About this webinar
Moderator: Jay Kennedy
Panelists: Bill Mansfield, Stan Griffis, Josh Hopping
PANEL DESCRIPTION: As many brands have experienced moderate to severe disruptions to their supply chain, as well as new, unseen illicit supply chains pop up, this panel will explore that landscape and talk about proactive and reactive steps they have taken, as well as what the supply chain space looks like going forward in the next year. Hear from brands as well as academia on this topic.
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General Policies: The A-CAPP Center 's online conference, A Brand's New World, an event hosted for the benefit of its brand protection community partners. The A-CAPP Center has discretion to decide and reserves the right to decline registration, admission or attendance. The views and opinions of speakers and participants at the online conference events do not necessarily reflect those of Michigan State University, the A-CAPP Center, its Industry Advisory Board, including member companies, or conference sponsors, and should not be used for endorsement, advertising purposes, or as legal advice. By registering for the sessions, attendees acknowledge that their contact information may be included in the conference materials provided to all attendees, as well as the Center's internal contact lists.
The A-CAPP Center additionally holds a strict ‘no-sell’ policy at its events. While it encourages networking and collaboration, selling of services, products, or other goods is strictly prohibited.
Unique Registration: You must register a unique email for the event. Event registrations cannot be shared among multiple people and result in the system knocking out participants who have multiple people try to login from the same registration link. Note this program is open to the brand protection community at no charge. Also, we require that you register with your work email. If you are in between positions, please send Kari Kammel an email prior to registering firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recording and Media: The sessions will be recorded, but you still must register in advance to get access to the recordings. Additionally, although the sessions are recorded, they will not be made available to the media, nor will media attendees be allowed.
STUDENT HIGHLIGHT - Tori Curtis is a junior studying supply chain management and is in her first semester with the center.
STUDENT HIGHLIGHT - Annabelle Greseth is a junior studying political science with a minor in health and education and is in her first semester with the center.
William Mansfield is the Director of Intellectual Property for ABRO Industries, Inc. headquartered in South Bend, Indiana.
INTRODUCTION - Kevin Weaver is the Senior Director Global Brand Protection Technology and Innovation for Johnson & Johnson. Kevin is also a member of the A-CAPP Center's Industry Advisory Board.
Professor Griffis is the John H. McConnell Professor of Business Administration, and a Professor of Logistics in the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. His primary teaching interests include logistics and supply chain management.
MODERATOR — Jay P. Kennedy is an assistant professor jointly appointed to the School of Criminal Justice and the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection. In this role he is actively involved in research, education, and outreach efforts that focus on external partners including corpo...
Joshua S. Hopping is the Head of Investigations Services at Incopro. With over sixteen years of experience helping companies protect their intellectual property online, Joshua is an expert in dealing with trademark, copyright, and patent abuse.
The Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP) is an independent, interdisciplinary evidence-based hub, whose activities focus on research, education and outreach designed to assist in protecting brands and products of all industries worldwide.
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