Executive Briefing with US Mexico Chamber of Commerce

Feb 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM
DePaul Center
1 E Jackson Blvd.
8th Floor Conference Center
Chicago, IL 60604
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Blockchain in the Digital Supply World

The Traffic Club of Chicago in conjunction with the US Mexico Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend our Joint Executive Briefing titled "Blockchain in the Digital Supply World" on February 20th, 2019 at the DePaul Center in downtown Chicago! See below for full event details:

Date: February 20th, 2019

Time: 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Location: DePaul Center, 1 E Jackson Blvd, 8th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604

10:00AM – 10:15AM - Registration / Networking

10:30AM – 10:45AM - Welcome

10:45AM – 11:00AM - Blockchain: Keynote
Dean Croke, Chief Insights Officer, FreightWaves
An Executive Overview focused on “Blockchain” and how it is changing the landscape, especially in the area of food safety and traceability. 

11:00AM – 12:30PM - Blockchain: Panel Discussion
Theme: How is Blockchain a Game Changer for Supply Chain Transparency & Management
Just what is all the fuss about “Blockchain”? Why do we need to know about it?
Roundtable Members:
Jennifer Blair – IBM – North American Blockchain Leader for Industrial Markets
Dean Croke, Chief Insight Officer, Freightwaves & BiTA
Eric Rempel – Redwood Logistics – Chief Innovation Officer

12:30PM – 1:30PM - Lunch - U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce Update 
Ralph Biedermann, Executive Director, US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Mid-America Chapter

1:30PM – 1:45PM - Digitalization of the Supply Chain: Overview
Haydn Powell, Director Digitalization, Caterpillar
The theme of the “Digitization of the Supply Chain and its impact on Transportation and Logistics” will be addressed at the conference to show how Supply Chain Digitalization can complement today’s technologies and their ability to integrate with traditional legacy systems.

1:45PM – 2:45PM - Digitalization of the Supply Chain & Cross Border Trade: Panel Discussion
Theme: What has the digitalization of the marketplace meant to Supply Chain, Transportation and Logistics Professionals?
Moderator: Scott Grady – Rush Trucking – President
Panel Members:
Nezih Altay – DePaul University – Professor & Faculty Director of Supply Chain Mgt
Nathan Johnston – Clientek – CTO & Partner
Robert Kostelny – Allgreen Supply Chain – CEO and founder
Vickie Reilly – Reilly International – CEO and founder
Brent Ruth – Caterpillar – Digital Manufacturing and ERP Manager

2:45PM - 3:00PM - Questions, Wrap Up and Networking

Members & Member Guests: $65
Non-members: $75
Educators and Students: $35

Choose from three easy methods!
• Reserve online (click "register" above)
• E-mail staff@traffic-club.org
• Call 630-529-1333

(No cancellations after February 13, 2019)
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