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Utility Purchasing Management Group (UPMG) Annual Conference
September 15-17, 2013
This year's educational conference will focus on three important areas for business success: The Harmonics of Strategic Solutions - Talent Management - Process Excellence.
We have secured over 30 industry speakers to share their insight and experience in two short days. They will bring you the latest on Process Excellence, Talent Management, Strategic Solutions, Green Purchasing Practices, Emerging Mobile Technology, Enterprise Services Sourcing, Financial Hedging, Smart Grid Practices, the continuing impact of the earthquake in Japan and much more.
There may be many networking opportunities at the Utility Purchasing Management Group (UPMG) Annual Conference. Find out more in the event details below.
Attendees include a broad representation of generation, transmission and distribution supply chain professionals and suppliers to the industry from North America, Europe and Asia. Over 87% of the top utilities in the U.S. have participated in the conference. Attendance for the last five years has averaged around 500 participants from the following categories:
- Electric Utilities (Investor Owned Utilities, Municipals and Cooperatives)
- Independent Power Producers
- Government Agencies
- Suppliers to the industry
What job titles are most prevalent from electric utilities participating? 44% Manager Purchasing & Supply Chain, Warehouse
17% Director of Sourcing, Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing
14% COO, President, CPO, CSO, Senior Vice President, Vice President
9% Supervisor Procurement, Purchasing, Materials Sourcing
6% Category Managers
5% Contract Management
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