2009 Northeast Regional Meeting Organized by the Supply-Chain Council, Inc. & SRA International, Inc. 4 June 2009 University of Scranton The Supply-Chain Council is reintroducing regional meetings for sharing, learning, and networking, especially in response to international travel and budget restrictions. These meetings especially emphasize ways in which the Supply-Chain Operations Reference-model (SCOR) and related models can best be implemented. Participants are invited to attend and share with other professionals in government, industry, and education. Thursday, 4 June 2009 Regional Meeting Agenda Supply Chain Management in the Face of Business Uncertainty 7:30 – 8:30 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast Brennan Hall Lobby 8:30 – 8:45 AM Welcome: Pearn Auditorium, 2nd Floor Michael Mensah, Dean, Kania School of Management, University of Scranton & Austin Burke, President, Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce 8:45 – 9:15 AM Keynote: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Community and Economic Development Update Pearn Auditorium John Blake, Executive Deputy Secretary, Dept. of Community & Economic Development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania In addition to outlining new state economic stimulus programs for alternative energy and public infrastructure, Mr. Blake will discuss details of the new federal economic stimulus (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – ARRA); a brief overview of defense installations in PA; business growth and environmental stewardship regarding the Marcellus Shale natural gas play in PA; as well as a brief discussion of supply chain initiatives advanced by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development and our economic development partners throughout the State. 9:15 – 10:00 AM Supply Chain Education in Pennsylvania – Top of the Line John Stevens, Department of Supply Chain Management & Information Systems The Pennsylvania State University Penn State’s Smeal College of Business offers a 30 credit online Master of Professional Studies In Supply Chain Management. The program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AAACSB International) and can be completed in two years part time study. The curriculum incorporates the SCOR Model’s five core management processes and includes learning activities at four levels of process detail. 10:00 – 10:15 AM Break 10:15 – 11:00 AM Interlock of SCOR, DCOR & CCOR Bob Daniell, Senior Principal, Life Cycle Management, SRA International, Inc. The end-to-end supply chain supports more than fulfillment of product and services to the customer. Total Lifecycle Management for these products and services demands deterministic communications and actions. It is common knowledge that 80-85% of supply chain costs are built into the product during concept development and prototyping. The supportability issues associated with time to market and maintenance or operations costs over the lifecycle of these products and services can be enhanced through activating the bridges connecting DCOR, SCOR and CCOR. 11:00 – 11:45 AM Best Practices Enabled by Technology Naveen Agarwal, Senior Principal, SAP America & Frank Colantuono, Industry Principal, SAP America 12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch Buffet ~ A Lunch & Learn Program Rose Room, 5th Floor *12:30 – 12:50 PM GreenSCOR Overview w/ Marlene Satter, SRA International, Inc. Working on going green? See how greening your supply chain with GreenSCOR can lower your environmental footprint, save money, and even win new clients. Greening from the earliest steps of your process can have the biggest impact on your business. 1:00 – 1:45 PM Transformation at Tobyhanna Army Depot Pearn Auditorium Ted Bienkowski, Chief, LMP MPS Branch, Tobyhanna Army Depot & Pat Esposito, Director, Production Management, Tobyhanna Army Depot Mr. Esposito and Mr. Bienkowski will provide an overview of Tobyhanna Army Depot’s installation characteristics, workforce, mission, and corporate initiatives. They will also present an overview of the transformation from a legacy logistics system to their current ERP/Logistics Management Program. 1:45 – 2:30 PM Utilizing SCOR within Corning’s Innovation Model Philip J. Rittenhouse, Director, Supply Chain Development, Science & Technology, Corning Incorporated Mr. Rittenhouse will focus on how Corning applies SCOR in Research and Development for New Products, and also overview general company activity. This “case study” exemplifies how implementing SCOR can be an enormous benefit in improving supply chain efficiency. 2:30 – 2:45 PM Supply-Chain Council Awards for Excellence Ceremony 2:45 – 3:00 PM Break 3:00 – 3:45 PM Strategies for Managing Variety, Variability & Volatility in the Supply Chain Kingsley Gnanendran, Ph.D., Kania School of Management, University of Scranton 3:45 – 4:30 PM Supply Chain Optimization in the Healthcare Environment Jane Malin, Senior Principal, Life Cycle Management, SRA International, Inc. Using the SCOR and DCOR Models with their associated leading practices and metrics, hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities are changing the way this industry traditionally plays "the game." See how facilities are thinking outside of the box, optimizing their performance. Learn how to define supply chains, determine weak links in processes, and identify necessary metrics and improvements to drain costs out of the organization. Specifics are from a case study and article featured in Healthcare Financial Management regarding a hospital in New York State. 4:30 – 4:45 PM Wrap up and Close REGISTRATION — Please register by May 28th so that the Council may plan accurately for seating and food/beverages. Online registration at: www.regonline.com/Checkin.asp?EventId=725125 @ no cost (members and nonmembers of SCC). HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS — Nearby hotels include the Scranton Hilton on Adams Avenue. ATTIRE — This is a casual business meeting.