February 13, 2008

GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE TAKES PLACE FEB. 27-28 AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

The Supply & Value Chain Center at the Neeley School presents the 7th annual Global Supply chain Conference, February 27-28, at Texas Motor Speedway. Cost ranges from $696 - $945 each - discounts are available for groups, faculty, students and professional organization members.

"Managing across diverse regions of the world, coordinating with global partners to synchronize critical processes, and ensuring supply chain continuity in the face of global threats require skills and capabilities not needed in the past," said Dr. Nancy Nix, director of the Supply and Value Chain Center. "This conference will provide new perspectives about those challenges and what it takes to win."

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:

  •   Mr. Robert Belshaw , Sr. Vice President, Trade Distribution, GE Commercial Finance
  • Dr. Garry Bruton , Professor of Management, Neeley School of Business at TCU
  • Mr. Tom Burbage , Executive Vice President and General Manager, F-35 JSF Program Integration,
      Lockheen Martin Aeronautics Company
  • Mr. Kevin Cox , Vice President, State and Community Affairs, American Airlines
  • Mr. Brent Edmisten , Director, Strategic Sourcing and ISC Strategies, Cessna Aircraft
  • Mr. Daniel Gardner , President Trade Facilitators, Inc.
  • Dr. Ruth May , Associate Professor, University of Dallas
  • Dr. Nancy Nix , Associate Professor of Supply Chain Practice and Director of the Supply and
      Value Chain Center, TCU
  • Mr. Erik Peterson , Sr. Vice President, Center for Strategic & International Studies
  • Dr. Christine Riordan , Associate Dean, Neeley School of Business at TCU
  • Mr. John Vogt , Director Global Logistics, Halliburton

Attendees include VPs, directors and managers of supply chain, purchasing, logistics and operations, as well as TCU faculty, staff, and students.  In addition to hearing from experts in the field, interactive working sessions give participants an opportunity to learn from their peers.

Sponsors for the 7th annual conference are: AllianceTexas-A Development of Hillwood, American Airlines, DFW International Airport, Infor, Lockheed Martin, the North Texas Commission, and Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company.

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MEDIA CONTACT
Elaine Cole
Public Relations Manager
Neeley School of Business at TCU
817-257-5724
e.cole@tcu.edu