April 08, 2011

Global Supply Chain Conference Takes Place April 14 at Texas Motor Speedway

The 10th annual Global Supply Chain Conference, “Navigating the New Global Reality,” will feature expert speakers and panelists to help DFW professionals anticipate and navigate the rapidly changing global landscape of business. Presented by the Supply & Value Chain Center at the Neeley School of Business at TCU, the Global Supply Chain Conference will take place Thursday, April 14, 2011, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the Speedway Club at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.

“As companies cope with unprecedented change, being able to anticipate and navigate a rapidly changing landscape is critical to success,” said Morgan Swink, Executive Director of the Supply and Value Chain Center and West Chair Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Neeley School. “This year’s conference will provide insight from professionals who have successfully navigated a transformational change in their own supply chains.”

The opening breakfast panel will feature Jacqueline Faseler, Global Director of the Supply Chain Technology Center for Dow Chemical; Fabiana Feld, Chief Investment Officer for International Finance Corporation; and Dave Malenfant, Vice President of Global Supply Chain for Alcon Laboratories. Nancy Nix, Supply Chain Professor and Executive Director of the Executive MBA program at the Neeley School of Business at TCU, will moderate the panel discussion.

Speakers throughout the day will include:

  • R. Keith Harrison Jr., Global Supply Chain Officer for Procter & Gamble, “Supply in a Volatile, Unpredictable World.”
  • Troy Janzsen West, Assistant Vice President with TranSystems Corporation, “Designing Quality into Your Supply chain”
  • Noni Gonzalez, Assistant Vice President or Corporate Systems for AT&T, “New Horizons: How IT Influences Supply Chains and the Transformation of AT&T’s Supply Chain”
  • Mr. C. Kevin Harrington, Vice President or Global Business Operations for Cisco Systems, “Driving Business Value with Co-Creation”

Cost is $450 per person, discounted for groups, professional organizations members, TCU faculty and students, and sponsor companies. For more information and to register, visit http://www.neeley.tcu.edu/supplychainconference  or contact Carrie Kemmer, Director of Operations for the Supply and Value Chain Center, at 817-257-6260 or c.kemmer@tcu.edu.

The 10th annual Global Supply Chain Conference is sponsored by: AllianceTexas – A Development of Hillwood, American Airlines, DFW International Airport, Lockheed Martin and Red Prairie.   


Media Contact
Elaine Cole
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Neeley School of Business at TCU