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Now in its fifth year, the marcus evans Advanced ITAR Compliance and Export Controls EAST COAST Conference will bring together Empowered Officials and legal counsel in peer-to-peer driven discussion of the latest updates from DDTC and BIS. By attending, delegates will walk away with a better understanding of new policies to improve compliance and ensure robust management throughout all stages of governmental changes.
Attendees will be provided opportunities to interact with speakers and their peers in a classroom-style setting that fosters audience engagement and participation. Seating is limited to maintain an intimate educational environment that will cultivate the knowledge and experience of all participants.
Terrorist activities continue unabated on a daily basis in many parts of the world. Global peace and national harmony are threatened. New terrorist groups are being formed and funded, and in the light of these developments specialists in counter terrorism and internal security need to understand the multiple threats that Governments are currently facing.
The GSA 2015 Conference will be held concurrently with the Exhibition and will bring together leading experts and specialists in the fields of Counter Terrorism, Internal State Security and Civil Defence. During the three days they will share their experiences, knowledge and expertise to discuss and identify potential threats that Governments and security professionals are facing today. The Conference will discuss how national counter terrorism policies, perspectives and strategies can stay ahead of the increasingly sophisticated threats and will analyse many of the security issues facing the region.
The Conference is focussed, and has an enviable reputation of delivering quality, meaningful discussions and analysis, and addressing practical perspectives that are currently faced on a daily basis by operational personnel.
Asia Pacific’s Premier Exhibition & Conference on Counter Terrorism and Security
Global Security Asia has achieved an enviable reputation and established itself as the premier “must-attend” International Exhibition and Conference focusing exclusively on Counter Terrorism, Internal State Security, Law Enforcement and Civil Defence in the Asia Pacific.
As in previous shows in the Series, GSA 2015 will retain its format as a 3-day Event showcasing the latest technology solutions in the Defence and Security environment. The Show will address the fundamental issues of global terrorism and internal state security which will present opportunities for specialists and engineers in the vitally important areas of internal state security and counter terrorism to share their experience and expertise regarding the sophisticated threats currently facing Governments in the region.
Besides the familiar National Pavilions, GSA 2015 will also be launching three new Pavilions focusing on CCTV, Perimeter Security and a special launch for First Time Exhibitors. Given the current level of Exhibitor bookings the 2015 Event promises to be even larger and more highly focused than 2013.
Join the GSA 2015 Show and enjoy the company of some of our bellwether Exhibitors who have already confirmed their participation including Ametek-Ortec, Research Electronics International (REI), Sig Sauer, Senstar Corporation, Cristanini S.p.A., Glock, Altrus Pte Ltd and Cornerstone Technica Pte Ltd to mention but a few.
Global Homeland Security Market: US$545 billion industry by 2018
Asia Pacific Second Biggest Growth Opportunity
Governments invest in Homeland Security products and services to ensure their readiness to avert any terrorist attacks on the homeland and to provide resilience in case of an attack. They also have to provide credible security against cyber fraud and cyber espionage and provide detection and protection capabilities against CBRN threats.
The global homeland security market is suggested to have reached a value of around US$415.53 billion at the beginning of 2013, and is forecast to hit a total of US$544.02 billion by the end of 2018. This suggests a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.54% between 2013 and 2018.
The cumulative market for homeland security during the forecast period is estimated at US$2,842.47 billion. However, about 15% of that total is expected to be the capital expenditure.
The threat of cross border terrorism, cybercrime, piracy, drug trade, human trafficking, internal dissent, separatist movements has been a driving factor for the homeland security market. The risk of terrorist attack has led to an increase in aviation security spending. The illegal arms and drug trafficking and immigration has led to heightened border and seaport security and has increased the demand for explosive detection systems, body scanners and baggage screening systems. The threat of a cyber-attack disrupting public and private network and infrastructure has driven the cyber security spending across the past decade.
