ISM World 2024 Detailed Agenda

 

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  Registration and Information Desk
  • Sunday, April 28, 2024 2:00pm - 4:30pm

    Monday, April 29, 2024 8:00am - 5:30pm

    Tuesday, April 30, 2024 7:30 am - 5:00pm

    Wednesday, May 1, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

Monday April 29, 2024 - Day 1

Supercharged Leadership Workshop (People Leaders)

4/29/2024, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Come to this workshop and learn about being a Supercharged Leader. Learn about the 6 Superchargers: Strategy, Inclusion, Connectivity, Collective Intelligence, Learning, and Agility. The Six Superchargers™, are the six mindsets and skillsets that will empower leaders, particularly when used in combination, to confidently embrace an increasingly complex and fast-changing world of work. These mindsets/skillsets will equip you to deal with things we don’t even know about yet; you are building true long-term capability as a leader. Explore how you can utilize these as an individual leader. Take reflective time and space to work on the mindset, skillsets and behaviours you need to focus on to be successful and be ready for anything in the future. Prepare for the things you don’t know yet and take a proactive approach to future changes and impacts.

Managers / Directors

Speaker(s): Mandy Flint, Elisabet Vinberg Hearn

Team Building Charity Challenge

4/29/2024, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Those organizations bringing teams (5 or more attendees) will be invited to kick off the conference with a team building event. Partnering with Clean the World, teams will build wash kits for a local homeless shelter and in the process connect with their fellow team members and other organizations. Teams also get a chance to win fun prizes with experiences you can enjoy together while in Vegas! 

Sponsored Workshop - Scott Madden

4/29/2024, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Workshop details coming soon, but think in-depth topic and highly interactive session.

Sustainable Procurement 101 Workshop

4/29/2024, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

This session is a beginner-friendly journey through the core elements of sustainable procurement and the positive changes it can bring to businesses. In this session, the team at MGM Resorts will explore the key reasons why businesses are moving towards sustainable procurement. The session will outline how to collect and assess sustainability data, which plays a crucial role in setting up a foundation for a sustainable supply chain. Attendees will dive into the basics of sustainable sourcing, providing insights on sustainable supply chain commitments through case studies. Finally, take a closer look at how supplier engagement drives progress through collaboration. 

Managers / Directors

Speaker(s): Kenyatta Lewis, Matt Esper. Michael Gulich

"Choppin It Up" Indirect Spend Workshop

4/29/2024, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Speaker(s): Matt Esper

Sponsored Workshop - Supplier.io

4/29/2024, 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Workshop details coming soon, but think in-depth topic and highly interactive session.

Supercharged Leadership Workshop (Individual Contributors)

4/29/2024, 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Come to this workshop as a an individual contributor and learn about being a Supercharged Leader. Leadership is the act and art of influencing others, so if you need to influence, then you are a leader!
Learn about the 6 Superchargers: Strategy, Inclusion, Connectivity, Collective Intelligence, Learning, and Agility. The Six Superchargers™, are the six mindsets and skillsets that will empower leaders, particularly when used in combination, to confidently embrace an increasingly complex and fast-changing world of work. These mindsets/skillsets will equip you to deal with things we don’t even know about yet; you are building true long-term capability as an informal leader. Explore how you can utilize these Superchargers as an individual contributor. Take reflective time and space to work on the mindset, skillsets and behaviours you need to focus on to be successful and be ready for anything in the future. Prepare for the things you don’t know yet and take a proactive approach to future changes and impacts.

Emerging/Individual Contributors

Speaker(s): Mandy Flint, Elisabet Vinberg Hearn

Practical Business Applications of Large Language Models: Workshop

4/29/2024, 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Workshop details coming soon, but think in-depth topic and highly interactive session.

Managers / Directors

Speaker(s): Patrick Marlow

Women's Supply Management Community: Voice of the Emerging Leader

4/29/2024, 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Join the Women’s Supply Management Community, supported in partnership by ISM® and Power Your Impact, for an extensive and interactive session focused on the voice of emerging women leaders in the profession. Through a diverse panel and roundtable networking discussions, attendees will walk away with a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities ahead for women.

You’ll hear personal stories from young leaders in supply management and be able to network with other women in the profession, as well as male advocates and colleagues. The session will include a discussion and feature tangible takeaways for attendees to use as part of their personal action plan. 

All

Speaker(s): Shami Anand, Laura Beth Hirt-Sharpe

TBD Networking - Topic or Group Option 1

4/29/2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We are still reviewing your responses on how you'd like to network (incorporated in the conference registration process). Be assured, we will have a networking event designed with your feedback in mind. More details coming soon! 

All

TBD Networking - Topic or Group Option 2

4/29/2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We are still reviewing your responses on how you'd like to network (incorporated in the conference registratin process). Be assured, we will have a networking event designed with your feedback in mind. More details coming soon! 

All

TBD Networking - Topic or Group Option 3

4/29/2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We are still reviewing your responses on how you'd like to network (incorporated in the conference registratin process). Be assured, we will have a networking event designed with your feedback in mind. More details coming soon! 

All

First Time/Single Attendee Networking

4/29/2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Back by popular demand, this information (and networking) event is designed for first-timers and solo attendees to learn more on how to navigate the conference and make a friend or two in the process. 

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Women's Supply Management Community Networking

4/29/2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join the Women's Supply Management Community for a kickoff networking session before the conference Welcome Party. Meet and connect with community members you'll see and interact with throughout the remainder of ISM World. 

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Welcome Party

4/29/2024, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Good music, good food and the opening of the ISM World Innovation Park. Walk through the neighborhoods, meet new suppliers and connect with old friends and new.