MetalMiner to Live Blog, Live Tweet From Conference: International Trade Policy Breaking Point

Keep your browsers on MetalMiner and Spend Matters all morning as we’ll be live blogging on the sites and live Tweeting (@MetalMiner) from our inaugural conference, International Trade Policy Breaking Point, from 8:15 am – 12 pm CST.

*It’s not too late — Register for the three-session live simulcast here!

Don’t have time to stay through the entire simulcast? No problem! Register for the panel(s) of your choice. (Information below.) Not able to join the simulcast when it starts? No worries! Click the link above to join at any time throughout the simulcast.

Participants can also earn 3 continuing education credits through the Institute for Supply Management as well as Continuing Professional Development hours toward IACCM certification / reaccreditation

Hosted at the University Club in downtown Chicago and sponsored by Nucor and Zycus, International Trade Policy Breaking Point is composed of three panels:

8:35 – 9:45 am — Expert Panel: Public Policy Overview and Debate

Timothy Brightbill — Partner, International Trade Practice, Wiley Rein LLP

William StraussSenior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Jennifer Diggins — Corporate Public Affairs, Nucor

Read complete speaker bios here.

10:00 – 11:00 am — Workshop – Minimizing Risk in Tomorrow’s Global Trade Arena: Scenarios and Strategies

Jim Lawton President and General Manager – D&B Supply Management Solutions

Daniel McGroarty, Principal Carmot Strategic Group and Senior Advisor to the US Chamber of Commerce, International Division

Domenick Gambardella, Partner & National Practice Leader Customs and International Trade Practice, PWC

Read complete speaker bios here.

11:00 am – 12 noon — Workshop: Adjusting Your Total Landed Cost Models for a Volatile Global Sourcing Environment

Lisa Reisman, Founder, MetalMiner

Sean Devine, VP, Strategy and Supply Management, Echo Global Logistics

Read complete speaker bios here.

*For further details on the conference, visit the Official Page of International Trade Policy Breaking Point.

Please join us!

–The MetalMiner and Spend Matters Team

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