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Voorhees Supply Chain Conference

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Join us for the 27th annual Voorhees Supply Chain Conference at the Sukup End Zone Club at Jack Trice Stadium. This year’s theme is Managing Risk in Supply Chain.

Featured speakers include:

  • Alan Amling, Digital Disruption Coach and former Vice President, UPS Corporate Strategy
  • Lisa Cotter, Former Senior Director of Reverse Logistics for Best Buy
  • Doug Hundt, President of Industrial Solutions at Vermeer Corporation
  • Jamie Pollard, Director of Athletics, Iowa State University

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Early bird registration is $30 (through April 9); the registration fee changes to $40 on April 10. The registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon networking reception.

Registration Closed

Continuing Professional Education

A total of four CPE credits are available for Iowa licensed accountants, and CE hours are available for supply chain professionals in organizations such as APICS and ISM.


The Sukup End Zone Club is located on the south side of Jack Trice Stadium. Please park in Stadium Lots S2 and S3.

About the Voorhees Conference

The Voorhees Supply Chain Conference was established by alumni and friends of Iowa State University to honor the career of Professor Emeritus R. Dale Voorhees and to provide industry leaders a premier conference in their field. Voorhees passed away on May 24, 2009.

Professor Voorhees was an Iowa State University teacher and researcher for 20 years. As a teacher, Voorhees displayed an uncommon talent for integrating theory with practice. Industry practitioners were frequent visitors to his class, sharing their experience, knowledge, and insight with his students.

The Voorhees Supply Chain Conference began as a supply chain executive-in-residence program, with distinguished leaders in the supply chain field visiting the Ivy College of Business to interact with students and faculty and make a presentation to the university community. For its 10th anniversary in 2002, the program was expanded to a full-day conference. This format continues today in its 27th year.


For the Iowa State University academic calendar, visit this link.

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