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2nd Conflict Minerals Reporting and Supply Chain Transparency

Determining if Your Organization's Conflict Minerals Program is Sustainable for Future SEC Compliance Checks

23-25 Jun 2014
The Allerton Hotel - Chicago, IL, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Analyzing the Supply Chain to Build a Complete Conflict Minerals Program

Conference Workshop

Examining the Auditing and Filing Processes to determine Errors Show After the First Year

Why You Should Attend

2nd Conflict Minerals Reporting and Supply Chain Transparency

Conference Chairperson Day One:

John Plyler, Supply Chain Social Responsibility Program Manager

Conference Chairperson Day Two:

Michael Littenberg,
Schulte Roth & Zabel

Jonathan Hughes,
Director of Compliance Services
Assent Compliance

The 2nd Conflict Minerals Reporting and Supply Chain Transparency Conference will break down each SEC filing requirement as well as examine direct filing examples from specific companies. Discussions will tackle key issues including refining conflict minerals teams to create a more successful conflict minerals management program, managing and developing consistent communication within the supply chain, and building an IT program that will continue to secure data from the various levels of the supply chain.

This conference will allow organizations to benchmark their conflict minerals management program against their peers to more efficiently meet SEC expectations and amend their program for future filings. Seating is limited to maintain and intimate educational environment that will cultivate the knowledge and experience of all participants.



Key Topics

  • Scrutinize the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements and evaluate external resources for a more efficient conflict minerals rule with Newport News Shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Engineer a sustainable conflict minerals program for future filings with Alcatel-Lucent
  • Integrate filings and best practices from the first year of reporting with BlackBerry
  • Maintain a strong rapport with all tiers of your supply chain to increase transparency with KEMET
  • Obtain complete responses moving throughout the supply chain with Dover Corporation
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Applied Materials
    Becton Dickinson
    Brady Corporation
    DRS Technologies Inc.
    Ford Motor Company
    Gulfstream Aerospace
    Illinois Tool Works
    ITT Cannon
    Kyocera Electronics
    Masco Corporation
    Motorola Inc.
    Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
    Universal Electronics Inc.

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    Practical Insights From

    John Plyler
    Supply Chain Social Responsibility Program Manager

    Don Benno
    Director, Internal Audit
    Universal Electronics Inc.

    Jennifer Prisco
    Senior Counsel, Global Supply Chain and Americas Energy
    TE Connectivity

    Kelly Katynski
    Purchasing Manager, Sustainability
    Ford Motor Company

    John Gabriel
    Manager of Supply Chain Social Responsibility
    IBM Global Supply Chair Emeritus, EICC

    Windy Aphayrath
    Program Leader - Conflict Minerals, Global Procurement
    Becton Dickinson

    Christian A. Ortego
    Senior Counsel
    Newport News Shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Great conference! I enjoyed the various speaker perspectives." - Project Manager, Supplier Quality, Micron Technologies
    • "Much better than expected. Very valuable information." - Senior Manager, Material Services, Gulfstream Aerospace
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Robin Yegelwel

    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    9th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60611

    (312) 894-6306
    Fax: (312) 894-6304