Conference Board Hosts November Purchasing Event

The Conference Board, a New York-based business membership organization, will host "Optimizing Sourcing in Challenging Times" Nov. 5-7 in New York. The three-day event will address a long list of sourcing-related topics, including:

  • optimizing the supplier pool;
  • leveraging strategic electronic sourcing;
  • best practices in sourcing selected services;
  • improving sourcing performance; and
  • the economic outlook for sourcing.
Conference presenters currently slated include Norbert J. Ore, group director, strategic sourcing and procurement, Georgia-Pacific Corp., and Paul Goldsworthy, director of purchasing, Schindler Elevator Corp. The conference will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria. A complete brochure of the event is available for download at
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