Supply Chain Planning Live - A Virtual Conference

The Largest Premier Gathering of Supply Chain Industry Leaders & Senior-Executives sharing key solutions to current & future challenges

Agenda

The business environment is changing faster than at any time in history, and smart organizations know that their company’s competitive advantage today and in the future will come only by transforming their business from end to endfunction by function and process by process.

This event unlike any other event in the industry truly represents the rapidly evolving  landscape of Supply Chain Management in business transformation & operational excellence.

Carefully crafted, the agenda has been uniquely designed through primary telephone research, to deliver exceptional content, to drive the best attendees, and become the most engaging event in the industry.

Speakers

Just Some of Our Outstanding Speakers 

Rick Bakken

Rick Bakken

Datacenter Evangelist/Architect (Retired), Microsoft

Biography

STRATEGY, TRANSFORMATION AND OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE
As a 30+ year tech pioneer Rick has driven Sourcing Strategies and Tech/Innovation Process Streams within the birth, growth, and realization of the IT industry (1995 – 2021). As an award-winning senior executive, he has held roles as Chief Procurement Office (CPO), Datacenter Evangelist/Architect and was utilized as a Technical Sales Expert driving Cloud definition/adoption. As a professional speaker and ten-time winner of the Microsoft Executive Briefing Center Distinguished Speaker of the Year Award, he maintains exemplary presentation and communication skills required to assimilate concepts from various sources to disseminate strategic findings and recommendations to key senior decision makers. In his tenure he inspired over 20k business influencers delivering executive briefings (MS-EBC), CXO events, datacenter tours and direct to customer engagements. Rick demonstrates a proven history of success transforming change and challenges into opportunities for transformation within highly competitive business landscapes. Inspiring and well-regarded executive providing a hands-on approach in creating the structure, vision, and strategy to prepare and equip industry leaders for the future (+25 years).

Cynthia Tan

Cynthia Tan

Digital Transformation & Capability Lead, Unilever

Supply Chain Planning Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 9th May 2023 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Javier Silva

Javier Silva

Digital Transformation Leader, Outset Medical

Supply Chain Planning Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 9th May 2023 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Javier Silva is a Digital Transformation Executive with Extensive project experience implementing solutions for IT, manufacturing and supply chain based on 20 Years of Experience of manufacturing operations on Medical Devices and Consumer Electronics

Anuradha Mallya

Anuradha Mallya

Senior Project Manager and Process Analyst, Nividous

Supply Chain Planning Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 9th May 2023 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Jack Ampuja

Jack Ampuja

President, Supply Chain Optimizers

Supply Chain Planning Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 9th May 2023 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Jack Ampuja leads consulting firms Supply Chain Optimizers and E-commerce Optimizers. He also teaches in the MBA programs of two universities:  for Niagara University he has taught Strategic Supply Chain Management for 20 years. For the University of Massachusetts he created and teaches the country’s only course in Ecommerce Logistics. Jack is a regular contributor to logistics education with articles published in eight countries. He has spoken to audiences all over USA, 13 cities in Canada, and 10 countries outside of North America. Jack has testified before US Congress as an expert in domestic transportation and has done 25 television interviews on logistics issues related to covid. 

José Pires

José Pires

CEO, Global Excellence & Innovation, Innovation & Excellence

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

Wednesday 14th March 2018 | 20:30 - 21:15 pm

Biography

José Pires serves as the Global Excellence & Innovation (E&I) Leader for Andeavor Corporation, where he oversees the global identification, prioritization and execution of mission critical business improvements and innovations that add value to the company, business partners and external clients in multiple markets.

Prior to his current role, Pires held Excellence and Innovation leadership positions in large, global companies in the electronics (Sony), semiconductor (Cymer-ASML), food (Nestlé) and infrastructure (Black & Veatch) industries. Throughout his career, Pires developed and refined E&I as an award winning program for innovation, leadership development, strategy execution and value creation globally.

Pires is an advisory board leader and keynote speaker for several global conferences on innovation, operational excellence, leadership development, strategy execution, business transformation, customer engagement and growth acceleration.

He holds a Bachelor in Engineering Physics from the University of Kansas and a Master in Business Administration focused in Investment Banking and Entrepreneurship from the University of San Diego.

