PIMA's 2004 Leadership Conference
June 27-June 30, 2004: New Orleans, Louisiana

The Paper Industry Management Association wishes to thank the speakers for contributing to the success of PIMA's 2004 Leadership Conference.

Presentations

General Sessions

Joint General Sessions

Keynote Address: Leadership in a Thriving Environment
Presentation Slides Not Available
                 •   Sean O'Keefe, Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

President's Panel
                 •   Moderators: Harry Seamans and Diane Murdock
                 •   Dr. William H. Joyce, Chairman of Board and CEO, Nalco Co.: Slides (276k, PDF)
                 •   Jan Brons, President, SKF Reliability Systems: Slides (47k, PDF) and Abstract (130k, PDF)
                 •   Tom Brown, President and CEO, Caraustar: Slides (349k, PDF)

Forecasting the Future: Trends and Drivers
                 •   Peter Ruschmeier, Lehman Bros: Slides (436k, PDF)
                 •   Tapio Korpeinen of Jaako Pöyry: Slides (770k, PDF)

CIO Panel
Presentation Slides Not Available
                 •   Moderator: Ole Fadum, Fadum Enterprises
                 •   Dac Nguyen, Director Corporate IT, Pan Asia Paper
                 •   John Balboni, Vice President and CIO, International Paper
                 •   Jim Burdiss, Vice President and CIO, Smurfit-Stone Container

Management General Sessions

Creating an Innovative Culture: Best Practices and Tools
                 •   Thomas Kuczmarski, Kuczmarski & Associates: Slides (3322k, PDF)

Found Money: Improved Profits Are There, But You Have to Know Where to Look
                 •   Douglas Daniels, HeadsUp Systems: Slides (329k, PDF) and Self-Assessment (106k, PDF)

Information Technology General Sessions

IT Strategy: Developing Viable Alternatives with Linux
                 •   Mike Ferris, Red Hat Enterprises: Slides (171k, PDF)
                 •   Paul Moore, Georgia-Pacific: Slides (395k, PDF)
                 •   Myron Blaine, Boise Cascade: Slides (766k, PDF)

Microsoft Strategies and Road Map
                 •   Chris Colyer, Microsoft

Breakout Sessions

Management Breakout Sessions

(M201) Manufacturing Reliability: Financial Impact on Capital and Capacity
                 •   Dr. Carol Vesier, RONAMax: Movie condensed 14-minute version of 40-minute presentation (3866k, Flash) and Slides with notes (599k, PDF)

(M202) Value Creation: Managing Tactics and Reducing Margin Leakage
                 •   John Poisson, Accenture LLP: Slides (428k, PDF)

(M203) Managing Innovation - Part I: Issues and Ideas
                 •   Fritz Herren, CIBA Specialty Chemicals: Slides (332k, PDF)

(M301) Transforming the Reliability Strategy into Results
                 •   Renato Friggi, Votorantim Celulose e Papel (VCP): Slides (3781k, PDF)

(M302) Agenda 2020: Reachable Goals Can Double Industry Cash Flow
                 •   Benjamin Thorp, Georgia-Pacific: Slides (635k, PDF)

(M303) Managing Innovation - Part II: Practical Applications
                 •   Iain King, Sopheon Corporation: Slides (1697k, PDF)

(M401) Manufacturing Reliability: Identifying Goals to Reach the Bottom Line
                 •   Joseph Konkel, Georgia-Pacific: Slides (44k, PDF)
                 •   Joel T.H. Black, Aladon LLC

(M402) Personal Accountability: The Antecedent for Personal Success in Business and in Life
                 •   Ron Pote, BYO Solutions: Slides (1259k, PDF)

(M501) Superintendent's Roundtable
Presentation Slides Not Available
                 •   Moderator: DD Smith, Buckman Laboratories

(M502-M801/M602-M901) The Role of Personality in Managing Conflict: A Model for Resolution - Parts A & B
                 •   Sondra VanSant, Training Consultant: Part A Slides (141k, PDF) and Part B Slides (74k, PDF)

(M601) Skills in Dealing with Hourly Employees: In Pursuit of Fairness and Competition
                 •   Chris Adams, International Paper: Slides (257k, PDF)

(M603) Improving the Productivity and Cost Structure of the Wood Fiber Supply Chain Through Interactive Workshops
                 •   Richard Lewis, Forest Resources Association: Slides (1992k, PDF)
                 •   Ann Duff, Smurfit-Stone Container

(M802) Improving Group Dynamics - Creating High Performance Work Teams
                 •   Bob Rupp, Appleton International: Slides (170k, PDF)

(M803) Global Supply Chain: What Does it Take to Survive in a Commoditized Environment?
                 •   James Poure, GAC Chemical Corporation: Script (62k, PDF)
                 •   John Tulloch, IPSCO: Slides (1481k, PDF)

(M902) Mill Manager's Panel
Presentation Slides Not Available
                 •   Moderator: Ben Thorp, Georgia-Pacific

(M903) Global Supply Chain: Examining Similar Industries for Constructive Takeaways
                 •   Anthony R. Taccone, First River Consulting: Slides (133k, PDF)

Information Technology Breakout Sessions

(IT204) ERP Reality Check
                 •   Andre Beaucheman, Abitibi Consolidated: Slides (16k, PDF)
                 •   Greg Paton, Weyerhaeuser
                 •   Clayton Austen, Domtar Inc

(IT205) RFID Supplier Applications: Wal-Mart, DoD, and Standards
                 •   Michael S. Fisher, Intermec Technologies Corp: Slides (5476k, PDF)

(IT206) Ensuring Enterprise Security
                 •   Brian Burns, International Paper Co: Slides (543k, PDF)

(IT304) Quality Management Using Six Sigma
                 •   Judith W. Passwaters, E.I. duPont deNemours & Co., Inc.: Slides (1473k, PDF)

(IT305) Sonoco Business Redesign - Best of Breed vs. ERP
                 •   Kevin Casper, Sonoco Papers: Slides (39k, PDF)

(IT306) Mobile Computing for Road Warriors: Real Freedom, or a Slave to your Devices?
                 •   Richard Stone, Hewlett-Packard

(IT604) Outsourcing Out-of-Country
                 •   Alan Cheesbrough, Greycon: Slides (284k, PDF)
                 •   Aneel Jaeel, PeopleSoft

(IT605) IT Portfolio Management: Managing with Limited Resources
                 •   Kathleen Bennett, Georgia-Pacific: Slides (258k, PDF)

(IT606) Real Time Performance Management
                 •   Diane Bricco, MeadWestvaco: Slides (628k, PDF)

(IT804) Process Control vs. IT Roundtable
Presentation Slides Not Available
                 •   Moderator: Jan Westling, Weyerhaeuser
                 •   Richard Peterson, Weyerhaeuser
                 •   Chris Rogers, Boise Cascade
                 •   Terry Canup, MeadWestvaco

(IT805) Performance Improvement Through Online Operator Training
                 •   Anne Kitchen, AMEC Training & Development Services: Slides (628k, PDF)
                 •   Jim Ryan, AMEC Power, Forest & Infrastructure Division

(IT806) Sarbanes-Oxley: What It Means To Your Business
                 •   Tim Kutz, Accenture LLP: Slides (557k, PDF)
                 •   George S. Marcotte, Accenture LLP