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Las Vegas 2009 - Event Schedule

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SUNDAY - FEBRUARY 1, 2009
2:30PM-
7:30PM

RLA FOOTBALL PARTY AT STUDIO 54 (Sponsorships Available) Special Guest:
 Former Pro Bowl Quarterback, Jeff Blake
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MONDAY - FEBRUARY 2, 2009
12:00PM

4th RLA ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT (Sponsorships Available) Benefits Kids On The Move  
SIENA GOLF CLUB  - 12:00PM Noon Tee Time

Official 3PL of RLA C&E Las Vegas 2009

TUESDAY - FEBRUARY 3, 2009
7:30AM-
5:15PM
Pre-Conference Workshops
7:30AM-5:15PM
1:00PM-
2:00PM
RLA Industry/Focus Committee Reports
Track A Track B Track C
Chairperson: Larry Maye,
President
Global Reverse Logistics, LLC


Wireless Communications


Bob
Sullivan

Global
Reverse
Logistics

Al
Mahesh

Service
Central
Tech-
nologies

Art Teshima

Bell Techlogix

Bill Kenney

On
Process Tech-
nology

Chris Griffin

Sprint
  Chairperson: Sanjeev Kakar
Director RT Outsourcing, India


India Focus Committee

John Mehrmann
ZSL
2:30PM-
3:30PM
Chairperson: Ron Tibben-Lembke, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
University of Nevada


Reverse Logistics Standards


Paul
Rupnow

Andlor
Logistics
Systems


Bob
Sullivan

Global
Reverse
Logistics
Jack Debutts,
Production Control/Strategic Planning Manager
Dell


Consumer Electronics


Mary
Ellen
Daniels

Compu-
spar

Brian
Eddy

Sub-
Con
Indust-
ries

David
Douthit

Accen-
ture

Ishak
Kang

Vox
UI

Joel
Jacobs

Millenn-
ium
3000
Ltd.
Gary Gear,
VP, Ops
Toshiba


Data Storage


Don
Collier
,
Flextronics

Doug Pratt

Iomega

Eric
Miller

Agnitio
Management
Consultants

4:00PM-
5:00PM
Chairperson: Jade Lee,
President,Supply Chain Services, Inc.


Sustainability and Environmental Management
Chairperson: Don Rombach,
VP Damage Research Team


Food & Beverage Industry

Carl
Dubose

PepsiCo

Lori
Klein-
schmidt

Con
Agra

Bruce
Stevenson
Return
Mgmt.
Services

Julie
Steen
Express-
Point
Technology
Services
Chairperson: Leonard Schneeman,
SVP CTO


Information Technology Solutions


Anne
Patterson

Free
Flow

Tom
Johnson

Cisco
Systems

Lisa
Perry

Clear
Orbit

Paul
Rupnow

Andlor
Logistics
Systems


Lee
Sacco
Oracle
1:00PM

EXHIBIT HALL OPENS (1PM)

6:00-
9:00PM

EXHIBITOR, SPONSOR & SPEAKER RECEPTION - EXHIBIT HALL (Sponsorship Available)

WEDNESDAY - FEBRUARY 4, 2009
8:00AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST - EXHIBIT HALL (Sponsorship Available)

10:00AM gailen vick - president reverse logistics trends, inc.Welcome Remarks
Gailen Vick,
President,
Reverse Logistics Association
10:30AM
Introduction
Dale S. Rogers Ph.D.,
Foundation Professor
Industry Keynote Address
Kevin Winneroski, Vice President, Secondary Markets
Best Buy
Reverse Logistics: It's Not a Challenge, It's An Opportunity Download
11:30-
1:00PM

BUFFET LUNCH - EXHIBIT HALL (Sponsorship Available)

1:00PM Track A Track B Panel Track C Track D Track E Track F

Jack Debutts
,
Production Control/
Strategic Planning Mgr, ARRC


Going Green in Retail Returns
Download

Moderator:
Andrew Katcher,
President



Reverse Logistics Issues in the Data Storage Industry


Tim Reilly
,
Director Strategy and Development

Shrinking the RL Pipeline: How to Reduce the Flow of Product Download

Tom Johnson
,
Manager RL Systems


Integration of RL Processes & Systems
Download

Seshagiri Singaraju
,
Materials Manager


Remanufacturing and its Challenges
Download

William Fletcher
,

Senior Project Manager


Optimizing Stock Utilization Critical to Success During Tough Trading Conditions
Download









Gary Gear
,
VP, Ops






TJ Harper
,
VP, Operations




Eric Miller
,
Principal Consultant



Don Collier,
Dir.
Business
Develop-
ment


Ilan Lev
,
Dir. of
Global
Reverse
Logistics,


2:00PM Track A Track B Track C
Wireless Communications Panel
Track D Track E Track F Panel

Tony Sciarrotta
,
Director, Asset Recovery,
Philips Consumer Lifestyle


Reverse Logistics - The next generation of support and value add services. Download

Derek Wishart
,
Reverse Flow Manager


Reverse Flow From A Retailer's Perspective. Download

Moderator:
Chris Griffin
,,
Sr. Mgr., Repair Services Reverse Logistics



Driving Future Models in the Wireless Industry

Eric Aparicio
,
Director of Administration

Raising The Visibility Of Returns Within The Organization Download

Joe King
,
VP, Aftermarket Solutions


Eric Hemming,
Head of Program Mgmt.


