Bauer Supply Chain Forum

Bauer Supply Chain Forum


Bauer Supply Chain Spring 2014 Symposium

Our Spring 2014 Symposium was held Friday, May 2, 2014
Focus: Connect Faculty and Students with Industry, Best Practices and Strategies
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Agenda (Download PDF agenda)

Time Slot Event Who
8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Guest Arrival & Check-In
(At our Welcome Desk)
  • Coffee & Refreshments
  • Networking
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Industry/Student Forum
Internships and Co-ops – Practitioners' Perspectives & Insights: Panel Discussion

Marko Dodig
Group Head, Logistics & Technology Consulting
Bayer Technology Services

Alison Myers
Global Sourcing Manager

Ferris Shahrestani
Manager, Analytical Support

Saucedo Nayeli
Procurement Training & Development Manager

Elm Valle
Director Global Supply
Chain & Purchasing


Shaunte Bouie
Commodity Analyst

Mike Tough
Global Category Manager

Dharmesh Prasad
Global Materials Manager

Jaime Daniel
Warehousing Senior Group Leader

Moderator: Funda Sahin
Associate Professor
Department of DISC
C. T. Bauer College of Business

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Overview: Bauer Rockwell Career Center Jamie Belinne
Assistant Dean, Career Services
C. T. Bauer College of Business
10:30 - 11 a.m. Networking Break: Ice Cream Social Industry Sponsors, Students & Faculty
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
(15 minutes each times 5)
Speed Networking Sessions of Student/Industry Participants:
  • Supply Chain Careers in Oil & Gas
  • Supply Chain Careers in Healthcare
  • Supply Chain Careers in Retail
  • Supply Chain Careers in 3rd Party Logistics
  • Supply Chain Careers in Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Careers
Industry Sponsors & Select Bauer Supply Chain Students
12:15 - 1 p.m. Networking Lunch Industry Sponsors/Faculty
1 - 2 p.m. Supply Chain Analytics Wayne Winston
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of DISC
C. T. Bauer College of Business
2 - 2:15 p.m. Break All
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. The Box: A Simple Idea That Enabled the Global Supply Chain E. Andrew Boyd
Adjunct Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Houston
Department of Industrial &
Systems Engineering
Texas A&M University
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Supply Chain Analytics in Practice: Panel Discussion

Deborah Humphreville
Global Account Director
Achilles Group

Alan Kibble
Procurement Manager

Jason Cutbirth
Regional Supply Chain Analyst

Mark Lopez
Manager, Strategic Procurement

Scott Campbell
Logistics Commercial Manager

Robert Howell
Vice President of Supply Chain

Moderator: Rich Sherman
Consultant and author of  Supply Chain Transformation: Practical Roadmap to Best Practice Results (Wiley, October, 2012)

4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Themes & Topics for our next meeting & Wrap-Up All