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2012 Apparel Sourcing Summit


Tuesday, August, 21, 2012
3:30 - 3:45 pm Opening Comments
* Susan Nichols, Publisher, Apparel
3:45 - 4:05 pm Apparel's 6th Annual Excellence in Sourcing  Research Study: The State of Global Sourcing

Presenter: Andrew Billings, Manager, Kurt Salmon
4:05 - 4:10 pm Panelist Introductions
4:10 - 4:55 pm Executive Panel Discussion: New Innovations in Sourcing

Moderator: Tony Ward, Principal, Kurt Salmon

1) Vivek Bhargava, Vice President of Operations, Charming Shoppes Inc.
2) Tom Langdon, Vice President, Sourcing and Purchasing, Encompass Group LLC
3) Scott Oldham, Sr. Account Director, Strategic Fashion Accounts, Lectra
4) Charles Sheppard, Vice President, Supply Chain, Superior Uniform Group

4:55 - 5:00 pm Closing Comments

* Steve Burns, VP/General Manager, Americas, Avery Dennison/Retail Branding and Information Solutions

* Susan Nichols, Publisher,
5:00 - 6:00 pm Exclusive Networking Reception

Please note that Apparel's Sourcing Summit at MAGIC and reception will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). Sourcing at MAGIC is at the LVCC as well, running from August 20 to 23, 2012. In order to attend the Apparel Sourcing Summit at MAGIC you must also register for Sourcing at MAGIC, which is complimentary for qualified attendees. Register here for Sourcing at MAGIC.