May 9, 2017
“Black Swan” Risk Management- Mitigating Sudden Changes In Trade, Immigration & Foreign Policy
Brookfield Zoo- Brookfield, IL
We have some great news about our upcoming meeting on 5/9/17:
What Our Members Are Saying:
PERT- Procurement Executive Round Table
Are you struggling with how to deal with the potential and significant changes in Trade, Immigration and Foreign Policy? Don’t worry – so are a number of your colleagues. Join us to learn about the impact on Category Management and Supply Chain strategies (whether you buy goods OR services) or just manufacture offshore. We will also be identifying the opportunities for Sourcing/Supply Chain professionals to take on a leadership role on this topic in their companies – thus moving from a tactical to a strategic advisor role:
Who Should Attend
This is a peer-to-peer organization and as such, you must be a Senior Procurement Executive (Director or above) within your organization to attend.
Lawrence M. Friedman, Partner
Larry’s practice concentrates on the representation of the importers and exporters facing numerous issues of compliance with U.S. law, Larry advises clients on compliance with ITAR and EAR, sanctions, and other controls, including deemed exports of technical data.
Our kickoff session will be led by Lawrence Friedman who will discuss what he sees as the major changes that will impact what we source, where we source it from and how we source it. Things that we outsource may need to be insourced, our location decisions, whether our own facilities or suppliers will need to be re-examined and our contracting strategies will need to change drasticall and be much more flexible and transparent to manage a new risk profile.
PERT (Procurement Executive Round Table) is a collaborative, “members-only” group comprised of senior executives from Fortune 1,000 organizations. The group is a peerto- peer organization that meets quarterly to share ideas in a forum setting. Each member brings expertise and varied talents to the group which allows all members to benefit from participation. PERT addresses major Global Sourcing and Supply Chain challenges such as:
Please register soon as space is limited!