CSCMP gets boost with this roundtable seminar

By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor
April 12, 2011 - SCMR Editorial

One of Northern California’s most anticipated supply chain events gets underway this Friday, April 15, as the San Francisco Bay Area Roundtable (SFRT) stages its half-day seminar at the Poppy Ridge Golf Club in Livermore, California.

As one of the most active roundtables in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals arena, SFRT provides learning opportunities, access to innovation leaders, best-practices and the networking for supply chain professionals in the greater Bay Area, with regular dinner events, a Spring seminar and academic scholarships.

Friday’s agenda includes a keynote address by Gilles Leyrat, vice president, Transformation Programs, Personal Systems Group, Hewlett-Packard Company: “How HP has Created the World’s Largest, Sustainably Low Cost-High Performance Supply Chain.”

Next comes a panel discussion on “Technology Innovation in Apparel & Fashion:  Industry Trends,” with case studies led by Walter Wilhelm, CEO, Walter Wilhelm Associates; Rick Horwitz, vice president, Solutions Development Bureau Veritas; and Gabrielle Sampietro, Walter Wilhelm & Associates.??

The final panel, “Innovation in Hi-Tech,” features Savitha Srinivasan, Partner, IBM Venture Capital Group; Catherine Moore, Director Business HR, Nokia; and Liam Casey, CEO, PCH International?

http://cscmpsfrt.wildapricot.org/



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Patrick Burnson
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Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. You can reach him directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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