8:00 – 8:50

Registration and breakfast

8:50 – 9:00

Chair’s opening remarks

9:00 – 9:40

Global supply chain: A law enforcement perspective

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  • Reviewing national security
  • Assessing community outreach
  • Ensuring public safety

Senior Executive, FBI

9:40 – 10:20

Managing supply chains across jurisdictions and continued uncertainties of external factors

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  • Spillover effects of disruptions to supply chains
  • Impact of geopolitical factors on assessment of risks
  • Making complex global interlinkages
  • Managing increasingly confrontational global relations
    • Spill over into trade relations and tariff disputes
  • Changes to processes as a result of trade tensions
    • Ripple effect of changes throughout the supply chain
  • Impact to manufacturing with reliance on China and Taiwan
    • Understanding level of exposure
    • Managing short and long term disruptions
  • Updating contractual obligations in line with geopolitical changes

Lacrecia Billings, Interim Vice President, Supply Chain Acceleration, Walmart


Morning refreshment break and networking

10:50 – 11:30

Monitoring global economic volatility and reliance of global economies on supply chains

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  • Reviewing progress made towards recovery post pandemic
    • Absorbing pent up demand
  • Balancing recovery and mitigating recession risks
  • Complexities of Covid-19 supply shock
  • Impact of structural supply shocks on inflation
  • Understanding mechanisms for the Inflation reduction act
  • Global economy tightly integrated through trading relations
    • Reliance on efficient and effective processes
  • Assessing the global impact of a US interest rate hike on supply chains
  • Making global supply chains part of economic policy thinking

11:30 – 12:20

Gaining visibility across suppliers and subcontractors and enhancing resilience

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  • Conducting security assessments to drive resilience
  • Understanding and quantifying supply chain resiliency
    • Identifying challenges and vulnerabilities
  • Identifying key suppliers and steps to manage relationship
  • Reviewing impact of global events on supply chain resilience
  • Understanding market forces that could impact supply base
  • Business continuity in case of supply chain disruptions
  • Understanding where reliance lies on certain products or services
  • Reviewing traceability requirements across industries

Sara Ricci, VP, Information Risk,  HBC


Senior Executive,  Black Kite


Robert Peters, Manager of Supply Chain Implementation,  HealthTrust Performance Group


Lunch break and networking

1:20 – 2:00

Financial services case study: introducing layers of risk management to build a true risk program

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  • Understanding how financial services conduct supply chain oversight
  • Introducing cyber and IT security controls
  • Reviewing interagency guidance to set as cross industry standard
  • Developing infrastructure to manage third party risk
  • Building out unified platforms and common approaches
  • Calculating inherent risk for all third parties
  • Quantifying risk beyond tiering high, medium, low
    • Focusing on risk beyond just assessments

2:00- 2:40

Reviewing governance structures in global organizations and making the business case for an evolving program

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  • Keeping third party risk on a level playing field with areas including security
  • Highlighting third party risk as an area of importance at board level
  • Governance requirements to ensure sufficient budget and funding
  • Staying proactive with prioritization of third party risk
  • Ensuring teams are appropriately staffed
  • Investing in technologies and data sources

2:40- 3:20

Identifying which third parties to undertake deep dive independent assessments

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  • Determining frequency of assessments
  • Understanding IT, cyber and physical security risks
  • Differentiating different types of third parties and services
    • Identifying high risk third parties
  • Demonstrating value to secure budget
  • Identifying criticality via inherent risk questionnaires
  • Inclusion of likelihood factors
    • Identifying the likelihood of risks manifesting themselves
  • Developing risk data: Driving a cultural change towards risk management

Tausif Khan,, Associate Director, Third Party Risk, DTCC


Michael Rivas, , Head of Third Party, DTCC


Afternoon refreshment break and networking

3:50- 4:30

Prioritizing cyber security defenses across third parties and supply chain

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  • Talking risk: aligning with Cyber, IT, and IT Audit on the definition of ‘risk from an enterprise standpoint
  • Compliance Vs Risk: The two are not synonyms!
  • The currently rising criticality of third party security risks
  • Your company’s must-have general security processes and technologies at a high (non-tech) level
  • Obtaining reasonable assurance your company’s third parties also implement must-have security measures
  • Challenges to achieving optimized 3rd party security risk assurance

Cindy Chadwick, , Supplier Cyber Security Risk & Assurance Principle Architect, , GSK

4:30- 5:20

Incorporating privacy as part of a security framework to protect confidential data