Scott Forrester

Scott Forrester

Customer Success Director, Bizagi

Supply Chain Planning Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 9th May 2023 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Zach Bennett

Zach Bennett

CEO & Chief Architect, Visual Enterprise Architecture

Supply Chain Planning Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 9th May 2023 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

 

Zach Bennett is the CEO & Chief Architect for Visual Enterprise Architecture (VEA) and has driven the success of the organization for the past twenty-five years. He specializes in delivering transformational solutions and helping organizations to achieve their strategic goals. Zach has been instrumental in creating cultures of Continuous Business Transformation and establishing Centers of Excellence in all size companies including large enterprises. He’s a sought-after speaker, especially for his expertise in business process excellence, process mining and enterprise architecture.

 

Jason Robke

Jason Robke

Senior Manager - Alliances Development, Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)

Supply Chain Planning Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 9th May 2023 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

Erich Hugo

Erich Hugo

Managing Director : Innovation, Delta Track

Biography

An energetic intrapreneur, strategist, business developer, transformation management consultant and innovator of note, with a qualified background in Emerging Technologies, IoT, Innovation, Business, New Media and Mobile Hardware and Software Technology. I am the former head of Business Development at Nokia and have also started two multimillion Euro companies from which I have successfully exited. One company as an independently standing 300-million-euro consumer electronics company and one multimillion Euro company sold to and international actor. I created the world's first RTL for the Logistics Industry in 2012 in the days before the words IoT was a thing.

Jeff Porada

Jeff Porada

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Leader, Creation Technologies

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

Wednesday 14th March 2018 | 16:05 - 16:35 pm

Biography

 

A 25 year professional in the field of continuous improvement - lean six sigma

with 14 years specifically in the EMS industry.

Experience and responsibilities are focused towards leading and driving enterprise-level initiatives. Addressing supply chain challenges and striving for excellence in this area provides our organization a competitive advantage.

Karan Arora

Karan Arora

Director, Purchasing Raw Materials, External Manufacturing & C&D Innovation, Procter & Gamble

Biography

Dynamic results driven procurement executive with 15+ years of experience in Sourcing and Business Management. A global, innovative, influential, and energetic leader who sets buying strategy with a future digital mindset. Strategically leverages commercial expertise while developing the organization to produce outstanding results.

Quickly establishes credibility and effectively interacts with subordinates, peers, and hierarchy as a trusted leader and partner. Analytical, independent thinker and strong problem-solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment and focuses on solving problems not just treating symptoms to deliver outstanding value and sustainability.

Anna Shraga

Anna Shraga

Head of Group Procurement Processes and Systems, Arriva

Biography

Carsten Primdal

Carsten Primdal

Sustainability and ESG Author, Advisor, and SCERTIFY Co-Founder, SCERTIFY

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES)

Wednesday 18th October 2023 | 10:15 - 11:15 am

Biography

Carsten is a Sustainability, ESG and Modern Slavery Expert. With extensive experience in validating and monitoring suppliers and developing and implementing policies, processes and guidelines which work in real life. 

His experience has been developed managing, mitigating, and remediating sustainability challenges in Australia, Europe, China and Asia and it includes sustainability strategy, compliance, monitoring and oversight, integrity, reporting, capacity building, training and program implementation and training.  Carsten has delivered business projects with a recent focus on supply chain improvement related to developing processes to enhance the sustainability, and in particular modern slavery performance for large Australian corporates.

He brings a practical approach to mitigation and remediation and is one of few with hands on experience remediating child labor and slavery like working conditions on site in Asia. In addition to projects delivered in Australia, Asia, Denmark and Spain, Carsten has conducted monitoring at over 300 factories in China and updated a major Australian banks response to sustainable procurement. 

Carsten recently Co-Founded the US-based Sustainability Advisory Services firm SCERTIFY whose mission it is to bring emerging technology to address unsolved supply chain ethical sourcing challenges he’s witnessed so closely over his career. Carsten is also the Author of two published books, “A Roadmap to Modern Slavery Compliance and a Sustainable Supply Chain” and “Red Flag – Your Guide to Risk Management when Buying in China” in which he shares his experience in sustainability risk mitigation. 


