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Full Agenda for the
Internet of Supply Chain DE 2018

08:00
Registration & networking coffee
Registration & networking coffee
Registration & networking coffee
08:50
Welcome address
Welcome address
Welcome address
08:55
Opening remarks from conference chair
Opening remarks from conference chair
Opening remarks from conference chair
09:20
Digitalisation industry 4.0 - a holistic journey
Digitalisation industry 4.0 - a holistic journey
Digitalisation industry 4.0 - a holistic journey
09:50
Digitalisation Industry 4.0 - A holistic journey

-          Combining physical robots with machine learning algorithms to maximise the value of new data created by automated technologies

-          Implementing zero-defect logistics processes and new levels of productivity through next-gen robotics

-          From workflow automation to robotisation

 

Ivanka Janssen, VP Supply Chain, Beverages Category, PepsiCo

Digitalisation Industry 4.0 - A holistic journey
Digitalisation Industry 4.0 - A holistic journey
10:10
Panel Discussion: Are you positioned to reap the benefits of IoT? Overcoming challenges in the connected supply chain

- How can we make fast, well-informed decisions, fix potential issues and capitalise on our data, when there’s so much of it?

- How can we harmonise the current mix of outdated legacy systems, new technology, and connected and unconnected assets?

- How can we overcome the internal battle between operational management and IT teams?

- How can we continue to deliver effective management and quality control, even as we transition from human-led to machine/sensor-led processes?

Knud Lasse Lueth, CEO, IoT Analytics

Jackie Pomroy, Head of Supply Chain, NHS South of England Procurement Services

Panel Discussion: Are you positioned to reap the benefits of IoT? Overcoming challenges in the connected supply chain
Panel Discussion: Are you positioned to reap the benefits of IoT? Overcoming challenges in the connected supply chain
10:40
STREAMS

STREAM A 

Data Transformation

Run with the pack – tips for overcoming organizational barriers to generate value from data in the supply chain context

- Context presentation: The case for predictive analytics in MAN Supply Chain – forecasting engine spare part demand based on engine sensor data

- What did we do wrong – tips and learnings

- Cross-functional development of business cases - value proposition

- Cross-functional design for data collection/sensors

- Feedback from business use/data usability

- Now - so what? – how to (re)start?

- Prioritisation of use cases for infrastructure development

- Scaling for the domino (supply) chain – 1 use case enabling 20 new use cases

- Conclusions and Q&A

Szymon Furtak, Head of Supply Chain Planning and Development, MAN Diesel & Turbo

STREAM B

Future Transformation

Using autonomous robots to drive supply chain innovation

- Creating the business case: Considering facilities, current bottlenecks, asset management, existing infrastructure capability

- Utilising autonomous robots to drive value by reducing direct and indirect operating costs and increasing revenue potential

- Drone case study: Applications and opportunities

STREAMS
STREAMS
11:40
STREAMS

STREAM A

Transforming forecasting with data analytics

- Identifying and quantifying the impact of an improved forecast to the organisation

- Building a roadmap of the needed improvements to bolster the business case

- Using deep segmentation to deliver a more accurate capture of the true demand volatility and drivers of demand forecasting

Self-regulated, autonomous and self-sufficient systems are transforming claim processing by enabling settlement to be made when a series of requirements are met.

While there is clear success in niche areas what are the opportunities for the wider industry? Join this panel for expert input on:

STREAM B

Using augmented reality to transform your day to day operations

- Optimised picking process to enable real-time barcode reading, object recognition, indoor navigation, and seamless integration of data

- Optimised warehouse planning to deliver value-adding services

- Optimised transportation through enhancing checks, loading and support processes

STREAMS
STREAMS
12:20
STREAMS

STREAM A

Data Transformation Panel: Enhancing supply chains through big data analytics

- How can we effectively keep up with data inflows and derive valuable insights?

- How should we utilise data analytics to leverage the benefits of advanced analytics?

- How can we use data to make supply chains more responsive, demand-driven and customer centric?

STREAM B

Future Transformation Panel: How will AI revolutionise transform tomorrow’s digital supply chain?

- How can we drive better decisions and processes through AI?

- What technological innovations will enable us to implement robotically and digitally controlled systems throughout out value chain?

- What obstacles do we need to overcome to implement automation in sales, customer service, and operations tasks traditionally handled by humans?

Soeren Manthey, Head of IGS Procurement Transformation, Bombardier

STREAMS
STREAMS
12:50
STREAMS

STREAM A - IoT and security in the supply chain

- Identifying and addressing the gap between physical and digital security in the supply chain

- Reducing risk in your devices and their movement by creating security layers and segmenting data

- Utilising a block-chain or a chain of trust solution to facilitate the exchange of logistics and purchasing data

Tom Brabers, Head of Global Supply Chain Security, Geodis Freight

STREAM B - Securing value from AI

- Automating tasks to maximise efficiency

- Institutionalising knowledge management processes to share insights and best practice across organisations

- Improving decision making and creating a smart supply chain

STREAMS
STREAMS
13:20
Lunch break and networking opportunity
Lunch break and networking opportunity
Lunch break and networking opportunity
14:20
Afternoon Keynote: Blockchain for Supply Chain Management

The idea of a de-centrally organised digital payment system was born in 2008 – but the use of these “blockchains” is not only an option for the financial sector; several experimental projects for freight tracking or intelligent contracts are currently in progress in the field of supply chain management. In this specialist session, you can hear about the revolutionary potential of blockchain technology as well as the associated risks

- What is the blockchain?

