Conference Agenda

8:00 – 8:45

REGISTRATION, NETWORKING AND EXPO

9:00 – 9:15

OPENING GENERAL SESSION

Welcome
Paul Granillo, President and CEO, IEEP
Dean Larry Crosby, Drucker School Center for Supply Chain & Logistics
B.J. Patterson, Distribution Management Association
Mark Richards, VP Programs, Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals

9:15 – 11:00

GENERAL SESSION

Overcoming SoCal Supply Chain Chokepoints
Panel of Key Supply Chain Stakeholders
Moderator: Fran Inman, SVP, Majestic Realty
Panelists:
Noel Hacegaba, CCO Port of Long Beach
Alex Cherin, California Trucking Association
Scott Moore, VP Public Affairs (West), Union Pacific
Michele Grubbs, VP, Pacific Merchant Shipping Assoc.
Jon Gold, VP Supply Chain, National Retail Federation
Reade Kidd, Director International Logistics, The Home Depot
B.J. Patterson, CEO/President, Pacific Mountain Logistics

11:00 – 11:30

Diesel Emissions: New Facts Clear Up Old Fears
John Husing

11:30 – noon

NETWORKING BREAK, EXHIBIT HALL

Noon – 2:00

LUNCHEON GENERAL SESSION

Keynote Speaker – Randy Lewis, Walgreens Pioneer of Supply Chain Employment
“Diversity in Supply Chain Employment: Why I Hired a Workforce No One Else Would.”

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

Drucker School Center for Supply Chain & Logistics Awards Presentation
Drucker Dean, Larry Crosby
Honoree – Noel Massie, UPS, President So Cal District

Drive Your Supply Chain with Location Analysis
Wolfgang Hall, Global Industry Manager Logistics, Esri

2:00 – 2:15

NETWORKING BREAK, EXHIBIT HALL

2:15 – 3:00

CONCURRENT AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    1. Developing the Supply Chain Workforce of 2020

      Moderator: Larry Crosby, Drucker Dean

      Panelists:

      Jackie Underberg, Director of Operations, Amazon Fulfillment

      Mark Richards, VP Programs, CSCMP

      Colleen Molko, Executive Director, National Center for Supply Chain Technology Education

    1. Technology Trends in Logistics and the Supply Chain

      Moderator: Chris Gopal, Drucker Senior Fellow, Drucker Center for Supply Chain & Logistics

      Panelists:

      Ed Harte, Low Emission Vehicle Program Mgr, SoCal Gas

      Wes Reeves, Director Business Development, Ryder Integrated Logistics

      Carlos Vega, Sr. Sales Manager (West), Intelligrated Systems

      Bryan Arnold, Lifecycle Sales Engineer, Intelligrated Systems

      Gary Gaukler, Drucker Professor Supply Chain Management

  1. US Roadmap for Materials Handling Logistics Workshop

    Gary Forger, Managing Director of Professional Development, MHI

3:00 – 3:15

NETWORKING BREAK, EXHIBIT HALL

3:15 – 4:00

GENERAL SESSION

What Government Should and Should Not Do to Support SoCal Logistics and the Supply Chain

Moderator: Paul Granillo, President and CEO, IEEP
Panelists:
Hasan Ikhrata, Executive Director, SCAG
Greg Devereaux, CAO County of San Bernardino
Jon DeCesare, CEO, World Class Logistics Consulting
Dr. Barry Wallerstein, South Coast AQMD (invited)

4:00 – 4:30

Supply Chain is the New Manufacturing
Iddo Benzeevi, President and CEO, Highland Fairview

4:30

CLOSING REMARKS – SUMMIT ENDS