Demand Sensing & Advanced Planning Strategy Day

Led by Neil Ackerman, Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Enterprise Transformation, Johnson & Johnson

Create a demand driven value network through Demand Sensing and Advanced Planning

The FIN Demand Sensing & Advanced Planning Strategy Day helps senior Supply Chain and Manufacturing Executives understand how they can implement Demand Sensing and Advanced Planning to dramatically improve current levels of forecasting by employing a set of mathematical techniques and AI to analyze real time daily demand information. By unlocking this intelligence attendees will be able to see how Demand sensing can revolutionize their end to end supply chain visibility and consumer demand planning.

Who will attend?

The event is designed for Senior Supply Chain and Planning Directors, Manufacturing and Digital Transformation leaders. Only 40 attendees will be able to attend.  Typical attendees will be Supply Chain Directors, Manufacturing Directors , Chief Digital Officers and Inventory and Planning Executives.

Attendees at DemSense will include:


Unique collaborative format

By joining our fully immersive Demand Sensing & Advanced Planning Strategy Day, you will learn from influential practitioners in our network who have led major Demand Sensing Transformational planning programmes, and collaborate with peers to create a personal action plan to move your project forward.

Our unique format is designed to maximise practical learning for all attendees by moving away from the conference format to a series of collaborative working sessions with fellow practitioners.

Why now?

Consumer Demand and Political and Economic instability are having a profound effect on Manufacturing and Supply Chain operations, with early adopters of Demand Sensing and Advanced planning benefiting from:

  • End-to-end Supply Chain visibility

  • Increased accuracy in forecasting and reporting

  • Reduced costs and significant efficiency benefits

  • Decreased Inventory levels

  • Higher revenues & improved profit margins

  • Improved customer responsiveness

  • Shorter cash to cash cycle times

  • New business models through servitization

  • Smarter Procurement Decisions

The challenge of Demand Sensing & Advanced planning

For many, the adoption of Demand Sensing and Advanced planning is a huge challenge. As well as major technology investments, there are huge leadership, cultural and change management issues to tackle. Demand Sensing especially replaces more traditional methodologies of forecasting, as such project leaders are often pioneers in their organizations:- there are not many examples, case studies to support their projects.


Programme

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9.00 - 9.30 Welcome and morning coffee

9.30 - 10.00 Case Study 1
How do I design my Demand Sensing & Advanced Planning Strategy?
Sammy Tanghe, Supply Chain Planning Director, Nokia

10.00 - 10.30 Interactive question and answers

10.30 - 11.00 Collaborative working session - how do I implement this in my organisation?

11.00 - 11.30 Case Study 2
Demand sensing: Artificial Intelligence and the 21st-century supply chain
Neil Ackerman
, Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Transformation, Johnson & Johnson

11.30 - 12.00 Interactive question and answers

12.00 - 12.30 Collaborative working session

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12.30 - 13.30 Networking lunch

13.30 - 14.00 Case Study 3
How do I align core functions including Procurement, Supply Chain and Manufacturing into my Demand planning matrix?
Lukasz Kasperowicz, Supply Chain Expert, COTY

14.00 - 14.30 Interactive question and answers

14.30-15.00 Collaborative working session - how do I implement this in my organisation?

15.00 - 15.30 Networking refreshments

15.30 - 16.00 Case Study 4

Technology Assessment Matrix, which technologies, when, where and why?

16.00 - 17.00 Interactive question and answers

17.00-17.30 Collaborative working session - how do I implement this in my organisation?

17.30 - 18.00 Networking drinks reception

 
 
 

Location

London , UK