The agenda for the 24th Annual R. Hadly Waters Supply Chain Symposium: Innovative Logistics - The Supply Chain Strategy Enabler.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Penn Stater Conference Center

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Welcoming Reception and Registration
Hosted by Penn State Executive Programs
Senate A and B

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Penn Stater Conference Center
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

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

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcome & Introductions
Dr. Robert Novack
Hadly Waters Symposium Faculty Director, Associate Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems
Deans Hall

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Keynote Address
Flawless Logistics Execution and Its Role in Reengineering Supply Chain Strategy
Mr. Paul Avampato

Vice President
Customer Service & Logistics, North America

Mondelez International

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Concurrent Session I

Transforming Logistics Operations at One of North America's Fastest Growing Companies
Mr. Michael Jacobs
, Chief Logistics Officer
Mr. Robert Ostryniec, Chief Product Supply Officer
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

No Divide Between Planning & Execution
Mr. Gary Bradt
, Vice President
One Network Enterprises
Mr. Paul McDonald, Director, Business Development
Menlo Worldwide Logistics

Defining the Perfect Distribution Network
Mr. Tom Diffendal

Logistics Director, North America
Mr. Fernando Bono
Logistics Planning Manager, North America

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Concurrent Session II

Advancing Your Business Through Innovation & Sustainability
Mr. Fred Bedore

Senior Director, Sustainability
Walmart Stores, Inc.

Enabling an e-Commerce Distribution Network
Mr. Frederick Risch

Principal, Solutions Design & Implementation (SDI)

Integrated Logistics
Mr. Joshua Dolan
, Vice President, Logistics
Dick's Sporting Goods
Mr. Mike Luffy, Director of Dedicated Fleets
National Retail Systems

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Network Lunch
Deans Hall

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Featured Luncheon Speaker
Deans Hall

Redefining Logistics to Deliver Freshness and Value for the Customer
Ms. Pamela Erb

Vice President of Supply Chain
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Concurrent Session III

Transportation Innovation - Pfizer's Logistics Delivery Platform Strategy
Mr. Mark Baker

Senior Manager, Logistics Delivery Solutions
Pfizer, Inc.

Transportation and the World Around Us
Ms. Shelley Young

Director, Transportation Sourcing and Supplier Performance
Johnson & Johnson Sales and Logistics Company, LLC

Driving Transportation & Logistics Cost Reduction
Mr. Chris Guarino

Director, Logistics and Indirect Sourcing
Danaher Corp.