Retail Smarter

Agenda

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

WARRINGTON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Networking Reception
Hough Hall Atrium

Sponsored by: Enhanced Retail Solutions
Wine Supplied by: EJ Gallo
Beer Supplied by: First Magnitude Brewery

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

REITZ UNION GRAND BALLROOM

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Registration / Breakfast

Sponsored by: Walgreens

9:00 – 9:15 AM

WELCOME

Steve Knopik, Chairman & CEO, Beall's Inc.

9:15 – 10:00 AM

What Information Do Top Retail CEO's Want to Know?

Don Unser, President, Retail, The NPD Group

10:00 – 10:45 AM

Straight Outta Talent – Tough Times Call for Tough Strategies

Todd Bavol, President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Integrity Staffing Solutions

10:45 – 11:15 AM

BREAK

11:15 – 12:00 PM

Ellen Davis, President, NRF Foundation, Senior Vice President, Research and Strategic Initiatives, National Retail Federation

12:00 – 1:15 PM

Lunch

Sponsored by: Brosnan Risk Consultants, Florida Retail Federation, Tyco and Johnson Controls

1:15 – 1:30 PM

Tom Petty Tribute

Shanna Glassman, Miller Retail Center, Student Assistant

1:30 – 2:15 PM

The Tumors Trying To Kill Me - What 4 Brain Tumors Taught Me About Living

Josh Perry, Top 10 World Ranked Pro-BMX Athlete

2:15 – 3:00 PM

PANEL: Terrorism in Retail - The changing risk profile in American retailers due to constant mass causality events. Learn what's happening & what to do about it

Chief Edmund Hartnett, Principle, Brosnan Risk Consultants
Eric White, Practitioner, Speaker, Author, Retail Security Technology, Tyco

3:00 – 3:30 PM

BREAK

3:30 – 4:15 PM

Capital "C" Change: Re-Imagining Omnichannel to Empower Professional Success

Kevin Moffitt, Chief Retail Officer, Office Depot, Inc.

4:15 – 5:00 PM

Superfans Are Everywhere: Lessons From A Shark Tank Alum

Kim Kaupe, Shark Tank Contestant, Co-founder-The Superfan Company

5:00 – 6:15 PM

Retail Recruiting Mixer
Rion Ballroom, Reitz Union

Sponsored by: JCPenney

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

REITZ UNION GRAND BALLROOM

8:30 – 9:15 AM

Breakfast

9:15 – 10:15 AM

Panel: What's After Disruption? TRANSFORMATION…Let's Meet the Transformers...

Anne Marie Stephen, President Street Fight, Founder, Retail Innovation Lounge, CEO Kowlia, Innovation Advisory
Jake Annear, Manager, Digital Marketing and Innovation, LVMH - Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

10:15 – 11:00 AM

Reports of Our Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated – Surviving Against All Odds

Steve Knopik, Chairman & CEO, Beall's Inc.

11:00 – 11:30 AM

BREAK

11:30 – 12:15 AM

The Transformational Journey of Healthcare and Convenience

Nicole Leiter, Corporate Operations Vice President, Pharmacy and Retail Operations, Walgreen Co
Bill Miller, Corporate Operations Vice President, Pharmacy and Retail Operations, Walgreen Co.

12:15 – 1:15 PM

Lunch

Sponsored by: Caleres and Integrity Staffing Solutions

1:15 – 2:00 PM

Beyond the Course: Redefining Retail at the PGA TOUR

Ron Cross, Sr. Vice President of Executive Affairs, PGA TOUR Headquarters

2:00 – 2:45 PM

Keeping Up With the Zs: What Retailers Need to Know About Gen Z

Kristen Zavo, Author, Job Joy: Your Guide to Success, Meaning and Happiness in Your Career

2:45 – 3:30 PM

Beyond the Hire – Inspiring and Advancing the Next Generation of Leaders

Dr. Alex Sevilla, Associate Dean and Director, Heavener School of Business, University of Florida

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