6 Annual Women & Leadership Conference th

6th Annual Women &
Leadership Conference
October 16 & 17, 2014
The Westin Jersey City Newport
479 Washington Boulevard, Jersey City, New Jersey
ISM – NJ Women & Leadership Conference
The Westin Jersey City Newport Hotel
October 16-17 2014
Thursday, October 16
3:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Welcome – Thalia Adams-Waingarten, CPSM, C.P.M.,
A.P.P., Conference Moderator
Career Clinic – Diversified Search & Leaders Edge
Attendees can check-in to our open career clinic to get
career advice from our team of executive coaches and
executive recruitment consultants to ensure they are on
track to achieve their career goals.
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Working with Asia in Supply Chain Management –
Marilyn Gettinger, C.P.M., New Directions Consulting
– Success in Dealing with the Asian Markets” offers the
latest information on these countries and explores lessons
learned from supply professionals in sourcing, purchasing,
negotiating, and managing suppliers located in this area of
the world.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Networking Reception
Friday, October 17
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Welcome Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Conference Welcome: Tamra Pawloski, Vice President,
Chubb & Son
Keynote Presentation: Lisa Baccus, Executive Vice President
and Global CMO, Cigna and Julie Lawson, Director, Cigna
Cigna GO YOU!
9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Holistic Leadership – learn how to perform at your best
• Leadership Traits [Communication/Assertiveness]
– Dr. Alison Byers, Vice President, Assessment and
Psychological Services, Diversified Search
• Wellness – Andrea Reichenfeld, BFA, MA, Women
Heart and Wellness Coach
Facilitated by Kristin Cartier, Cigna and Erin Clancy, Mars
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Luncheon/Diamond Award Presentation
Charity Address (Women Heart)
The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
Julie Kantor, STEM Connector - Million Women Mentors
The National Coalition
for Women
with Heart Disese
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Executive Panel – Unleashing the Power of
accomplished leaders will share their professional
expertise along with their personal experiences and
journey. This panel will take both an internal and external
view of partnering with procurement and will be facilitated
by Cheryl D’Cruz-Young, Conference Chair and Managing
Director at Diversified Search
• Avis Yates River, President & CEO, Technology Concepts
Group, Inc.
• Dr. Lei Lei, Rutgers, SCM Department Chair &
• Noreen Randazzo, Vice President, Strategic Sourcing,
The Hartford
• Kim Hanemann, Vice President, Delivery Projects and
Construction, PSE&G
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
A.T.Kearney – AEP Results
Sonali Agarwal, Director, Procurement & Analytic
Solutions, A. T. Kearney will provide an overview of the
AEP Survey Results. There will be an interactive session in
which attendees will be invited to participate in two topics
during this session to be led by Sonali Agarwal.
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Conference Closing – Tamra Pawloski, Vice President,
Chubb & Son, Conference Moderator
*ISM-NJ reserves the right to replace speakers when
deemed necessary.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in
writing by October 10, 2014.
Hotel Information
Arts & Culture
Statue of Liberty 1.6 km/1.0 miles
Liberty Science Center 4.8 km/3.0 miles
Empire State Building 9.6 km/6.0 miles
Jersey City Medical Center 1.6 km/1.0 miles
Christ Hospital 3.2 km/2.0 miles
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center 8.0 km/5.0 miles
Corporate Offices
Brown Brothers Harriman, Co. 0.1 km/0.1 miles
UBS Financial Services 0.1 km/0.1 miles
Experience Spa and Salon 0.3 km/0.2 miles
JP Morgan 0.3 km/0.2 miles
Fidelity Investments 0.5 km/0.3 miles
Harborside Financial Center 0.8 km/0.5 miles
Goldman Sachs 0.8 km/0.5 miles
Price Waterhouse Coopers 1.6 km/1.0 miles
World Trade Center 1.6 km/1.0 miles
Deloitte 4.8 km/3.0 miles
Wall Street 6.4 km/4.0 miles
Nearby Destinations
Ellis Island 3.2 km/2.0 miles
Times Square 8.0 km/5.0 miles
Liberty State Park 4.8 km/3.0 miles
Madison Square Garden 8.0 km/5.0 miles
Marine Air Terminal 8.0 km/5.0 miles
Hotel accommodations can be made by registering online at
by September 16, 2014. ISM-NJ Conference hotel room rate is $239.
Conference Sponsorships:
If your organization would like to sponsor a table please contact our office at (908) 431-1100
or e-mail [email protected]
ISM – NJ Women & Leadership Conference
The Westin Jersey City Newport Hotel
October 16-17 2014
Registration deadline October 10, 2014
Registration Fees:
Early Bird – Received by 9/30/2014
Received after 9/30/2014
Unemployed & Student Members:
Received by 10/3/2014 $150
Teams (3+)
*Member rates include ISM-NJ, ISM, NAPM, APICS
Confirmation and directions will be e-mailed one week prior to conference.
Please register me for the ISM-NJ Women & Leadership Conference
October 16-17, 2014
Certifications: (check all that apply)
q CPSM q CPSD q C.P.M. q A.P.P.
q Member q Non-Member q Team Discount (3 or more from same organization)
Networking Reception: October 16, 2014
q Yes I will attend
q No I will not be able to attend
Method of Payment:
q Check enclosed
q Visa q MasterCard q American Express q Discover
Credit Card #Expiration Date
Cardholders Name (print)
Amount to be charged $
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing by October 10th and will be limited to the program fee.
Refunds or credits will not be honored after October 10th.
2014 ISM-NJ Women & Leadership Diamond Award
Nomination Form
The ISM-New Jersey Women & Leadership Diamond Award will be given annually at the Women & Leadership Conference which will focus on the leadership and mentoring of women in the supply management role. The candidates will need
to submit the following form with a personal statement to the ISM-New Jersey Office by September 8, 2014.
2014 ISM-NJ Women & Leadership Diamond Award Nomination Form
Deadline – September 8, 2014
Name: Title/Position: Company: Address: City: State: Zip Code: Phone: Fax: E-mail address: Finalists will be selected based on the following criteria. Please rate the nominee’s performance in each of the items below
on a scale of l (low) to 5 (high):
q Promoting Supply Management Profession q Diversity/Minority Development q Environmental/Recycling Commitment q Bottom Line Contributions q Leadership Qualities
q Innovative Programs Initiated q Mentoring Programsq Other Memberships Please submit personal statement and biography of candidate:
Nominations are not limited to NAPM/ISM members. Nominations will be kept confidential. Nominees will be notified of award status by September 8, 2014. Recipient will need to attend October 17, 2014 ISM-NJ Women & Leadership Conference Luncheon at which time award will be presented.
Submitted by: Company: Phone:
Date: E-mail: ISM-NJ, P.O. Box 6585, Hillsborough, NJ 08844 • (908) 431-1100 • Fax (908) 431-1122 • E-mail – [email protected]
Kathleen Perna, Executive Director
P.O. Box 6585, Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844
(908) 431-1100 • Fax (908) 431-1122
Email: [email protected] • www.ismnj.org
Kathleen Perna, Executive Director
P.O. Box 6585, Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844
(908) 431-1100 • Fax (908) 431-1122
Email: [email protected] • www.ismnj.org