February 19, 2009

Federal Reserve CEO Richard Fisher Headlines Global Supply Chain Conference March 4, 2009

The Neeley School of Business'  8th annual Global Supply Chain Conference, "Managing Supply Chain Complexity - Keys for Success in Challenging Times," will feature expert speakers and panelists. Presented by the  Supply & Value Chain Center , the conference will take place Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at the Speedway Club at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.

Richard Fisher, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, will be the featured speaker at 7:30 am at a breakfast co-hosted by the North Texas Commission. Immediately following Fisher's presentation will be a panel of experts covering strategies for today's economic challenges.

A lunch hosted by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals will feature Cary Cameron, Senior Vice President of GENCO Supply Chain Solutions. The conference also features a presentation by TCU Supply Chain students and an interactive working session. The conference will conclude with a networking reception sponsored by AllianceTexas at 5:30 pm.

Cost is $500 per person, discounted to $400 per person for members of professional organizations members. Further discounts are available for groups, faculty, students, TCU alumni and sponsor companies.

To register and for more information, including a complete agenda, visit www.supplychainconference.tcu.edu   or contact Carrie Kemmer at 817-257-6260 or c.kemmer@tcu.edu .

Speakers and Panelists Include:

  •    Richard Fisher , President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Anthony Francis , President, ATC Logistics & Electronics
  • Phil Laster , Senior Vice President of Operations, Haggar Clothing Co.
  • Mac Stevenson , Executive Vice President and General Manager,
      Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
  • Dave Nelson , C.P.M., A.P.P., CEO and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Best Window Co.
  • Cary Cameron , Senior Vice President, GENCO Supply Chain Solutions
  • John Mariotti , Author of The Complexity Crisis
  • Kevan Hall , CEO, Global Integration and author of Speed Lead

About the Supply and Value Chain Center at the Neeley School of Business at TCU (www.svcc.tcu.edu)
The Supply and Value Chain Center builds connections between Neeley School students, faculty and business partners to emphasize a real-world perspective. The Center focuses on developing future supply chain leaders with integrative skills and a global perspective; exchanging ideas and best practices between business partners, faculty, students and supply chain experts; and sponsoring leading-edge research to advance supply chain practices.

About the Neeley School of Business at TCU (www.neeley.tcu.edu)
The nationally ranked Neeley School of Business at TCU focuses on personal development, vital connections and real experiences. High functioning classrooms and calculated career development give students the platform to succeed. Renowned faculty, major corporations and leading executives connect to share winning business practices. Students work for real clients to solve critical challenges. Neeley is consistently recognized among the best business schools in the country by The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune, US News & World Report and The Princeton Review. From skills and strategies to team dynamics and global expeditions, we make sure Neeley graduates are trailblazing business leaders - each in their own individual way.