- How can the blockchain interact with the supply chain?

- Benefits and future evolution

Dario Calderoni, SCM Operation Director, Zalando

Afternoon Keynote: Blockchain for Supply Chain Management
Afternoon Keynote: Blockchain for Supply Chain Management
14:50
STREAMS

STREAM A

Overcoming challenges related to legacy infrastructure

- What technologies will drive internal integration?

- Which platforms will enable collaboration across systems and teams?

- Overcoming legacy challenges with the right technology

STREAM B

What should the role of supply chain be in driving growth?

- Reducing costs

- Improving service

- Streamlining process

- Achieving competitive advantage

- Expanding footprint

- Reducing environment impact

STREAMS
STREAMS
15:20
STREAMS

STREAM A

Change management and preparing for excellence in La Poste: Delivering “Project Horizon”

- Identifying resources and an implementation plan to transform capability at La Poste

- Exploring Project “Horizon”: Goals and objectives

- Change management in La Poste: Challenges and achievements

- Conclusions and delivering long term change

Anne-Laure Charpenet, Director Supply Chain Transformation Project, La Poste

STREAM B

Transforming last-mile logistics

- This last mile is the most expensive and inefficient part of parcel delivery – are drones the solution?

- Home drone delivery and supply chain delivery – what are they and how are they evolving?

- What steps are being taken to overcome obstacles relating to regulation, systems and consumer acceptance?

STREAMS
STREAMS
15:50
Afternoon break and networking opportunity
Afternoon break and networking opportunity
Afternoon break and networking opportunity
16:30
STREAMS

STREAM A

Delivering value-added-services in logistics and order fulfilment

- Enabling personalisation to reduce inventory by transforming your customisation capabilities

- Working with 3PLs to respond more accurately to customer demand and ensure continuous improvement

- Using data analytics to understand what products and services your consumers want

STREAM B

Transforming infrastructure with digitalisation: Port of Rotterdam

- IoT-driven solutions to tackle increasing product and transport complexity

- Simplifying and automating device authentication and onboarding as well as enforcement of access policies

- Adapting your manufacturing strategy to tackle demand volatility, business velocity and increasing competition

- Integrating automation systems with back end IoT and cloud based systems to

Paul Walter, Head Digital Strategy & Innovation, Port of Rotterdam

STREAMS
STREAMS
17:00
STREAMS

STREAM A

Delivering efficiency with machine learning

- Fulfilling your customers’ needs more quickly

- Reducing downtime due to faults and breakage

- Cutting shrinkage and maximising stock

STREAM B

Utilising IoT-enabled solutions to drive sustainability and a green supply chain

- Ensuring supply chain partners are cooperating and collaborating to deliver inventory visibility

- Using remote monitoring and data analytics to streamline logistics and drive efficiency

- Reducing waste and reverse logistics through transparent communication and monitoring of products globally

STREAMS
STREAMS
17:30
Delivering the digital global supply chain

- Why it is important for consumer-packaged goods?

- What approach Nestle has taken?

- What we have learnt?

David Sheldon, Head of Global Supply Chain Development, Nestle

Delivering the digital global supply chain
Delivering the digital global supply chain
18:00
Closing remarks from conference chair
Closing remarks from conference chair
Closing remarks from conference chair
18:10
Networking drinks reception

Please join us for some well-earned drinks, and take the opportunity to network with all attendees in an informal setting.

Networking drinks reception
Networking drinks reception
9:50
Effective strategies to enable smart, fast, and frequent supply chain decision making

- Building end-to-end digital models to visualise, analyse and optimise your supply chain strategy

- Utilising model-based apps to transform your planning, deployment and simulation capabilities

- Implementing a data-driven integration platform to consolidate and automate dashboard and reporting systems

Effective strategies to enable smart, fast, and frequent supply chain decision making
Effective strategies to enable smart, fast, and frequent supply chain decision making
08:30
Registration & networking coffee
Registration & networking coffee
Registration & networking coffee
08:55
Opening remarks from conference chair
Opening remarks from conference chair
Opening remarks from conference chair
09:00
Transforming from supply-driven to a consumer-centric/demand driven organisation

- Delivering a bespoke, customer-facing supply chain

- Transforming the entire shopping experience to create lasting customer loyalty

- The Connected Bike and the changing customer expectations

- increasing customer engagement, providing differentiated services and building the brand

Jeroen Both, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Accell Group

Transforming from supply-driven to a consumer-centric/demand driven organisation
Transforming from supply-driven to a consumer-centric/demand driven organisation
09:30
Aligning your business strategy with supply chain capabilities

- Identifying key capabilities required for profitable fulfilment

- Linking your supply chain segmentation attributes to functional capabilities

- Aligning internal and external stakeholders on the specific processes, actions and KPIs necessary to deliver value

Diego De Wolf, Digital Solutions and Project Lead, Caterpillar

Aligning your business strategy with supply chain capabilities
Aligning your business strategy with supply chain capabilities
10:00
Panel: What are the most effective methods to increase end to end visibility?

