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Chicagoland Supply Chain Forum
Chicagoland Supply Chain Forum
Chicagoland Supply Chain Forum

Learn how industry professionals are tackling today's supply chain issues at DePaul University's Third Annual Chicagoland Supply Chain Forum: Technology, Processes and People. Through the day-long forum, you will:

  • Engage with executives representing a range of logistics organizations through a variety of in-depth industry case studies and discussions.
  • Network with local supply chain professionals to gut check where the local industry is going and gain insights on how the region is effected by national trends.

Join us to harness the brain power and experience of Chicagoland’s supply chain leaders.

  • When: Wednesday, April 1
  • Where: DePaul Center, 1 East Jackson. Blvd., 8th floor
  • How much: : $100/person and $10/students (all proceeds go to a scholarship fund)

8:30 a.m.

8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks

9 a.m.
Panel 1: Digital Transformation in Organizations
Moderator: Nezih Altay, Professor, Driehaus College of Business

  • Sean Riley, Global Industry Director - Manufacturing & Transportation, Software AG
  • Muharrem Ergin, Senior Consultant, MSE Solutions
  • Shishir Choudhary, AVP, Yash Technologies

10:15 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:30 a.m.
Panel 2: The Path from SO&P to Integrated Business Planning
Moderator: Herbert Shields, Adjunct Professor, IIT

  • Jennifer Krueger, Director - S&OP, ULTA Beauty
  • Dr. Andreas M. Radke, Executive Consultant, MSE Solutions
  • Michael Gorges, Customer Business Unit Lead, DS SMith

11:45 a.m.
Networking Lunch

1 p.m.
Panel 3: Relationship Management Optimization in Supply Chains
Moderator: Dalip Raheja, President/CEO, The MPower Group

  • Scott Dewer, Regional Director, OMNIA Partners
  • Anne Kohler, Executive VP and COO, The MPower Group
  • Aidir Parizzi, Director of Global Supply Chain, IMI Critical Engineering
  • George Kattner, VP Global Procurement Direct Materials, Ecolab

2:15 p.m.
Coffee Break

2:30 p.m.
Panel 4: A 360 degree view of In-Transit Visibility
Moderator: Chris Ricciardi, President, Load Delivered

  • Samantha Bausch, Senior Logistics Operations Manager, Reyes Logistics Solutions
  • Bill Kropf, VP Client Development, Load Delivered
  • Christian Piller, VP Value Engineering, Project 44

3:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks by Nezih Altay, Professor, Driehaus College of Business

4 p.m.
Networking Reception


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