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Utilising IoT, AI and data-driven innovations to deliver a more efficient, cost-effective and digital supply chain strategy.

The Internet of Things is poised to disrupt traditional supply chain operations, as tighter production margins and increasing globalisation and complexity drive businesses to implement a more connected, intelligent and scalable end to end strategy.

The 2nd Annual Internet of Supply Chain conference is the only event of its kind in Europe.

If you are a forward-thinking supply chain and logistics professional, this conference is for you, providing you with insight to transform your supply chain strategy, deliver transparency, value and efficiency throughout your business by revolutionising your inventory, warehouse and fleet management.

Our in-depth market research with key industry professionals shows….

... supply chain and logistics operators are facing a perfect storm as huge technological advancement, coupled with changing consumer habits, drive businesses to adapt to survive and thrive in 2018.

But for those that embrace the disruption, new IoT-driven innovations will deliver the agility and transparency needed to create a more efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Building on the success of our 2017 event, the Internet of Supply Chain Conference 2018 is the must-attend event for executives looking for the essential insight, case study analysis and business relationships which will turn disruption into success.

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This is your opportunity to get in front of the key decision makers and budget holders in manufacturing, retail, pharma, FMCG and adjacent sectors, as they decide which technologies and systems they need to implement to deliver transparency, value and efficiency throughout their supply chain.


World-Class Speakers

40+ leading global industry experts and thought-leaders

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Past Speakers include:
Ali Nicholl
Head of Communication and Engagement, Iotic Labs
Allen Jacques
VP, Pharma Supply Chain, Aera Technology
Archana Vidyasekar
Team Leader – Visionary Innovation Research Group, Frost & Sullivan
Aris Kotsas
RFID Project Coordinator, TrainOSE
Brian Tessier
Vice President, Global Supply Chain Innovation, Schneider Electric
DR Carlos Cordon
LEGO Professor of Strategy and Supply Chain Management, Author of “Strategy is Digital”, IMD
Edwin de Boer
Director Supply Chain Operations, Cisco
Enno Osinga
Former Senior Vice President Cargo, Schiphol Airport
Frits van den Bos
Manager Innovation, GS1
Ivanka Janssen
Vice President, Supply Chain, Europe, Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, PepsiCo
Jackie Pomroy
Head of Supply Chain, NHS South of England Procurement Services
Jaco Voorspuij
Senior Manager Transport & Logistics Customs, GS1 Global Office
Jan Roodenburg
VP Supply Chain, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Jean-Marc Lieby
RFID Project Leader, Decathlon
John Munnelly
Head of Operations, John Lewis
Kalman Tiboldi
Chief Business Innovation Officer, TVH Group
Martin Manns
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Chair for Manufacturing Automation and Assembly, University of Siegen and Former Production Research, Daimler
Mirko Senatore
Head of Business Solutions and Supply Network Excellence, Pfizer
Mirva Saarijärvi
Director of Product Marketing, Asset Management, Wirepas
Niall Murphy
CEO, Evrythng
Paul Green
Creative Director, Iotic Labs
Rene Kronenburg
Area Manager EMEA, Information Technology Supply Chain Solutions, VLOG IT Manager, Abbvie
Richard Haig
CIO/CTO, Herman Kay
Volker Heinle
Director EG EMEA SC Strategy and NPI, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
Wolfgang Weber
Head of Strategy, Governance and M&A Supply Chain Laundry & Home Care, Henkel Global Supply Chain

Learn from our partners

Not only can you address the practical issues around IoT implementation in the thought leadership sessions, but you also have the opportunity to talk technical with some of the leading providers in this fast-moving market – the people at the cutting edge of IoT implementation.
We provide a 1 to 1 meetings service as part of your participation, giving you the opportunity to discuss your own particular issues in detail with market experts.

