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PNDC Supply Chain Conference-Portland
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST
Category: Training





Thursday, October 20, 2016

(Lunch Included) 


Holiday Inn Portland Airport (I-205)
8439 NE Columbia Blvd. Portland, OR 97220

Until Oct. 6th:

PNDC Members: $40.00
Non-Members: $50.00
After Oct. 6th:
PNDC Members: $60.00
Non-Members: $75.00

Thank you for our event sponsors:

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Kate Kanapeaux, [email protected]
or 888-701-7632

Portland Development Commission and the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition are pleased to bring the very popular Supply Chain Opportunities Conferences to Portland. Through a combination of presentations and roundtable discussions, the Supply Chain Conferences are designed to help companies develop new knowledge, new contacts, and most importantly, new business This is a great opportunity for manufacturers and procurement representatives to network with contractors and suppliers throughout the Northwest!

  • Learn Supply Chain Best Practices
  • Meet Northwest Primes and Tier 1 Suppliers
  • Establish New Relationships with Northwest Manufacturers
  • Increase Local Sourcing and Develop Strategic Partnerships
  • Discover Resources to Increase Efficiency and Grow Your Business     

 Confirmed Speakers:

Robin Tate, Director of Materials, FLIR Systems

Chris O'Claire, VP Operations & Supply Chain Director, Esterline Control & Communication Systems

Denise Cooper, Procurement Governance, Daimler Trucks North America


  • Presentations from large manufacturers sharing supply chain opportunities and highlights from purchasing teams
  • Several 25-minute roundtable discussions with other peer manufacturers.  Participants will be assigned a different set of 6-7 manufacturers for each roundtable (the objective is to reduce leakage from this region by increasing local sourcing).