Integration Delivers Value Beyond Repair
Download

Moderator:
Michael Luckman,
CEO,


Increasing Revenues Through a Smarter and More Professional Sales Team, Best Practices of Other RLA Members


Dana Keeling
,
Dir. Reverse and Repair




Jeff
Gosline
,
Senior Director Business Develop-
ment



Jim
Hunt
,
Vice President, After-Market Services




Al
Mahesh
,
Business Develop-
ment,
Service
Central
Tech-
nologies


Dale S.
Rogers Ph.D.
,
Foundation
Professor






Michael
Palma
,
National
Sales
Manager,




Bob Anderson,
Sr.
Global
Operations
Manager,



3:00-
3:30PM

AFTERNOON BREAK - EXHIBIT HALL (Sponsorship Available)

3:30PM Track A Panel Track B Track C - Wireless Communications Track D Track E Track F

Moderator:    
Lori Kleinschmidt,
Director / Customer Finance

Returns and Damages Within the Food & Beverage Industry
Mark Servidio,
VP Logistics




Jay Richards
,
National Business Development Executive
Environmental Supply Chain - SmartWay Transport Partnership - A Shipper & Carrier Perspective Download

Bernie Schaeffer
,
VP Global Repair & Reverse Logistics Integrated Supply Chain


Reverse Logistics as an Asset
Download

Hannah Kain
,
President & CEO


Before You Outsource: 5 Secrets That Your RL Provider Does Not Want You To Know Download

Warren Sumner
,

VP of Marketing & Products


SkinCeuticals Case Study: Automating Your Returns Management Process To Deliver Exceptional Customer Experience Download

Stephen Fraser
,
President & CEO

Recessionary Impact on the Reverse Supply Chain and Some Best Practice Considerations Download

Don Rombach
,
VP Damage Research



Tom Marcellino
,
SVP Sales & Client Services


Carl Dubose
,
Manager,
Product Packaging
& Unsaleables

M. Scott Dineen
,
General Manager
Desert Meats & Provisions

Matt Snynder
,
Senior
Manager
-Reverse
Logistics

Wendy Bolles
,
Resource
Recovery
Group
Manager
4:30PM Track A Panel Track B Track C - Wireless Communications Track D Track E Track F Panel

Moderator:
Michael Blumberg,
President, Blumberg Advisory Group

Reverse Logistics Management Systems Software State of the Art










Doug Pratt
,
Global Logistics
Manager

Reverse Logistics Issues in the Data Storage Industry Download

John Mehrmann
,
VP Business Development


Navigating the Economic Changes Download
Steve Brown,
Global Product Life-cycle Manager

John Weatherup,
New Business Development





Case Study 1: Utilizing 3PSPs internally to mitigate Life Time Buy (LTB) cost exposure.
Download

Bradley Gross
,
Attorney at Law

Drafting the Perfect Agreement: A "How To" Guide
Download

Moderator:
Pete Carfrae
,
Consultant, AKS Consulting
White Paper: Improving Reverse Logistics Practices for Consumer Electronics



Seshagiri Singaraju
,
Materials Manager





Leonard Schneeman
,
SVP CTO






Dick Kluis
,
VP, Product Management






Paul Rupnow
,
Director of Reverse
Logistics Software Systems


Steve Teel
,
President





Lisa Perry
,
Solution Architect






Paul Bruce
,
VP







Jack Debutts
,
Global Retail Returns/
Strategic Planning Manager
5:30-
7:30PM

EVENING RECEPTION (Sponsorship available)
Music by Faux Collins (The Phil Collins Musical Experience)
Sponsored by:    

Official 3PL of RLA C&E Las Vegas 2009

THURSDAY - FEBRUARY 5, 2009
8:00AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST - EXHIBIT HALL (Sponsorship Available)

9:00AM
Introduction
Gailen Vick,
President
Reverse Logistics Association
Industry Keynote Address
William Pollock, Vice President - Principal Analyst
Aberdeen Group

Reversal of Fortunes: Maximizing Revenue in the Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Download
10:00-
10:30AM

