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#ISM2018: Last Blast of Tweets
ISM2018 in Nashville, Tennessee concluded on Wednesday with activity that was limited to the morning, but featured a full day's worth of learning. Attendees acknowledged this on social media, as their tweets with the #ISM2018 hashtag indicated a desire to finish strong.
One last day to pickup knowledge at #ISM2018— Karen Eboch (@kceboch) May 9, 2018
At an ISM Annual Conference, the closing keynote speaker usually provides actionable information that audience members can take away and immediately use in their organizations. Former Amazon executive John Rossman fit that mold on Wednesday, discussing how to overcome barriers that prevent a company from taking advantage of business trends and being customer-centric.
Capping off a great event with closing Keynote John Rossman, former Amazon Executive! #ISM2018 pic.twitter.com/rN3Oamcxqc— Institute for Supply Management (@ism) May 9, 2018
You have to pay attention to external trends so you’re equipped to take advantage when the time comes, @johnerossman says at #ISM2018. The big ones: #AI #MachineLeaning #blockchain— Shefali Kapadia (@skapadiaDC) May 9, 2018
“Voice is going to be an incredible interface for us over the next 15-20 years," said @johnerossman. Couldn't agree more! #NLP #Procurement #Supplymanagement #ISM2018 @ism— Matt York, v3.0 (@MattYorkTweets) May 9, 2018
Attendees and presenters reflected on insights expressed and lessons learned during sessions on Wednesday and throughout the Conference.
The possibilities are endless for the #procurement profession says @taniaseary @procurious_ @ism #ISM2018 pic.twitter.com/zaJy1by5iC— Olga Luscombe (@OliLuscombe) May 8, 2018
Loved presenting today at the Institute of Supply Chain #ISM2018 conference about #ElevatingEmployeeEngagement and #EffectiveLeadership. pic.twitter.com/jpWDHPS8gv— Dima Ghawi (@dghawi) May 8, 2018
Big names bring big crowds to close out #ISM2018. Thank you to our presenters, Erin Riley from University of California and Kim Broniek from II-VI Incorporated and moderator David Natoff of Blue Sphere Consulting. #SMARTbyGEP pic.twitter.com/PTHmXSu9Xn— GEP ® (@GEP_Worldwide) May 9, 2018
Seats are filling up fast as Source One Diego De la Garza gets ready to help #ISM2018 attendees overcome Procurement's internal image problem. pic.twitter.com/iXzZ5KEyP7— Source One, A Corcentric Company (@GetSavings) May 9, 2018
Great @ism session at #ISM2018 - thank you for your insight Neil @uber @SVSLeaders pic.twitter.com/gJApbvx2st— Michaela Dempsey (@michaeladempsey) May 8, 2018
Finally, it was time to depart the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, which many attendees agreed was the ideal setting for a productive and picturesque Conference. Among the goodbyes and thank yous:
We had a great time at #ISM2018 @ism thanks for having us! 👏 pic.twitter.com/zk3xtb6Q8c— Lytica Inc. (@lyticaottawa) May 9, 2018
As we wrap up the final day at #ISM2018 we want to thank @ism for putting on a conference where the brightest minds in #procurement and #supplychain are able to come together and share their ideas for the future pic.twitter.com/y3GaeCEcqI— Proxima (@Proxima_Group) May 9, 2018
Heading home from beautiful Nashville. Thank you #ISM2018 for a fantastic conference. See you next year! #ADTRAVtravel— Candace Mancuso (@CandaceMancuso1) May 9, 2018
Headed back home from #ISM2018. Thanks to all the volunteers, presenters and @ism staff for another great conference. Can’t wait until next year.— Nicholas J. Scolaro, CPSM, MBA (@NickJScolaro) May 9, 2018
The supply management profession will reconvene at ISM2019. And after four days near the Grand Ole Opry, attendees can bring their cowboy hats and country music back to next year's Conference location.