NRA Executive Study Group on Supply Chain Management
Orlando, Florida

Hyatt (Peabody), October 17 - 18, 2017

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Agenda, Tuesday, October 17

3:00 pm Registration desk opens
Regency Ballroom O-P Foyer
6:30 pm Opening Reception and Grazing Dinner
Upper Pool Deck

Agenda, Wednesday, October 18

7:00 – 8:15 am  Breakfast: Regency Ballroom Q
8:15 – 8:30 am General Session: Regency Ballroom O-P 
Welcome and Introduction – Steve Pattison
8:30 – 9:20 am Food Marketing Terminology – What's Legal, Meaningful, Trendy or Just Fluff
Joyce Mazero, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
Chris Phylactou, Senior Director Global Licensing, Strategic Sourcing & Brand Protection TGI Fridays
Cicely Simpson, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, National Restaurant Association
9:20 – 10:05 am Supply Chain Analytics – How do we manage the data from traditional SKU to LTO
Armand Tesserot, Senior Director, Business Analytics, Restaurant Services, Inc.
Ken Shearer, SVP, Sales & Business Development, HAVI
Ron Cegnar, CEO Partners
10:05 – 10:45 am Networking Break
10:45 – 12:00 Final Mile Distribution
Terry Walsh, President, Southwest Traders
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch: Regency Ballroom Q
1:15 – 2:05 pm Best Practices in Collaborative Business Planning
Jeff Schroeder, Managing Partner, Kinetic 12 (Moderator)
Tim Hand, Partner, Kinetic 12
Beth Cook, Sr. Purchasing Manager, Independent Purchasing Cooperative
Steven Rodgers, VP Business Development - Analytics, Supply Chain Promotions, HAVI
Cullen Andrews, VP, Sales & Marketing, Dot Foods
Jeff Pierce, Kagome
2:05 – 2:55 pm Supply Chain Evolution and Revolution
David Parsley, President, David R. Parsley & Associates (Moderator)
Jerry Baldwin, CPM, CPO, Much Obliged! Supply Chain Consulting
Rob Dugas, Chief Procurement Officer and VP, Chick-Fil-A
Michele Varian, VP Supply Chain and Purchasing, Sonic Drive-In
2:55 – 3:40 pm Networking Break
3:40 – 4:25 pm Restaurants Under Attack – Defending Your Position in a Digital World
Warren Solocheck, President, Foodservice Practice, The NPD Group, Inc.
4:25 – 4:30 pm Closing remarks – Matt Riddleberger 
6:30pm Market Vision Reception