 

Henry Ines

Henry Ines

CEO and Co-Founder, Chainparency

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES)

Wednesday 18th October 2023 | 10:15 - 11:15 am

Biography

Henry has 20+ years of professional experiences as a global executive, former VC, advisor, and techentrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of Chainparency, a technology startup and developer of GoTrace: a turnkey SaaS blockchain traceability solution designed for any organization regardless of size or budget.

Henry also continues to serve on the Steering Committee of the GoChain Foundation, the developer of the GoChain blockchain: a highly scalable, enterprise-grade, 100% Ethereum-compatible, and green, blockchain: protocol based on GoChain's novel 'Proof of Reputation' consensus mechanism.

He also continues to advance various GoChain blockchain-based initiatives to include the Zeromint NFT Marketplace. Previously, Mr. Ines led Shivom Ventures (now HLTH), a biotech startup and developer of an innovative clinical SaaS bioinformatics platform and genomics datahub powered by blockchain.

Mr. Ines began his career as a management consultant (ex-PW & PwC) and corporate finance advisor (ex-PwCS and M&T Bank) before spending 10 years in Silicon Valley and Asia as an early stage tech VC.

Henry is a frequent speaker on tech and enterprise blockchain solutions, serves as an advisor and mentor to tech startups, and is a routine lecturer at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

He holds an M.B.A. from Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business.

Shibaji Das

Shibaji Das

Senior Director, Industry Solutions, UiPath

Biography

RPA + AI (Intelligent Automation)
Global leader in Industry Solutions and Strategy in Supply Chain, F&A, Legal and Contracts
Technology alignment to business goals

Daphne Liu

Daphne Liu

Lead Digitalization Architect Big Data, Machine Learning & AI, CEVA Logistics

Biography

Dick Dwyer

Dick Dwyer

Engagement Partner, Tatum, a Randstad company

Biography

I have over 40 years of progressive experience dealing with Business Transformation and Operational Excellence. This experience includes: Partner at Big 4 consulting firm, Director at a different Big 4 consulting firm, Partner at National consulting firm and approximately 20 years as a senior executive leading BT and OE programs.

Gauthier Duval

Gauthier Duval

Director, Lean Center of Excellence , Veryable

Biography

Gauthier has over 18 years of lean experience in automotive, pharma, electronics and paper industriesand is the Director, Lean Center of Excellence at Veryable.

Prior to Veryable, he held Senior Consultant and Project Manager roles in consulting (GrowtthConsulting Europe and Simpler Consulting) and was Manager of Training Operations at Lean Alliance,where he developed the Lean Engineering “black belt” program.

He trained over 100 Lean Six SigmaBlack Belts in Europe, the Americas and Asia. He was responsible for the introduction of leanmanagement systems at MacLean-Fogg (company-wide) as Executive Lean Advisor and at Hillenbrand(Global Functions) as Sr. Director, Hillenbrand Operating Model.

He has led over 160 kaizens in 14countries, with up to $943,000 in savings and has led over 100 Value Stream Mapping workshops.

Gauthier holds an MBA from the University of South Alabama and a DESCAF (Masters in BusinessAdministration and Finance) from

Rosemary Coates

Rosemary Coates

Founder, Executive Director, Chairman of the Board, Reshoring Institute

Biography

Ron Crabtree

Ron Crabtree

CEO, MetaOps

Biography

Ron Crabtree, MLSSBB, SCOR-P, CSCTA, CPOE® is CEO of MetaOps, Inc. Ron has more than 20,000 hours of hands-on experience in facilitating and leading change and process improvement. He is a co-author or author of 5 books on operational excellence, including Driving Operational Excellence available on Amazon.com. Reach out to connect with Ron via LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/roncrabtree/ or contact him directly at rcrabtree@metaops.com or by phone: 734-424-1455

Christopher Hodges

Christopher Hodges

Intelligent Automation Leader, Speaker, Consultant, Author

RPA & Intelligent Automation Live - A Virtual Conference

Thursday 16th March 2023 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

My name is Christopher, most call me Chris. I am the author of the upcoming "Noble Automation Now".

I am a former Intelligent Automation Leader for Accenture and Deloite and now an independent consultant and speaker. I work with business leaders who want to increase their profits while calming and motivating their people.

