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The Wednesday Webinar

Avoiding a Supply Chain Collision: Lessons from the USS John S. McCain

October 12, 2022  / Wednesday Webinar  / Tag: Center for Supply Chain Excellence

Wednesday Webinar


Date: October 12, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Q&A: 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm EST

Topic: Avoiding a Supply Chain Collision: Lessons from the USS John S. McCain

Description: On August 21st, 2017 USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker off the coast of Singapore. Ten US Navy soldiers lost their lives. Dr. Ralph Soule, retired US Navy, will present on what we could learn from this accident and avoid such disasters in the future.

Speaker: Dr. Ralph Soule
Company: (Retired) U.S. Navy
Title: (Former) Nuclear Operator and Maintainer

About the Speaker: Dr. Ralph Soule served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years as a nuclear operator and maintainer, retiring in 2011. He led large teams of men and women, civilians and military, that performed extensive repairs to and construction of nuclear aircraft carriers and submarines. He is the author of “How to: Become an Email Ninja: Seven Steps to Getting More Done Faster in Email”. He received his doctorate in Human Organizational Learning from the George Washington University in 2016. His research interests include accelerating proficiency, adult learning, culture, leadership, change and human resources development.