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Rice Global E&C Forum
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Rice University MS 318
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
Email: globalforum@rice.edu

December 2016 Roundtable

Date / Time:

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 11:15 a.m. sign-in & networking with the speaker beginning at NOON ending promptly at 1:00 p.m.


“Trends in Supplier Markets”

Worldwide activity in the energy sector continues at a slow pace. Price, delivery and quality of material and equipment is a critical aspect in successful completion of any project. Larry’s presentation will discuss Fluor’s view of the markets for materials, equipment and fabrication/construction to determine supplier trends in the world that could impact project costs and schedules going forward into 2017 and beyond.

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Larry Jackson
Vice President – Procurement Operations
Fluor Corporation 

Larry Jackson is Vice President, Procurement Operations for Fluor Corporation, responsible for managing Fluor’s 2300+ procurement professionals, across all offices and business units, ultimately charged with managing Fluor’s 17 billion dollar annual spend. Larry has more than 30 years experience in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction industry, and as an executive in the areas of supply chain management, project management, business unit operations, sales and marketing.

In addition to speaking on a variety of supply chain topics, Larry is active with the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), with the Institute for Supply Management, and with Clemson University, as an industry curriculum advisor.

Larry serves on the Clemson Institute of Supply Chain and Optimization Advisory Board and Fluor Endowed Center Supply Chain and Optimization Center for Economic Excellence Advisory Board. He is also involved in an advisory capacity in the creation of a Master’s in Engineering degree in the Industrial Engineering Program focused on Capital Project Supply Chain.

Location & Parking:

Grand Hall in the Rice Ley Student Center Detailed campus maps are available on the web at http://www.rice.edu/maps/ or download the map here here. The Ley Student Center, located in the central part of Rice campus, is building number 45 on the campus map. The Central Campus Garage, which is the closest parking facility, is located at building number 53, to the left of the Ley Student Center across the street.

Rice University is a popular meeting location. In the remote possibly the underground parking is full, the second closest parking is the West Lot. Continue down the Laboratory Loop Road to the stop sign. Cross the street and the gate will be on the left. Be sure to bring an umbrella if the weather seems inclement.

The campus also offers a bus shuttle that runs about every 15 minutes as it loops the campus. Look for the bus stop signs to use or enjoy a short brisk walk!


$25 per person for online registration and $35 per person for on-site registration – a boxed lunch will be served. $ 0 for Rice Students and $15 for Rice Faculty – registration required in advance. Online registration will close at Noon on Thursday, December 8, 2016. On-site registration is available on the day of the event for $35 per person.

Payment accepted online by credit card at time of registration.

In order to protect the privacy of the luncheon attendees, the list of attendees is not published or distributed.

This Roundtable qualifies for one (1) Professional Development Hour (PDH). Your email confirmation at completion of registration serves as your PDH and payment receipts. Paper receipts may be picked up at the registration desk at time of check-in.


$25 for online registration
$35 for on-site registration
$0 for Rice students
$15 for Rice faculty

June 8th Registration

Box lunch provided
NOTE: Online registration closes at Noon on Thursday before the Roundtable.

Need to Earn a PDH?

This Roundtable qualifies for one (1) Professional Development Hour (PDH). Your email confirmation at completion of registration serves as your PDH and payment receipts. Paper receipts may be picked up at the registration desk at time of check-in.

Cancellation or Substitution Policies

If you need to cancel your reservation, cancellations must be received at globalforum@rice.edu prior to NOON, Thursday, before the Friday Roundtable luncheon to qualify for a full refund.

Substitutes are welcomed . . . we encourage potential No-Shows to send substitutes in their place and have them let us know at the door. Substitutes can be from member and non-member companies.