Breakfast Speaker Series

The Center for Supply Chain Management's Breakfast Speaker Series is an opportunity for professionals in the supply chain management field to learn from industry experts on contemporary issues in supply chain management. The format permits time to network over breakfast, followed by a panel discussion or talk on a supply chain management issue, and ending with a Q&A session.


Benefits of Attending

Participants will be able to:

  • Learn more about best practices and potential pitfalls in contemporary issues in supply chain management. This knowledge can be immediately applied to their own jobs.

  • Take advantage of effective management strategies for creating profitable growth through cutting-edge supply chain management technologies

  • Evaluate the pros and cons of global and local opportunities vs. new networking relationships vs. customer responsiveness

  • Create new business relationships with colleagues in the supply chain management field in the tri-state area in a casual setting

Discuss.  Relate.  Apply.

Recent Events

Breakfast Speaker Series
Friday, January 31, 2020
Alumni Hall
1st Floor - Connolly Ballroom

Tonya Jackson

Martin Barkman
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Solution Management, Digital Supply Chain
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Christopher J. Smith

Christopher J. Smith
IT Business Analyst Expert, ERP Center of Excellence – Supply Chain Planning SAP APO & IBP
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7:00 a.m. - Check-in, Breakfast & Networking
7:55 a.m. - Introduction of Speaker
8:00 a.m. - Presentations


Past Events

  • Friday, March 29, 2019 - C-Level Challenges of Managing a Global Supply Chain
  • Friday, April 6, 2018  - Managing a Global Supply Chain During a Chapter 11 Transformation
  • Friday, February 23, 2018 - The Evolving Role of 3PLs in Today’s Changing Retail Market
  • Friday, April 7, 2017 - Omni-Opportunities in Retail Supply Chain Management.
  • February 24, 2017 - Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Opportunities.
  • April 8, 2016 - A CEO's Perspective on Supply Chain Management. Read recap
  • February 26, 2016 - Sustainability in the Supply Chain in the Digital Age. Read recap
  • December 4, 2015 - 3-D Printing and Its Impact on the Supply Chain. Read recap.
  • September 18, 2015 - Reverse Logistics: Implementation and Impact at Dell, Inc. Read recap
  • May 8, 2015 - Predictive Analytics in the Supply Chain. Read recap.
  • February 13, 2015 - Technology Trends in Transportation. Read recap.

Planning Committee

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