- Identifying, locating, and tracking the status of assets

- Optimising supply chain responsiveness with big data

- Maximising order fulfilment and reducing uncertainty, shortages and wastage

- What should be out technology priorities; network infrastructure, devices, applications, platforms, security solutions, and integration services

Panel: What are the most effective methods to increase end to end visibility?
Panel: What are the most effective methods to increase end to end visibility?
10:30
Morning break and networking opportunity
Morning break and networking opportunity
Morning break and networking opportunity
11:10
Interactive session: Solving your core challenges!

This session will give everyone the opportunity to tackle the core challenges you raised during day one, allowing you to work through the problem within groups, and take ready-made solutions back to your office.

Interactive session: Solving your core challenges!
Interactive session: Solving your core challenges!
11:40
Quickfire Interactive Roundtables!

A) How can you train and retain the best talent to power your digital supply chain?

B) Where should we be investing to maximise the benefits of IoT?

C) How can we get over short-termism and deliver a long-term strategic plan?

Quickfire Interactive Roundtables!
Quickfire Interactive Roundtables!
12:10
Quickfire Interactive Roundtables

A) How can you overcome transport and product complexity?

B) How can we deliver true real-time visibility?

C) How do we move from pilot to business plan?

David Evans, Head of End to End Supply Chain Design, Merck

Quickfire Interactive Roundtables
Quickfire Interactive Roundtables
12:40
Quickfire Interactive Roundtables

1) How to get actionable insights out of data to uncover new insights?

2) What should the role of supply chain be in driving growth?

3) How can you continue to drive digitalisation in your supply chain?

Quickfire Interactive Roundtables
Quickfire Interactive Roundtables
13:10
Lunch and Networking Opportunities
Lunch and Networking Opportunities
Lunch and Networking Opportunities
14:10
Automation and robotics: The supply chain of the future?

- Combining physical robots with machine learning algorithms to maximise the value of new data created by automated technologies

- Implementing zero-defect logistics processes and new levels of productivity through next-gen robotics

- From workflow automation to robotisation

Ivanka Janssen, VP Supply Chain, Beverages Category, PepsiCo

Automation and robotics: The supply chain of the future?
Automation and robotics: The supply chain of the future?
14:40
Smart sensors and enabling the always-on supply chain

Actual uses for the Wirepas Mesh in different environments like logistics and cold chain logistics, healthcare, manufacturing, animal tracking and oil and gas industry for people safety. Detailed information of what kind of data can be collected and what can be done with it in terms of reports and alarms

Mirva Saarijärvi, Director of Product Marketing for Wide Area Mesh Asset Management Wirepas

Smart sensors and enabling the always-on supply chain
Smart sensors and enabling the always-on supply chain
15:10
Exploring standardisation and implementation: The Harmonised Parcel Label and data exchange

- Aligning business objectives to determine what to standardise and how to standardise

- Understanding which technologies will reduce your costs and improve responsiveness

- Creating a standardised supply chain process across multiple business units

- Standardisation as a competitive tool to further profitability

Frits van den Bos, Manager Innovation, GS1

Jaco Voorspuij, Senior Manager Transport & Logistics and Customs, GS1

Exploring standardisation and implementation: The Harmonised Parcel Label and data exchange
Exploring standardisation and implementation: The Harmonised Parcel Label and data exchange
15:40
Afternoon break and networking opportunity
Afternoon break and networking opportunity
Afternoon break and networking opportunity
16:10
Transforming your procurement strategy to make buying simpler and more competitive

- Increasing the value of delivery through process digitalisation

- Investing in internal capabilities to drive efficiency throughout procurement chain

- Increasing toolbox to increase value: Where to invest to maximise delivery and ROI

Transforming your procurement strategy to make buying simpler and more competitive
Transforming your procurement strategy to make buying simpler and more competitive
16:40
Excellence in fleet management

- Delivering efficiency savings through connected fleet and warehouse management innovations

- Utilising GPS and tracked technologies to gather real time data on locations and operations of vehicles

- Physical asset movement and order fulfilment processes

Excellence in fleet management
Excellence in fleet management
17:10
Interactive wrap-up session

To ensure all attendees have clear, practical solutions to take away with them, the conference will close with an opportunity to review the conference objectives and discuss any remaining points.

Interactive wrap-up session
Interactive wrap-up session
17:30
Closing remarks from conference chair
Closing remarks from conference chair
Closing remarks from conference chair
17:40
Conference close
Conference close
Conference close