• Summit Agenda


    Stock Exchange, New York City

    8:00 am

    Networking & Breakfast
    Sponsored by EFL

    8:50 am

    Welcome & FDRA Data Review (imports, material costs, prices, sales)

    • Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA

    9:15 am

    Execs Sound Off on Sourcing and Supply Chain Strategy

    • Jung Yoon, Divisional Vice President of Production and Sourcing, Michael Kors
    • Ronnie Robinson, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Designer Brands
    • Tom Iredale​, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Jones & Vining
    • Moderated by Jim Zwiers, EVP, Wolverine Worldwide

    10:00 am

    Networking Break
    Sponsored by Centric Software

    10:30 am

    A Look at Sustainable Sourcing and Supply Chain Trends

    • Gretchen Jezerc, Senior Vice President of Marketing​, First Insight
    • Chuck Rogers, Americas Director, Technical Consulting & Supply Chain Solutions, Bureau Veritas
    • Dr. Yuly Fuentes, Project Manager, Fiber Technologies, MIT
    • Moderated by Andy Polk, Senior Vice President, FDRA

    11:15 am

    Shoe Supply Chain Key Updates

    • Ryan Gaither, International Sales Executive, Managed Packaging Division, BillerudKorsnäs
    • Michael Hanrahan, Senior Vice President, Super Dry Americas​
    • Sandeep Khatua, Global Technical Director, TÜV SÜD

    11:45 am

    Footwear Trade Updates and Strategy Today and Tomorrow

    • Suzanne Offerman, Senior Product Marketing Manager, ONESOURCE Global Trade, Thomson Reuters
    • Nicole Porpiglia, Senior Manager, KPMG LLP, Trade & Customs
    • Kerry Rasmussen, CCS Manager, Major Accounts, Farrow
    • Moderated by Thomas Crockett, Vice President, Government Affairs

    12:15 pm

    The Disjointed Future of Footwear Trade

    • Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA
    • Andy Polk, Senior Vice President, FDRA

    12:45 pm

    Lunch, Networking & Stock Floor Tour
    Sponsored by UPS

    2:15 pm

    Planning for the Next Phase of the Insane Supply Chain

    • Pete Mento, Head of Procurement & Commercial Excellence, International Supply Chain, Wayfair

    3:00 pm

    A Conversation with the Port of Long Beach​

    • Dr. Noel Hacegaba, Deputy Executive Director & COO​, Port of Long Beach

    • Moderated by Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA

    3:30 pm

    A Wholistic Look at the Movement of Goods

    • Michael Van Hagen, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain​, UWL​
    • Donna Lemm, Chief Commercial Officer, IMC

    • Michael Piza, Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Apex Logistics International Inc.

    • Chris Thomas, Vice President, Business Development, UPS Supply Chain Solutions

    • Moderated by Thomas Crockett, Vice President, Government Affairs

    4:15 pm

    Close & End

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