The need for effective identification and security checking and the need to provide access control to critical infrastructure have led to the adaptation of biometric and other identification technologies. The general IT modernization has greatly improved record keeping and coordination of cases across the internal security department and thus has gained wide acceptance across the world and is seen as yet another driver in the homeland security sector. Similarly the need for effective command, control and intelligence apparatus for the first responders has led the need for effective C3I systems.
The upgrading of border security and the demand for effective immigration control has fuelled the need for biometrics, fixed surveillance devices, and unmanned aerial vehicles.
US and Europe are expected to remain as the main market for homeland security systems and the region has the top industry participants who cater to this sector.
The second biggest growth opportunity is from the Asia Pacific region where the growing economies are set to increase their homeland security expenditure. Opportunity also exists in Middle East, followed by Latin America and Africa.
Although Asian market especially China's internal security spending is significantly higher than the US, it is of less interest as the market is restricted to western firms.
Source: Companies & Markets.com
SUNTEC Singapore is located at the heart of a self-contained, totally integrated events infrastructure in the Marina Bay Area that is only 20 minutes from Changi International Airport.
SUNTEC Singapore has hosted some of the world's most renowned conferences including APEC, IMF, World Bank and ASEAN. From a simple meeting for five people to a plenary session for 5,000, SUNTEC offers customisable conference facilities and a multitude of flexible break-out rooms.
The Venue’s flexible, customisable space, adjacent loading bays, free Wi-Fi and a host of other event services make SUNTEC the venue of choice for exhibitions and tradeshows.
Backed by highly trained and capable SUNTEC experts, approved partners and alliances, the entire SUNTEC Team will work seamlessly with the Organisers to ensure that your expectations become reality, and you have an enjoyable and very successful Show at GSA 2015.
Who Should Attend
The Conference is designed to benefit an international audience working in the following organisations and areas of responsibility:
Are you launching a new product? Have you a Case Study to highlight the efficacy or effectiveness of your product or discovered a new technology that you wish to share? Our Exhibitor Workshops present you with the ideal platform to achieve these objectives and more…..
It is a free-to-attend specialist workshop open to all Trade and Professional Visitors to update themselves on the latest products and services showcased in the Exhibition at GSA 2015. Each presentation will be 30 minutes. Exhibitors can book multiple slots according to requirements.
94% of our Trade and Professional Visitors rated the Exhibitor Workshops Good to Excellent. Present your latest products/technologies to the influential audience attending GSA 2015.
The proposed themes for the Workshop Sessions are:
Bookings for Presentation Slots and the Schedule of the Presentations will be announced later.
Trade and Professional Visitors from the following Organisations and Agencies will be invited to attend GSA 2015:
Join us at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (AIAA SciTech 2015) on January 5-9 when we discuss the science, technologies, policies, and regulations that are shaping the future of aerospace. Walk away with innovative solutions that will create new opportunities, overcome challenges, and answer the following questions:
SciTech 2015 will draw more than 3,000 participants from 40 countries and feature more than 2,500 technical papers, including the best papers from students around the world. Bringing together 11 individual technical events at a single location, this forum is the place to engage with colleagues within your discipline and to interact with experts in other disciplines.
The AAAE Aviation Issues Conference has served as the preeminent gathering of aviation professionals for nearly three decades, bringing together top-level officials from government and all segments of the aviation industry for in-depth discussions of key issues and charting the course for the Washington agenda in the year ahead. The 2015 conference will take place from January 11-15 at the Fairmont Orchid hotel and will once again offer a unique, multi-day format with unparalleled opportunity for direct engagement and exchange with decision makers and industry leaders, as well as Washington officials from Capitol Hill, FAA and TSA. With Congress preparing to kick-off the FAA reauthorization process early in 2015, you won't want to miss the chance to be a part of the early conversations and get the experts' view on key policy items and the political landscape that lawmakers will face as they work to draft and pass major FAA legislation.
