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ISM-Houston October 10th 2017 Professional Dinner Meeting - North Extension

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CB&I Woodlands Office

One CB&I Plaza

2103 Research Forest Drive

The Woodlands, TX 77380

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5PM Pre-Meeting

Networking Mixer

Please join ISM-Houston at our inaugural North Extension Professional Dinner Meeting (PDM). Meet and network with past and present officers and current members of ISM-Houston. Learn about what ISM-Houston offers to support your professional aspirations in supply management. We are excited to engage our colleagues in north Houston!

6PM Networking Dinner


7PM Keynote (Live streamed from our primary PDM location at the Marriott West Loop in Houston)

Keynote: State of ISM and the Supply Management Profession

Hear Thomas Derry speak about…

  • The State of Institute for Supply Management – Global, Present, and Future
  • Economic Overview from ISM Global’s Viewpoint
  • ISM Global’s Strategy
  • Understand Shifts Occurring In the Supply Chain and Procurement Profession
  • Changes in the CPSM/CPSD Training and Certifications



More About Our Speaker:

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Our keynote speaker will be Thomas W. Derry, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Supply Management®


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Thomas W. Derry is chief executive officer of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) in Tempe, Arizona.

ISM is a not-for-profit organization with more than 50,000 members worldwide. ISM delivers market intelligence, certification, training, and professional development to the global market of procurement and supply chain management professionals. ISM is best known as the inventor and publisher of the PMI® index as part of its monthly Report On Business®. The manufacturing PMI® and the NMI® for the services sector are closely followed by governments and in capital markets as a leading indicator of global economic conditions.

Prior to joining ISM in July 2012, Derry spent nine years with the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), a US$23 million professional association serving 17,000 corporate treasury and finance professionals. As chief operating officer, Derry directed a global staff located in the United States and United Kingdom. He was responsible for strategic planning and strategic development, including U.S. and Canadian professional membership organizations and two wholly owned, for-profit U.K. subsidiaries.

Prior to AFP, Tom was general manager of the LexisNexis business intelligence group headquartered in New Providence, NJ. Tom oversaw the implementation of a new strategy, restructured operations, and handled related acquisition integrations and strategic business unit divestitures.

Derry has substantial experience in product development, cross-border acquisitions and foreign joint ventures, strategic restructuring of operations and developing profit generating strategic alliances. Representing ISM, Derry is frequently interviewed on macroeconomic and business conditions by the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, U.S. television network CNBC, Bloomberg Television and various other business media outlets, as well as frequently invited as a speaker at a variety of business conferences. He holds a bachelor of science degree in foreign relations from Georgetown University. Derry is chairman and president of ISM Services, the for-profit consulting arm of ISM, a member of the Dean's Council for the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and is a member of the board of directors of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).



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By registering for this event, you provide ISM-Houston, Inc. your consent to be included in photographs and video recording of the event.




Directions to CB&I:

Directions to CB&I from Houston Intercontinental Airport:

  • Leaving George Bush Intercontinental Airport, go south on JFK Blvd, following signs to the Hardy Toll Road. Take a right (west) on to the Hardy Toll Road. Be prepared to pay tolls (coins only). The signs will say “Dallas”.
  • Stay on the Hardy Toll Road until it merges into I45 North. Follow the signs to The Woodlands. Exit at Research Forest (Exit 77). Turn left onto Research Forest and continue to Grogan’s Mill Road.
  • Visitor’s parking is available in the parking garage.
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CB&I Woodlands Office

One CB&I Plaza

2103 Research Forest Drive

The Woodlands, TX 77380

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