Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group Orlando Conference: October 23-24, 2018
Thank you for your interest in the Supply Chain Management fall conference. Due to an overwhelming response to attend, the fall conference has officially SOLD OUT! The National Restaurant Association hopes that you will join them at the spring conference May 16-17, 2019 in Chicago. Read here for more information and see below for fall conference agenda.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
|4 p.m.||Registration Opens|
Wednesday, Oct. 24
|7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.||Breakfast|
|8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.||Welcome & Opening Remarks|
|8:45 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.||
Government Affairs Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Speakers: Clark Davis, Government Relations Manager, Brinker International
Travis Doster, Senior Director, Public Relations, Texas Roadhouse
Government Relations leaders from both the operator and supplier side will discuss top policy and legislative issues that affect the restaurant industry at the federal and state levels. Topics include the impact of restaurants tariffs on pricing and product availability, as well as potential legislation regarding sustainable packaging, immigration policies and minimum wage.
|9:35 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.||
Best Practices & Winning Models of Strategic Distribution RelationshipsModerator: Brian Walker, Director, Distribution & Logistics, Panera Bread
|10:25 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.||Networking Break|
|10:55 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.||
GS1 and Blockchain Traceability Collaboration
Moderator: Mike Schwartz, Vice President, Member Value, International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA)
Angela Fernandez, Vice President, Retail Grocery and Foodservice, GS1 US
Jay Williams, Founder, CTO & Managing Partner, Williams Technology Group
Rick Buttner, Director, Quality & Supply Chain Risk, Independent Purchasing Cooperative (SUBWAY)
Matt Cosson, Senior Vice President, Distribution & Logistics, ARCOP (Arby's Supply Chain Coop)
Jay Overstreet, Director, Supply Chain, Chick-fil-A, Inc.
|12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m.||Lunch|
|1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.||
Benefits of Working with Non-Governmental Organizations
Moderator: Mark Smith, Chief Procurement Officer, Centralized Supply Chain Services, LLC
Bill Herzig, Vice President, Global Aquaculture AllianceOther Panelists TBA
|1:50 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.||
You'll have the opportunity to visit one of the three breakout sessions below.
1. Common Supply Chain Mistakes to Avoid
2. The Journey of Leadership
3. Skills You Need to Succeed as a Category Manager
|3:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||
Keynote Presentation: Shift Your Brilliance: Leading Amidst Uncertainty
Speaker: Simon T. Bailey, Innovator, Educator & Writer
Fast Casual Executive Summit: October 7-9, 2018 Seattle
This event is for restaurant executives in the fast casual restaurant business. The conference brings leaders together to discuss common issues and concerns in the industry.