Who Should Attend?
AGENDA PREVIEW (Agenda and Topics Subject to Change)
January 13-14, 2015
The Mary M. Gates Learning Center | Alexandria, VA
DSI’s Military Mobile Power Summit allows for civilian and military users across the energy and power spectrum to come together to learn, discuss, debate, and help advance several key areas within the mobile power community such as:
At our Summit you will have the ability to:
Marine West, founded in 1992, is hosted and held at Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, at the Pacific Views Event Center. Marine commands throughout Southern California send delegations to visit this annual exposition. Marine West showcases the latest technology and prototypes aimed at preparing today's Marines for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.
Schedule of Events
Thursday, 29 January
The Western Conference and Exposition (WEST 2015) is the premier Sea Services event focused on operations in the Asia-Pacific region. Senior leaders, including the three Sea Service Chiefs, will address "Lower Budgets and Higher Demands: How Do the Sea Services Strike the Right Balance?" The timing of WEST 2015 gives active duty U.S. and allied military, government, industry and academia decision-makers the opportunity to engage on multiple levels to discuss the maritime strategy within the current budget. Industry will showcase and discuss emerging systems, platforms, technologies and networks that will impact all areas of current and future Sea Service operations. Now in its 25th year, WEST 2015 is co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, both non-profit, non-lobbying membership associations. Registration is free for military and government. Takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA from February 10-12.
RILA's Retail Supply Chain Conference has been the place for retail leaders to meet for 30 years, for three main reasons: the people, the experiences, and the education.
Developed by retailers for retailers, no other event gathers the top retail supply chain executives from across every retail channel in one place, facilitating unprecedented interaction and benchmarking opportunities.
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from thought-leaders such as keynote speaker Mike Polk, CEO of Newell Rubbermaid; Mark Holifield, executive vice president, supply chain & product development, The Home Depot; Chris Sultemeier, executive vice president, Walmart; Bill Hutchinson, senior vice president & president of supply chain, Sears; Farrokh Abadi, president and COO of Checkpoint; and many more!
Don't miss your chance to examine successful case studies on execution strategies, share your experience in open forum discussions, meet top industry executives addressing common challenges and so much more at the 2015 Retail Supply Chain Conference. Register today!
Sunday 2/22/2015 - 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Steele Canyon Golf Club
Sunday 2/22/2015 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Meeting
This is a private meeting for RILA members on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. We will use the time to update members on the current legislative and regulatory landscape regarding transportation issues, benchmark alongside peer companies and discuss additional industry priorities.
Sunday 2/22/2015 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Supply Chain Leaders Council Meeting
This is a private meeting for RILA members on the Supply Chain Leaders Council. The council is comprised of the senior-most retail executives who are responsible for global supply chain issues within their respective companies.
Sunday 2/22/2015 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Please join us at this welcome reception to kick off the 2015 Retail Supply Chain Conference. This reception will be broken down into six focus areas enabling you to network and converse with like-minded peers. The focus areas will include Distribution, International Logistics & Sourcing, Inventory Management, Omni-channel, Transportation and Specialty Stores.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Steering Committee Meeting
This is a private meeting for RILA members on the Retail Supply Chain Conference Steering Committee. The committee is comprised of the top logistics/supply chain executives and is charged with the task of overseeing the structure and programming of the annual Supply Chain Conference. They also serve as an advisory board on issues relevant to the logistics discipline of the retail industry.
Join us for breakfast and networking before the day begins.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Forecasting the U.S. & Global Economy
Nina Easton will discuss current developments and future trends in the domestic and global economy and explore how these will impact the retail industry.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
US Ports Discussion - The Looming Ports Crisis
US container imports are up 7.8% this year and yet port terminal operating practice and use of technology have changed little. Particularly in peak shipping months, turn times for containers from available to mounted to outgate increase causing challenges for shippers, dray carriers and ocean carriers alike. In an industry where the imperative is to "sweat assets", the impact on turn times causes inefficiencies and ultimately increases cost. Perhaps more importantly it is causing a crisis in the dray community where dray carriers cannot achieve the asset turns necessary to be profitable. As large vessels come on line in the US in the next few years, the problem would seem to only get worse.