INTERMISSION - EXHIBIT HALL

10:30AM Track A Panel Track B Track C Track D Track E Track F

Moderator:
Eric Miller,
Principal Consultant,
Agnitio Management Consultants


Recycling to support end of life Product Repair Requirements




Chip Dickinson
,
President




Michael Conley
,
Global Capability Owner
Repair and Asset Recovery to Support Leased PC's Download

Chris Griffin
,
Sr. Manager, Repair Services Reverse Logistics


Challenges Faced by Wireless Providers Download

Dustin Ares
,
Senior Account Manager for Asset Protection


Sales Lifecycle Product Tracking - Retailer Return Prevention Solutions Download

Sanjeev Kakar
,
Director RT Outsourcing, India

Opportunities and Challenges of Reverse Logistics in India Download

David Whitley
,
Event Sales
Account
Executive
(Eastern
US/Europe)
Reverse
Logistics
Association

Strategies for Marketing Global Reverse Logistics Solutions

Lori Gallegos
,
Sr Manager US Logistics



Kelly Dudek
,
SVP of Operations




Paul Tran
,
Sr Director Sales and Marketing




John Bair
,
Cto






Jeffrey Harrison
,
Dir. of
Business
Operations



Paul
Adamson
,
Dir. Strategic Relationships



Barbara Kish,
Sr. Mgr., Business Ops, Global Service Logistics

Felix Shalit,
VP sales





Hyper Micro-
systems, Inc.
11:30AM Track A Panel Track B Track C Track D Track E Track F Panel

Moderator:
Emily Rodriguez,
Senior Consultant

Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility in Environmental Management

John Slothower
,
Manager - Innovation


Diamonds in the Rough: Maximizing Secondary Market Revenue Opportunities Download

David Mowat
,
Senior Manager, Services Technology


Service Parts Download

David Meldrum-Taylor

Director of Research
Reverse Logistics Association
RL Quote, Research and Consultants Co-op
Download

George Cannon
,
Director of Client Engagements


Reverse Logistics—Is It Sexy?
Download

Moderator:
Leonard Schneeman,
Cto, Data Exchange Corporation

Universal Model for Reverse Logistics IT

Dan Barrett
,
Business Development Manager



Rodney Bias
,
VP Regulatory Compliance



Matt Snynder
,
Senior
Manager
-Reverse
Logistics

Gordon Mills,
Business Development Manager



Tom Calderwood,
Supply Chain Development



Lisa Perry
,
Solution Architect





Paul Rupnow
,
Director of Reverse
Logistics Software Systems
12:30-
2:00PM

BUFFET LUNCH - EXHIBIT HALL (Sponsorship Available)

2:00PM Track A Panel Track B Track C Track D Track E Track F

Moderator:
Ron Tibben Lembke PhD,
Associate Professor


New Technologies in Reverse Logistics

Chad Lockhart
,
Manager Services SCM

Marc Melkerson
,
VP Business Development
Aligning Customer/Supplier Resources & Core Compentencies to Realize Maximum Supply Chain Efficiency
Download

Haozhe Chen Ph.D.
,
Assistant Professor,
East Carolina University


An Overview of Reverse Logistics in China

Download

Lori Gallegos
,
Sr Mgr, U.S. Logistics





Developing a Set of RL “Business Rules”
Download

Richard Starr
,
Manager Liquidation




Inventory Asset Recovery and Liquidation
Download
 
George Cannon,
Director of Client Engagements





Mike
Moore
,
Regional
Director





Kristen
Secreto
,
VP, Client Services





Mark
Balinski
,
Senior
Manager




Linda
Dashiell,
US
Reman
Operations



Ralph
Abramo,
National
Service
Manager,
Imaging
Systems
Division
3:00PM Track A Panel Track B Track C Track D Track E Track F

Eric Hemming
,
Head of Program Management


Discussion Around Sony Ericsson’s Needs



Ferris Segovia
,
Senior VP


The DTV Conversion: Managing the By-Product of Progress

Jim Henry
,
Director of Enterprise Solutions


Reverse Logistics' Visibility: See your Way to Process Improvement

Cayce Roy
,
EVP & President


Using a Multi-Channel Reverse Supply Chain Strategy to Thrive in a Down Economy
Download

Leslie Harms
,
Director of Registration/
Membership Relations
Reverse Logistics Association

RLA Membership Benefits
 

Jason Berger
,
Reverse Logistics Manager


Michael Solosky
,
Demand Supply Manager


Ken Plue
,
Head of Repair Operations



Anthony Gorse
,
Business and Consumer Support
4:00PM Closing Remarks
Jeremy Vick,
VP Global Marketing Solutions and Sales
Reverse Logistics Association
4:30PM

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