You're Invited to Participate in the Annual Call for Sessions

Submit a session idea for 2019 EDGE Conference

Supply Chain's Premier EventTM
Deadline: January 15, 2019

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) 2019 EDGE Call for Sessions is an opportunity to educate and engage an audience of nearly 3,000 supply chain professionals from over 30 countries and industries.

You are invited to submit an education session proposal for the 2019 EDGE Conference in Anaheim, California. If your session is selected, you will have the benefit of connecting with other conference speakers and attendees, and a chance to reinforce your reputation as a thought leader in supply chain management.

All submissions must meet the requirements outlined and are due no later than Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by 11:59 pm CST, in addition the online system must be used. Submissions sent via email will not be considered.

The EDGE Committee will consider session ideas for the following 2019 EDGE Tracks:

  1. C-Level Discussion Forums
  2. Global Supply Chain
  3. Government Regulations
  4. Integrated Supply Chain Management and Finance
  5. Leadership
  6. Manufacturing and Service Operations
  7. Order Fulfillment and Customer Service
  8. Risk Management
  9. Supply Chain Planning and Optimization
  10. Supply Management and Procurement
  11. Talent Management and Development
  12. Technology and Innovations
  13. Transportation and Logistics
  14. Warehousing

View the 2019 Track Objectives to assist you in developing your 2019 session idea.

How to Apply:

  1. Go to the Call for Sessions website and create your user profile
  2. Read the Guidelines and Process for submission
  3. Read the Criteria for submitting your session idea
  4. Complete the Application by January 15 (only accessible once your profile is created)


  • The Call for Sessions is a member-only benefit. The person submitting the session idea MUST be a member.
  • Selling is NOT permitted in any education session.
  • Each session submitted by a service provider or academic must be accompanied by at least one shipper/customer/retailer.
  • There is no guarantee your session idea will be selected by the committee or track chairs.
  • There is no cost to participate in the Call for Sessions.
  • You may submit a maximum of two submissions per presenter.
  • Companies can submit up to three sessions however the conference committee will only select one session idea per company.
  • Track chairs are conference volunteers and an extension of the conference committee. They are hand-selected to develop a track of exemplary sessions they feel are most relevant to supply chain and the conference.