Securing the Supply Chain Forum – April 26, 2018

4th Annual Securing the Supply Chain Forum

The Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

Save the Date!
April 26, 2018

Where: Highline College, Building 2
2400 S. 240 Street
Des Moines, WA 98198

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Networking event will follow right after the Forum).

No charge to register.
Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided for those who attend.


For more information, please contact Kellie Hale at or
Kaitlin Bermingham at

Forum Facilitator and Speaker –
Bryn Heimbeck, CEO, Trade Tech

Mr. Bryn Heimbeck is Co-Founder of Trade Tech Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President.

Mr. Heimbeck began his career working for OOCL in Chicago, then took on several leadership positions for Trade Tech Inc. in Hong Kong. He later moved to Seattle to join a forwarding company and began focusing on the logistics side of the business. He was an early believer that logistics processes could be radically improved through software and automation.

Trade Tech was founded in 1997 in Seattle. Today it has 11 offices in 7 countries and serves +400 customers worldwide. Heimbeck and his team’s vision of a Cloud-based integrated logistics application has earned Trade Tech a leadership position in the industry, creating today’s most innovative and easy to use logistics software solutions.

Draft Agenda (panel discussions and speakers may change)

8:00 a.m. Registration w/refreshments
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:15 a.m. Keynote: The Digital Transformation of the Supply Chain

10:00 a.m. Panel #1 – “Disruptive Technologies: What we need to be prepared for.” Discuss the emerging technologies that will have an effect on industry and on workforce development (who will be training talent for industry)

11:30 a.m. Lunch / Keynote speaker Artificial Intelligence

1:15 p.m. Panel # 2Student Panel

2:00 p.m. Break

2:15 p.m. Panel #3– “Public Policy: Legislative and regulatory adjustments for emerging technology.” Policy experts and legislators/council members on how policy will be impacted/need to adapt to emerging technologies

3:30 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. Panel #4 faculty panel discussion with public policy panel members

4:50 p.m. Summary

5:00 p.m. Hosted networking event