Be an essential part of APICS’s efforts to attract, promote and retain women in supply chain by joining the Women in Supply Chain Forum, held Sunday, September 30, in conjunction with APICS 2018 in Chicago.

Hear from supply chain and diversity trailblazers, who will share their insights regarding the new faces of supply chain leadership and the future of the field. Plus, participants in this special gathering will have the opportunity to network with one another and discuss opportunities and challenges.  

This forum is open to all, and APICS values the participation of anyone who supports the continuing advancement of women in the field.  Attendees must be registered for conference to participate. 

Women in Supply Chain Forum Agenda - Sunday, September 30

Time Session
1:30 - 2:05 p.m. Empowering the Next Generation of Supply Chain Leaders
AJ Jorgenson, Assistant Vice President, Strategic Engagement | National Association of Manufacturers
Lisa Sallstrom, CAE, PMP, Vice President, Certifications and Membership | APICS

2:05 - 2:30 p.m. Be the Change
Karen Alber, Partner | The Integreship Group

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.  Break

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: The Many Faces of Women in Supply Chain
Moderator: Karen Alber, Partner | The Integreship Group
Millissa Flanagan, Senior Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain | AkzoNobel
Blanca Marquez, Director of Supply Chain and Logistics | Albea Cosmetics Americas Inc.
Sarah Robbins-Penniman, Deputy Director, Global Supply Chain Management | Catholic Relief Services                                   
3:45 - 4:00 p.m.  Break 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Case Study: Hyatt Worldwide-The Business of Diversity & Inclusion
Tyronne Stoudemire, Global Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion | Hyatt Worldwide