Fusion 2018: People + Process + Technology

Stay current with the ever-changing world of supply chain management!

May 3rd and 4th at Marriott at Grand National, Opelika, AL

2nd Annual SCM Fusion Symposium


Thursday, May 3
9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CDT


Join us for an information packed forum on supply chain trends and issues. Similar to our inaugural event, we are scheduling an all-star list of speakers to provide great insights on the critical issues that affect company success. It will be a thought-provoking daylong program on the links between technology adoption, talent management, and supply chain success. 13th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic

Friday, May 4
8:00 a.m. CDT shotgun start


The 13th annual ASCMA Scholarship Golf Classic is a great way to conclude the symposium. The Texas scramble format keeps it fun and allows the casual golfer to enjoy a low stress event. Event proceeds support career development opportunities for Auburn University SCM students. This year’s venue is the Lakes Course at the Robert Trent Jones Grand National complex.


Agenda:

Thursday, May 3

9:00 AM
Registration
 
9:30 AM
Welcome: Creating the Supply Chain Success Formula: People + Process + Technology
Brian Gibson, Executive Director, Center For Supply Chain Innovation, Auburn
 
9:45 AM
Keynote: Integrating Bricks and Clicks
Ben Cook, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Sam’s Club, Walmart
 
10:30 AM
Panel: Harnessing Disruptive Technologies for Supply Chain Excellence
Industry experts will share their insights
 
11:30 AM
Lunch: Networking Roundtable Lunch, sponsored by: P&S Transportation
Join a focused conversation on your supply chain interest area
 
12:45 PM
Interview: The Logistics of Game Day: A Look Inside & Outside the Stadium
Dana Marquez, Associate Athletic Director Equipment Operations, Auburn
Michael Otwell, Founder, The Tailgate Guys
 
1:30 PM
Keynote: Technology: Supply Chain Game Changer?
Sally Miller, Chief Information Officer, DHL Supply Chain
 
2:15 PM
Break: Networking and Refreshments
Sponsored by: DHL Supply Chain
 
2:45 PM
Panel: Understanding Supply Chain Talent Dynamics
Industry experts will share their insights
 
3:45 PM
Keynote: Thinking Forward: Supply Chain Macro Trends
Kelly Hodges, Vice President Enterprise Account Sales, UPS
 
4:30 PM
Conclusion: Putting the Fusion 2018 Insights into Practice
 
4:45 PM
Reception: Networking Reception with Event Speakers and Attendees
Sponsored by: Buddy Moore Trucking Company, Green Mountain Technology, & Burris Logistics
 

Date: May 3 - 4, 2018
Event Schedule: Fusion 2018 Program [PDF]

Where:
Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National
3700 Robert Trent Jones Trail
Opelika, Alabama 36801 Reserve your room

Cost:
$300 – Symposium and Golf
$200 – Symposium only
$150 – Golf only
Use Promo Code ATAC at checkout for a 10% discount.



Course Calendar/ Course Offerings:
May 3 - 4, 2018
Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National



Do you have questions, comments or concerns, let us know.

Register for Our Fusion 2018: People + Process + Technology Symposium
 

For more information about this course Contact:

Brian Gibson; 334.844.2460; brian.gibson@auburn.eduu