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Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Please join us for a reception at Hogan Lovell's DC office on the evening before the conference.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
4/30/2019 5:00 PM

Event Details

2019 Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference

2019 Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference
Industry experts will share how to leverage technology and carry your supply chain into the future.

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AAFA's Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference will return to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. to hear from bright minds in the industry on the trade wars, re-imagining the supply chain, and strategic solutions to your sourcing hurdles. Session topics will cover the sense of urgency to diversify sourcing out of China, regions of opportunity from Central America to Africa to Southeast Asia, today’s supply chain traceability issues, risk mitigation, and subcontracting, your most pressing customs and logistics challenges, and more!

Meet the Keynote

Colin Browne, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Under Armour

As a member of Under Armour’s Executive Team, Colin is currently based in Baltimore where he leads Under Armour’s Supply Chain and Product Development.

Colin has been Chief Supply Chain Officer since July 2017. Prior, he served as President of Global Sourcing from 2016 to 2017. Before his move to Under Armour, he served as Vice President and Managing Director for VF Corporation, leading its sourcing and product supply organization in Asia and Africa from 2013 to 2016 and as Vice President of Footwear Sourcing from 2011 to 2013. Colin was born and educated in the UK and began his career on the factory floor working for Bally Shoes Ltd before he joined Reebok in South Korea and proceeded to build his career leading sourcing efforts for large brands. With more than 25 years of experience in the space, we are also proud to have Colin as an officer on the AAFA Board of Directors.

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Welcome Reception
Location: Hogan Lovells, 555 13th Street, NW
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Full-day Conference
(includes breakfast and lunch)
Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Spring is a very busy time in Washington, D.C.! We suggest booking hotel and travel accommodations early. Here is a list of recommended hotels near the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. 

The Conference will be co-located with the Government Relations Committee Meeting (GR), which will be held on April 30 at the D.C. office of Hogan Lovells. 

Thank you to our sponsors!

Event Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. For more information, contact Susan Lapetina.

Event Contact

Katie Koscher

Registration Rates

AAFA Member  $525.00
Second person or more from the same member company $465.00*
Non-Member $925.00

*please note: to receive second person rate, there must be a paid registration at the member rate. If registering multiple people, complete one registration first to see second person rate. For technical difficulties please contact Sarah Vincent
Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued after April 16, 2019. Substitutions are allowed.

4/30/2019 5:00 PM - 5/1/2019 5:00 PM
Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004 UNITED STATES