Please note all times are local, Mountain Daylight Time

16 September, 2024

 

2:50 pm - 3:35 pm

ROOM 2

WELCOME DAY SPECIAL CONTENT

Welcome Day Panel: Inflation Impacts on Procurement and Sourcing
  • How are organizations of different sizes and footprints dealing with the impacts of inflation on their procurement operations?
  • Taking lessons learned from past economic downcycles and applying them to today’s business landscape
  • Sharing the pain points and easing burdens: The power of rebalancing long-standing business relationships have fallen out of equity to strike new mutually beneficial arrangements
  • Exploring lean methodology and other solutions that can reduce costs and do more with less in difficult times

David Reeve
Vice President Supply Chain Operations and Manufacturing NE Region
American Red Cross

Katherine Storer
Chief Procurement Officer
Berlin Packaging

M. Erin Kelleway
Director of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
Tillamook County Creamery Assoc.

 

3:40 pm - 4:15 pm

ROOM 2

WELCOME DAY SPECIAL CONTENT

Welcome Day Workshop: Beyond Visibility: Generative AI’s Role in Developing the Next-Generation Control Tower
  • How a focus on more automation is helping global organizations tackle issues like cost escalation and demand volatility
  • Exploring Generative AI’s emergence as a transformative force with the potential to revolutionize the global supply chain, including use cases for generative AI’s impact
  • How enabled co-pilot can optimize various aspects of one’s operation and areas of the supply chain

4:20 pm - 5:20 pm

ROOM 2

WELCOME DAY SPECIAL CONTENT

Welcome Day Panel: The ROI on Women and Diversity in Operational Leadership has Never Been Higher
  • Creating a purpose-driven strategy that makes an impact as our organizations grows and nurtures a diverse workforce
  • Understanding the leader’s role as a force to shape and demonstrate corporate culture, and to serve as a catalyst for equality and inclusion
  • Sharing typical challenges faced by corporations when trying to promote diversity in the workforce
  • Illustrating the importance of today’s leaders building up and supporting the next generation our organizations will need for the future. What does that look like on a day-to-day basis?
  • Offering examples of strong and effective mentorship programs in onboarding, cross-training, job shadowing, and continuing education that make the difference

Wendy Spratt
Senior Director Global Supply Chain
Intel

5:25 pm - 6:00 pm

ROOM 2

WELCOME DAY SPECIAL CONTENT

The Evolving Nature of Supply Chain Resiliency
  • How geopolitics are being defined by the location of technology supply chains and semiconductors
  • The criticality of creating a more geographically balanced supply chain to meet global supply demands
  • Rebalancing: Risk management as a fundamental practice of supply chain management to mitigate disruption
  • Creating a skilled workforce, ensuring adequate R&D for innovation, and increasing resilient manufacturing capacity to guarantee there are enough chips to meet the needs of the world’s users

Ernest Nicolas
Chief Supply Chain Officer
HP Inc.

6:10 pm

Welcome Drinks Reception

17 September, 2024

 

7:30 am - 8:15 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:15 am - 8:20 am

Opening Remarks and Important Announcements

8:20 am - 8:30 am

Chair’s Welcome Address

8:30 am - 9:05 am

Fireside Chat: Supply Chain Resiliency is the New Watchword of Our Profession
  • Discussing how the role and working lives of supply chain professionals has changed in recent years from optimizing processes based on time and cost to prioritizing resilience as the primary goal
  • How has this evolution in our thinking shaped our tactical and strategic thinking? What are we doing differently, and what innovations has the focus on supply chain resiliency already brought to our organizations?
  • Illustrating the role of technology in building agility, flexibility, and responsiveness into our existing operations
  • Exploring the people part of all this: How are we changing as leaders? How are our teams changing? What do we want the next generation of supply chain professionals to be learning and doing right now to prepare for the future?

