Conference registration is open to all, members and non-members.

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Conference Sessions & Schedule

The 2017 National Conference will host pre-conference seminars, education sessions and keynote speakers. See the conference schedule at a glance to start planning your conference calendar.


The SCMA National Conference could not be possible without support from our sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a conference sponsor, or know someone who should be, please see sponsorship opportunities for more information.