Commodity EDGE: Day Two Live From Chicago

Today the fun really begins! Look for live coverage all day as we move into the main day of the Commodity EDGE event. Here's what's going on:

8:45-9:45 am: Keynote Address - Manufacturing and Economic Outlook
9:45-10:45 am: Panel Discussion - Public Policies Sure to Impact Sourcing Organizations
11:00 am - 12:00 pm: General Session - Navigating Turbulent Times
1:00 - 2:00 pm: BREAKOUT SESSION 1

  • Steel Outlook
  • Stainless Steel, Base Metals, and Rare Earth Metals Outlook
  • Transportation Outlook

2:15 - 3:15 pm: BREAKOUT SESSION 2

  • Ingredient and Chemical Outlook
  • Technology Roundtable: Tools for Effective Commodity Management
  • Aluminum Outlook

3:30 - 4:30 pm: BREAKOUT SESSION 3

  • Packaging and Indirect Materials Outlook
  • Energy Outlook
  • Plastics Outlook

4:45 - 5:00 pm: Closing Session

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.

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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