2021 CSCRL Fall Forum

SCM Industry Professionals Networking Night

Thursday, November 4, 2021

On Thursday, November 4th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. the Lehigh Valley Roundtable of CSCMP, Traffic Club and Center for Supply Chain Research Lehigh (CSCRL) will host a meeting that is focused on networking with other supply chain professionals. Come share and/or exchange ideas with other SCM professionals, academics, and students. Heavy appetizers, wine and beer will also be available as you find common topics to discuss on what is going on in the SCM industry and especially how it relates to the Lehigh Valley. In addition, supply chain students will also be in attendance to connect with industry professionals and learn about practical issues going in the SCM industry. Through the generous support of CSCMP Lehigh and CSCRL the cost per person has been reduced to $25. To register, please use the link below.

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Building a Resilient and Enduring Supply Chain
Friday, November 5, 2021

Based on being careful with renewed uncertainty arising from COVID-19, the CSCRL Fall Forum will again be held virtually, November 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST

Tentative Agenda

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | Session 1

How Land O’Lakes Survived and Thrived through the Pandemic
Yone Dewberry, Land O Lakes 

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Session 2

"How Can Manufacturing Organizations Create Depth of Vision into Complex Supply Chain Operations?"
Paul Hartzell, TruDoss

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Session 3

“Digitization is the Foundation of Enduring Supply Chains”
Gary Neights, Senior Director, Product Management, Elemica

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Session 4

“Reshoring is Happening. How to Benefit from the Trend!”
Harry Moser, Reshoring Initiative

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch Break

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Session 5

“Can You Automate ‘Fair’?”
David Rea, Assistant Professor, Lehigh University College of Business

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. | Session 6

“How to Develop and Maintain a Sustainable, Consistent Supply Chain”
Curtis Spencer, President IMS Worldwide, Inc.

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Coffee Break

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Session 7

"Is COVID-19 a Disruptor or an Accelerator?"
Kevin O’Meara, Integrated Supply Chain Shaw Industries Group, Inc.

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Closing Comments and Wrap-up
Zach Zacharia, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director, CSCRL