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Learn how industry professionals are tackling today's supply chain issues at the Second Annual Chicagoland Supply Chain Forum: Interfacing People, Planet and Profit at DePaul University. Through the day-long forum, you will:
Join us to harness the brain power and experience of Chicagoland’s supply chain leaders.
8:30 a.m.: Registration
8:45 a.m.: Opening Remarks
9 a.m.: Panel 1: Sustainable Sourcing
Moderator: John McCarville, senior vice president, global supply chain, Griffith Foods
Brian Griffith, executive chairman, Griffith Foods
Giridhar Rao, vice president, sustainable spices and herbs, Griffith Foods
Greg Metschke, global vice president, purchasing, Griffith Foods
10:30 a.m.: Coffee Break
10:45 a.m.: Panel 2: What Does Sustainability Mean for the Transportation Industry?
Moderator: Nezih Altay, professor of operations management, Driehaus College of Business
Rachel Schwalbach, senior program manager, community relations, C.H. Robinson
Lincoln Duff, director, university partnerships, FreightWaves
Chris Perzan, director, environmental and energy affairs, Navistar
Scott Grady, president, Rush Trucking
Mike Ozmeral, CPO, Reyes Holding
Noon: Networking lunch
1 p.m.: Panel 3: Sustainability in Manufacturing
Moderator: George Nassos, instructor and director, MS in Sustainable Management, Driehaus College of Business
Nancy Himmelfarb, sustainability consultant
Patrick Boyle, director, corporate social responsibility, Sloan Valve Co.
Timothy Lindsey, president & CEO, Highlander Innovations Inc.
Ferdinand Alido, environmental affairs manager, Navistar
2:15 p.m.: Coffee Break
2:30 p.m.: Panel 4: The Business Case for Sustainability and CSR
Moderator: Ivana Zilic, Department of Management & Entrepreneurship, Driehaus College of Business
Donna Westerman, vice president, global ESG risk management, Verisk Maplecroft
Daria Marcinkowski, enterprise account executive, EcoVadis
Demetria Giannisis, managing director, Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN)
3:45 p.m.: Closing Remarks by Nezih Altay
4 p.m.: Networking Reception
Thank you to our sponsor Griffith Foods for supporting this year's Supply Chain Forum at DePaul University.