LOGISTICS: THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

The 25th Annual R. Hadly Waters Supply Chain Symposium

Agenda

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Penn Stater Conference Center
TimeDetails

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Welcoming Reception and Registration
Senate Lounge

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Penn Stater Conference Center
TimeDetails
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Deans Hall

Registration & Coffee
(Coffee, tea, and juice will be available)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Deans Hall

Welcome & Introductions by Symposium Faculty Director

  • Robert Novack, Hadly Waters Symposium Faculty Director, Associate Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems, Smeal College of Business, Penn State

    Logistics: Where have we been, and where are we now?

    Moderator:

    • Robert Novack, Hadly Waters Symposium Faculty Director, Associate Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems, Smeal College of Business, Penn State

    Panelists:

    • Joseph Andraski, Founder and CEO, Collaborative Energizer PDF
    • John Coyle, Professor Emeritus Supply Chain Management and Director of Corporate Relations, Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business, Penn State PDF
    • William 'Skip' Grenoble, Senior Research Associate, Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business, Penn State PDF
    • Roger W. Kallock, Former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Logistics and Material Readiness, U.S. Department of Defense PDF
    9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

    Break
    (Continental breakfast and refreshments available)

    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

    Deans Hall

    Logistics: The Retail Industry

    Moderator:

    • William 'Skip' Grenoble, Senior Research Associate, Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business, Penn State PDF

    Panelists:

    • Pamela Erb, Vice President, Supply Chain, Wegmans Food Markets PDF
    • Debbie Lentz, Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Toys"R"Us, Inc. PDF
    • John Metzger, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board PDF
    • Robert Zelis, Vice President Supply Chain, SamsClub.com, Walmart.com
    11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Break
    11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

    Deans Hall

    Logistics: The Manufacturing Industry

    Moderator:

    •  Steve Tracey, Instructor of Supply Chain Management for Supply Chain & Information Systems, and Executive Director for the Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business

    Panelists:

    • Jason Reiman, Vice President, Global Logistics, The Hershey Company PDF
    • Sharon Piciacchio, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, Axiall PDF
    • Ronald Schnur, Vice President, Procurement and Contract Manufacturing, WhiteWave Foods Company PDF
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Deans Hall

    Network Lunch

    1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

    Deans Hall

    Logistics: The 3PL/Transportation Industry

    Moderator:

    • John Spychalski, Professor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management for Supply Chain & Information Systems, Smeal College of Business

    Panelists:

    • Joseph Gallick, Senior Vice President, NationaLease PDF
    • C. John Langley, Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management for Supply Chain & Information Systems, and Director of Development of the Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business
    • Richard Gorodesky, SIOR, Senior Vice President, Colliers International PDF
    • Mike Challman, Vice President, North American Operations, CLX Logistics, LLC PDF
    • Michael Zerbe, Senior Vice President/Principal, Colliers International PDF
    2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break (refreshments will be available)
    2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

    Deans Hall

    Logistics: The next 25 years!

    Moderator:

    John Coyle, Professor Emeritus Supply Chain Management and Director of Corporate Relations, Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business, Penn State PDF

    Panelists:

    • Joseph Andraski, Founder and CEO, Collaborative Energizer PDF
    • Joseph Gallick, Senior Vice President, NationaLease PDF
    • Roger W. Kallock, Former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Logistics and Material Readiness, U.S. Department of Defense PDF
    • John Metzger, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board PDF