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Vendor Choice Awareness Session - June 21, 2018

John Q Hammons Center at the Embassy Suites
3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers, AR 72758

$149.00 per ticket includes breakfast & lunch

Vendors and suppliers are invited to join Intertek's Ethical Sourcing Forum in hosting industry leaders WRAP, amfori BSCI and Sedex to address growing industry shift toward vendor choice audit programs.

We will be discussing changes this trend representsfor the industry, challenges and opportunities for the vendors in taking ownership of your responsible sourcing campaigns. We will also discuss current landscape and process for selecting audit program that may best fit your business objectives.

8:00am – 9:00am:
Registration - Breakfast & Coffee will be served.

9:00am – 9:15am:
Welcome Note
Kelli Hoggle, Amfori BSCI, Network
Representative US & Canada
Kelli Hoggle is amfori's Network
Representative for the US and Canada representing amfori's Business Social
Compliance Initiative (BSCI) and Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI) services. She provides hands-on support to members and acts as an amfori ambassador in North America.

9:15am – 10:15am:
Understanding WRAP & Its' processes
WRAP, Avedis Sefarin, CEO

10:15am – 11:15am:
The processes, protocols, and procedures of amfori BSCI
Amfori BSCI, Kelli Hoggle, Network Representative US & Canada

11:15am – 11:45am:
Networking Break
Avedis Sefarin, WRAP, CEO
Avedis H. Seferian joined WRAP in 2004 and became its President and CEO in 2012. Mr. Seferian serves on the Board of Advisors of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, is the Chairman of the Executive Board (and a member of the Stakeholder Board) of the Association of Professional Social
Compliance Auditors (APSCA) and sits on the Impartiality Committees of several audit organizations.

11:45am – 12:45pm:
An introduction to Sedex and SMETA. What you need to know and how to do it.
Sedex, Rachael Barrie, Account Manager

12:45pm – 1:15pm:
Closing Keynote

1:15pm – 2:00pm:
Lunch & Networking
Rachael Barrie, Sedex, Account
Rachael joined Sedex in 2012. As an Account Manager- International Partners, Rachael is responsible for providing guidance
and support to a range of Sedex members - from global brands to small and medium sized companies - at all operational levels.

Rachael is responsible for multi-national retail, brand members and International partners.


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