Executive to be Announced
Amazon

9:05 am - 9:40 am

Fireside Chat: Our Customer-Centricity Transformation Journey
  • Acknowledging that all modern supply chains must be customer-centric, and so creating a flexible, scalable global supply chain with our customers at the core is not a competitive advantage: It is a matter of life and death for our company
  • Discussing the rewards and challenges of building and maintaining a high-performing customer-centric supply chain
  • Establishing transparency and visibility for the global customer experience
  • Offering lessons learned and key takeaways for other supply chain organizations based on our experience
  • Where do we go from here to stay on top and raise what we currently consider to be the ceiling?

Dave Clark
Former CEO, WW Consumer
Amazon

9:45 am - 10:20 am

WORKSHOP

ROOM 1

The Future of Supply Chain Decisions. Now.
  • Decision Intelligence lies at the intersection of AI, BI, and automation. How does it fit into your business strategy?
  • Explore how Decision Intelligence delivers decision-making agility and scale to perform in an increasingly digital world
  • Don’t get left behind: Gartner predicts that more than 33% of large organizations will deploy Decision Intelligence capabilities this year
  • We will share examples of how top organizations are currently deploying the Aera Decision Cloud™ to digitize, augment, and automate millions of decisions, resulting in significant performance gains

9:45 am - 10:20 am

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

AI-First Demand Forecasting: Leveraging Human Insight with AI-Driven Planning
  • Learn how companies are using AI-first forecasting to combine demand planning, demand sensing and causal forecasting with Generative AI
  • Assessing flaws in traditional processes & technologies
  • Discuss the current state of evolution in machine learning to support dynamic decision making
  • Discover how human-machine collaboration cuts planning time, costs, and error
  • Case studies on leveraging an AI-first environment that resulted in a 70% savings of weekly planning time, 15-30% reduction in forecast error and improved inventory management

9:45 am - 10:20 am

WORKSHOP

ROOM 3

Driving Global Inventory Performance
  • Optimizing inventory using multi-echelon inventory optimization (MEIO) and demand planning as their markets shifts
  • Right-sizing inventory investments with optimal safety stock levels balanced with profitability goals
  • Maximizing team efficiencies with data-driven decision automation

9:45 am - 10:20 am

WORKSHOP

ROOM 4

Making AI-Powered Forecasts Useful to Supply Chains
  • Navigating imperfect, unpredictable forecasts when trying to balance demand and supply
  • Understanding what it takes to make useful forecasting models and the role that AI plays in doing so
  • How to navigate ‘wrong’ forecasts that occur from information failures before and after the model is built
  • Looking at how intelligent agility can mitigate tradeoffs, even in the face of the tremendous disruptions, and ensure that forecasting feeds into a process that can deliver the value the C-suite expects these days from supply chain

10:25 am - 12:05 pm

Pre-Arranged One-to-One Meetings
  • 10:30 am – 10:50 am: Meeting Slot 1/Networking
  • 10:55 am – 11:15 am: Meeting Slot 2/Networking
  • 11:20 am – 11:40 am: Meeting Slot 3/Networking
  • 11:45 am – 12:05 pm: Meeting Slot 4/Networking

12:10 pm - 12:45 pm

CASE STUDY STREAM 1

STRATEGIC
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The Lessons Food Retail Can Offer All Supply Chain Leaders
  • What are some of the unique aspects and challenges retailers in the food, beverage, and food service industries face when operating their supply chains?
  • Discussing how evolving consumer and regulatory expectations on a global level are shaping the way we operate, and how other industries can benchmark their own experiences against ours
  • How do top-performing grocers and other food retailers monitor and verify that our supply chains are visible, traceable, and compliant?
  • Creating a feedback system based on metrics to monitor supply chain health and performance: A necessity for our industry that can become a crucial tool for others

Nestor de Mattos
Corporate VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer
Dow

12:10 pm - 12:45 pm

CASE STUDY STREAM 2

LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION

Re-Engineering Our Fulfillment Strategy to Best Serve eCommerce and Digital Channels
  • Keeping eCommerce customer expectations in mind when reconstructing how supply our logistics and distribution networks operate, especially as we transition into more regionalized footprints
  • Examining the rapid growth of automation and realigning capabilities with changing demands
  • Maintaining agile and flexible operations focusing on digital channels
  • What does making the Last Mile the Top Priority look like in real terms?

