Agenda for the USC Global Supply Chain Symposium, March 16, 2018

The USC Global Supply Chain Symposium is a unique opportunity for business executives and professionals to connect and share insights on how to strategically manage supply chains in a rapidly evolving local and global markets. Learn from a slate of business leaders and experts from the distinguished USC Marshall faculty will present on a series of thought provoking panels and keynote presentations.

Symposium Date: March 16, 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Start Time : 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

06:30 PM Onward: Entertainment, Cocktails and Dinner

Symposium Location: The St. Regis Mumbai

Time Description
09:00 AM Registration, Breakfast and Networking
10:00 AM Welcome Address & Opening Speech: India’s Infrastructure: The Supply Chain Connection

10:30 AM Keynote Speaker: Supply Chain Outlook 2020 & Beyond – Top Disruptive Technologies and Their Impact on Supply Chain

Nick Vyas, Program Director, USC Center for Global Supply Chain Management

11:00 AM Panel 1: How GST Is Transforming India’s Supply Chain and Logistics Landscape
11:45 AM Break
12:00 PM Panel 2: GST and Supply Chain: Maximizing Gains with Technology as Enabler
01:00 PM Networking and Lunch Break
01:45 PM Panel 4: Industry Icons on Talent Management – Nurturing the Leaders of Tomorrow
 03:00 PM Panel 5: Mission Boardroom — Are CSO’s on the Board, if not why? (Finding the Tim Cooks of India Inc.)
04:00 PM  Tea Break
04:15 PM Panel 6: How Startups Are Solving Supply Chain Challenges in India
05:15 PM Panel 7 (including presentations): Trade & Commerce – Finding Newer Areas of India-North America Collaboration for Growth.
06:30 PM onwards Entertainment, Cocktails and Dinner