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Women in Supply Chain: The Innovative Supply Chain Conference

June 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please join us on June 21 & 22, 2017 at the Safari Lodge, Calgary Zoo for the Women in Supply Chain: The Innovative Supply Chain Conference.

Women in Supply Chain (WISC) provides a solid platform of collaboration for Supply chain, transportation and Logistics Industries together under one roof. Bringing together leaders and enabling supply chain visibility – delivered through knowledge exchange from leading executives in the business.

This conference offers a wide variety of keynote speakers, trend insights and endless network opportunities.

So what are you waiting for?

Women in Supply Chain: The Innovative Supply Chain Conference 2017 Program

June 21, 2017

4:45 Registration and Reception

5:45 Opening Remarks and Speeches

5:55 Embracing Fractured Communication – Business communication in the age of social media

6:20 Dinner

7:25 Keynote Speaker – Finding Hidden Talent

  • Jeff Kelly, Director of Operations, Metro Supply Chain Group

7:55 Questions

8:15 Wrap-up

8:45 Dinner concludes

June 22, 2017

8:00 Registration and Networking

8:30 Breakfast: The Journey of our Food – the Food Chain Unlocked

Take a tour with Loblaw food safety Senior Director Trish Lequier on the journey of food from farm to fork, from the agriculture beginnings to the retail shelf.

9:30 The Totally Organized Professional is all About OUTCOMES

What does it take to stay on track, engaged, motivated and inspired to continue to be the best you can be? What are the best kept secrets that will fast track your career? How can you make that noticeable difference to stand out and be seen in order to accelerate your success rate at the office, at home and in your community leadership? What matters most to a rewarding career is a great end result to your actions, called Outcomes.
The key to success for anyone is to actually implement the proven action steps that generate the results you need along with a system for keeping on top of it – measuring your momentum. The second important step to success is that you must feel good about what you do and who you are doing it for. In other words, it is engagement with the company, your product and people. A key driver to achieve these extraordinary results is based on an attribute called trust which becomes your behaviour and your reputation. Here is how to achieve that with confidence, initiative and commitment.

This session will outline the 8 key areas of focus and provide a link to the self-test tools and e-books to keep the momentum going. To be more successful, enjoy work and life more, get to your goals faster and with less stress, and help others to get there with you, then this session can be your tipping point.

10:30 Break

10:45 Cyber Security & Protecting the Supply Chain

  • Mel Crocker, Vice President Enterprise Services and Chief Security Officer, Enbridge

11:30 Attracting, Retaining and Advancing Talent Across Generational Leaps

  • Michael King, National Director: Solutions and Data Analytics, Drake International

12:15 Lunch: Polishing the “Diamonds in the Rough”

1:30 Resiliency Training for Better Performing TEAMS

  • Jo-Ann Pawliw, Director, Western Canada,  Institute of Health and Human Potential, Licensed Coach and Facilitator

2:30 Coaching & Mentorship Model on Supply Chain Journey – How to execute coaching to build capability on supply chain

3:15 Break

3:30 Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Automation – Utopia or jobless nightmare?

  • Wade Bayntun, Managing Partner for F12’s Red Deer region and Devon Gillard, Managing Partner at F12.net and Director of Client Relations

4:00 Navigating Business Casual

  • 4:45 Wrap-up

Please contact Bryndis Whitson at 403-220-2114 or bwhitson@ucalgary.ca

Sponsorship Opportunities are available!  Women in Supply Chain the Innovative Supply Chain Conference Sponsorship Opportunities and Registration Information

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June 22, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Van Horne Institute


Safari Lodge, Calgary Zoo
1300 Zoo Rd NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6 Canada
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