2017 September CSCMP Highlights

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

Sunday, September 24   |   AWESOME Networking Event
White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails

Sponsored by

Monday, September 25   |   Opening General Session
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

Successful senior executives talked 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 addressed 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 included:
    Wendy Herrick, Vice President Supply Chain GTM US, Unilever
    Michelle Livingstone, Vice President, Transportation, The Home Depot
    Jennifer Schopfer, Vice President, General Manager – Transport Logistics, GE Transportation
    Barbara Schwarzentraub, Director, Divisional CFO, Caterpillar

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

Two more sessions on Monday, September 25 featured AWESOME leaders as panelists: Ann Drake, AWESOME founder, “Decisions Determine your Destiny”; and Michelle Livingstone and Mary Long, both AWESOME Advisors, “Omnichannel – Not just a Retail Challenge.”

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