World Class Supply Chain Summit 2017

Granite Ridge Golf Club
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:00 AM EDT 
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Event Details

World Class Supply Chain 2017 will be an important industry-academic event, one that will contribute to our collective understanding of a critical business function at a time when the economic future is more uncertain than ever. At the one-day summit, outstanding speakers, panelists and leaders will discuss the future of supply chain and logisticsin Canada and beyond. World Class Supply Chain 2017 will provide leading, practical insights on how challenges can be overcome and opportunities leveraged.  
Featured keynote speakers (click on pictures for bios, below):  
             ᴏ   Shelley Simpson, Chief Marketing Officer; President, Integrated Capacity Solutions and Truckload,  J.B. Hunt                                    Transport Services, Inc.  
             ᴏ   David Gillen, Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia


AGENDA - May 10, 2017

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Welcome remarks
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Industry keynote presentation:

             Shelley Simpson,  EVP, Chief Commercial Officer, President of Highway Services‎
             J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.  

10 a.m . - 10:15 a.m.  Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Panel discussion
             ᴏ   Moderator:
                          ᴏ    Kevin Hendricks, Professor, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
            ᴏ   Panelists:
                          ᴏ   Michel Rod, Associate Dean, Research and International; Sprott School of Business, Carlton University
  Jim McKay, Founder and President, AVLECA Group  
                          ᴏ   Kelli Saunders, President, Mode Transportation
ᴏ   Ted Salter, Partner -Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and scholar keynote presentation:
                 David Gillen, Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  Roundtable exercises
2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m.  Break
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Discussion and Q&A
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.  Final remarks and closing
3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Post-summit networking opportunity


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In partnership with:

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Shelley Simpson, CMO; President
Integrated Capacity Solutions & Truckload
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
David Gillen, Professor
Sauder School of Business
University of British Columbia


Granite Ridge Golf Club
9503 Dublin Line Milton, ON L9T 2X7 CA


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