Justin Sorkin
VP, Head of North America Commercial Operations
P&G

12:10 pm - 12:45 pm

CASE STUDY STREAM 3

PROCUREMENT

Delivering Value at Each Step of Our Procurement Transformation
  • Making the business case for change: Procurement too often runs on strategies and processes that were tried, tested, and true long before today’s business landscape. What does modern procurement look like?
  • Discussing how stakeholder expectations, the marketplace, and new forms of competition are challenging organizations to be more innovative at the process level, and what that means for sourcing and contract negotiations
  • Planning the needs and demands of the business into a constantly evolving, volatile, and multi-layered landscape
  • Breaking down silos between Procurement and the larger Supply Chain organization to create value for our customers and company through collaborative thinking

Rajnish Kapur
SVP, Chief Sourcing & Supply Chain Officer
Walgreens

12:10 pm - 12:45 pm

CASE STUDY STREAM 4

PEOPLE & AUTOMATION

Leading an Organization that Attracts, Develops, Supports, and Retains a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce
  • Discussing the benefits of a broader, deeper, and more diverse talent pool as we grow our supply chain organization and develop the leaders we will need for today and tomorrow
  • What positively impacts people when choosing where to work and where to build their careers? How have we aligned our company to demonstrate those qualities?
  • Implementing a purpose-driven strategy that makes an impact as our organization develops and reinforces a diverse workforce
  • Establishing support network to transform ways of working and maintain employee engagement even during times of business transformation
  • Listening internally and externally and incorporating that input into ongoing efforts to bring in new leaders and develop and support our current team

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Overflow Lunch Seating

12:46 pm - 1:45 pm

THEMED LUNCH DISCUSSION

Developing Strategies to Improve Supplier Quality and Procurement Measures

John Fulton
VP, Merchandising & Procurement
ConnSelmer, Inc.

12:46 pm - 1:45 pm

THEMED LUNCH DISCUSSION

Adjusting Just-in-Time to Accommodate Today’s Disruptions

M. Erin Kelleway
Director of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
Tillamook County Creamery Assoc.

12:46 pm - 1:45 pm

THEMED LUNCH DISCUSSION

Expanding Capacity In Growth Mode

Zach Lauer
VP Supply Chain
Trex

12:47 pm - 1:45 pm

THEMED LUNCH DISCUSSION

Getting the Best ROI from Our Digital Transformation

12:47 pm - 1:45 pm

THEMED LUNCH DISCUSSION

Innovating Your U.S./Canada Shipping Strategy

12:47 pm - 1:45 pm

THEMED LUNCH DISCUSSION

Critical Trade Compliance Areas Most Companies Overlook

1:45 pm - 2:20 pm

Building Sustainability into Our Company from Procurement to Processes to Final Purchase of Our Product
  • Discussing how both changing customer expectations and an opportunity to improve business performance through revaluating our status quo is driving our move towards sustainability
  • Offering examples of projects that can serve as examples and ambassadors as we create a culture of Continuous Improvement focusing on sustainability
  • Demonstrating that Supply Chain and Procurement can make an outsized impact on a company’s environmental performance
  • What can other companies learn from our experience embracing sustainability, and what are our plans for the future?

