2019 Conference: Trends in Supply Chain Management

April 25th l Reynold’s Center, U of A Campus 

INTERACT. INNOVATE. INSPIRE.

The 2019 Trends in Supply Chain Management conference at the University of Arkansas brings together the most brilliant minds in supply chain to focus on innovation within the industry, as well as providing networking opportunities with peers and students through personal interactions and experiences. Speakers and panelists range from global technological industries to leading transportation companies planted in the heart of Northwest Arkansas.

 

Agenda

Welcome and Introductions 
Matt Waller, Dean, Walton College
Brent Williams, Associate Dean, Walton College

A CTO’s View of Supply Chain Digitization
Scott Spradley, EVP and Chief Technology Officer, Tyson Foods 

Digitally-enabled Retail Supply Chain

Jason Shaffer, Sr. Director, Digital Operations – Online Grocery, Walmart 
 

Breakout Session 1

Manufacturing 4.0       Reuben Calow, Global Work System Lead, Kellogg Company
Logistics 4.0                   Tommy Barnes, President, project44
Retail 4.0                       Greg Kessman, President, SupplyPike
 
Lunch (Provided)
 
Breakout Session 2
Manufacturing 4.0       Reuben Calow, Global Work System Lead, Kellogg Company
Logistics 4.0                   Tommy Barnes, President, project44
Retail 4.0                       Greg Kessman, President, SupplyPike
 
Future of the Supply Chain Workplace
 
Executive Viewpoint Panel
Shelley Simpson, EVP, Chief Commercial Officer, President of Highway Services, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Matt Waller, Dean, Sam M. Walton College of Business
Moderator: Brent Williams
 
Final Remarks
Brent Williams