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2009 APICS International Conference & Expo Presenter Slide Handouts

Global Supply Chain

Enhancing Performance Via Supplier Surveys
Michael Moody, CPIM, CSCP
Director of Inventory, BAE Systems

World-Class Small and Midsized Business Supply Chains
Dale Billet, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
Director, Performance Improvement Consulting, RSM McGladrey Inc.
Dick Strojinc
Director, RSM McGladrey Inc.

Surviving Growing Global Competition
John Szemler, CFPIM, CIRM
Planning Manager, Baxa

Skilled Cross-Culture Communication
Kevin Quinn, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP 
Buyer, General Dynamics-Itronix

Supply Chain Risk Evaluation and Management (SCREAM)
Paul Larson
Professor and Head, Supply Chain Management Department, University of Manitoba

The Quest for Total Cost of Ownership in Global Sourcing
Marilyn Gettinger, C.P.M.
Owner, New Directions Consulting Group

Strategic Sourcing for Optimal Supply Chain Management
John Long, CSCP
President and Principal Consultant, NMT Company LLC

Objectives for Supply Chain Integration in a Recession
Mondher Ben-Hamida, CPIM, CSCP
Associate Partner, IBM Global Business Services - Supply Chain Strategy
Christina Turczyn, CPIM, PMP
Senior Managing Consultant, IBM Global Business Services – Supply Chain Strategy

The Impact of Globalization on Inventory Management
Julie Fraser
President and Principal Industry Analyst, Cambashi Inc.
Alan L. Milliken
Business Process Education Manager, BASF Corporation
Curtis Brewer
Consumer Forecasting Manager, Bayer Crop Science

A Network Response to Global Recession
William T. Walker, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP
Director, StarTrak Systems LLC

Basics of Operation Management

Implementing Enterprise Systems-Lessons From the Front Line
Ann Gatewood, CIRM
President, Gatewood Associates

Sustainability, Frito Lay’s Supply Chain, and You
Helmi Ansari
Sustainability Director, Frito Lay Canada, a Division of PepsiCo Foods Canada

Accomplishing Goals with Time Management and Master Scheduling
Donald Sheldon, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP
President, DHSheldon & Associates

Managing Inventories in a Changing Economy
Gary Gossard
President, IQR International

A Roadmap to World Class Forecasting Accuracy
Stephen Crane, CSCP
Director Strategic Supply Chain Management, Wacker Chemie

Sales and Operations Planning Roles and Responsibilities
Robert A. Stahl
President, R.A. Stahl Company

Six Steps to Effective Change Management
Randall Schaefer, CPIM
Principal, Randall Schaefer Company

Women in Operations Panel Discussion
Maryanne Ross, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP
Owner, Mental Apparel, Inc.

Managing Supply Chains: Costs, Metrics, and Business Intelligence
Paul Homchick
Director of Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Oracle Corporation
Stephen Slade
Senior Director, Industrial Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Oracle Corporation

Forecasting Plans and Patterns
Lloyd Clive, CFPIM
Coordinator Materials Management and Distribution, Fleming College

Divide and Conquer by Segmenting Your Inventory
Kaye Cee McKay, CFPIM, CSCP
Principal, Creative Web 

Demand Management, Forecasting, and Sales, and Operations Planning

The Joys and Pitfalls of Sales and Operations Planning 
Carolyn Farr Sly, CFPIM, CSCP
Vice President of Education, APICS Charlotte Chapter
Rebecca Livingston, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
Product Supply Manager, Lance Inc.

Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment in the Global Supply Chain
Ron Ireland
Principal Consultant, Oliver Wight Americas

The Ins and Outs of Managing During an Economic Downturn
Rick Burris
Principal, The Oliver Wight Companies

Forecasting the Recovery
Dick Verbeek, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
President, Performance Plus Consultants

Excel Tools and Techniques for Better Inventory Management
Stephen Cimorelli, CFPIM
Independent Consultant, SCC Inventory Consulting

Conducting Business in China
Anne Haberkorn, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP
Lean Performance Center Director, Fox Valley Technical College

Sales and Operations Planning and Master Scheduling for Success
Jack Gips
President, Jack Gips Inc.

Building the Foundation for a Demand-Driven Enterprise
Peter Murray, CIRM
Demand Management Leader, DuPont
Janice Gullo, CPIM, CSCP
Supply Chain Master Black Belt, DuPont

A Pragmatic Approach to Sales and Operations Planning 
John E. Boyer Jr., CFPIM
President, J. E. Boyer Company Inc.

Know Your Data
Alan Milliken, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP 
Business Process Education Manager, BASF Corporation

Professional Advancement

A Journey to a Value-Driven Supply Chain 
Kelly Slate
Global Director of Supply Chain and Business Process Management, Chemical Division, Milliken & Company
Brian Myers
Business Supply Chain Specialist, Milliken & Company

Growing Assets with Visual Management and Lean Six Sigma 
Anne Haberkorn, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP 
Lean Performance Center Director, Fox Valley Technical College
Al Leigh, CPIM, CSCP, Lean-Six Sigma Master Black Belt
President, 3V Consulting Inc.

World-Class Leadership Essentials 
Anna VerSteeg
President and Cofounder, Competitive Solutions Inc.

Job-Search Strategies for Supply Chain Professionals
Gary Capone
Vice President, Palladian International LLC

M.A.P. for Leadership
Peter Rice
Professional Guide, pnr LLC

Giving Superior Presentations
Tom Schulte
Training Consultant, TS Consulting

Change Is Good—You Go First
Duncan McLeod, CFPIM, CSCP
President, DBM Systems Inc.

The People Dimension of Enterprisewide Cost Reductions
Anne Tosky
Manager, Deloitte
Kathy Parker
Senior Manger, Deloitte

Resolving Conflict in Collaboration
John Canfield
President, Canfield & Associates

Optimizing Projects with Change Management 
Ann Gatewood, CIRM
President, Gatewood Associates

Special Interest Topics

If You Want To Be Lean, Control Variability
Blair Williams, CFPIM, CSCP
Adjunct Professor, Polytechnic University

Mitigate Culture Shock to Make Your Foreign Assignment a Success
Nikita Andreev, CPIM
Project Manager, Supply Chain, Borouge Pte. Ltd.

Lean and Forklift Free—Only After Trying Everything Else
Steve Shiffer
Project Manager, Volvo Powertrain North America
Chad A. Butts
Manager, Material Handling, Volvo Powertrain North America

Advanced Transportation-Management Solutions in Tough Economic Times
Dawn Salvucci-Favier
Vice President Transportation and Logistics Solutions, JDA Software

The Principles of Lean Project Management with Critical Chain
Christoph Lenhartz
Managing Consultant, VISTEM GmbH & Co. KG

Green Opportunities in Information Technology
Carolyn Farr Sly, CFPIM, CSCP
Vice President of Education, APICS Charlotte Chapter
Glen Phillips, CPIM, CSCP
Systems Analyst of IT Operations, Sourcing Strategy and Services, Intel Corporation

Aligning Key Business Initiatives in a Difficult Economy
Shane Yount
Senior Partner, Competitive Solutions Inc.

Maintaining Supply Chain Continuity in the Face of a Pandemic
Todd Hall
Senior Process Specialist of Methods, Ontario Power Generation

Optimize Supply Chain Management in Times of Economic Uncertainty
Richard Sherman 
Supply Chain Council, Inc.

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