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Supply Chain Workshop

September 11 — 12, 2018
Hotel RL Spokane at the Park
303 W. North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201 
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This event has a fee

Who Should Attend:

Those who work in or support the utility’s supply chain functions, such as purchasing, inventory, materials management, warehousing, and operations personnel.

Workshop Overview:

Speakers and case studies will cover various supply chain topics of interest. Please see the workshop agenda for program details.

Workshop Agenda:

    Tuesday, September 11

    7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration and full breakfast buffet

    8:30-8:45 a.m. Welcome and opening activity

    8:45-9:45 a.m. Crafting, Casting, and Carrying a Compelling Vision

      Paul D. Casey, Motivational Speaker and Life Coach, Growing Forward Services

    9:45-10:15 a.m. Speed dating

    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break

    10:30 a.m.-noon Joint purchasing agreements panel discussion followed by a case study from Central Lincoln PUD

      Moderator and panelists TBA

    Noon-1 p.m. Lunch buffet

    1-2:15 p.m. Roundtable discussions

    2:15-3:45 p.m. Tour of Avista's Upper Falls Dam/Monroe

    4-4:45 p.m. Vendor panel

      Moderator and panelists TBA

    5-7 p.m. Networking reception

    Wednesday, September 12

    7:30-8:30 a.m. Full breakfast buffet

    8:30-8:45 a.m. Welcome and opening activity

    8:45-9:45 a.m. Disaster Preparation & Processes

      Gary Urbas, Public Assistance Program Manager, Washington Military Department, Emergency Management Division

    9:45-10:15 a.m. Risk Management: Emergency Procurements and Vendor Relationships

      Steve Lunden, Director of University Purchasing, Gonzaga University

    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break

    10:30-11:30 a.m. Warehouse 101

      Steve Lunden, Director of University Purchasing, Gonzaga University

    11:30 a.m.-noon Roundtable discussions

    Noon-1 p.m. Lunch buffet

    1-2 p.m. Warehouse Safety and Housecleaning Awareness

      Hud Allworth, Materials Management & Warehouse Manager, Snohomish County PUD

    2-2:30 p.m. Utility trivia

    2:30-2:45 p.m. Break

    2:45-4 p.m. Roundtable discussions

    4-4:30 p.m. Closing remarks and door-prize drawings

Workshop Schedule:

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day, and the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both days. Lunch, as well as morning and afternoon breaks, will be provided.

Workshop Location & Hotel Information:

Hotel RL at the Park – Spokane
303 W. North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201
(800) 733-5466

Room rate: $102 for a standard one-bed room

Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than August 13, 2018, to secure this rate. Mention that you are with Northwest Public Power Association when booking your reservation.

Workshop Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 8/11/2018): $540
Utility Member Standard: $615

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 8/11/2018): $810
Associate Member Standard: $885

Non-member Early Bird (ends 8/11/2018): $1,620
Non-member Standard: $1,695

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This workshop qualifies for 12 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the workshop.

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