2018/2019 Professional Development Meetings

Next Meeting:

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Digital Revolution - How Will It Affect Your Organization?

Jeremy Green, PhD

Jeremy Green, MA and PhD from Indiana State University, is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and former National Science Foundation Scholar in Engineering. He worked in manufacturing for 30 years, and held positions as Director of Lean Six Sigma, Director of Manufacturing, and Director of Quality. He currently works for Lunar Logic, a Digital Marketing and Software Development Company and is on the Board of Directors of Oregon Community Credit Union, the Emerald Valley High Performance Enterprise Consortium, and Cascadia Prepared. He has worked for suppliers to the Automotive, Defense and Aerospace, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, and Food Industries. Jeremy mentors and teaches in the local startup community and at the University of Oregon.

Meeting Time:
5:30 PM Meet and Greet
6:45 PM Presentation

Hilton Garden Inn
3528 Gateway ST
Springfield, OR 97477

Buffet Dinner
$22 for Members, $25 for Non-Members

By November 8, 2018
terry.teter@farweststeel.com or Phone: 541-681-7205

Schedule of events for 2018/2019

September 13, 2018
Measuring Performance in Procurement with Darin Matthews, Director of Procurement & Supply Chain, UC Santa Cruz

October 25, 2018
Facilities / Plant Tour Ninkasi Brewing Company

November 13, 2018
Topic: The Digital Revolution - How Will It Affect Your Organization?
Presenter: Jeremy Green, PhD

February 21, 2019
Topic: Oregon/Lane County Economic Overview Presenter: Brian Rooney, Regional Economist, Lane County (Eugene MSA)

March 14, 2019
Topic: To be announced soon

May 9, 2019
Topic: To be announced soon

You may pay in advance for the meeting's using PayPal.

$22 for members, $25 for non-members, unless otherwise noted

$5.00 for members or $10 for non-members to attend the meeting only (dinner not included)

Dinner Meeting

Ideas for Future Meeting Topics:

Constructive Confrontation • Laws of Agencies (Battle of the forms) • Inventory Management • Ethics and Professionalism • World Class Procurement • Certification (Whatís out there) • Contract Management/Principles of Auditing for Compliance • Performance Measures (how do you do it) • Dress for Success • Lean Office • Risk management within the Supply Chain • Supplier Diversity • Warehousing • Vendor Managed Inventory vs. Company Managed Inventory • Surplus/Obsolete Equipment and Supplies • Capital Budget Planning Ė Managing the annual budget • Forecasting • Negotiations • Sales Perspectives (whatís it like dealing with Purchasing Professionals) • ISM Resources

Please send a note of the meeting topics you would like to hear about to Tony DeVico tony.devico@ism-willamettevalley.org