2015 Supply Chain Summit

Tuesday - June 16, 2015

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM



8:30 AM - 8:40 AM


Joel Karczewski - VP, Commercial Services
   - AIAG

8:40 AM - 9:40 AM

Auto Industry 2015: At-a-glance

Join Brandon Mason, PwC Autofacts Americas leader, for an exciting update on the global and North American automotive industry. Topics will include recent global events and their impact on the sector, as well as a look at the current and expected future state of the industry. A global overview will be provided, including assembly outlooks by region and vehicle manufacturer. The presentation will also include an in-depth analysis of the North American market, with a special topic in focus around the US luxury vehicle segment.

Brandon Mason - Senior Analyst, Americas Leader
   - PwC

9:40 AM - 10:40 AM

Breakout Sessions


9:40 AM - 10:10 AM Understanding Risk Management in a Total Cost Environment

Michael Silvio - Director of Supply Chain Management
   - Cooper-Standard Automotive

9:40 AM - 10:40 AM Leveraging Risk Management Through MMOG/LE

Risk based thinking is a new requirement of ISO9001:2015. As a result, this topic will be part of the next revision of TS16949. Suppliers will be asked to establish a risk assessment process that could affect the supplier's ability to meet the customers' requirements in the event of a deviation of the normal business process (e.g. Capacity, EDI, Packaging, Transportation). FCA, Ford and GM will be presenting their expectation of the supplier's in this new requirement in MMOG/LE. In addition there will be discussion on how to leverage existing tools on how to address Risk Management.

Alisa Clemons - Supplier Performance Specialist
   - Ford Motor Company
Christina Skalsky - Supplier Delivery Development
Terry Onica - Director, Automotive
   - QAD
Tyese Doby - MMOG/LE Supply Chain Supervisor
   - General Motors Company

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM GAPSCN- Developing Automotive Supply Chain Leaders

A dynamic new collaboration between AIAG and Wayne State University designed to accelerate the personal/professional development of the next generation of Purchasing & Supply Chain Professionals & fast track them to Auto Industry Assignments.

Dr. John C. Taylor - Chairman Department of Marketing and SCM
   - Wayne State University

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM



11:10 AM - 12:10 PM

Breakout Sessions


11:10 AM - 12:10 PM Manufacturing Metrics for Performance

Explore manufacturing metrics and dashboards related to financial performance, along with how you can extract the data real time from your ERP system.

Craig Hill - Co-Founder, EVP of Delivery
   - C&A Technology.cc

11:10 AM - 12:10 PM Finished Vehicle Logistics IT Integration

It's no longer headline news but the west coast port slowdown is the most recent example of unexpected disruptions that have had a significant financial impact on the automotive supply chain, costing many automotive companies areas like costly expedites, increased inventory buffers and plant shutdowns. Like the Black Swan events of 2011, some believe this to be the nature of supply chains and there are mitigating practices that can be implemented to minimize the impact of these events in the future. Our experience has been that most companies learned the wrong lessons from these events because the impact is a magnification of what is happening in your supply chain on a daily basis. The key question is how to best respond to unexpected disruptions (large and small), quickly and cost effectively. Value chain wide visibility is key -- What is the impact? What materials are exposed? What lanes? What customers? What alternatives? Can I reroute? During this interactive presentation, we will share case study examples to showcase the issues facing automotive supply chain, how other companies and industries have prepared themselves and realigned organizationally, modified processes with their partners and adopted new technologies to transform their operations in implementing a Global Assurance of Supply strategy. We will also be discussing why this isn't just confined to inbound flow of materials but also has an impact on Global Finished Vehicle Logistics.

Mac McGary - Executive VP Global Sales
   - GT Nexus

11:10 AM - 12:10 PM Rise of Machines: How Industrial Equipment Can Join the SC

With the rapid rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), widespread mobility and "information everywhere," machines and devices across global supply chains are on the cusp of delivering their full value in helping transform the way enterprises operate. David Miller, chief security officer at Covisint - a cloud platform that connects and secures over 21 million identities - will present on how businesses can connect, secure and manage the massive number of industrial objects and devices connecting to the IoT.

David Miller - Chief Security Officer
   - Covisint

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM



1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Breakout Sessions: Risk Management Software Options


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Achilles: European Transparency Initiatives

Achilles has been working with European OEM's to develop supplier compliance management processes which have allowed mapping of their supply chain. We will look at how this is making the supply chain more transparent from Tier 1 to Tier N allowing proactive risk management, rather than reactive risk management.

Chuck Zimmer - Director, Business Development
   - Achilles
Luis Olivie' - Global Business Development Director
   - Achilles

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Linking Financial & Strategic Risk Management Metrics

Dun & Bradstreet grows the most valuable relationships in business. By uncovering truth and meaning from data, we connect customers with the prospects, suppliers, clients and partners that matter most, and have since 1841. With an estimated 40% of supply chain disruptions originating from sub-tier suppliers, unforeseen supplier risk can be devastating. As the world's leading source of business insight, Dun & Bradstreet brings together a unique set of capabilities that enable companies to anticipate and respond to risks in their extended supply chains. By leveraging its global database of over 235 million companies, patent pending network discovery techniques, advanced supply chain risk analytics, and unparalleled matching capabilities, Dun & Bradstreet helps companies achieve supply chain transparency that is broader, deeper, and timelier by balancing the need for visibility with the power of automation.

Kris Kamish - Principal Consultant
   - The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Managing Supplier Capacity Management Proactively

Supplier capacity risk is a key factor supply chain managers need to evaluate in order to ensure the uninterrupted flow of parts and products necessary to service customer demand. A lack of visibility to supplier capacity constraints can directly lead to lost revenue and market share, and declines in customer satisfaction and shareholder value. Hear more from Bose Corporation and Resilinc about the business drivers and benefits of taking a proactive approach to ensuring that you have the necessary supplier capacity at a part-level to meet fluctuating demand forecasts. Supplier capacity management a vital component of a comprehensive supply chain risk management strategy when integrated with tools for managing disruption and business continuity risk.

Eric Dwinells - Senior Director of Supply Chain
   - Bose Corporation
Sumit Vakil - CTO and Co-Founder
   - Resilinc

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM



3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Demand-Supply: Shaping the Future and Managing Risk

Join Executive Director Jim Bovenzi of Demand-Supply at General Motors for an exciting discussion on how GM is changing how they manage risk across the organization.

James P. Bovenzi - GM Executive Director North America Global Purchasing and Supply Chain
   - General Motors

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Industry Progress & Challenges in Risk Management

A presentation and interview style forum discussion, from the perspective of OEM executives, on the proactive side of risk management, followed by open Q&A.

Daniel Howe - Global Supply Chain Manager/GM Loan
   - General Motors Company
Michael Sanders - Purchasing Specialist, Supply Risk Management
   - Ford Motor Company

5:00 PM - 5:10 PM

Closing Remarks / Exhibitor Drawing


5:10 PM - 7:00 PM



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