• Schulich Supply Chain Alumni

    Winter '23 Mixer

    Join us for this casual, virtual networking event for Schulich alumni who studied and/or currently work in supply chain management roles. We welcome graduates from Schulich’s Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM), Master of Business Administration (i/MBA), Bachelor of Business Administration (i/BBA), Master of Management (MMgt), and other programs.

    Saturday, February 4, 2023
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm (EST)
    Virtual event via REMO platform
    Free for Schulich alumni 

    Benefits of attending:

    • Network virtually with a diverse group of Schulich alumni who work in supply chain management roles
    • Hear from faculty and alumni on trends and challenges affecting supply chains
    • Learn more about Schulich’s newest alumni chapter, the Schulich Supply Chain Alumni Association (SSCAA)

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Agenda:

9:50 – 10:00 Guest Arrival & Tech Check-In
10:00 – 10:05 Welcome Remarks

  • Anthony Ferreira, Assistant Director, George Weston Ltd. Centre for Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Parthiban Dhakshnamurthy, Strategic Sourcing Manager at OECM (MSCM ’21) & Co-President, Schulich Supply Chain Alumni Association
  • David Wang, Warehouse Manager, Labatt (MSCM ’20)
  • Karina Butzek-Morris, Director, Alumni Engagement, Schulich School of Business 
10:05 – 10:20 Opening Address

  • M. Johnny Rungtusanatham, Canada Research Chair in Supply Chain Management (Tier 1);  Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems, Schulich School of Business
10:20 – 11:45 Virtual Networking Mixer

4x Rounds of networking with facilitated discussion (20 minutes per round).

Participants will move between virtual tables to network and to share their perspectives on trends and challenges affecting supply chains. Topics will include:

  • Developing a Resilient Supply Chain Career in 2023 – Facilitated by Katie Oestebo, Sr. Director, Replenishment, Walmart (MSCM ’23)
  • Preparing For the Next Supply Chain Disruption Facilitated by David Wang, Warehouse Manager, Labatt (MSCM ’20)
  • Exploring Today’s Stubborn SCM ChallengesFacilitated by Parthiban Dhakshnamurthy, Strategic Sourcing Manager at OECM (MSCM ’21)
  • Sustainability, Climate Risks, & Global Supply ChainsFacilitated by David Johnston, Research Chair & Centre Director, George Weston Ltd. Centre for Sustainable Supply Chains
11:45 – 12:00 PM Closing Remarks followed by Open Networking

Hosted by:

The George Weston Ltd. Centre for Sustainable Supply Chains, the Schulich Supply Chain Alumni Association (SSCAA), and Schulich’s Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement (AAE).

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