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  • Managing access controls to data
  • Aligning privacy controls with security controls
  • Protecting confidentiality of data
  • Technical access controls to implement privacy rules
  • Distinguishing between privacy and security
    • Managing interconnected nature whilst understanding differences
  • Inclusion of privacy officer in event of a security incident
  • Managing regulations across states and jurisdictions
  • Privacy risks with increased use of AI and large language models

Phani Dasari, former Head of Business Security Officer, TikTok


Chair’s closing remarks


End of day one and networking drinks reception

8:00- 8:50

Registration and breakfast

8:50- 9:00

Chair’s opening remarks

9:00- 9:40

Post pandemic recovery: Long-term repercussions of global disruptions

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  • Managing long lead times and impact downstream
  • Impact to industries reliant on semiconductors still facing delays
  • Managing and navigating delays
  • Lessons learnt across industries
  • Global labor and manufacturing shortages
  • National infrastructure to manage changes

Callie Kennedy, Associate Director of Supply Chain, HCA Healthcare

9:40- 10:30

Managing global trends of onshoring and deglobalization post pandemic

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  • US move to buying onshore with limited build capability
  • Developing infrastructure to move manufacturing operations
  • Time consuming and cost prohibitive nature of onshoring
  • Transition to green economy
    • Scaling up green technologies domestically
  • Mitigating concentration risks with over reliance in certain jurisdictions
  • Capitalizing on the move and developing long term capabilities
  • US regulations on sourcing in certain jurisdictions

Elizabeth Anderson, Senior Director, Supply Chain Lead, JLL


Gonzalo Lopez-Polin, Operations/Supply Chain, American Industrial Partners


Morning refreshment break and networking

11:00- 11:40


Reviewing third party controls to mitigate risks and key features to include within a contract

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  • Filling unknown gaps
  • Including unknown variables within contract clauses
  • Controls to monitor during onboarding
  • Including clauses for cyber insurance
  • Ensuring indemnification in the event of a breach or business continuity impact
  • Balancing business priorities and risk management
  • Including SLA requirements as part of contract

Patrick Carr, Supply Chain Director, Pelco Products

11:40- 12:20

Identifying concentration of supplier to ensure stability and security of supply chains

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  • Material shortages and product availability
  • Ensuring parts are in the right place at the right time
  • Implementing risk mitigation checkpoints to limit disruption
  • Ripple effect of shortages
  • Controlling risk in the supply chain to get products to customers
  • Identifying third and fourth party concentration
  • Developing a program to assess concentration risk


Lunch break and networking

1:20- 2:00

Fourth parties/subcontracting: Gaining a holistic view of subcontractors to understand full risk landscape

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  • Keeping track of third party vendors and identifying critical fourth parties
  • Gaining control of fourth party oversight
  • Monitoring capabilities beyond third parties
  • Understanding full subcontracting ecosystem
  • Getting sufficient information for due diligence on subcontracting
  • Tracking percentage of a single project outsourced to fourth parties
    • Identifying critical supply chain

Anit Banerjee, Third Party Risk Officer – Legal Risk Management, Meta

2:00- 2:50

Reviewing ESG aspects across supply chains to understand impacts and considerations beyond environmental

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  • Mitigating the impact of supply chains on the environment
  • Ensuring sustainability of supply chains
  • Understanding environmental impacts at all stages
  • Balancing higher costs and sustainability
  • Customer support in decarbonizing and creating a greener economy
  • Progress of global organizations regulated across jurisdictions
  • Monitoring supply chain for social challenges
    • Tracking modern slavery and child labor
  • Updating policies in line with ESG requirements

Kim Bach Vu, Sr Manager, Supply Chain Responsibility, Applied Materials


Afternoon refreshment break

3:20- 4:00

Mitigating human trafficking and 
exploitation risk exposure

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  • Incorporating third party data provided through public private partnerships
  • Overlapping datasets as a means of resolving entities
  • Monitoring for social, political unrest and failed nation states to minimize intersection with exploitation
  • Incorporate monitoring, tracking trends of missing persons globally to harden supply chains to exploitation
  • Pig butchering “the most egregious form of Human Rights violations”

Christopher Kemp, Senior Operations Manager, Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative

4:00- 4:40

Leveraging advanced technology to gain insight across the supply chain whilst understanding potential new risks

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  • Uses of AI for supply chain and third party risk
  • Analyzing and leveraging data and outputs
  • Recruiting or retraining to effectively leverage AI tools
  • Impact of Covid-19 on AI outputs with skewed historical input
    • Managing retrospective tools
  • Balancing AI as an enabler and a risk
  • Risks with ChatGPT public information
  • Building capabilities to enhance decision support and analytics intelligence
  • Data privacy concerns with access to online tools


Chair’s closing remarks


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