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NLS Food Marketing Summit

The NLS Food Chain Summit – Agenda/Program

2015 AGENDA

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DAY 1 - Wednesday, June 10, 2015

TIME

DESCRIPTION
GUEST SPEAKER / SPONSOR
7:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

 

8:00 am Chairperson's Welcome Address

Lenny Feldman,
Managing Member,
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.

8:20 am

SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT MANAGEMENT

  • An overview of the dramatic transformation that supply chain has undergone over the last few decades
  • How supply chain functions provide capability for growth
  • Supply chain leaders taking on the role of full partnership with business teams
  • How to attract and retain talent. How to identify and prepare talent to take on the future leadership of the organization.
  • Leadership skills

Yone Dewberry,
VP Logistics and Supply Chain Planning,

Land O' Lakes

9:00 am

MANAGING GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN AND QUALITY RISK

  • Automating communication and accountability
  • Foreign supplier verification

Client Case Study

Mike LaBosky,

Vice President Global Quality Systems,

East Balt Bakeries

 

 

Gary Nowacki,
CEO,

TraceGains, Inc.


9:40 am

Networking and Refreshment Break

9:45 am One - To - One Meetings
11:30 am

TALKING RAIN: MANAGING GROWTH FROM A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE

  • Working through a limited distribution network and seasonal fluctuations
  • Successful distribution network strategies
  • Planning for continued growth

Jean Vincent
Director Global Supply Chain

Talking Rain


12:10 pm Networking Lunch
1:10 pm

COLD CHAIN VISIBILITY AND
INTEGRITY

  • Review what’s available in cold chain technology
  • Understand new process developments using real-time technology
  • Value in analyzing and utilizing cold and supply chain data
  • What’s on the horizon

Hanan Hassan,

Senior Program Manager

Sensitech Inc.


 

1:50 pm

COMMODITY PRICE RISK IMPACT ON SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: Key challenges and strategies used to combat price increases

  • Clearly defining supply chain components
  • Change to impact bottom line results
  • Basic and complex tools to manage commodity price risk
  • Implementable ideas to manage risk and lower your food costs for manufacturers and foodservice operators

William H. Marvin,
Chief Procurement & Management Officer,
Al Copeland Investments (Al Copeland Restaurants, Diversified Foods and Seasonings)




2:30 pm

Refreshment Break

2:35 pm One - To - One Meetings
4:20 pm

PREDICTIVE COMMERCE: HOW ADVANCED ANALYTICS ACCELERATES SUPPLY CHAIN GROWTH

Patrick Smith,
Managing Director,
ToolsGroup

5:00 PM

CHOOSING AND COLLABORATING WITH YOUR PRIMARY SUPPLIERS: What Church's Chicken Evaluates in a Partnership

  • Transparency
  • Communication
  • Profitability

Barry Barnett,
Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain & Purchasing,
Church's Chicken


5:40 pm

Closing Remarks

Chairperson

7:00 pm

Networking Dinner



DAY 2 - Thursday, June 11, 2015

TIME

DESCRIPTION
GUEST SPEAKER / SPONSOR
7:00 am

NETWORKING BREAKFAST

 

8:15 am Welcome Address

Lenny Feldman,
Managing Member,
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.


8:25 am

PRODUCT CONTAMINATION IN A WAREHOUSE

  • When is the warehouse liable for the contamination?
  • If the warehouse is liable, will we be fully compensated?
  • How will our product be insured for contamination at a warehouse?

Kevin M. Phillips
Partner
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.

 

 

9:05 am

LEED FOOD DISTRIBUTION CENTERS OF THE FUTURE

  • Technology innovations within 
    the four walls
  • Keys to site selection
  • Refrigeration

Timothy N. Nguyen P.E.

Regional Vice President

ESI Group USA

 

9:45 am Networking & Refreshment Break
9:50 am One-To-One Meetings
11:00 am

DEMAND DRIVEN SUPPLY CHAIN

  • A structured and practical roadmap to increase profitability

Paulo Mendes Jr.
Senior Global Planning & Logistics Director
Coca-Cola Company


11:40 am

USER SELF-SERVICE IN THE AGE OF ANSWERS

  • A client case study in easy and
    fast batch traceability
  • Improving visibility and reducing bottlenecks throughout their
    entire supply chain

Mark Knowles,

Vice President,
Every Angle U.S.

12:20 pm

GLOBAL FOOD TRADE: Legal & Regulatory Trends and Initiatives

  • US Import Compliance Developments
  • International Trade Developments

 

Lenny Feldman,
Managing Member,
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.

 

Gregory J. McCann

Assistant Director, Trade Operations; Director, Agriculture & Prepared Products Center, Miami Field Office

U.S. Customs & Border Protection

 

Monica "Lisi" Guerrier

Assistant Director, Partnership Branch, Agriculture & Prepared Products CEE

U.S. Customs & Border Protection

12:50 pm

Chairperson Closing Remarks

Chairperson

1:00 pm Networking Lunch