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Product Development and the Supply ChainAgenda

Monday - January 29


7:00a-8:00a Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:00a-12:00p Pre-Conference Workshop
eCPC - Vision and Selection

Instructor: Dr. Charles Downey & Michael Leach, PricewaterhouseCoopers
12:00p-1:00p Luncheon for Workshop Participants
1:00p-1:15p Welcome - Management Roundtable
1:15p-2:15p KEYNOTE:
Successfully Leveraging Technology & Shifting Business Models in a Competitive Landscape

Dr. Corey Billington, Executive Director of Supply Chain Organization, Hewlett-Packard
2:15p-3:15p Extending DELL's Direct Model to Product Development Via Supplier Collaboration Tools
Michael Pizinger, Director of Engineering Operations, DELL Computer
3:15p-3:30p Refreshment Break
3:30p-4:30p The Advantages of Creating a Lean Supply Base
R. David Nelson, VP of Worldwide Supply Chain Management, Deere & Co.
4:30p-5:30p Value Chain Strategy in the Automotive Industry
Dr. Roger Vardan, Manager, Strategy Development Group, GM Powertrain
5:30p-7:30p Networking Dinner / Sponsored Breakout Sessions:

Tuesday - January 30


7:00a-8:00a Continental Breakfast
8:00a-9:00a Collaboration Means You - Not the Other Guy!
Terry Sueltman, VP of Global Supply Chain Management, Honeywell Electronic Materials
9:00a-11:15a Tutorial: From Supply Chains to Value Nets
Joseph Martha, Vice President, Mercer Management Consulting
11:15a-12:15p Quantifiable Product Cost Reduction with Critical Suppliers
Collin Reeves, Supplier Technical Consultant, Raytheon
12:15p-1:30p Lunch
1:30p-2:30p Learnings From Global Implementation of the Supply Chain: Cost Measurements within Ericsson Mobile Systems
Birgitta Häard, Supply Management Business Controller, Ericsson Radio Systems AB
2:30p-2:45p Refreshment Break
2:45p-3:45p Supplier Integration into New Product Development: The Impact of B2B
Robert Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, North Carolina State University & Michael Slomke, C.P.M., Director, Supply Chain, Motorola SPS
3:45p-4:45p Supplier Partnerships Promote Quality at Saturn
Dan McDonald, VP of Purchasing, Product Control and Logistics, Saturn Coporation
4:45p Close of Conference

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