Previous Sponsors from the Internet of Supply Chain include:

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Aera Technology

Agenda Snapshot

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Key conference themes for 2018
-Aligning your go-to-market strategies and rolling out our digital monitoring and optimisation systems
-Analytics, advanced robotics & sensor technology to transform supply chain efficiency
-Asset Management and agile production
-Exploring how AI can streamline claims management processes, saving money and improving efficiency
-Limiting the impact of globalisation, outsourced manufacturing, longer supply chains, and tighter product margins
-Integration and interoperability challenges
-Generating value from investment in IoT, and proving the ROI through test cases and pilots
-Utilising big Data, Data Science, Artificial intelligence and machine learning in supply chain planning
-Growth in connectivity, and falling cost of sensors (from China) is making RFID and other tracking more viable
-Increasing digitisation of supply chain is leaving it vulnerable to new attacks, and increasing the risk to suppliers and customers
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Our Past Speakers

Past Internet of Insurance experts in analytics, IoT, Data.

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Bruno Schmidt
Industry Manager Power & Utilities, Microsoft
Charles van Hulzen
Director Energy Western Europe, Huawei
David Ferguson
Head of Digital Innovation, EDF Energy
Erwin Frank-Schultz
Industry Technical Leader Utilities, IBM
Fonger Ympa
Head of Smart Energy Lab, Eneco Smart Energy
Gerhard Gamperl
Director of Strategy, Corporate Development and Innovation, Verbund
Jean Paul Krivine
Smart Home Project Director, EDF Energy
Kaspar Karleep
CTO, Elektrilvei
Maher Chebbo
Chief Commercial Officer, GE
Sandra Trittin
Head of Business Development and Marketing, TIKO
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Who should attend?

This year’s conference has been designed specifically to support leading supply chain, procurement, logistics and operations professionals from manufacturing, retail, logistics, pharma, FMCG, food and beverages and apparel.

Furthermore, professionals involved in digital transformation, data analytics, innovation and security will also benefit from exploring the key trends emerging in this space.

The conference will be for:


  • CSCO - Chief Supply Chain Officer

  • COO - Chief Operating Officer

  • SVP/VP/GM/Director/Head - Supply Chain

  • SVP/VP/GM/Director/Head – Logistics

  • SVP/VP/GM/Director/Head – Operations

  • SVP/VP/Head/Director Procurement


  • COO - Chief Operating Officer

  • SVP/VP/Head/Director Innovation

  • SVP/VP/Head/Director Partnerships

  • SVP/VP/Head/Director Customer Solutions

  • SVP/VP/Head/Director Transformation

  • SVP/VP/Head/Director Business Solutions

  • SVP/VP/Head/Director Strategy

You may be eligible to attend this conference on a complimentary ticket, if you have or are looking to start an active project and you fulfil our qualification criteria. Please click the Attend button for further information.


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We understand that the key reasons to attend a conference are to network, learn from our peers and make valuable business contacts.

To facilitate this, we have created a range of bespoke packages managed through our dedicated concierge team, allowing you to maximise your time on site, meet the people you need to and create lasting value-adding business connections. These include:


Hilton Berlin, Germany

With beautifully designed accommodation and a location within the famous Gendarmenmarkt, Hilton Berlin offers the perfect venue to explore the city and meet clients. A short drive from the city's two major airports, the hotel is within walking distance of Berlin's major attractions, like the French and German Cathedrals and the concert house.

Internet of Business have secured preferential rates for your stay during the event. To book with these rates simply email who will be happy to assist.

Our Advocates

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"I was very impressed with the quality of the event organization as well as the speakers and their content. The attendance was much better than expected as well as the level of the attendees. I also liked the size and the ability to meet virtually everyone who attended. Our experience was extremely positive."
VP Pharma Supply Chain, FusionOps/AeroTech
"Some very positive discussions and learnings from the event, with a good balance of content."
VP Enterprise Business Development, EVRYTHNG
"Extraordinary interactions with capable and well-informed participants resulted in a most productive event leading to new ideas to enhance our business"
Creative Director, Iotic Labs
"Some presentations were simply superb! it provides you a lot of food for thoughts, especially considering our own company's Supplychain into perspective. Sometimes, its a bit discouraging as well, especially when speakers say its really tough to manage expectations, the ROI is not much, etc"
Digital Transformation, Henkel
"Great experience with very insightful cases, combined with good conversations with other colleagues"
VP Operations, Danone
"It was a motivational experience having the opportunity to meet with so many interesting people and to see and hear all the amazing developments that have and are taking place that are driving efficiency and improving service across the globe"
Head of Supply Chain South of England Procurement Services, NHS
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