Built for Agility: How Clarks Companies is Redefining the Supply Chain
As customers order merchandise across myriad channels, supply chains are being tested like never before. To address these challenges, retailer Clarks Companies N.A. is using "big data" to recast its business processes and enable omni-channel fulfillment through an automated, state-of-the-art logistics center able to handle volumes of 50 million pairs of shoes annually. With multiple businesses to serve in the Americas, including its direct-to-consumer, wholesale and retail segments, Clarks is transforming its warehouse technology infrastructure and organizational design to improve order accuracy, fulfillment speed and workflow productivity, while eliminating inefficiencies and excess inventory. Clarks utilized big data and integrated modeling tools that incorporated various data sources such as forecasted customer demand, projected inventory levels, facility constraints, and product migration approaches. The outputs drove insights that enabled the business to appropriately define the overall transition plan, weekly execution plans, and labor requirements while minimizing impact to customers, financials, and operations.
Transportation - Too Hot to Handle
In the session, attendees will hear industry updates on:
The Future of Returns: An Offensive Weapon for Retailers?
Returns and reverse logistics are a critical but often overlooked piece of the supply chain puzzle. What are consumers looking for in a returns experience? What are retailers looking for in a returns process? How can the returns process create value for the retailer and the customer? How can technology (software, RFID, Bluetooth, etc.) enable the process? Is it possible to optimize your network for both directions of product flow? All these questions and more will be explored.
Omni-Channel Online: Impact on Customer Experience and Your Supply Chain
Retail channel mix requirements and service demands are changing. Customers no longer think in channels, rather they expect a seamless experience regardless of the channel. Does your fulfillment strategy align with your changing channel mix to support omni-channel? Should you manage fulfilment in shared or separate operations?
Leveraging the Store for Omni-Channel Advantage
Used effectively, retailers' networks of brick & mortar stores can be an incredible advantage in an omni-channel environment. Discuss leading practices in leveraging stores for success, and how to "get it right."
Monday 2/23/2015 - 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Join your peers for lunch and networking before listening to our sports speaker.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Moneyball: Lessons for Life & Business from Baseball's Best GM
Billy Beane explores his innovative, winning approach to management and leadership. He explains how to win against companies that have bigger budgets, more manpower, and higher profiles by utilizing analytics to identify and repurpose undervalued assets. Beane uses the powerful metaphor of baseball, but his genius lies in his ability to draw striking parallels to almost any industry. Beane’s inspiring tale, a modern day David vs. Goliath, is an unforgettable talk, a brilliant confluence of baseball and business success that teaches what it really takes to succeed “big” with limited resources.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Preview
Take this time to get a preview of the Exhibit Hall, enabling you to chart your course for later or engage in an early conversation among retailers and solution providers.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
The Future of Chassis Provisioning in Ports
This session will discuss how:
The Business Case for Sustainability
From the supplier to the store, sustainability is a key issue for retailers. It's not just the right thing to do, it has a bottom line impact as well. Hear about the sustainability initiatives of two major retailers, from initial steps to metrics and ROI, including Walgreens "net zero" initiative.
Final Mile Delivery, Big and Small
Last mile home delivery is a key driver shaping the growth and trajectory of the US eCommerce and omni-channel retail economy. The breadth of goods and products that consumers wish to purchase on-line ranges from very large items such as white goods, furniture and large electronics, to very small items such as health and beauty aids and office supplies. Service level expectations for home delivery are rising with same day delivery being preferred by many consumers. UPS and FedEx and others, including Google Shopping Express, are blazing the trail for small format and parcel products. Large format product categories seem to be stuck in an ineffective and inefficient delivery model. The presenters in this session will share their experiences and vision for small and large format deliveries.
