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Take The Lead: Women in Supply Chain (London)

Date:   Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019
Time:   8:00 AM (EDT)
Location:   Fanshawe College - The School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts
130 Dundas Street
London, ON

Hear from some of the most influential women in supply chain as they lead a full day of discussions and presentations on career development and how to take advantage of industry trends, challenges and innovations to drive growth.  Coming to London due to high demand, this launch installment of our Leadership Series puts a focus on women. 

What others have said about Take the Lead - Women in Supply Chain:

"It was an excellent opportunity to meet other peers from the Industry and get insights from other people’s experiences and point of views."

"So many valuable tools, takeaways and strategies for success.  I got tips to start using immediately"

"…because the event was 98% women, networking was fantastic & easy."

Earn your CPD Points:
Attend full Day and Earn 5 CPD points.  
Attend Breakfast and Morning Panel and Earn 2 CPD Points.

MC for the Day!

Brenda Sharp
Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager, FPH Group Inc
VRA: London

Intrigued?  Here are the sessions and the speakers who will be joining us in London:


8:00 am – 8:45 AM
Breakfast & Networking
8:45 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 am – 9:45 AM Keynote/Leadership Panel
Leadership Lessons from Supply Chain Trailblazers & Catalysts
  • Advice for breaking down barriers and driving innovation
  • Overcoming resistance to change – how to gain buy-in, influence and support
  • Exploring what today’s leaders learned during their leadership journey and how it can shape future generations of women
Tanya Bischoff

Tanya Bischoff

Supply Chain, North

Alma Arzate

Alma Arzate, CSCMP

Global Director, Supply Planning

Renee McIntyre

Renee McIntyre, CSCMP

Director, Supply Chain
TransForm Shared Service Organization

Ian O'Reilly


Ian O'Reilly, CPA, CMA

The Story Group

9:45 am – 10:00 AM
10:00 am – 11:00 AM
Leading and Responding to Change
  • How to create a culture of change
  • Leading innovation and disruption 
  • What tools do you need to lead change better and faster
Kiran Mann

Kiran Mann

Vice President
Crestcom International LLC



11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Increase Innovation through Supplier Diversity and Become a Strategic Contributing Partner
  • Definition and Importance
  • Critical elements for success
  • Business case and how to pitch it to your C-Suite
  • How to find diverse suppliers
  • Earn your seat at the table by adding value to top and bottom line through supplier diversity programs
Sheri Spinks

Sheri Spinks, CSCMP

Director, Global Supply Chain, NPS, Husky Injection Molding Systems
Top 10 Influential Women in Supplier Diversity

Silvia Pencak

Silvia Pencak

WBE Canada

12:15 pm – 1:15 PM
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Presenting with Impact – Helping you Stand out Whenever you Speak
  • Take away the confidence to walk into any meeting knowing you will influence the impact
  • Discover you unique, natural & most effective speaking style
  • How to structure a presentation for impact
  • The unexpected power of audience and how to leverage it
Barry Kuntz

Barry Kuntz

Managing Director
Black Isle (NA) Consultants



2:00 – 3:00 PM
Increase your Visibility at Work and Externally
  • Why is it important to be visible, both internally and externally
  • What you need to do to improve your visibility in the workplace
  • What should you include in your LinkedIn profile
  • Tools you can use to keep your profile active
  • How much social is too much
Barry Kuntz

Delee Fromm

Delee Fromm Consulting Inc

Author of Understanding Gender at Work: Build a Thriving Career by Using, Losing and Exposing Gender Blind Spots



3:00 – 3:15 PM
Afternoon Networking Break
3:15 – 4:15 PM
Negotiating for Success
  • Enhance your understanding of the challenges and advantages you face as a woman when negotiating
  • Explore different types of negotiations and know what information you need to prepare to maximize your outcomes
  • Evaluate alternatives, interests and parties in the negotiation

Kimberley Bildfell

VP, Supply Chain, Giampaolo Group

Natascha Schijven Natascha Schijven
Deloitte (former)
Tanya Bischoff

Tanya Bischoff

Supply Chain, North

Harold Lenfesty


Harold Lenfesty

The Story Group


4:15 PM
Closing Remarks



FULL DAY SEMINAR (includes Breakfast and Leadership Panel)
Member - $345.00
Non-Member - $410.00 includes a SCMAO membership until April 2020

Member - $75.00
Non-Member - $410.00 includes a SCMAO membership until April 2020
Non-Member without membership option - $125.00


FULL DAY SEMINAR (includes Breakfast and Leadership Panel)
Member - $395.00
Non-Member - $495.00 includes a SCMAO membership until April 2020

Member - $75.00
Non-Member - $410.00 includes a SCMAO membership until April 2020
Non-Member without membership option - $125.00

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Title Sponsor

The Story Group

Venue Sponsor





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