Claudio Parrotta
SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer North America
Mondelez International

2:25 pm - 3:00 pm

WORKSHOP

ROOM 1

Transforming and Advancing our Logistics Operating Model
  • Join us for a fireside chat with Kloeckner Metals to hear how they are advancing their overall transportation management strategy and operating model with the help of a Managed TMS solution
  • Hear how one of the largest metals manufacturing, supply, and service companies is managing transportation costs and improving carrier performance using centralized data to eliminate waste, automate processes, and make real-time decisions
  • Learn how you can pair TMS technology with managed services to drive speed, connectivity, efficiencies, and performance across your own logistics network

2:25 pm - 3:00 pm

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Building a Risk-Averse Supply Chain – A Hub and Spoke Guide to Digital Transformation
  • Exploring the reasons why creating a risk averse supply chain in today’s disruptive economy requires the strategic prioritization of enterprise-wide planning
  • Understanding how adopting a digital solution for operational planning can enable the decision-centric approach you need to empower your supply chain transformation journey
  • Learning how to implement a hub-and-spoke model to add resilience to your supply chain planning and how doing so can help your entire organization become more agile, efficient, and profitable

2:25 pm - 3:00 pm

WORKSHOP

ROOM 3

Forward Thinking: Transforming Supply Chain Operations to Fuel Exponential Growth
  • Addressing manual and inefficient processes being used to run global supply chains
  • How to help your strategic sourcing and logistics teams continue to make impactful strategic decisions as business expands and data collection and analysis volumes increase
  • Leveraging the right technology to revolutionize processes, transform them into highly visible, collaborative, and insightful operations
  • Why a supply chain network platform is the essential foundation for sustainable growth to enable high performance at scale, improve supplier relationships, meet ESG performance targets, and streamline daily operations

2:25 pm - 3:00 pm

WORKSHOP

ROOM 4

Using Connected Planning to Meet Complex Supply Chain Challenges with Speed and Resilience

Supply chain disruptions and issues now make headlines, but they and are felt every day in consumer experiences with stock-outs and higher prices. Supply chain planners have been confronted constantly with the inability of conventional planning approaches, such as spreadsheets, BI and other systems, in meeting the challenges of rapidly changing supply and demand. This session shows how companies are meeting these challenges with Connected Planning. Through a series of case studies, we will illustrate how Connected Planning enables companies to gain resilience, make better decisions faster, and change outcomes for customers and stakeholders alike.

3:05 pm - 4:15 pm

Pre-Arranged One-to-One Meetings
  • 3:05 pm – 3:25 pm: Meeting Slot 5/Networking
  • 3:30 pm – 3:50 pm: Meeting Slot 6/Networking
  • 3:55 pm – 4:15 pm: Meeting Slot 7/Networking

4:20 pm - 4:55 pm

Fireside Chat: The Power of Leadership in Rising to the Challenge of New Supply Chain Realities
  • Discussing the role of the leader as a catalyst for change in an organization, and what our responsibility is in a time of change and disruption to be a guiding light to our people as we all move forward together
  • Understanding the importance stakeholders and shareholders place on what our supply chains do and how they are changing to better navigate an evolving business landscape
  • Evaluating where your organization stands in terms of Customer Expectations, Sustainability, Risk Management, Digital Transformation, the New Normal of Work, DEIB, and other important factors that drive success. How do leaders make an impact on these issues?
  • Involving your workforce by using creative collaboration to include them in every stage of finding and implementing solutions to challenges and seizing opportunities
  • How is our role changing, where is that trend going, and how should we as supply chain professionals and corporate leaders prepare ourselves for the future?

Monique Picou
EVP, Cloud Supply Chain & Operations
Google

4:55 pm - 5:55 pm

Live Interactive Musical Keynote: Creating a Passionate and Inspired Culture to Win

You can have the best business strategy in the world. An inspired culture eats strategy for lunch.”
—Daniel Myers

In this multimedia presentation including four original songs, Daniel Myers will share his insights and experiences on winning through passionate inspirational leadership. You will not want to miss this experience as Daniel Myers connects organizational performance and leadership to the power of passion, using music to illustrate truths that apply to both business and life.

