May 07, 2013 11:00 ET

Jim Kellso, Former Intel Supply Chain Master, to Keynote CSCMP Banquet

Roundtable to Present ~$5000 to Scholarship Competition Winners, Celebrate Program Season Finale at Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco Thursday, May 16, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - The CSCMP San Francisco Roundtable will host its finale dinner event of the 2012-13 program season on May 16, 2013 at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco. The highly regarded non-profit organization announced today that Jim Kellso, former senior supply chain master of Intel Corporation, recently retired and now professor at Arizona State University will share the keynote presentation, "Supply Chain Education... The Next 10 Years." Mr. Kellso has been awarded CSCMP's prestigious Innovation Award for his work at Intel, and will highlight trends in manufacturing and supply chain management, then translate them to skills and experience supply chain management organizations will need to successfully overcome expected challenges.

"This year we had a strong field of applicants for the scholarship and conference sponsorship awards from a wide array of universities, colleges and post graduate programs throughout the SF Bay Area. Amber Richter, a Ph.D. candidate from University of California at Berkeley will be our sponsored student at the annual conference in Denver this year and Claudia Sandoval, an MBA student at Golden Gate University, is the recipient of our $2000 scholarship," said Dr. Susan Cholette, CSCMP's Board Director of Education who manages the annual competition and awards program.  

For more information and to register for the famous five-course dinner event, go to, and click on the event. To sponsor, contact Michele Carroll,

Serving 6,000+ members worldwide, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( is a non-profit membership association that helps supply chain professionals connect, collaborate and become more effective. One of the largest and most dynamic of its 114 Roundtables around the globe, the San Francisco CSCMP provides regular educational events, networking opportunities and a scholarship program. For more visit

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