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ISM's 1st Annual Risk Management Conference

Buying the Umbrella Before It Rains
A 2-Day Risk Management Conference
July 26-27, 2012 | Chicago, Illinois

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Thursday July 26, 2012

7:45-8:00 a.m.   Opening Remarks

8:00-9:00 a.m.   General Session — TA
Operationalizing Risk Management: Moving From "What Can Go Wrong?" to "What Must Go Right"  (2,000 KB)
In order to deliver value-added benefits, risk management organizations can move from the concept of "what could go wrong" to the practical and actionable arena of "what must go right". Establishing credibility with senior leadership, building alliances with functional and operational management, and developing a network of contacts throughout the organization are all key elements for a successful risk management program.

Brian Thelen, General Auditor and Chief Risk Officer, General Motors

9:00-10:00 a.m.   General Session — TB
Risk-Ready With the American Red Cross  (1,000 KB)
Learn how to leverage the American Red Cross Ready Rating Program to assess and improve your emergency preparedness. See a demonstration of this valuable tool and gain an understanding of the thought process that went into developing it. Glean insights into disaster planning and review business processes and best practices to effectively respond to future events.

Jill Bossi, C.P.M., Vice President and CPO, American Red Cross
Dominick Tolli, Vice President, Product Management, American Red Cross

10:30-11:45 a.m.   Concurrent Session — TC
Supply Chain Security and Nuclear Bombs — From Los Alamos to Wal-mart  (1,000 KB)
Technologies to protect the products and components in your supply chain involve serious science. In fact, some court-admissible forensic technologies share their origins with technology once used for tracking nuclear fallout winds. Gain insight into using technology to manage the security of your supply chain, including covert, overt, track and/or trace, and forensic solutions. Discuss implementation costs, security levels, product appropriateness and ease of integration, and review the pitfalls of certain technologies in certain markets.

Neil Ivey, Chief Executive Officer, BrandWatch Technologies

10:30-11:45 a.m.   Concurrent Session — TD
Enhancing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) With Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) — A New Perspective on Risk Management  (1,000 KB)
Key performance indicators (KPIs) allow you to gauge your business and correct course as you move forward. Key risk indicators (KRIs) are proactive performance indicators when married with key performance indicators. Combined, these indicators can influence decisions and positively enhance business outcomes. This session has a special emphasis on financial risk indicators and their importance as you assess your suppliers' performance as a part of your risk management initiative.

Rose Kelly-Falls, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Risk Management, Rapid Ratings International, Inc.
Mickey North Rizza, Director, Gartner Supply Chain Leaders, Gartner, Inc.

1:15-2:30 p.m.   General Session — TE
Supplier Risk Management — A Journey  (3,000 KB)
Learn how Avery Dennison transitioned from informally managing risk to establishing a comprehensive proactive risk management program. Find out how the team started to create visibility into supply risk and how they developed, implemented and learned a new process with new tools to shift the business toward proactive portfolio stewardship.

Lisa M. Hubbard, Director, Projects, Global Materials Procurement, Avery Dennison

2:45-3:30 p.m.   Roundtables — TG
Critical Issues: Facilitated Roundtables
This is an opportunity for free-flowing discussion. Use this time to ask focused questions and share successes.

4:00-5:00 p.m.   General Session — TH
Building a Sustainable Safety and Risk Management Culture  (Note: At presenter's request, their presentation is not available)
Explore one company's journey to build and nurture a sustainable safety culture. Examine the pros and cons of various risk management techniques, strategies and implementation tactics, and a view of success.

Jim O'Hare, Director of SHE and Risk Management, Pioneer, a DuPont Business

Friday, July 27, 2012

7:45-8:00 a.m.   Opening Remarks

8:00-9:00 a.m.   General Session — FA
Supply Chain Management — A Risk Manager's Perspective  (Note: At presenter's request, their presentation is not available)
A holistic risk management approach to preventing and mitigating loss within the supply chain. This session, led by a successful practitioner, delivers creative solutions and strategies that have been applied in real-world situations.

Michael Lubben, Vice President, Risk Management, Ryder System, Inc.

9:15-10:30 a.m.   Concurrent — FB
Applying Multitier Visibility and Analytics for Resiliency and Operational Efficiencies — Part 1  (2,000 KB)
Learn how Flextronics used supply chain mapping and applied risk analytics to identify single points of failure in its global supply chain. Glean insights and discover how the process enabled the Flextronics procurement and customer supply chain teams to operate more proactively, provide enhanced customer service and respond faster to the Thailand flood-related supply disruptions. Discuss the supply chain challenges that are faced by EMS providers and how Flextronics has taken a proactive approach to managing resiliency for its customers.

Tim Griffin, Senior General Manager, Flextronics Milpitas Site, Flextronics International
Bindiya Vakil, President and Founder, Resilinc Corporation

9:15-10:30 a.m.   Concurrent — FC
Strengthening Your Umbrella: Keys to Business Continuity Management  (4,000 KB)
We live in an increasingly interdependent, complex and dynamic world. Now, more than ever, we need a comprehensive business continuity program to address all aspects of the supply chain. Examine current business continuity best practices and explore ways to ensure all supply chain business units are fully represented in the business continuity planning process, strategies and plans. Delve into a process to assess supply chain vulnerabilities and discuss specific steps for building a more risk-resilient supply chain, including selecting and monitoring suppliers and outsourcing companies to avoid inherited risks, and how to build win-win partnerships to mitigate risks.

Betty A. Kildow, CBCP, FBCI, Business Continuity Consultant, Kildow Consulting

10:45-11:45 a.m.   General Session — FD
Enterprise Risk Management  (2,000 KB)
Explore enterprise risk management and how collaboration with internal audit or risk groups adds value to supply management strategies and the entire business. Gain an overview of common risks caused by business interruptions stemming from the unavailability of raw materials, information technologies, skilled labor, facilities or other resources that threaten your organization's capacity to continue operations. Delve into assessing suppliers' financial health and examine effective mitigation strategies.

Craig Demarest, Senior Director, Chief of Procurement, R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Vince Angiolino, Director, Internal Audit, Reynolds American Inc.

11:45 a.m.-Noon   Closing Remarks

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