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Registration Opens
7:00 am
Breakfast Session
7:00 - 8:30 am
Facilitated Networking Breakfast Session
7:30 - 8:30 am
Opening Ceremonies & Keynote Speaker
8:30 - 9:45 am
Nicole Verkindt
Founder, OMX | "Dragon", Next Gen Den
Concurrent Sessions
9:45 - 10:45 am

Innovation to Create Increased Supply Chain Value

Blair Morrison, Chief Procurement Officer, BMO

Operational Excellence to Deliver Value in your Procurement & Supply Chain Functions

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Session Break and Exhibitor Booths
10:45 - 11:15 am
Concurrent Sessions
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Flowcasting the Retail Supply Chain: A Canadian Success Story

Mike Doherty, Founder, Demand Clarity
Ken Larson, Senior Vice President, Customer Experience, Princess Auto
Ewen McIlraith, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, Princess Auto

More effective partnering for greater results: buyers, suppliers, systems providers and legal advisors (Panel)

Wael Safwat, Chairman, CIPS, Canada Branch
Michelle Gronning, Partner, Consulting and Deals, PwC
Alison Carden, Partner, eSolutions

Goal Setting and Time Management – How to set realistic business and personal goals and find the time to achieve them

Rajan Mathew, Business & Executive Development Specialist, LMI Canada

Closing the Gaps in Government Organizations: Procurement – Project – Portfolio Strategy

Laura Cocuzzi, Program Integration Manager, Region of Peel

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Luncheon Keynote - VIA Rail's vision for the future: Developing innovative and sustainable infrastructure to provide travelers with a seamless experience
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and CEO, VIA Rail

Plenary Session
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Technology – Internet of Things (IoT) (Panel)

Aaron Lalvani, Senior Director, Business Development, IoT, Blackberry
Jeff Lundgren, Leader IoT Practice, Microsoft Canada
Kurt Dionne, IBM Canada Ltd.

Moderator: Neel Sharma, President and Managing Partner, SPICE Technology Group, Inc.

Session Break and Exhibitor Booths
2:45 pm – 3:15pm
Keynote Speaker
Closing Remarks
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Jim Bottomley
Management Consultant & Futurist
Annual General Meeting (AGM) Registration
4:15 – 4:30 pm
SCMAO Annual General Meeting
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
2016 Volunteer Recognition
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
All welcome!
No ticket required
6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
All welcome!
No ticket required
Gala Dinner
Celebrating Recent Grads and Award Winners
7:30 pm
All welcome!
Ticket required
Dress code: Business Formal