The Florida Supply Chain Summit Program has been developed by a Florida Statewide Steering Committee made up of 30 key stakeholders from business, industry, government and educational institutions. The sessions will be innovative & informative for our Florida Supply Chain Industry.

Florida Showcases – Supply Chain and Innovation 

PROPOSED SUMMIT AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2019 (DAY 1)
8:30 am – 9:30 am Registration / Networking
9:30 am – 9:45 am Welcoming Remarks – Sponsor Recognitions
9:45 am – 11:00 am Opening Keynote
11:00 am – 11:30 am Opening Keynote
11:30 am – 12:45 pm Lunch Keynote
12:45 pm – 1:15 pm Networking Break (take down tables)
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm THE FINAL 50 FEET: FLORIDA’S OMNICHANNEL CHALLENGE
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm THE BIG CHILL: FLORIDA’S COLDCHAIN INFRASTRUCTURE
3:45 pm – 4:00pm Networking Break
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm FLORIDA’S EMERGING LOGISTICS HOT SPOTS
5:30 pm – 7 pm Networking Reception
Thursday, February 7, 2019 (Day 2)
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 8:35 am Brief welcome
8:35 am – 9:45 am Keynote: GLOBAL TRADE TRENDS/POLICY
Dr. Walter Kemmsies,
JLL’s U.S. Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure Group Managing Director, Economist and Chief Strategist
9:45 am – 10:00 am Networking Break
10:00 am – 11:15 am BLOCKCHAIN: WHAT IT IS AND WHY IT MATTERS
11:15 am –12:30 pm RISKY BUSINESS: SUPPLY CHAIN CYBERSECURITY
12:30 pm – 12:45 pm  Closing Remarks / Box Lunch
Tentative/Optional
Disney Underground Tour

2019 Summit Program

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (Day 1)

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration / Networking
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks – Sponsor Recognitions
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Opening Keynote

Chris O’Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Robinson

I WANT IT NOW AND WITH FREE SHIPPING!

How Consumer Expectations are Driving Change Across the Global Supply Chain and What We Can Do About It

E-commerce, apps, and consumer connectivity is quickly changing business expectations, especially in the global supply chain and how freight flows. The speaker will share his observations about what has changed, what might change, and most importantly, how to best prepare by building a culture of change and cooperation across regions and industries. He draws upon his nearly thirty years of leadership experience at a 114-year-old industry leader, innovator, and change expert.

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Networking Break
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Keynote

Derek Sparks, Regional Director of Operations, Amazon

Mike Bauer, Orlando Fulfillment Center, Amazon

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Networking Break
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m THE BIG CHILL: FLORIDA’S COLDCHAIN – Floral / Food / Pharma
Moderator: Lowell Randall, Vice President of Government & Legal Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance

  • Stefanie Bolinski, General Manager, Seatrade USA
  • Doug Johnson, General Manager for the Southeastern United States and Caribbean, Robinson Fresh – Food
  • Paul Jancay, Associate Director Logistics, Bristol Myers Squibb – Pharma

 

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. FLORIDA’S OMNICHANNEL CHALLENGE

Moderator: - Don Wrinkle, Seaport Intermodal - Business Development & Marketing – Port Miami

  • Erin Sharp, Group VP – Manufacturing, Kroger
  • Perry Belcastro, Senior VP of Operations, Saddle Creek Logistics
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Networking Break
4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Florida Showcase #1 We are open for business!

Moderator: Rob Palmer, AICP, CTL’s, Planning/Mobility Leader, RS&H

  • Doug Wheeler, President & CEO, Florida Ports Council
  • Holly Cohen, AICP, Freight & Rail Planning Administrator, FDOT
  • Manuel Mencia, Senior Vice President, International Trade & Business Development, Enterprise Florida
  • Alice Ancona, Director of International Strategy and Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • David Murphy, SIOR, MAI, CCIM, Senior Vice President, CBRE Industrial Properties
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Networking Reception

Thursday, February 7, 2019 (Day 2)

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Brief Welcome – Recap of Day 1 – Expectations of Day 2
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote: GLOBAL TRADE TRENDS/POLICY

Dr. Walter Kemmsies, Director, Economist, and Chief Strategist

JLL’s U.S. Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure Group Managing

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Florida Showcase #2 Next-Generation Supply Chain Technology

Moderator: Tony O’Neal, Robinson

  • PLAN ->PROCURE:
    • Rick Hollingsworth, Linksworth, LLC | The Future of Technology in Supply Chain Planning
    • Daniel Conway, Instructor, USF | AI & IoT
    • Chris Sawchuk, The Hackett Group | Supply Chain Transformation for the Digital Era
  • Navisphere Vision presented by Tim Manning, VP - NA Surface Transportation, Robinson
  • MAKE ->DELIVER:
    • Al Stimac, Manufacturers Association of Florida | Manufacturing & Logistics 4.0 and Beyond
    • Daniel Conway, Instructor, USF | AI & IoT
    • Rosa Shores, Florida Block Chain Association | Blockchain Technology
    • Autonomous Florida – Florida Chamber of Commerce | Autonomous Trucks
12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Closing Remarks