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ISM's 2nd Annual Women Executive Supply Management Summit - Agenda

Omni San Diego Hotel
San Diego, CA
February 3-4, 2010


Wednesday, February 3, 2010

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Session E-1
Welcome and Economic Update
The summit kicks off with an economic session. Find out where your supply chain fits in and gain insight into how you can contribute to a better recovery.

Marvin Clark | Monsoon Wealth Management.
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Session W-1
Manage Your Organization's Risk While Staging for Recovery
You are a key player in the recovery. Make sure you have all the tools and information you need to help your organization rebound.

Carrie Ericson | Vice President | A.T. Kearney Procurement & Analytics Solutions
Cyndi Joiner | Senior Director | Alvarez & Marsal
Cathy Rodgers | Vice President, Global Opportunities | IBM Global Services
11:30 a.m – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Address
Fuel the Recovery, Fuel the Change: Effective Leadership Makes It Happen
Discover your talent for leadership and how to help your team power through this recovery. Learn how to leverage your strengths as you become an effective leader. This lively session promises to deliver valuable insights that will help you improve your leadership skills and empower your team to achieve and exceed organizational objectives.

Jeffrey Hatchell, MBA | Empower Management Solutions
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Session W-2
Developing Your Personal/Professional Recovery Plan
Don't miss this session. Learn what skills are needed to develop a strong personal recovery plan. Also, find out how your skills can strengthen your current job, or discover how marketable you are in the business arena. Explore the prospects for supply management.

Tonia Deal | President | Tonia Deal Consultants, Inc
Mary A. Redmond | Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur | The LeaseSpeak System
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Session W-3
Speed Networking: Who's Who?
Now is your chance to meet many other fabulous women like yourself. Based on overwhelming attendee response, we're repeating the speed networking session. Make sure you're ready to meet and greet your peers, and bring plenty of business cards.

Laurie Manderbach | Vice President, Strategic Sourcing | TIAA-Cref
Cyndi Joiner | Senior Director | Alvarez & Marsal
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception

Thursday, February 4, 2010

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Informal Topic Discussions
Network and exchange information with others in your industry or focus on challenges common to your arena. This session includes attendees from the Black Executive Supply Management Summit and the Hispanic Supply Management Summit.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Session W-4
Women in the Workplace 2.0
Discover exciting new ideas about women in the workplace. If you miss this session, you may miss out on insight into the next step in your career.

Trish Mosconi | Principal, Partner | McKinsey & Company
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Networking Break
9:45 – 11:30 a.m. Session W-5
Peer Panel and Summit Wrap-Up
Get the inside story from supply executives as they share challenges and successes from their careers. You won't want to miss this session, where highly successful women in supply management reveal their secrets to success: essential skills and unique experiences, and how they overcame challenges. Use their experiences to evaluate your career and change course, go forward and offer support to those you are coaching. Includes Q&A, so be ready to have your questions answered in real-time by a real role model in supply management.

Moderator: Pamela Prince-Eason | Vice President, Worldwide Procurement | Pfizer Inc
Stacey Taylor | Vice President, Procurement | ConAgra Foods
Cathy Rodgers | Vice President, Global Opportunities | IBM Global Services
Virginia L. Tucker (Ginny) | Vice President, Procurement Solutions | Xerox Corporation

Registration Hours

Pickup your badge and program information during the following hours.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 4, 2010 7:00 – 10:00 a.m.

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