Case Study: The Massive Profit Impact of Vendor Performance Improvement
Pep Boys, a $3 billion retailer, participated in a joint case study by Compliance Networks (a supplier performance and compliance solution provider) and Retalon (a predictive analytics solution provider) to uncover hundreds of millions of dollars in inventory savings to be achieved by incremental improvements in supplier on-time shipping performance.
Omni-Channel is Going Mobile
As consumer preferences for "buy anywhere/get anywhere" shopping experiences increase, the store-only model is becoming obsolete. In recent years, the retail industry has placed a tremendous amount of resources and capital on e-commerce, but now more than ever, the demand for mobile as a sales channel is growing. According to Forrester, mobile commerce sales will reach $31 billion by 2016, and in a recent Retail Systems Research report, more than 70% of supply chain leaders surveyed plan to invest in mobile. In this panel session, hear from top executives on how retailers are strategically leveraging mobile sales, and learn:
An exploration of some of the emerging technologies that will play a role in the future of retail supply chain. Topics include wearable technologies (e.g. Google glass and similar products) used in store and DC/FC environments, robotics used in customer order picking, 3D printing and the on-demand supply chain, and more.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
State of the Retail Market Panel
Retail executives will address their strategies and perspectives about pressing supply chain challenges.
Monday 2/23/2015 - 5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Networking in the Exhibit Hall
Join other conference attendees for this great networking opportunity.
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 6:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Join us for breakfast and networking before the day begins.
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.
Women in Supply Chain Breakfast Panel
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Women in Supply Chain/Leadership
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cornerstones of Lowe’s' Safety Program: Personal Accountability, Vision, and Principles
The cornerstones of a successful safety culture are ownership and personal accountability at every level in the organization. Hear how Lowe’s is creating a culture where safety is the highest value; where principles lead behavior; where leaders build safety first into every activity; and how this has resulted in a significant reduction in workplace injuries. This is a lesson on leadership you can’t afford to miss.
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 10:30 a.m- 11:30 a.m.
What's Happening in Panama?
Learn about how Ace Hardware and Payless Shoes utilize the Panama Canal as part of their supply chain networks. What are benefits & drawbacks of adding Panama into a global supply chain supporting trade both northbound and southbound from the Panama Canal? Topics of discussion include: how do 3PL's support their customer base out of the Panama Canal Zone and what challenges does the Panama Canal see for trade as expansion gets closer?
It’s All about Change: Differentiate Fads from Trends to Deliver Continuous Improvement
Roundtable Session. With the increasing demands of multi-channel and omni-channel commerce, distribution is at the center of the equation. Join fellow distribution professionals and a panel of executives to explore how to effectively manage through trends and deliver continuous improvement. Learn from your peers in a moderated roundtable discussion, then continue the debate in an open forum while panelists offer their comments and perspective. This session offers attendees the chance to engage in small group discussion and the opportunity to hear from leading practitioners in the industry.
Intermodal – The Pressure is On
With the domestic OTR market continuing to tighten due to driver shortages, regulation and economic factors, the spotlight is shifting to intermodal as an increasingly import part of the transportation service mix for retailers and other shippers alike. While investments are continuing to be made by railroads and IMCs alike, congestion, drayage capacity and network constraints restrict efforts to grow. Further, the desire for short-haul intermodal both within the Eastern core as well as the West may require more innovation if the intermodal and BCOs are to fully exploit the potential and need for conversion in this area.
Honey, I Shrunk the Store
This session will discuss the evolution of the retail landscape in the US and how it impacts the supply chain. Smaller stores that fit the "urbanization" trend and mini stores and that act as a gateway to omni-channel sales are some examples of how retailers are creatively adapting to today's ever-changing market. Join us to learn about the latest factors driving change and how current supply chain operations are stepping up to meet these challenges.
