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Calgary Networking Mixer (February 21, 2018) Topic: Global Sourcing with Added Confidence!

Date:   Feb 21, 2018
Time:   5:30 PM
Location:   Calgary Petroleum Club
319 5 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Topic: Global Sourcing with Added Confidence!

Do you understand the fine art of strategic procurement? Are you unsure about CBSA requirements for Customs Brokerage or which IncoTerms should be used?

Understanding these international rules (IncoTerms) and CBSA regulations will assist you interpret the most commonly used terms when importing or exporting.

This session will cover highlights of both topics impacting your foreign transactions so you can face these issues with confidence and consider global strategic sourcing solutions with confidence.

Key Learning outcomes include:
- Incoterms – what are they and do they really matter?
- How you can control costs and reduce risk with the proper incoterm
- Title transfer vs risk
- The 5 parties involved in a Canadian import
- Top 5 errors on importation and how to avoid them
- Who is accountable to get these terms correct?

Discover how Siobhan Chinnery delivers speeches with the intention of motivating the audience and encouraging people to take away useful nuggets of information by sharing from her own personal experiences, humour and, of course, some expertise.

Last date of Registration: Friday, Feb 16th 2018, 12:00 pm 


5:30 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM
Guest Speakers: 7:00 - 7:45 pm
Networking: 7:45 - 9:00 pm 

Member $40 + GST
Non-Member $70 + GST
There will be no registrations at the door. 
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Continuous Professional Development Points:   2 points 

Speaker: Siobhan Chinnery, Head of Customs and Global Projects/Oil & Gas Canada, Schenker of Canada Ltd. 

Siobhan started her supply chain career in small business in 1986. Her responsibilities since then have included inventory management, transportation, sales, accounting, project management, procurement, strategic sourcing and category management. She spent 10 years in the B.C. forest industry and moved to the Oil & Gas industry with Petro-Canada in 2004. Siobhan held a wide variety of positions in the oil & gas industry including accountability for Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability Reporting, Project accounting, and upstream, offshore and international oil & gas supply chain management, as well as the complete supply chain for a major completion services company.

At Schenker, Siobhan leads a team of freight forwarding professionals and is accountable for all sales, operations and project coordination for customs brokerage across Canada, project/heavy haul cargo and oil & gas vertical business across Canada, and all general cargo for Alberta.

Siobhan holds an MBA from European University, Brussels, a BComm from Dalhousie University, and is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA CMA).

Siobhan is a passionate advocate for women and children’s issues, and specifically education of girls. She is a proud sponsor of such great programs like Free The Children, Me to We, Plan Canada and Because I am a Girl. Siobhan is also passionate about Supply Chain as a profession, education for young adults and in particular education that readies young people for a successful career.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact, Arnold D'souza ( or (780) 944-0355 ext. 230


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