Agenda

the Sourcing USA Summit will allow participants to hear expert speakers and learn information that could significantly impact your business.

The quality of speakers and information provided at the Summit is unparalleled and will give you the opportunity to participate in discussions that could significantly impact your business. As a part of the audience, you will be able to give immediate feedback on the current topic of discussion via an electronic voting system.

Please plan to arrive on Monday, November 9 and depart on Thursday, November 12, so you can take advantage of all Summit events.

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Sourcing USA Summit

Monday, Nov. 9

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Registration & Information Center
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Welcome Reception & Dinner
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM The Cotton Club - Networking Room

Tuesday, Nov. 10

7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Registration & Information Center
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM General Session
Opening Remarks
Mr. Bruce Atherley
Executive Director
Cotton Council International


Keynote: The Algorithmic Leader
Mr. Mike Walsh
CEO, Tomorrow
A global nomad, futurist and author of best-selling book, The Algorithmic Leader
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM General Session
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Luncheon
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM General Session
Geopolitical Risk: Emerging Trends and Hot Spots
Mr. Willis Sparks
Director of Global Macro, Eurasia Group and U.S. Electoral Politics
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM SoCal Beach BBQ
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM The Cotton Club - Networking Room

Wednesday, Nov. 11

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM Registration & Information Center
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM General Session
The Global Economy - An Unconventional Look
Mr. Vikram Mansharami
Global Trend-Watcher, Harvard University Lecturer, Author & Investor
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM General Session
Bull & Bear Panel
12:45 PM - 12:45 PM Summit Adjourned
Afternoon Free for Individual Activities
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Farewell Reception & Dinner
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM The Cotton Club - Networking Room

Thursday, Nov. 12

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Depart Per Individual Schedule
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Registration & Information Center
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Welcome Reception & Dinner
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM The Cotton Club - Networking Room
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Registration & Information Center
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM General Session
Opening Remarks
Mr. Bruce Atherley
Executive Director
Cotton Council International


Keynote: The Algorithmic Leader
Mr. Mike Walsh
CEO, Tomorrow
A global nomad, futurist and author of best-selling book, The Algorithmic Leader
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM General Session
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Luncheon
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM General Session
Geopolitical Risk: Emerging Trends and Hot Spots
Mr. Willis Sparks
Director of Global Macro, Eurasia Group and U.S. Electoral Politics
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM SoCal Beach BBQ
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM The Cotton Club - Networking Room
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM Registration & Information Center
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM General Session
The Global Economy - An Unconventional Look
Mr. Vikram Mansharami
Global Trend-Watcher, Harvard University Lecturer, Author & Investor
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM General Session
Bull & Bear Panel
12:45 PM - 12:45 PM Summit Adjourned
Afternoon Free for Individual Activities
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Farewell Reception & Dinner
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM The Cotton Club - Networking Room
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Depart Per Individual Schedule