  • How do you create an inspired and passionate culture?
  • Why is passion strategically important to supply chain organizations?
  • How do you identify your passions in life, and how can they inspire others?
  • Discussing the four most powerful ways to inspire others
  • Illustrating the difference leaders make to entire cultures

Daniel Myers
Sr. Fellow at Haslam School of Business
University of Tennessee
Retired EVP of Integrated Supply Chain
Mondelēz International

6:00 pm - 6:05 pm

Chair’s Closing Remarks

6:05 pm - 7:00 pm

Drinks Reception

6:30 pm

Executive Dinner

18 September, 2024

 

7:30 am - 8:20 am

Registration and Breakfast

7:45 am - 8:20 am

BREAKFAST WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Unlocking The Power of Digital Planning Twin™ to Gain Value by Connecting Strategic and Tactical Decisions
  • Moving away from siloed planning with an intuitive cloud experience to drive significant operational and financial improvements
  • How can your company make accurate financial and operations decisions through automation and software?
  • Case study: Discussing the benefits optimizing decisions based on the financial impact of trade-offs across sourcing, inventory, transportation, customer demand, and prices across regions

7:45 am - 8:20 am

BREAKFAST WORKSHOP

ROOM 3

Using an AI Platform to Master CPFR and Demand Planning
  • Learn how leading companies leverage new technologies
  • Exploring the build versus buy to infuse AI into supply chain solutions
  • Understanding the barriers to transformation and how to overcome them for best outcomes and ROI
  • Managing implementation and change management – learn best practices transitioning from spreadsheets to an AI platform

8:25 am - 8:35 am

Chair’s Opening Remarks

8:35 am - 9:10 am

Fireside Chat: Mastering Disruption: Achieving Higher Efficiency Through Change
  • Embracing change as the only constant, and finding ways to use disruption as a catalyst for positive change
  • Exploring how supply chains are evolving and changing to become more agile and resilient in a turbulent world
  • Highlighting the significance of digital transformation and common barriers to overcome as we seek to improve how we make best use of our people, our processes, and our assets
  • Looking at changing roles, skills, and organizational cultures within the workforce. How is our employee engagement and morale impacted?

Cliff Henson
CVP, Cloud Supply Chain
Microsoft

Donna Warton
CVP, Supply Chain & Sustainability
Microsoft

9:10 am - 9:45 am

The Labor and Talent We Need Now, Tomorrow, and in the Decades to Come
  • Who are the next generation of supply chain professionals? Are we attracting and developing the people we are going to need?
  • Walking through examples of internships, apprenticeships, and collaborations with educational institutions that deepen the pool of skilled workers
  • Identifying the top-performers of the future and making special efforts to grow their skill sets, abilities, and responsibilities over time
  • Novel approaches to cross-training, mentoring, coaching, and career management to keep your staff satisfied and productive

Andrea Albright
EVP, Global Sourcing
Walmart

9:50 am - 10:25 am

CASE STUDY STREAM 1

STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

How We Collaborate to Improve Customer Satisfaction and Reduce Costs
  • Offering an overview of how we communicate and coordinate with partners up and down the value chain across the entire company to continually improve our processes
  • Discussing some of the challenges involved in making structural changes to the mechanics and culture of a large organization
  • Showcasing how we streamline processes between our operations, including co-development of new capabilities and technologies to support the business
  • Illustrating how a digital supply chain with reliable data analytics allows us and our partners to get proactive in the strategies and processes that will serve customers best

Bertrand Klehr
VP Operations NA
Kenvue

9:50 am - 10:25 am

CASE STUDY STREAM 2

LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION

Building New and Improved Supply Networks
  • Making supply chains more resilient without weakening competitiveness
  • Understanding current and future vulnerabilities and risks to better cope with future disruptions
  • Working towards better when moving away from single source supply bases
  • Diving deeper into extended enterprise networks in the supplier realm

