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Must Attend Sessions of EDGE 2017 - Current Research and Surveys

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This week we are featuring the second educational track of the EDGE conference, Current Research and Surveys.

CSCMP is widely recognized as a leader in cutting-edge research to advance the supply chain management profession.

The Research Strategies Committee undertakes the development of CSCMP’s research agenda and oversees the projects. Depending on the research initiative, research teams use original data collection (primary research), secondary sources, or survey methods—or more typically a combination—that add advance knowledge and provide value to today’s supply chain practitioner.

Current Research and Surveys EDGE Agenda

Monday, September 25, 2017

2018 22nd Annual Third-Party Logistics Study
10:30am - 11:45am
This session focuses on issues/trends relating to outsourcing of logistics and supply chain services. Special topics
include Digitization and Automation in Logistics, Blockchain for Supply Chain, and Risk and Resilience in 3PL-Shipper
Melissa Hadhazy, Associate Partner, Infosys
C. John Langley, Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management, Penn State University
Shanton J. Wilcox, Partner, Infosys
What Matters to Young Supply Chain Professionals? Presented by Penske Logistics
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
What do our emerging supply chain leaders think of our industry? What do they value, and how much does
it differ from previous generations? Come and hear the results of the redesigned CSCMP Young Professionals
Survey, presented by Penske Logistics. Gain insights into how they like to be developed, how they uncover supply
chain jobs, and if they will relocate for the right opportunity.
The Rules for Transportation in a Digital Economy - 26th Annual Study
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

The 26th Annual Trends and Issues in Logistics and Transportation study explores how transportation and logistics
managers must revolutionize the rules to be competitive in a mobile and digital marketplace where order execution
is most critical.

Tommy Barnes, President, Project 44
Sean Healy, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Engineering at FedEx Freight, FedEx Freight
Mary Holcomb, Professor, University of Tennessee
Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director, Peerless Media, LLC
Karl Manrodt, Professor, Georgia College & State University

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

CSCMP's 28th Annual "State of Logistics Report"
Presented by Penske Logistics
10:30 am – 11:45 am
CSCMP and Penske Logistics invite you to join A.T. Kearney, the author of the Annual CSCMP State of Logistics
Report, to hear highlights and trends emerging from this years report, marking the 28th anniversary of this important
and updated offering.

Marc Althen, President, Penske Logistics
Sean Monohan, Partner, A.T. Kearney
Eugene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Craig Weiss, Vice President Supply Chain Planning, Programs and Logistics, ConAgra Brands
Frontside Flip Supply Chain Transformation: Focus on Customers and Maximize Demand
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
The digitalization of supply chains is critical to success. Learn how to transform your company's SC to increase
revenue, decrease costs and manage risks by performing a "frontside flip" to position customers at the front and
maximize demand.

George Bailey, Managing Director, The Center for Global Enterprise, Digital Supply Chain Institute
Craig Moss, Director, The Center for Global Enterprise, Digital Supply Chain Institute

Transportation 2025 Mega Trends and Current Best Practices
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
The University of Tennessee has completed research on how benchmark supply chains are utilizing transportation
strategies to address the current exponential growth in SC complexity and the need for larger cost savings to create
competitive advantage.

Sarah Brown, Transportation and Warehousing Leader, Procter & Gamble
Mike Burnette, Director of Global Supply Chain Institute, University of Tennessee
Mary Holcomb, Professor, University of Tennessee
Ted Stank, Harry and Vivienne Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business, University of Tennessee, Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management