C.E.H. 5 Hours
ISM- Delaware is proud to announce the “Supply Management for Sustainability Symposium”. The Symposium will bring together leaders in private and public organizations with innovative suppliers of sustainable offerings, with the intent of rapid adoption of sustainable approaches meeting organization needs. It will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to meet and network with leaders from organizations large and small from many different industries, entrepreneurs, community leaders, university researchers, and government agencies to address these challenges in the rapidly changing global environment.
The Symposium starts with a luncheon where participants can meet one another and enjoy a sustainable lunch. Dawn Rittenhouse, Director of Sustainable Development for the DuPont Company, will set the stage by giving a Keynote overview on Sustainability, highlighting challenges, success stories, and discussing the path ahead for potential to significantly impact our lives, our environment and our future. The afternoon agenda features talks on “Sustainable Facilities” and “Sustainable Supply Chains”. Experts from the private and public sector will discuss key challenges and promising solutions to these critical areas.
Join us for this inaugural Supply Management for Sustainability Symposium, a pathway to making Sustainability real and making an impact.
Program (tentative program and is subject to change)
Luncheon. Welcome to LEED Gold-certified Blue Ball Barn and to ISM- Delaware.
Keynote Presentation: “Sustainability”, by Dawn Rittenhouse, Director of Sustainable Development. DuPont.
Talk on “Sustainable Logistics” by Justine Russo | Manager Market Research & BICC PITT OHIO
Talk on “Improving Sustainability of Facilities. Guidance and Implementation through the Industrial Assessment Center”. By Dr. Keith Goossen, Director. Industrial Assessment Center.
Talk on “Green Buildings”. By Joseph Scarpa, CSI, CCCA, LEED AP O+M Construction Contract Administrator. DuPont
Talk on “Pallet Recycling”. By Michael K. Sheldon. Senior Packaging Buyer- DuPont Sourcing & Logistics.
Who Should Attend?
- Leaders and supply management professionals from private and public organizations involved in marketing, facility management, and supply chains.
- Suppliers of sustainable offerings
- Governmental facilitators
Date & Time
June 5, 2014, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Blue Ball Barn
Alapocas Run State Park
1914 West Park Drive
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: (302) 761-6952
This beautifully restored ( LEED Gold) barn, built by Alfred I. duPont, is named after the Blue Ball Tavern, an inn and meeting house that was once located near the property. This two-story stone barn connects Delaware’s past and present with a collection of unique cultural artifacts housed in a contemporary multifunctional space.
Luncheon and Symposium $25 for guests. Cost is included in membership of ISM- Delaware members.
There are limited seats for the Symposium. Please let Pam Lewis know if you plan to attend, with a deadline of Monday, June 3.
ISM- Delaware, Inc. (formerly NAPM- Delaware, Inc.) is a non-profit local affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management. ISM’s mission is to enhance the value and performance of procurement and supply chain management practitioners and their organizations worldwide through education, networking, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination.