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Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

State of Chicago in the Global Supply Chain

Registration for this event is now open.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Regents Hall, Lewis Towers
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

To learn more about the panelists please continue to the bio page here.

8 - 8:45 a.m. Registration
8:45 - 9 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9 - 10:30 a.m.

"The Impact of Chicago City Logistics on the Supply Chain"

Matt Hart – Executive Director, Illinois Trucking Association
Hani Mahmassani, PhD – Director of Transportation Center, Northwestern University 
Joe Schwieterman, PhD – Authority on Urban Logistics, Depaul Faculty 
Joe Shacter – Director of Public and Intermodal Transportation, Illinois Dept. of Transport.

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

"Leveraging the Supply Chain to Benefit Chicago Based Firms"

Steve Don – CEO, Edward Don & Company
Craig Espevik – Senior VP of Operations, Yaskawa
Scott Hibsch – Director of Supplier Management, UPS Supply Chain Solutions 
Jim Lewis – Chief Supply Chain Officer, Fellowes

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

"Forthcoming Challenges to Chicago’s Supply Chain"

John Caltagirone – Adjunct Faculty, Loyola University
Ann Drake – CEO, DSC Logistics 
Joe Lombardo – Group Manager, Transportation, Nestle USA
Mike Regan – President, Tranzact

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:15 - 4:45 p.m.

"Growing Use of Intermodal in Chicago"

Rosemarie Andolino – Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation
Don Maltby – Chief Supply Chain Officer, Hub Group 
Brian McKiernan – Vice President, Development, CenterPoint Properties
Eric Pitcher – Regional Manager, Economic Development, BNSF

4:45 - 5:30 p.m.

Keynote Address

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago

5:30 - 7 p.m.

Cocktails and Appetizers

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Quinlan School of Business · 1 E. Pearson St., Maguire Hall, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6113 · Fax: 312.915.7207

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