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Supply Chain Management



Hyatt Regency

  Oct. 27-28

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Our biannnual meetings bring you face-to-face with experienced colleagues and cutting edge ideas. Every contact and topic is focused on the responsibilities you handle.

Meetings address issues such as commodity buying strategies, food safety and cost management — exclusively as they apply to the restaurant industry.


NRA member: $199
Non-member: $299

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Tuesday, October 27

6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

Wednesday, October 28

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Status of the Restaurant Industry
  Speaker: Hudson Riehle, Senior Vice President, Research and Knowledge, National Restaurant Association
9:15 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Producer Price Index - Practical Uses for Supply Chain Management
  Speaker: David M. Freidman, Assistant Commissioner for Industrial Prices and Living Conditions, US Bureau of Labor Statistics
10:05 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - noon Roundtable Discussions
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. State of the Distribution Industry Panel Discussion
  Speaker: Bob Goldin, Executive Vice President, Technomic
2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Networking Break
2:20 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Quality Assurance Best Practices
3:10 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Using Emotional Intelligence in Supply Chain Management
4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Closing Remarks

Note: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice.

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Hyatt Regency Orlando
901 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 284-1234
Room Rate: $225/night plus tax. Room block ends October 5.

If you are a supply chain management professional attending the Market Vision conference, please also register for that conference and accomodation on their site. You can register for Market Vision by clicking here. Once you've registered for Market Vision, they will send you information on obtaining a room on their room block. If you have a room on our block and one on the Market Vision block, we will link them behind the scenes on your behalf.

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The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) has created the David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management to encourage students to pursue higher education towards furthering their career in food service supply chain management. Read more about the scholarship.

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