Program Schedule

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Monday
May 23

Pre-Summit Courses

10:00am-6:00pmFull and half-day courses:
All courses take place at Kellogg Conference Hotel
6:15pm-6:45pmCocktail Reception and Appetizers, hosted by EPEAT
Atrium, Kellogg Conference Hotel
6:45pm-7:15pmEPEAT Purchaser Awards Ceremony
Auditorium, Kellogg Conference Hotel


Tuesday
May 24


SPLC Connect Event & Summit Kick-off

10:00am-5:00pmSPLC Connect: Buyer-Supplier Matchmaking Event
SPLC Connect introduces purchasers to innovative suppliers who have earned the esteem of the sustainability-savvy purchasing professionals involved in the Council.
Ballroom, Kellogg Conference Hotel
5:00pm-6:30pm
SPLC Connect & Summit Welcome Reception
Atrium, Kellogg Conference Hotel
SPLC Connect participants and Summit registrants are all invited to this food and drink networking reception.
6:30pm-8:00pmSummit Opening Night Keynote
Auditorium, Kellogg Conference Hotel

The Case for Impact Sourcing
Zia Khan
Vice President, Initiatives and Strategy
The Rockefeller Foundation


Wednesday
May 25


Summit - Day 1

8:30am-5:15pmSummit Programming
- Keynote Conversation: The Chief Procurement Officer Perspective
- CPO Roundtable Workshop & Lunch
- Peer-to-Peer Seated Lunch
- Five rounds of Workshops
- Networking breaks with Exhibitors totaling 1.5 hours
5:15pm-6:30pmGreen Power Happy Hour
Sponsored by Altenex
6:30-8:30pmLeadership Awards Dinner
Presentation of SPLC's juried Leadership Awards and Outstanding Case Study Awards. Ticket included with Summit pass. Tickets may be purchased separately.
9:00pmSponsor Appreciation & VIP Reception


Thursday
May 26


Summit - Day 2

7:30-9:00amJoint Board & Strategic Advisory Committee Breakfast Meeting
9:00am-4:00pmSummit Programming
- Keynote Conversation: Streamlining Supplier Sustainability Evaluation & Engagement
- Innovation Accelerator
- Topical Seated Lunch
- Two rounds of Workshops
- Networking breaks with Exhibitors totaling 50 minutes
4:00pm-untilPost-Summit Happy Hour at Bidwell Restaurant in Union Market
(Open to the Public & Cash Bar)

Summit Partners

AASHE ACCO BSR Center for Resource Solutions Farm-to-Cafeteria Conference GreenBiz Iseal Alliance ISM MCSP MWCOG NASPO NCMA NIGP NGLCC Practice Greenhealth ProcureCon Indirect East Procurious RPN RSB USGBC