Tracks and Sessions

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Education Sessions
CSCMP's Annual Conference delivers educational content derived from the Five Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management and Logistics. As shown below, the Cornerstones are broken down by topical tracks and each track delivers six concurrent sessions across two days. 

Cornerstone I: Economic Forecasts, Benchmarks, and Surveys
See for yourself how CSCMP’s top partner companies and educators demonstrate excellence, innovation, and return on investment by addressing key challenges through provocative case studies, research findings, and collaborative panel discussions.

  • Track 1: 2015 SC Innovations of the Year
  • Track 2: Collaborative Research in Action
  • Track 3: Current Research and Surveys

Cornerstone II: Leadership, Talent and Career
This cornerstone will introduce relevant talent and career drivers that will help you cultivate an environment that encourages diversity, career development, and leadership qualities, both inside and outside your company.

  • Track 4: Leadership at the C-Level
  • Track 5: The New Supply Chain Professional

Cornerstone III: Manufacturing, Planning, and Sourcing
Understand manufacturing performance from a supply chain perspective and look at it in a true supply chain context. In these tracks, CSCMP will explore the seamless integration of manufacturing into supply chain strategy.

  • Track 6: Manufacturing and Operations
  • Track 7: Planning, Forecasting and Inventory Management
  • Track 8: Sourcing and Supplier Management

Cornerstone IV: Supply Chain Solutions and Practice
We are all in business to significantly capitalize on the products and services we offer and be recognized for doing an exceptional job for customers. CSCMP has uniquely grouped education and interactivity so you can learn what other companies are doing to stay on top.

  • Track 9: Industry Verticals
  • Track 10-12: Sponsor Presentation Series I, II and III
  • Track 13-14: SC Exchange I and II

Cornerstone V: Transportation, Distribution, and Warehousing
More than just moving and storing freight, this cornerstone will cover the people, processes, information, risk management, reverse flows, and sustainable solutions that drive value and efficiency in the supply chain. Learn how to best energize and strengthen your supply chain’s infrastructure to exceed your customers’ expectations.

  • Track 15: Transportation
  • Track 16: Warehousing and Distribution

CSCMP's Annual Conference Education Submission Guidelines
CSCMP is no longer accepting session ideas for the 2015 conference. Please see CSCMP's submission guidelines [PDF]. Guidelines and timelines are subject to change.


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