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
Panel:
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
Speakers:
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
Panel:
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
Panel:
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