AWESOME Calendar

2017

On Demand

Logistics Management Webcast

      Women in Logistics
      Breaking Gender Roles to Win the War for Talent

      According to the findings of Logistics Management’s 2017 Salary Survey, the vital role women play in the logistics management community continues to gain traction every year.

      In this webcast, originally aired in June, executive editor Patrick Burnson shares recent findings and joined by a panel of women who are now leading top-level logistics and supply chain operations.

      The panel shares their success stories as well as advice for women who are now making their way up the ladder. Most importantly, though, they inform our audience not to overlook this important segment of the workforce when they are hiring for the future.

        • What recruiters and their clients are looking for, and how to address the twin objectives of filling the “talent and diversity gaps”
        • How a grass roots organization is paving the way for others
        • How one organization leverages its size to help employers find qualified industry leadership
        • How companies are addressing the critical driver shortage by hiring more women to staff this vital part of the supply chain
      Panelists:
        Dr Nancy Nix, Executive Director, AWESOME
        Tisha Danehl, VP Ajilon
        Andrea Morriera, Director of Social Media, Women in Logistics (WIL)
        Ellen Voie, President and CEO, Women in Trucking Association

    September

    CSCMP Annual Supply Chain Conference  |  September 24-27  |  Atlanta, Georgia

        Sunday, September 24   |   AWESOME Networking Event
        Details to be announced

        Monday, September 25   |   Opening General Session   |   8:30 am
        Presentation of 2017 Distinguished Service Award (DSA)
        to AWESOME Executive Director Nancy Nix

        Wednesday, September 27  |  AWESOME Mega Session — powered by AWESOME
        Innovation in the Supply Chain: Perspectives from Leading Executives

        Learn from successful senior executives about building and leading innovative, agile supply chains. Technology disruptors, rapidly-changing customer preferences, social media, and other forces create challenges and opportunities requiring companies to adapt their production and supply chain capabilities. This session will answer questions such as: How are organizations transforming their supply chains for innovation and agility? What major technology and other disruptors are forcing changes in supply chain strategies? How can supply chain leaders be catalysts for innovation and improved top-line and bottom-line performance?

        Panelists to be announced
        Moderator: Heather Sheehan, Director of Member Engagement & Sponsorships, AWESOME; former VP and co-Chief Procurement Officer, Danaher Corporation

        CSCMP Conference discount for AWESOME
        As a member or friend of AWESOME, if you’d like to attend this very special conference – CSCMP EDGE 2017, register before August 31 and use this promotion code: EDGE17-AWS

        You’ll receive $300 off the regular conference rate.

        Special AWESOME promotion expires August 31, 2017. Offer excludes Student, Young Professional, Educator, Corporate, Official EDGE Speakers, and Supply Chain Exchange registration types. Offer cannot be used to register for the Academic Research Symposium. Offer limited to one per customer and account. Offer is not retroactive and may not be combined with other offers. Offer is nontransferable and may not be resold. 

    November

    Network Regional Event  |  Southeastern U.S.

        Details to be announced

    2018

    February

    Network Regional Event  |  Western U.S.

        Details to be announced

    May 2-3

    AWESOME Symposium

        Details to be announced


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