Where, When, and What I Want: Inventory Optimization
In today's omni-channel retail environment, most retailers and distributors struggle to have the right SKU at the right place, in the right quantity, and at the right time to meet the demands of their customers... and there is no one-size-fits-all answer. Inventory optimization is key to a successful omni-channel retail strategy. However, retailers need to move beyond mere inventory optimization and look at their customer, payment and inventory life cycles. By taking this holistic approach, retailers can ensure a demand-driven supply chain and a positive, seamless customer experience. In this session, learn from retail leaders who are making strides towards supply chain utopia through inventory optimization while gaining increased profits and improved customer service.
Student Session: Retail in a Progressively Mobile World
In today’s world, Moore’s Law is becoming more and more relevant to our day-to-day lives as citizens and consumers. The ways in which retailers are advertising, selling, and distributing, is continuing to evolve as quickly as the technology through which it subsists. As a result, retailers must continually strive to expand their online and mobile integration throughout their networks. RILA’s College Student Program affords college undergraduates a unique opportunity to explore this rapidly changing mobile landscape in which they, and their future employers, are living in.
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sourcing - Near and Far: Trends in Sourcing and Their Implications on the Global Supply Chain
Open Forum Session. Participate in a lively open forum with your peers, colleagues, and a panel of industry experts! Product cost is only one piece of the sourcing puzzle: other factors such as cost and availability of labor, workforce development, geopolitical and civil environments, service and logistics infrastructure, disaster and disruption preparedness, regulatory compliance, the environment, and more all play a role in the health of your supply chain. Discuss the implications to sourcing and international logistics planning, and learn leading practices other companies are using to manage risk.
Benchmarking Europe’s Supply Chains
US-based food manufacturers’ grocers are considered supply chain practice world leaders. Nonetheless, key national metrics, such as inventory turns and CO2-emissions suggest that Europe is ahead in critical areas.
Peter Klaus D.B.A
Legislative and Regulatory Issues in Workforce/Labor
Join industry experts in legislation and regulation to learn about current and upcoming developments in workforce and labor issues. What do you need to know? How will these changes impact your operations? What can you do to prepare? If you manage a team, fleet, distribution center, or other facility, be sure to attend this session.
Alternative Transportation Fuels
The Challenges of Global Supply Chain Planners
For many retailers Global Supply Chains represent a critical element of their inventory and cost strategies. Planners can enable differentiation at the shelf, via the expansion of unique product offerings at reasonable prices. To be successful, Global Supply Chain Planners must design replenishment strategies that achieve inventory goals within an environment of long lead times and variability. Additionally, Planners must recognize the external environment affecting inventory availability, such as port congestions, border issues, weather elements, etc. In this session, we will discuss proven methods utilized by Global Supply Chain Planners to deliver against their companies’ objectives by properly recognizing risk and establishing mitigating actions.
Omni-Channel Open Forum
Open Forum Session. Participate in an interactive open forum and learn from what your peers and industry leaders are doing.
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Several last mile solution providers are emerging as leaders and gaining traction with consumers. Come hear from Deliv, Zipments, and Google (shopping express) as they share what they are doing to explore the opportunities and challenges different last mile approaches and how it is changing your customers’ expectations for same day delivery.
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Big AHA: How to Future-Proof Your Business Against Tomorrow's Trends
The greatest change in the near future will be the rate of change itself - it is accelerating. In this enlightening session, global futurist Jack Uldrich will share the content from his forthcoming book and outline ten trends transforming the world of retail, as well as identify a series of concrete actions retail asset protection leaders can take today to future-proof themselves, their company’s and their customers against “the tides of tomorrow.”
Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Networking in the Exhibit Hall
Join other conference attendees for this great networking opportunity.
Wednesday 2/25/2015 - 7:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.
Open Steering Committee Meeting
Wednesday 2/25/2015 - 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Join us for breakfast and networking before the day begins.
