Energy Agenda

Supply Agenda



















29 October 2009


Dalton J. Woods Auditorium
Energy, Coast & Environment Bldg
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Supply Chain Management Symposium

Best Practices for a Global Economy




The purpose of the supply chain symposium is twofold. First, to share thought leadership on supply chain best practices with emphasis on companies serving the gulf coast region. Second, to explore supply chain themes that may be of mutual interest across multiple industries. 


7:00 - 8:00


8:00 - 8:15

Welcome and Supply Chain Initiative Overview
Eli Jones, Dean, E. J. Ourso College of Business

8:15 - 8:45

Keynote Speaker
Adam Knapp, President and CEO, Baton Rouge Area Chamber

8:45 - 9:45

Exploration and Production Issues and Challenges: Procurement & Logistics
George Adams, Materials Mgmt & Logistics Director, BP
Brandi Rauch, Supply Chain: Performance Manager, Exploration & Production - Americas, Shell

9:45 - 10:00


10:00 - 10:30

Perspective from Oil and Gas Service Companies
Kell Lewis, Senior Supply Chain Manager - Gulf of Mexico, Halibuton
Tim Wheeler, Director of Procurement, Materials & Logistics, Haliburton

10:30 - 11:00

Oil and Gas Supply Side Perspective
Wayne Wootten, VP, Supply Chain, Cameron

11:00 - 11:30

Technology Perspective from the Office of a CIO
Tom Keiser, Former CIO, Limited Brand
Edward Stark, VP and Global Supply Chain Lead, CapGemini

11:30 - 12:00

Future Perspective on Supply Chain Transportation Infrastructure
Brooks A. Bentz, Partner, Accenture

12:00 - 1:30