Thursday, June 11, 2015

Education Sessions - 9:25 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

3D Printing as an Enabling Technology for the Spare-Part Supply Chain
Landon White, Ernst + Young

Workshop
Job Retention – How To Transform Your Current Job Into Your Dream Job
Neil Drew, Winchesters
Katherine Risley, Meridia Recruitment

Panel Discussion
e-Procurement – Is your Organization Ready?
Paul Bodnoff, MERX
Kevin Gibson, Partner, McInnes Copper
Dave Robertson, Infinite Source Systems Corporation
Patti White, Procurement Manager, STELIA North America

Workshop
It Takes a Village: How to Engage Key Stakeholders to Create a Robust Sustainable Purchasing Program
Tim Reeve, Reeve Consulting

RFP Drafting: Rethinking Renewals
Maureen Sullivan, National Education Consulting Inc. (NECI)

Education Sessions - 11:25 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

Stakeholder Management
Simon Brown, Executive Vice President, ArcBlue Consulting

Workshop
Managing Sweet & Sour: How to Handle Passive Aggressive Behaviour
Pam Paquet, Pam Paquet & Associates Performance Management

Extreme Procurement-International Procurement Challenges in a War Zone
John Blasko, Defence Construction Canada

The Logistics of Facilities Management
Andrew Belliveau, Leasing Manager, CREIT Management L.P.
Robert LeBlanc, SCMP, Manager, Logistics & Facilities Operations, Atlantic Lottery Corporation

Ten Key Supply Chain Issues and Trends that You Need to Watch
P. Fraser Johnson, Ph.D., Ivey Business School, Western University

Friday, June 12, 2015

Education Sessions - 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Irving Shipbuilding: A Supply Chain to Build Canada's Navy
David Kemp, Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

Strategies for Building an Effective Value Network within Industry
Ron Subramanian, GO Productivity
Matt Knight, GO Productivity

Global Supply Chain Risk - Visibility and Assurance
Mike Ford, Global Director – Audit & Safety Services, BROWZ

Navigating Culture in an International Supply Chain
Vincent Dixon, SCMP, The Sogerma Group

The Debate between Contract A and Negotiable RFPs: Practical Perspectives
Eddy Jin, Eddy Jin & Associates
Maureen Sullivan, National Education Consulting Inc. (NECI)

Education Sessions - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Implementing Lean Inbound Logistics
Chris Luery, LeanCor

Building the Capabilities of Procurement Professionals
Wael Safwat, CSCMP, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

How to Become A Preferred Customer
Jean Nollet, HEC Montréal

Panel Discussion
Safe Passage: Procurement, Risk and the Business Traveller
Michael Power, Editor, PurchasingB2B magazine
Thomas Hudel, CSCMP, Manager, Purchasing & Accounts Payable, Esri Canada
Dirk Baerts, Managing Director Canada, Egencia
Professor Robert L. Quigley, MD, D.Phil, Regional Medical Director and Senior Vice President of Medical Assistance, Americas Region, International SOS

How Can SCMA Members Give Back?
Cheryl Paradowski, President and CEO, Supply Chain Management Association

Education Sessions - 12:10 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

What is Best-in-Class in Contractor Management?
Lauren Bonfield, Senior Account Supervisor, Eastern Canada, ISN
Darren Hamman, Health, Safety and Environmental Manager, ISN

Mentors, Managers and Leaders: Supporting the Next Generation of Supply Chain Professionals
Patrick Gauch, Supply Chain Management Association

E-Tendering
Mike Gerrior, CSCMP, York Region

Applying Change Management Principles to Supply Chain Management
Patrick Etokudo, Enbridge Inc.

Healthcare Procurement Trends for 2015
Nicole Ruttan-Sims, Director Strategic Sourcing-Supply Chain, Sourcing Centre, Mohawk Shared Services Inc.