Commodity EDGE: Day One Live From Chicago

Miss your morning posts? Have no fear: we're here. Beginning in the 1pm Central hour today, Jason and Thomas will be live-blogging our Commodity EDGE event, happening at the InterContinental Chicago (O'Hare). Today's docket calls for a set of executive roundtable discussions:

1:30-2:30 pm: Hedging Strategies for Commodities
Speakers:

  • Tom Hronis, Trader, FuturePath Trading
  • Damon Pavlatos, Principle Partner, FuturePath Trading

2:45-3:45 pm: Advanced Sourcing Technologies
Moderated by Jason Busch
Panelists:

  • Trevor Stansbury, Founder and President, Supply Dynamics
  • Jim Wetekamp, Senior Vice President Solution Strategy, BravoSolution
  • Sean Timmins, Principle Consultant, Triple Point Technology

4:00 - 5:00 pm: Forecasting, Statistical Modeling, and Building Internal Competencies
Speaker:

  • Omer Abdullah, Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Smart Cube Inc.

Look for further coverage in 140 characters or less over on our Twitter feed: @spendmatters. Have comments of your own to add? Use hashtag #CommodityEDGE.

We'll continue our live coverage into tomorrow's main day event. Look for a return to our normal posting schedule bright and early Wednesday morning.

Are you in the Chicago area and care to join us? Come on by -- we're accepting registrations at the door.

- Sheena Moore

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