March 09 - 11, 2016
Hilton Rockwall, Rockwall, Texas

Day 3

08:00 - 09:00 Networking Breakfast

09:00 - 09:10 Chairperson Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:50 Innovating Supply Chain as a Strategic Business Partnership to Accelerate Return on Investment

Carlos Barajas - VP Global Supply Chain, Sourcing and Functional Excellence, Eaton

Transcend common supply challenges and raise your organization's supply chain to completely new level of performance, which adds to your organization's bottom-line. Imagine a supply chain with short lead times, high availability and enhance inventory performance. Explore ways to improve the supply chain despite volatile environments with complex distribution tiers and frequent changes to technology.
In this session,
• Conquer common supply challenges
• Improve customer satisfaction and boost ROI
• Optimize and protect flow from end-to-end


Carlos Barajas

VP Global Supply Chain, Sourcing and Functional Excellence

09:50 - 10:25 Business Meetings

10:25 - 11:10 Risk Management: Identifying and Minimizing Risk Through Your Supply Chain for You and Your Suppliers

Doug Patrick - Sr. Director Global Supply Chain, Raytheon
In any industry, understanding and mitigating risk through the Supply Chain is critical to overall company success - and to the success of the suppliers themselves. Creating processes and working with suppliers to identify and understand risk creates value for customers by ultimately reducing cost and risk, while maintaining quality and delivery. Topics covered in this session will include:
• Types of risk in today’s environment
• Driving improvement in tools, processes, and policies
• Making adjustments to mutually solve problems

Doug Patrick

Sr. Director Global Supply Chain

11:10 - 11:50 Workshopl Session: Exploring the Potential of the Industrial Internet of Things

Rodolfo Santamaria - Vice President Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Compliance, ADT Security Services
The industrial IoT combines the global reach of the Internet with the new capability to control the physical landscape of machines, factories, distribution centers and infrastructure. The evolution of connected sensors, programmable controllers and RFID data expands the way inventory can be tracked within factories and distribution centers, as well as the process of monitoring freight in motion.

  • Security and data privacy concerns with additional end points
  • Overcoming the lack of interoperability between systems
  • Impact and actions needed related to existing industries, business models and workers


Rodolfo Santamaria

Vice President Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Compliance
ADT Security Services

11:50 - 23:59 Chairperson's Closing Remarks