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Register Today: How to Win the Talent War in Supply Chain

Join Us on Friday, March 22nd 


With the growth of e-commerce, a strong economy, and a shortage of nearly 1M warehouse workers, the pressure to hire, train, and retain quality talent has never been more challenging.

Please join us Friday, March 22nd at Bryant University
& discover the new talent that will soon be ready
to join the supply chain workforce in 2019. 



Not able to attend? Click the "Register Now" button and RSVP "NO"
Space is limited to the first 30 registrants

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Supply Chain Management Program at Bryant is “The Hot New MBA!” So we’re pleased to offer an opportunity to learn about this innovative program right from the source.

To start, Dr. Teresa McCarthy Byrne, Bryant’s Global Supply Chain Program Director will give a brief program overview while also hitting on important topics like the talent gap and hiring/working with millennials & GenZ. This will be immediately followed by an interactive student / practitioner panel discussion facilitated by New England WERCouncil Co-Chair Kevin Ledversis.

Practitioner panelists provide insight of the jobs, challenges, required skill sets, & more while recent Bryant GSCM graduates and students provide insight of education and robust training to prepare for a career in supply chain. This will be followed by a Q&A Session with audience participation.

Michael Mikitka, CEO of WERC, will share insights into Labor, Trends and Solutions. Over the last few years, WERC's Annual DC Measure study has revealed an increasing focus on labor. Not so much a focus on labor as it relates to productivity, but more on factors that influence attracting and retaining talent. Hear about the labor trends and what WERC's members are doing to manage and win the talent war.

After the panel discussion, there will be time allocated to network with industry peers and students of the GSCM program.


7:30 AM - 7:45 AM Registration & full breakfast available
7:45 AM - 8:15 AM Bryant University's Supply Chain Management Program Overview
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Interactive Student/Practitioner Panel Discussion
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Networking & Closing Notes by Michael Mikitka, CEO of WERC



Members: $15
Non-members: $30 
Students: FREE 



Bryant University
1150 Douglas Pike 
Smithfield, RI 02917 

Additional parking details will be mailed to attendees 1-week prior to the event

Registration Details

  • RSVP Deadline: Friday, March 15th
  • Pre-registration is required through the link above.
  • Speaker and/or host reserve the right to decline admission to any direct competitor on the attendee list.


Attendees must notify WERC in writing via wercouncil@werc.org on or before the RSVP deadline for cancellations or substitutions. Should you need to cancel your reservation a refund will be issued minus a $10 cancellation fee. Refunds/Credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival or early departure from events.

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