Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mary Long, managing director, Supply Chain Management Institute

Opening Session: Trade, Tariffs, & Supply Chain

Rick Blasgen, CEO at CSCMP
Rene Buck, CEO at BCI Global
Nikia Clarke, executive director at World Trade Center San Diego

Breakout Sessions 

  • Blockchain - Recent Research and a Decision Rubric

    Dave Pyke, professor of operations and supply chain managment, University of San Diego School of Business
    Michael Erquitt, MBA/MSF student, University of San Diego School of Business

  • Building Personal Resilience

    Joel Gruber, teaching professor of theology and religious studies, University of San Diego College of Arts & Sciences
    Andrea Ruskin, CEO at Blum Consulting Partners

  • Risk Management in Suja's Supply Chain

    Rob Church, supply chain director at Suja Juice

  • Using Analytics to Assess Risk 

    Daniel Lin, assistant professor of operations management, University of San Diego School of Business


Closing Keynote Session: Building Regional Competitiveness and Improving Cyber Security

Mark Fields, CTO at Thermo Fisher Scientific