2017 Innovation Event

  • April 20, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
  • Westin St. Claire, 302 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA
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  • For Members of CSCMP
  • Requires individual attendee information be provided for proper badging.
  • For Student's and/or family members and guests of Scholarship Award finalists attending award presentation luncheon only.

Registration is closed

Fifth Annual Innovation Event Returns to a Half Day Format 

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is supply chains' premier membership organization and the San Francisco Roundtable (SFRT) is one of its largest and most dynamic regional chapters. This year's fifth annual Innovation Event returns to a meaty half day format, including both breakfast and lunch keynotes, two dynamic panels, a full morning briefing, and interaction with supply chain thought leaders and innovators.

Confirmed speakers include senior supply chain and operations executives from Facebook, GoPro, PG&E, Santa Clara UniversityAmerican Logistics Aid Network, Rise Against Hunger, and City of Fremont.

Following the luncheon keynote the 2017 CSCMP-SFRT Academic Excellence Awards will be presented to Bay Area college and university supply chain student finalists.

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Event Information

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Westin St. Claire Hotel, 302 S. Market St. Downtown San Jose, CA

Program Agenda

7:30 a.m. - Registration opens
8:00 a.m. - Buffet breakfast
8:30 a.m. - President's Welcome - Michele Carroll
9:00 a.m. - "Next Level" Leadership Panel — Exploring how supply chain leaders drive continuous improvement, agile market response and highlight initiatives moving their supply chains beyond efficiency to adaptability, building diversity and sustainability. 


Michele Carroll





Joan Kerr

Director of Supplier Diversity and Sustainability


Kelly Kline

Economic Development Director and Chief Innovation Officer
City of Fremont

TS Khurana

VP Global Sourcing & Operations Engineering


10:00 a.m. - Networking Break Among Innovator
Exhibitors: System AI, VuzOp, Facebook, SyncFab, ALAN, City of Fremont, Rise Against Hunger, Golden Gate University, Fetch Robotics, Santa Clara University

10:30 a.m. - Supply Chain Innovation Panel – Scaling Facebook's Infrastructure: Evolution of Facebook’s supply chain by leveraging process, technology, people and physical local to streamline.


TS Khurana

VP Global Sourcing & Operations Engineering


Matt Sewell

Director - Global Network Hardware Sourcing



John Unland

Director of Infrastructure Hardware and Supply Chain

11:15 a.m. - Executive Briefing: Non-Profit Leaders Making a Difference – How logistics saves lives in the US and around the world - briefing on the successes and challenges for the CSCMP, American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), and rise Against Hunger Collaboration 
Kathy Fulton
Executive Director
American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)

Mickey Horner

Director, Expansion & SCM
Rise Against Hunger

12:00 p.m. - Luncheon Keynote: The Future of Work – The future of work and the future of education are becoming one and the same. People change jobs far more often than in our recent past, and they are going to need new knowledge to be successful as they make those changes.


Terri Griffith

Author, Associate Dean,
Leavey School of Business
Santa Clara University

12:45 p.m. - CSCMP-SFRT Scholarship Awards Luncheon
1:15 p.m. - Networking
2:00 p.m.   - Event concludes

Breakfast and Lunch Will be Served

CSCMP Member: $110
Non-Member: $150
Full table of 7: $693
Pay at door: $160
Student or Scholarship Lunch Only: $55
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