January 2019 PDM

January 17, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Kells Irish Restaurant
112 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204
http://www.kellsirishportland.com/
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Daniel Wong is the Academic Director for the Global Supply Chain Management programs at Portland State University, both Undergraduate and Graduate programs. He has over 20 years of progressive leadership expertise in transportation, supply chain management, business system and strategy consulting. His background also includes studying the impacts of globalization, information technology development and business management frameworks.

Most recently he was with Vestas, where he was the Global Category Sourcing Manager. Prior to that, Daniel was the Vice President of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at North Pacific. North Pacific is a Portland based wholesale distributor of building materials, industrial wood products and other specialty products with sales over $1.2 billion annually.

Daniel served as the Director of Supply Chain process improvement at Longview Fibre Company in Longview, Washington. At Sapient, he led their Asian expansions and launched Sapient’s consulting subsidiary in Tokyo, Japan.

He received a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University and a Master degree in the Management of Science and Technology from the school of OGI/Oregon Health and Science University. He was a past Treasurer for the North American Rail shippers association. Daniel is also a past President and current board member for the Pacific Northwest Association of Rail shippers.

Professor Wong will be speaking to us about the Cold War between China and United States. He will discuss how it impacts supply chain and the global economy, including tariffs. The outcome of the upcoming G20 meeting could have a global impact that may require companies look at their own global supply chain post-Dec. 2018 G20 meeting. If there is a deal companies may need to consider meaningful changes to their supply chains in order to compete on a global scale.

Tickets

$30.00 Members
$25.00 Earlybird rate before January 7

$40.00 Non-Members
$35.00 Earlybird rate before January 7

$20.00 APICS Student Members