As a professional speaker and consultant, I train leaders how to profitably embrace Intelligent Automation and inspire their teams. In fact, For 25 years I have helped Global Fortune 500 companies to understand, apply and succeed with technology. I now speak and consult globally on successfully leading with automation.

As a result of my work, leaders achieve more innovation and motivate their teams all while profiting from intelligent automation.On a personal note, my Japanese wife has had me traipsing around the world looking for the next great soak for 30 years.

If your business needs automation and artificial intelligence and you are not sure how to implement without damaging your team, maybe we should work together - Now.

Jim de Vries

Jim de Vries

Managing Partner, Enhance International Group

IT Infrastructure & Cloud Strategies Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 6th June 2023 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Jim de Vries is a skilled thought leader with more than 30 years of experience helping clients achieve their desired outcomes through his ability to facilitate teams and drive improvement. His experience encompasses financial, commercial, CRM, services, IT, call centers, security, transportation, automotive, power systems, oil and gas, nuclear energy, research and development, government, and electronics industries.

Nicole Scheffler

Nicole Scheffler

Enterprise Engineering Leader, VMWare

Digital Transformation Excellence World Summit (BTOES DIGITAL)

Thursday 16th December 2021 | 09:00 - 09:30 am

Biography

Nicole Scheffler is a Tech Diva dedicated to sparking success by leading engineering teams and serving women in technology with the Tech Diva Success collection. She has a track record leading engineering teams at a Fortune 100 company where she witnesses the fast past of digital acceleration post covid as well as the need for diversity.

Nicole also speaks often on proven success principles to help define your aspirations, goals, and building diverse cultures. Applying more than 16 years’ experience in a fast-paced technology career, the wisdom featured in her best-selling “Pillars of Success” book with Jack Canfield, and hundreds of hours interviewing women in tech on her podcasts, Nicole provides a clear success framework for building diverse cultures and empowering women. Her courses, content, and speaking, help tech divas fires burn brighter while her leadership drives customer success for Enterprise customers.

Who's Attending

Why Attend

Supply Chain Management Live focuses on practical how to and what to. Case-studies provide you with need-to-know takeaways to accelerate your path of data analytics adoption to the next level. Learn how the most progressive organizations in this space are rethinking and adjusting the role of shared services to prepare for the future, transform their businesses, and gain a competitive advantage.

With over 2000 attendees expected, this event is the largest gathering of senior-level executives across the entire Supply Chain Management ecosystem. 

With over 2000 attendees expected, this is not your typical virtual conference. Get ready to be immersed in a highly interactive educational experience, where you can deeply engage with the content and thought-leaders. 

You will hear cutting-edge content, practical advice and case studies with real-world solutions from thought leaders in supply chain management;  sharing best practice, strategies and views on implementing shared services into your business for maximum impact with minimum disruption!

You’re on the path to shared services industrialization, but is it the right one? Whether you are new to data analytics, or at an advanced stage of maturity, Supply Chain Management Live will not only help demystify and guide, but provide you with practical take-away’s you can implement in your business immediately, allowing you to access the experience and knowledge of others to help ensure your implementation is rapid, cost-effective and sustainable.

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Supply chain planning (SCP) is the forward-looking process of coordinating assets to optimize the delivery of goods, services and information from supplier to customer, balancing supply and demand. ... Collaborative planning (including forecasting and replenishment) Vendor-managed inventory/direct point of sale.

Supply planning is the component of supply chain management involved with determining how to best fulfill the requirements created from the demand plan. The objective is to balance supply and demand in a manner that achieves the financial and service objectives of the enterprise.

Global supply chain planners are typically responsible for monitoring and managing global inventories, and forecasting sales and production levels to plan for materials needed. They will often track delivery performance and response time, as well as handle capacity planning and various logistics projects.

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This is a free to attend online conference.

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Once registered, in May you will recieve an email containing your access details.

This conference is staged on an webinar elite platform, there will be no need to dial in, and you can join from any device. You will experience practical, how to, what to, case-studies and a highly engaging and educational Q&A environment where you can deeply engage with the content and the thought-leaders.

As part of the experience, you will have access to numerous content resources to download. 

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