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ISM Metrics Symposium

July 17-18, 2014
New York City, New York


Thursday, July 17, 2014

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jimmy Anklesaria, F.C.A., LL.B., Founder, Anklesaria Group, Inc.

Supply Management's Contribution to Corporate Performance
Meaningful metrics go beyond cost savings and cost avoidance. Procurement and supply chain must have a solid relationship with finance and an understanding of metrics that convey growth and profitability.

Our presenter is well versed in the financial aspects of multinationals as well as the procurement component that serves as the strategic bridge between the two functions.
Presenter to be announced soon.

Driving Supply Chain Analytics
How do you set up an analytics organization, where end to end supply chain integration of data exists? The marketplace is a hotbed for volatility creating the need to have a proactive rather than a reactive approach to supply chain fluctuations. Develop a framework where data is generated, synthesized and shared across business functions. This type of exchange enables short-term as well as long-term strategic planning.
Gary Godding, Engineering Manager, Supply Chain Intelligence and Analytics, Intel

Contributing Topline Revenue Growth — Panel Discussion
A must attend session of leading executives who have established a collaborative relationships between finance and their procurement and supply chain organizations. Panelists representing a myriad of industries share their inside point of view during this lively discussion and will answer your questions.
Mike Connolly, VP and Treasurer, Tiffany & Co
James Ezell, VP Finance, Performance Food Group Inc.
Shahid Javed, Vice President PSCM, BP North America
Lara Nichols, Senior Vice President, National Financial Partners

The Right Stuff: Metrics You Need
Learn the results from a recent ISM study, identifying critical metrics necessary in today's global environment, including a few interesting items for discussion. We'll explore the complexities of measuring the contribution of procurement and supply chain for corporate performance.
Thomas W. Derry, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Supply Management®

Roundtable Discussions — Big Data, Analytics, Metrics, Topline Revenue
Get ahead of the game by hearing from other supply chain executives. Select a topic that grabs your interest and interact with these leaders. There are sure to be many innovative ideas to implement when you return to the office.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Boardroom Financials: Translating Supply Chain Results Upstream
Cash flow, working capital, cash-to-cash, return on assets and investment recovery are the topics of financial C-suite conversations. But how should you, the practitioner, articulate your own value? This session connects everyday supply chain decisions directly to their impact on financial statements. We'll discuss how to tie these decisions to corporate goals, as well as how to document and present supply management analyses in a format that resonates with financial professionals.
Craig Reed, CPSM, Former Senior VP Supply Chain Management, Eaton Corporation

Data Assimilation and Exchange — Value of the Human Element
Technology and data are absolute. But without the human element, strategies are unable to evolve. Becoming a strategic partner throughout the enterprise enables data exchange that brings the unknown into the known. Armed with this knowledge supply management brings to the table added value to play a pivotal role in the strategy planning process.
Jim Moyer, Executive Director, Global Sourcing, Aptalis Pharma

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