Starbucks, Walmart, Walt Disney and More to Present at University of San Diego's 30th Annual Supply Chain Management Fall Forum

Registration is now open for the 30th annual Supply Chain Management Fall Forum, sponsored by the Supply Chain Management Institute in the School of Business Administration at the University of San Diego. Themed “Supply Chain Excellence and Leadership—Past, Present and Future,” the event kicks-off with a networking reception at 5 p.m. on Nov. 4. 

The forum on Nov. 5 includes a wide variety variety of presentations and panels on many aspects of supply chain management, including “Can Supply Chains Solve a Social Problem?” “Improving Supply Chain Performance,” “Optimizing Procurement” and “Hybrid Retailing.”

The event will feature guest speakers and supply chain management experts from multinational companies including: 

• Deveri Maserang, executive vice president of global supply chain from Starbucks
• Jun-Sheng Li, senior vice president of supply chain and global ecommerce from Walmart
• Remco van Hoek, senior vice president of sourcing and procurement at The Walt Disney Company
• Jill Donoghue, vice president of logistics from Bumble Bee Seafoods

The forum provides an opportunity to learn more about best practices in supply chain management, hear solutions relevant to today's supply chain management goals and challenges, and develop new business relationships.

For more information or to register, go to the 30th annual SCMI Fall Forum website or contact Karen Kukta, senior program coordinator, at (619) 260-7903. 





























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