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IRI’s annual Reinventing CPG and Retail Summit is the industry’s only broad-based, high-level forum taking a closer look at the major issues facing CPG via the application of cutting-edge content, technologies and best practices.

Scheduled for March 3-5 at the Gaylord Palms Orlando Resort & Convention Center, the Summit will feature a world-class lineup of general session speakers, including Joan Chow, Chief Marketing Officer, ConAgra; Paul Beahm, Senior Vice President/GM Pharmacy, Wal-Mart; Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A's; Cathy Green, Chief Operating Officer, Food Lion; Tom Furphy, General Manager CPG,; and Rob Price, Chief Marketing Officer, CVS Corp.

And, the 2008 Summit will also feature more than 30 breakout sessions that address today’s most critical business issues. These sessions, led by the industry’s leading domain experts, will feature such topics as “Innovation in Shopper Insights,” “Pricing in Inflationary Times,” “Breakthrough Retail Collaboration Strategies,” and an “Apollo Space Management User Symposium.”

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