Millissa Flanagan
COO
Ex Johnson Matthey

9:50 am - 10:25 am

CASE STUDY STREAM 3

PROCUREMENT

Embracing Turbulent Times as a Catalyst for Procurement Transformation
  • Discussing how global supply chain disruptions have necessitated rethinking and reimagining procurement strategies
  • If necessity is the mother of invention, what have we come up with in recent years to allow us to continue to do what we do best? Which of these ideas, born out of crisis, are now becoming global best practices in the new business landscape we find ourselves navigating?
  • Describing how investing in our people, our partners, our tools and technologies, and our processes is making the difference as we build a better supply chain and procurement organization
  • Where are we now, where are we going, and how do we plan to get there?

Marc Andraca
VP, Global Sourcing and Supply Chain
Clarios, LLC

9:50 am - 10:25 am

CASE STUDY STREAM 4

PEOPLE & AUTOMATION

The Collaboration of Artificial Intelligence and People – Transforming the Delivery Supply Chain Paradigm
  • Discuss our newly launched Vision Object Recognition (VOR) Ecosystem designed to expand supply chain capabilities, capacity, and insight
  • Partnering human potential with AI technology for a more efficient and safe supply chain
  • Learn about advanced technology, AI, IoT, Computer Vision, and Deep Machine learning to create islands of automation
  • Understand how these AI islands connect to enterprise-level analytics and systems, unlocking billions of dollars of value

10:25 am - 11:15 am

Pre-Arranged One-to-One Meetings
  • 10:30 am – 10:50 am: Meeting Slot 8/Networking
  • 10:55 am – 11:15 am: Meeting Slot 9/Networking

10:45 am - 11:15 am

EXHIBITION HALL

FOCUS GROUP

Unifying Teams, Eliminating Silos, and Building a Culture of Teamwork and Accountability

Chris Jackson
VP, Global Supply Chain
Watlow Electronic Manufacturing

10:45 am - 11:15 am

EXHIBITION HALL

FOCUS GROUP

Improving Financial Performance Through Operational Transformation

John F. Mau
Director of Operations & Supply Chain Strategy
Ocean Spray Cranberries

11:20 am - 11:55 am

The Future of Supply Chain Operations
  • How should we rethink our footprints and networks on a regional and local level?
  • Finding the right places to invest resources to get the greatest ROI
  • Rethinking our risk models and finding the right balance between agility, redundancy, and cost
  • Discussing how the future of work and the challenges of attracting and retaining top talent is shaping the ongoing evolution of supply chain organizations

Reginaldo Ecclissato
Chief Business Operations and Supply Chain Officer
Unilever

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm

WORKSHOP

ROOM 1

Demand Modeling and Service Planning in the Age of Analytics
  • Learn how demand modeling is quickly supplanting demand forecasting
  • Understand the power of your inventory – It’s an asset
  • See how forecasting aligns with demand planning to support an executable S&OP vision
  • Balancing demand and supply to make agile trade-offs
  • Ensuring that you “get what you plan”

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Sustained and Efficient Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Identifying sources of risk in supply chain and successfully managing growing risks
  • Building correlation and patterns among sources to mitigate supply chain risks with minimal costs and risks
  • Pioneering the implementation of advanced analytics, collaborative tools and cognitive solutions for risk management
  • Establishing regular review and monitoring practices to improve resilience and agility of supply chain
  • What are some of the key takeaways?

