2014 Supply Chain Summit

Tuesday - March 18, 2014

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM



8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

The Auto Future: Fast and Furious

"It is imperative to be prepared to deal with the unexpected or a total surprise". David Cole will be discussing the choke points that threaten the industry's future, including talent shortages, global supplier capacity, technology changes, shifts in business models, and pipeline shortages. He will also share what is being done to address these issues.

David E. Cole - Chairman
   - Auto Harvest

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Driving Ahead With Supply Chain Resiliency on the Dashboard

Companies are grappling with how to effectively use and build upon its global supply chain's flexibility to better serve core strategic markets worldwide, and how to better leverage manufacturing capacity to meet the growing needs of emerging markets. This session will focus on how members of the automotive supply chain can proactively create a more resilient and responsive supply chain to address challenges by taking a multi-tiered resiliency-focused approach.

Bindiya Vakil - CEO & Founder
   - Resilinc

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM



11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Breakout Sessions


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Supply Safe Supplier Security Assessment

Update on AIAG's Supply Safe: Supplier Security Assessment system launching in early April 2014. AIAG member companies have developed a common shared risk/threat assessment system to be used by automotive importers and suppliers to comply with Custom Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) requirements that will reduce the duplication of effort in the automotive industry. Learn what you need to know and how this will affect supply chain partners.

Donald Gore - Sr. Coordinator, Global Supply Chain Security
   - General Motors Company
Karen A. Lobdell - Director, Global Solutions
   - Integration Point, Inc.

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM New & Improved MMOG/LE (Version 4) Introduction

This session focuses on the new MMOG/LE version 4 including introduction of the new "Basic" version and the simplified "Full" version. Discussion will include an overview of the changes and new features that will further streamline the implementation and assessment processes. GM, Ford and Chrysler representatives will discuss 2014 version 4 global submission expectations and be available to answer questions.

Alisa Clemons - Supplier Performance Specialist
   - Ford Motor Company
Terry Onica - Director, Automotive
   - QAD
Tyese Doby - MMOG/LE Supply Chain Supervisor
   - General Motors Company
Yolonda Wilson - Supplier Delivery Development Specialist
   - Chrysler Group LLC

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Emerging Technology

DHS Science and Technology Directorate will discuss current and planned research and development activities "Toward Improving Cargo Security and Trade Facilitation".

Jonathan McEntee - Deputy Director for the Borders and Maritime Security Division, S&T DHS
   - Department of Homeland Security

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM



1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Resiliency in the Supply Chain

Managing the risks of supply chain disruptions before they occur, and mitigating their effects after their occurrence continues to be a concern for automotive manufacturers. In this session, results from survey responses from supply chain and manufacturing representatives in the auto industry are discussed. The session focuses on what key risk elements are important to the industry and what type of response and recovery activities are considered to be more effective.

Arash Azadegan - Assistant Professor
   - Rutgers University
Dale Rogers - Professor, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
   - Rutgers University
Rudolf Leuschner - Assistant Professor
   - Rutgers University

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM



3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Industry Forecast

A look at the automotive industry global production and sales forecast for 2014 and beyond, as well as a review of global logistics challenges.

Michael Robinet - Managing Director
   - IHS Automotive

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

OEM Panel

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.

Amy C. Scott - Sr. Manager, Supplier Relations & Risk Management
   - Chrysler Group LLC
Jeffrey D. Hickmott - Command Center Manager
   - General Motors Company
Michael Sanders - Purchasing Specialist, Supply Risk Management
   - Ford Motor Company

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM



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