SUNDAY, MAY 6
11 a.m., Theater 1 — The Changing World of DSD. Speakers: Ann Dozier, vice president, strategic industry initiatives, Coca-Cola Co.; John Phillips, vice president, customer supply chain and Logistics, PepsiCo.
11 a.m., Theater 2 — Solving the Out-of-Stock Dilemma: A Global Perspective. Speakers: J.P. Brackman, retail global presence manager, Procter & Gamble Co.; Thomas W. Gruen, associate professor of marketing, strategy and international business, University of Colorado.
11 a.m., Theater 3 — Partners in Learning — Maximizing People and Profits. Speaker: Martin Glass, senior manager, Wakefern Food Corp.
Noon, Theater 1 — Next Generation Promotions. Speakers: Linda Wakim, director of CRM, Giant Eagle Supermarkets; Frank Canon, general manager, Van's; Mike Griswold, research director, AMR Research; Scott Langdoc, chief technology officer, Fujitsu Transaction Solutions.
Noon, Theater 2 — Managing Energy Costs at Retail. Speaker: Paul Hepperla, director of energy services, Verisae.
Noon, Theater 3 — Industry Financial Update: Exclusive FMI Research. Speaker: Robert Graybill, vice president, FMS.
1 p.m., Theater 1 — Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why Supply Chain Efficiency Requires Accurate Data. Speakers: Greg Zwanziger, director e-commerce, Supervalu; Marianne Timmons, vice president, supply chain and global business to business, Wegmans Food Markets; Ann Dozier, vice president, strategic industry initiatives; Coca-Cola Co.
1 p.m., Theater 2 — Bread Is Back: How to Increase Sales in the Bread Aisle. Speakers: Allen Shiver, president and COO, Flowers Foods Specialty group, and chairman, Grain Foods Foundation Marketing Committee; Judi Adams, president, Grain Food Foundation; Kristin Patterson, account director, Mullen Public Relations.
1 p.m., Theater 3 — Building Sales by Maximizing your Trade Area Customers. Speakers: Todd Walls, executive vice president, Buxton; Lisa Loscalzo, vice president, business development, The Little Clinic; Matt DiBona, senior business analyst, Interstate Batteries.
2 p.m., Theater 1 — Facilitating Global Sourcing. Speakers: Brian Pitera, senior manager, Kurt Salmon Associates; Tom Murphy, president, Peak Tech Consulting; Glenn Hershey, vice president, Kurt Salmon Associates; Daryl Silva, principal, The Silva Group.
2 p.m., Theater 2 — The Future of Snacks. Speaker: Kat Fay, consumer research analyst, Mintel International Group.
2 p.m., Theater 3 — Seasonal Sales Opportunities in GM/HBC. Speakers: David McConnell, president and CEO, General Merchandise Distributors Council; John Hauptman, vice president, Willard Bishop.
3 p.m., Theater 1 — Interchange Fees: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You. Speakers: David Bartlett, Weber Merritt; John Motley, senior vice president, Food Marketing Institute.
3 p.m., Theater 2 — What's New In New Products? Speaker: Lynn Dornblaser, editorial director, Mintel International Group.
3 p.m., Theater 3 — Understanding Your Pharmacy's Financials. Speaker: Dave Fong, senior vice president, pharmacy, Safeway.
MONDAY, MAY 7
11 a.m., Theater 1 — Coupon Reengineering. Speakers: Alan Williams, vice president, applications development, Giant Food; Don King, associate director, advertising services, Procter and Gamble Co.
11 a.m., Theater 2 — Gift Cards: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Speaker: Robert Skiba, executive vice president and general manager, Comdata — Stored Value Solutions.
11 a.m., Theater 3 — Unleashing Pharmacy's Potential: What Pharmacy Can Do for Your Supermarket. Speaker: Thomas Blischok, president, global retail, Information Resources.
Noon, Theater 1 — Emerging Trends in Debit Card Programs. Speaker: Judith McGuire, vice president, retail services, Pulse EFT Association.
Noon, Theater 2 — Compensation and Benefits Study: Exclusive FMI Research. Speaker: Fred Martels, president, People Solution Strategies.
Noon, Theater 3 — Strategic Collaboration: Achieving Competitive Advantage. Speakers: Paul Boyer, vice chairman, Meijer; Bill Bishop, chairman, Willard Bishop.
1 p.m., Theater 1 — RSS vs RFID: Driving the Supply Chain of the Future. Speakers: Greg Rowe, director, business development, GS1 US; Alan Williams, vice president, applications development, Giant Food.
1 p.m., Theater 2 — Category Management: The (r)Evolution Continues. Speakers: John Clutts, partner, The Partnership Group; Doug Morrison, managing partner, The Partnership Group.
1 p.m., Theater 3 — Business Continuity Planning: Next Steps-Beyond 101 Level. Speakers: Bill Alford, founder and president, International Lighthouse Group; Tim Bartkowiak, director, loss prevention and security, Spartan Stores.
2 p.m., Theater 1 — Is a Service-Oriented Architecture Right for You? Speaker: David Williams, lead solutions architect, Giant Eagle.
2 p.m., Theater 2 — A New Look at the Private-Label Consumer. Speakers: Ed Kuehnle, president, Catalina Marketing Services-North America; Pam Boynton, director of marketing, Daymon Worldwide.
2 p.m., Theater 3 — In-Store Clinics: Are They Right for You? Speakers: Randy Heiser, vice president, pharmacy, Giant Eagle; Lisa Loscalzo, executive vice president, The Little Clinic.
3 p.m., Theater 1 — Is Your Data Secure? Speaker: Orson Swindle, senior policy advisor and chair, Security Initiatives Center for Information Policy Leadership.
3 p.m., Theater 2 — Making Healthy Eating Easier: Exclusive FMI Research. Speaker: Cary Silvers, director, consumer advertising and research, Rodale.
3 p.m., Theater 3 — What to Do When They Don't Follow Through. Speaker: Harold Lloyd, president, Harold Lloyd Presents.
TUESDAY, MAY 8
11 a.m., Theatre 1 — Computer-Generated Ordering: Reduce Out of Stocks and Grow Sales. Speaker: Mark Chandler, vice president, supply chain integration, Price Chopper Supermarkets.
11 a.m., Theater 2 — Boomers: Are They the Hot New Market Segment? Speakers: Laurel Kennedy, president, agelessons; Mike Twitty, Unilever; Eileen Kozin, Unilever.
1 a.m., Theater 3 — Branding 2.0: Developing a Winning Positioning for Your Brand Speaker: Peter Dixon, senior partner and creative director, Lippincott Mercer.
Noon, Theater 1 — Retail Technology 101 Speaker: Thomas M. Nowak, retired CIO/senior vice president, Information Systems.
Noon, Theater 2 — The Power of Meat: an In-Depth Look at Meat Through the Shoppers' Eyes. Speaker: Michael Uetz, principal, Midan Marketing.
Noon, Theater 3 — Sustainability: Build Your Reputation AND Your Bottom Line. Speakers: Ted Brown, Brown Consulting; Christopher Flynn, president, Massachusetts Food Association.
1 p.m., Theater 1 — Maximizing Impulse Sales at Self-Checkout. Speakers: John Richard, director, national category development, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.; Mike Inderrieden, director, human factors, NCR Corp.; Ronald Hughes, North American director, Channel Marketing Retail Division, Coca Cola Co.
1 p.m., Theater 2 — Shrinking Shrink. Speaker: William A. Alford, founder and president, International Lighthouse Group.
1 p.m., Theater 3 — What Is SmartRetailing? Speaker: Tom Litchford, director, industry solutions, Microsoft Corp.