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Supply Chain Management Symposium
Best Practices for a Global Economy


The agenda is a work in progress. As more information becomes available it will be posted here.

The purpose of the supply chain symposium is twofold. First, to share thought leadership on supply chain best practices with emphasis on companies serving the gulf coast region. Second, to explore supply chain themes that may be of mutual interest across multiple industries.
7:00-8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:15 Welcome and Supply Chain Initiative Overview
Eli Jones, Dean, E. J. Ourso College of Business
8:15-8:45 Keynote Speaker
Adam Knapp, President and CEO, Baton Rouge Area Chamber
8:45-9:45 Exploration and Production Issues and Challenges: Procurement & Logistics
George Adams, Materials Mgmt & Logistics Director, BP
Brandi Rauch, Supply Chain: Performance Manager, Exploration & Production - Americas, Shell
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-10:30 Perspective from Oil and Gas Service Companies
Kell Lewis, Senior Supply Chain Manager - Gulf of Mexico, Halibuton
Tim Wheeler, Director of Procurement, Materials & Logistics, Haliburton
10:30-11:00 Oil and Gas Supply Side Perspective
Wayne Wootten, VP, Supply Chain, Cameron
11:00-11:30 Technology Perspective from the Office of a CIO
Tom Keiser, Former CIO, Limited Brand
Edward Stark, VP and Global Supply Chain Lead, CapGemini
11:30-12:00 Future Perspective on Supply Chain Transportation Infrastructure
Brooks A. Bentz, Partner, Accenture
12:30-1:30 Lunch & Networking Opportunity