Building a Resilient Supply Chain Part 4

Supporting Your Supply Chain


Supply chain leaders can play a key role in helping one another (across organizations) through these uncertain times. Discuss how companies can help each other stay afloat.

We will host an exclusive interview with Dale Ford, Chief Analyst for ECIA, the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA), one of the premier professional organizations supporting electronic component manufacturers, authorized distributors and manufacturer reps.



Bob Vavra

Senior Content Director, Machine Design

Bob Vavra has had a long career in publishing, media and events. Bob has covered all aspects of the manufacturing sector, including the supply chain industry, for the past 16 years, and is a regular attendee at events such as Pack Expo and Hannover Messe. Bob also is a sought-after Webcast moderator and event emcee, and has presided over events in the U.S., Germany and China.


Dale Ford

Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA)

Dale has spent the bulk of his professional life researching and analyzing trends in technology and the micro- and macro-economic factors that influence and shape supply and demand in the semiconductor and electronics components industries. Prior to ECIA, Dale led research teams at Gartner, iSuppli and IHS Markit.


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