4th Annual Global Supply Chain Summit: Integrating Innovation

8:00AM ET
1 day
8:00AM ET
1 day


U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062

On Wednesday, May 18 the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host the Fourth Annual Global Supply Chain Summit. This year's summit will focus on the future of global supply chains and how business can take advantage of new opportunities. The event will highlight cutting-edge trends in global supply chain management and discuss issues impacting the free flow of goods across international borders. Global supply chains are critical to the economic security of all businesses and breaking down barriers and global borders unleashes the potential for business to be more competitive. The Summit will highlight the issues of importance to businesses and press forward with solutions for global policy makers. 








Invited Speakers

  • Charles Bartoldus, Operations and Policy Executive, CT Strategies
  • Ann Beauchesne, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S. Corporate Customs, C.H. Robinson
  • Maria Luisa Boyce, Senior Advisor for Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Virginia Brown, Director, Office of Trade and Regulatory Policy, USAID
  • The Honorable John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Ralph Carter, Managing Director, FedEx Express
  • Jake Colvin, Vice President and Exeutive Director, Global Innovation Forum, National Foreign Trade Council
  • Frank J. Crespo, Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Thomas Donohue, President & CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Ed Hamberger, President and Chief Executive Officer, Association of American Railroads
  • Tobias Hartmann, President, Radial
  • Adam Hemphill, Director, Global Government Affairs, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, American Apparel & Footwear Association
  • Tom Jensen, Senior Vice President of Transportation Policy, UPS
  • The Honorable R. Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Christian Lanng, Chief Executive Officer, TradeShift
  • Amy Magnus, Vice President, National Customs Brokers and Forwards Association of America, Director of Customs Affairs & Compliance, AN Deringer
  • Ed Mortimer, Executive Director for Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Mario Palacios, Director of Global Trade, Intel
  • Jose Raul Perales, Deputy Director, Center for International Private Enterprise
  • Steven C. Preston, Chief Executive Officer, Livingston International
  • Carolyn Robert, International Trade and Integration Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Adam W. Salerno, Senior Director, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • The Honorable Stefan M. Selig, Under Secretary for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Steven Stafstrom, Vice President of Operations, Stanley Black and Decker
  • Henry Steingass, Regional Director, South and Southeast Asia, U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • Julie Stitzel, Senior Manager, Etsy
  • Mark Wallace, Senior Vice President, UPS
  • Shawn Wattles, Director of Supply Chain Logistics, The Boeing Company
  • Jayme White, Chief Advisor on International Competitiveness and Innovation, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
  • Darrell Wilson, Assistant Vice President of Government Affairs, Norfolk Southern


  • U.S. Chamber Members, Association Sponsor Members, Embassy Employees, and Non-Profit Employees - $175 (Now $125)
  • Non-U.S. Chamber Members, Political Appointees and Schedule C Employees - $225 (Now $175)
  • House, Senate, and Executive Branch Career Service Employees - Complimentary

Sponsored by


Thank you to our Association Sponsors:


As always, we appreciated your generous support! If you are interested in sponsoring the 2016 Global Supply Chain Summit, please contact Ann Beauchesne at ABeauchesne@USChamber.com or (202) 463-3100. 



Legislative employees should consult with the House and Senate ethics office as appropriate, to determine whether there would be any prohibition of their attendance to this event.

Executive branch employees should obtain written permission to attend this event from their designated agency ethics office and should fax or email a copy of the permission to Brett Fleming at BFleming@USChamber.com or by fax at (202) 463-3177 prior to the event.