Utility Supply Management Alliance - USMA is a multi-national alliance of utilities and suppliers

Sessions at the 2016 USMA Educational Conference

USMA 2016 Breakout Schedule

Monday, May 23, 2016 from 1:00 - 2:15 pm
EPC Strategies The Changing Dynamic of Supply Chain Management Demand Planning Supplier Diversity – investing in local economic development Warehouse Models – Best Practices

Monday, May 23, 2016from 2:30 - 3:45 pm
Personal Development Investment Recovery Supply Chain Successes from non-utility industries Flow of Risk & Risk Assignment Hot Topics: Suppliers & Utilities

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 10:15 - 11:35 am
Drones Storage Technology Regulatory Impact – Buy America and How it is Evolving Sustainability  

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 1:30 - 2:45 pm
Personal Development: Memory Development IT Challenges Storm Readiness Risk Management  

Tuesday, May 24, 2016from 3:00 - 4:15 pm
Emerging Technologies Economics of “Cut to length” wire and cable Future Grid Weather Forecasting  

Schedule is subject to change - last updated September 27, 2015


Speakers for USMA 2016

Steve Coleman, Director-T&D Sourcing, Pacific Gas & Electric Pat Gorman Tiim Hein
Steve Coleman
Director-T&D Sourcing, Pacific Gas & Electric
Pat Gorman
Director, Sales & Marketing - Utility
Tiim Hein
Director, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
Margaret Morford Morgan Swink Ron White
Margaret Morford
The HR Edge
Morgan Swink
Director, Supply and Value Chain Center
Nelly Business School - TCU
Ron White
One of the World's Top Memory Experts

All sessions and speakers are subject to change without notice.


2016 Event Sponsors

ABBEaton’s Cooper Power SystemsHD Supply
Southern CompanySandC Electric CompanyWesco Distribution Inc.Thomas & Betts