Wednesday 2/25/2015 - 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
When Generations Connect
Millennial Speaker & Generational Expert
Wednesday 2/25/2015 - 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Closing Keynote: Thriving in Challenging Environments
Business Insider succinctly summarized Ben Saunders’ infamous journey to the South Pole as “A Polar Expedition that Killed Everyone the Last Time It Was Attempted.” Believing that “we can all accomplish great feats through ambition, passion, stubbornness, and refusal to quit,” Saunders shares stories about how to rise to the challenge in front of you and thrive in the most challenging environments. From pushing past mental and physical barriers to exploring your innate inner strength, Saunders shows audiences how to embrace adversity and challenge in order to reach their true potential. When your body says quit, what makes your mind charge ahead? When the stakes are high and things go wrong, how do we remain calm and moving forward? This modern day Shackleton takes audiences on an expedition about endurance and determination that is applicable to us all.
ABOUT EMS TODAY
EMS Today Conference and Exposition, now on its 34th year, brings together EMS professionals through high-quality continuing education, networking events, and an exhibit hall boasting the latest life-saving technology.
Who Should Attend?
EMS Today promises to deliver:
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EMS Today will build on the success of 2014 as we plan ahead to be back in Baltimore for 2015. EMS Today is the event that provides manufacturers and suppliers of emergency medical products and services the opportunity to meet and conduct business with a diverse audience of EMS professionals. With more enhanced education and networking events in 2015, EMS Today will draw the high-level buyer that you're targeting.
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Buyers are coming to source your products
Procurement Leaders is proud to announce the second Americas Congress, a must-attend flagship event for America’s Procurement community taking place at the Biltmore in Miami on March 4-5, 2015.
Homeland Security continues to evolve as a national effort to coordinate and integrate critical tasks and missions, supporting organizations, and required capabilities. Such an effort is essential as the threats facing our nation continue their own evolution in nature and scale. There is urgency and importance in this effort.
• Unguarded in the Homeland, we lose the effectiveness of our response.
The AIAA Defense and Security Forum (AIAA DEFENSE 2015) is a SECRET/U.S. ONLY forum forclassified and unclassified discussion of technical, programmatic, and policy issues pertaining to aerospace in U.S. national security. Taking place at the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) campus in Laurel, Maryland, the forum allows you to:
Leaders from U.S. government, military, industry, and academia will explore complex defense challenges in order to develop global solutions. The intersection between defense policy and technical advancements will be examined during highly interactive, "no holds barred" programmatic and technical discussions. Experts will present the latest innovative technological breakthroughs that will integrate with current and next-generation defense systems.
NCMA's Subcontract Management Training Forum is a new training event for anyone who works with subcontracts from the perspective of the prime and the sub, including supply chain and purchasing managers. The educational tracks will focus on relationships with primes, winning quality work, teaming arrangements, and growing business. Attendees will gain valuable training to overcome unique challenges in subcontract management as well as access to vast networking opportunities with leaders in this growing profession.
Save the Date! March 12-13, 2015, at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, VA.
Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2015 provides a unique opportunity to gain in-depth information on how to increase efficiency, visibility, and collaboration across your extended supply chain and procurement teams.
Organizations are challenged with volatile market requirements, massive connectivity driven by the “Internet of Things”, and increased product, process, and network complexity. To succeed in such a challenging environment, companies need to develop strategies to establish demand-driven networks that share the same critical information with ease.
Companies that understand how to achieve critical key performance indicators (KPIs), including time-to-market, reduced lead times, real-time shop floor data, and improved vendor compliance, require a new level of
Attend Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2015, March 30 – April 1 at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, to:
• Capture the latest trends, process and solution updates, and best practices from SAP leaders, customers, field consultants, and independent experts
Learn how you can optimize your software landscape for the extended supply chain and see firsthand the newest capabilities available from SAP to enable end-to-end business processes — from planning and production to storage, delivery, and after-market parts management.