CYP Past Events
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Past Events:


September 17th, 2015 - CONECT's Young Professionals held their third annual meeting at Splittsville in Foxboro.  Approximately 25 attendees enjoyed a night of bowling, networking, dinner and drinks all with the background of the dueling piano bar Howl at the Moon.    


April 2nd, 2015 - CYP’s hosted the Future of Industry Day at CONECT’s 19th Annual Trade and Transportation Conference in Newport, Rhode Island.

CYP’s acted as daily chair and moderators.  The feature of the day was a panel on 3D printing and its impact on the Supply Chain. Click here to view the agenda.


September 30th, 2014 - Several CYP's are taking part in the MIT edX online Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals class which will run for 11 weeks. Check out the discussion forum for more about this class.


August 28th, 2014 - 3rd Annual CYP get-together Bar Louie, Patriots Place
for the third time CYP's gathered at Bar Louie. The main topic this year was the upcoming Supply Chain Fundamentals MIT online edX course starting September 30th. 


April 10th 2014 - Talking Logistics – Young Professional Voices – Lauren Stokes, Hanjin
“Young Professional Voices” is a Talking Logistics series features young professionals providing their perspective on supply chain and logistics trends. Guest speaker this episode is Lauren Stokes, New

England Account Executive at Hanjin Shipping. Click here to watch the video.


April 3rd 2014 - Trade and Transportation Conference, Newport, RI – Chat & Chowder Post Conference Session
The CYPs hosted a round table with Students from the University of Rhode Island which presented two six sigma supply chain projects. Sue Shey Dvonch, Managing Partner, Shey Harding Executive Search and Toby Gooley, Managing Editor, Supply Chain Media provided a career outlook for recent graduates and discussed soft skills needed for Millennials’ success in SCM.


April 3rd 2014 - Mass Maritime Career Fair, Buzzards Bay, MA
Two CYPs manned a table at the annual Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s Career Fair to promote CONECT and the CYP group in particular. Ryan Dooley and James McCarthy spoke to dozens of cadets, from all graduating classes, to let them know about the importance of professional networking and how CONECT can give them the opportunity to meet vital contacts in the industry. 

January 22, 2014 CYP's at MIT Expo 
In the evening of January 22nd five of our CYPs attended the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistic (Scale) Network Research Expo in Cambridge. [more]

January 26th 2014 – Talking Logistics – Voices of Young Professionals
CYP Committee Chairperson, James McCarthy of nora systems, was interviewed for a new series on Adrian Gonzalez's SCM show "Talking Logistics". The theme of the new series is Young Professional Voices. Simply put, there’s a lot of discussion these days about Millennials in the workplace; Talking Logistics likes to give them an opportunity to voice their perspective on the industry. Click here to watch the video.

November 7, 2013:

Geoff Giovanetti, retiring Managing Director of the Wine & Spirits Shippers Association of Reston, VA, and CONECT’s Person of the Year, spoke directly to CONECT's Young Professionals (CYP's): [more]
November 7, 2013 CYP Conference summary [more]
March 2013 FedEx Tour Summary [more]


December 6, 2012 Meeting Minutes [more]
August 22, 2012 Event summary [more]

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