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm

WORKSHOP

ROOM 3

Hear How an International Manufacturer Used Their Existing ERP to Be Agile Enough to Weather the Pandemic and Thrive
  • Understanding what can be done now to better align Demand, MRP and Supply operations to significantly improve product delivery
  • Measuring the maturity of the organization use of SAP to establish a roadmap on how to gain supply chain efficiency improvements by optimizing the business processes
  • Gaining benefit and savings from maximizing the current SAP and business processes to prepare the business for S/4HANA and in doing so help pay for the S/4 conversion
  • Showcasing real-world examples of 15% inventory reduction, 10% reduction in operating costs, 17% improved turns, and 20% increase in service levels
  • Learning how companies have turned their SAP investment into a Supply Chain performance asset without buying more software

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm

WORKSHOP

ROOM 4

Reconstructing the Idea of an Optimized Supply Chain Network and Integrated Planning Strategies
  • Thinking Backwards: Customer-Centricity as the main driver of product innovation
  • Last Mile Delivery as a key component in creating a seamless customer experience
  • What role will Big Data and Predict Analytics play in process improvement, cost management, and service excellence?
  • Omnichannel systems that answer the needs of both B2B and B2C growth
  • Where does the path to a more responsive, proactive eCommerce platform begin?

12:35 pm - 1:35 pm

Overflow Lunch Seating

12:36 pm - 1:35 pm

1:35 pm - 2:10 pm

CASE STUDY STREAM 1

STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Authentic Leadership and Rising to the Challenge of New Supply Chain Business Realities
  • Discussing the importance stakeholders place on supply chain transformation, and how to integrate it into business strategy for competitive advantage
  • Evaluating where your business stands in terms of eCommerce, sustainability, risk management, and cost performance, and how you can move the needle as a leader
  • Realign your workforce by using creative collaboration to involve them in every part of finding solutions to challenges and seizing opportunities
  • Finding the best framework to unlock your Supply Chain Operation’s potential

Ricardo Moreiro
Chief Supply Officer
AB InBev

1:35 pm - 2:10 pm

CASE STUDY STREAM 2

LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION

What’s Driving Cold Chain Growth in 2024 and Beyond?

 

  • Cold chain fluidity does not just happen; it relies on investment and innovation
  • Addressing ongoing economic and geopolitical challenges
  • Looking at how food supply shortages will continue into the new year and elevate the need to take action to reduce food waste
  • Partnering with logistics providers that prioritize aggressive sustainability goals

 

1:35 pm - 2:10 pm

CASE STUDY STREAM 3

PROCUREMENT

Elevating Procurement & Supply Chain Value
  • Bringing together previously siloed personnel and processes
  • Generating economic value with stronger relationships
  • Getting full visibility into sourcing projects and performance

1:35 pm - 2:10 pm

CASE STUDY STREAM 4

PEOPLE & AUTOMATION

Coping with Uncertainty to Keep Business Processes and Products Moving
  • Strategies for automating manufacturing production tasks to produce more products faster with consistent quality
  • Minimizing human errors and implementing automation in order to lower your risk of error and prevent mistakes
  • Ways to quickly identify and resolve bottlenecks to prevent further delays and disruptions and increases overall efficiency

2:10 pm - 2:45 pm

Thinking Strategically About Supply Chain Resilience and Risk Management
  • Why do some organizations struggle when they discuss Risk Management internally?
  • Understanding the importance of accountability, communication, and collaboration between stakeholders when we talk about Risk
  • Offering best practices in identifying and managing risk factors in supply chains and processes
  • Understanding the cost-benefit ratio of investing in supply chain resiliency, even at the expense of efficiency
  • Showcasing real-world examples where a resilient supply chain built on understanding risk has been the difference-maker to an organization’s competitive advantage

Natasha Gurevich
Global Chief Procurement Officer
Nike

2:45 pm - 3:20 pm

Leveraging the Power of Real-Time Supply Chain Intelligence and Collaboration to Drive Organizational Agility
  • The inconvenient truths that hinder most traditional supply chains
  • Making the “people transformation” journey that is required with real-time information
  • How culture and empowerment can turn the large into the agile
  • How today’s agile supply chain bridges the journey into Industry 4.0 and IoT projects

Paul Gallagher
Chief Supply Chain Officer
General Mills

3:20 pm - 3:25 pm

Chair’s Closing Remarks