Digital Supply Chain Strategy Day September Speakers:

“It was great to hear from other companies and to learn what they have done with regards their digital transformation in the supply chain.” - Digital Supply Chain Transformation Manager, DIAGEO

Digital Supply Chain Strategy Day has been created to solve some of the key challenges facing our members today. How do you create, plan and execute a Digital Supply Chain strategy? It is designed for members at all levels of the adoption roadmap with a tailored approach for each and every attendee.

Unique collaborative format

By joining our fully immersive Digital Supply Chain Strategy Day, you will learn from influential practitioners in our network who have led major Digital Transformation programmes, and collaborate with peers to create a personal action plan to move your project forward.

Who will attend?

The event is designed for Senior Supply Chain and Digital Transformation leaders, and will have a maximum of 40 attendees. Typical attendees will be Supply Chain Directors and Chief Digital Officers.

Confirmed DiSC September attendees include:

Testimonials from past attendees.

“Good focused informal event with major companies driving digital transformation in Supply Chain/Procurement. Good speakers and very relevant content. Relaxed setting and good combination of presentations, round-table and peer-to-peer discussions. Good facilitation host organizations.” - Global VP Procurement Strategy & Innovation , ABInBev

“I thought the content was excellent, and the debate very good, I really enjoyed the interaction on the topics raised. Excellent blend of topics and debate, with practitioners and solutions experts.” - formally Senior Vice President Supply Chain, Global Operations, Pearson PLC

“It was a very rewarding experience as we approached very interesting and current issues at Digital Supply Chain.” - Supply Chain Director, Cerealis



9:00 - 9:30
Welcome and Introduction

9:30 - 10:00
Data management
- Insights into how new technology and enterprise-scale data are driving the Digital Transformation of Coca Cola European Partners’ Supply Chain.  
Tim Marsden - IT Director- Supply Chain, Coca Cola European Partners
Luis Martin Lostao - Associate Director- Digital Strategy & Transformation, Coca Cola European Partners

10:00 - 10:30  
Working Session: What are the top 3 barriers to moving to the next level?
- Round-table breakout groups with practitioners at similar digitisation maturity levels.
- Which approaches are being taken in different industries? Is there a commonality emerging?
- What are the key barriers which need to be overcome? What stands in the way of progression?
- Group feedback session with Q&A.

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10:30 - 11:00  
: Networking session

11:00 - 11:30
Vision and Strategy:
Translating digital vision into action
A case study from Dr. Alexander Seitz, Head of Supply Chain Excellence Europe for Power Management, Infineon Technologies - Managing the Transition to a Digital Supply Chain in terms of Innovation, Process and Leadership. 

11:30 - 12:00
Working Session:
hypothesis generation- the current situation vs future expectation
- How is digitisation currently being managed and how is value measured?
- How will digitisation be managed in 3 years time and how will value be measured?

12:00 - 12:30
Technology - The technologies that will transform your Supply Chain and Manufacturing operations. Hands on advice on IIOT, AI and Digital Twin.
Dr. Gunter Beitinger, VP Manufacturing, Siemens Digital Factory

12:30 - 13:30
Themed Lunch Round Tables
- Vision/ strategy
- Value
- Technology
- Change & Delivery

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13:30 - 14:15
Working Session:
Delivering value or “keeping up with appearances”
- How to deliver change and genuinely digitise whilst appeasing board expectations

14:15 - 14.45
Change and Delivery
: Insights into how digital technologies, processes and people integrate together to shape the future of Digital Supply Chain at Henkel. Tarun Rana, Corporate Senior Manager Digital Transformation, Henkel
- Digital Upskilling of the Workforce: Recruiting and Retraining 

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14:45 - 15:15  
Networking session

15:15 - 16:00
Speaker Panel Q&A: Addressing your specific challenges and exploring the day’s key themes

16:00 - 16:30
A case study from Daimler Trucks: Digital Supply Chain Adoption and Maturity - Is a pathway to progress emerging?
Dr Michael Salmen, Head of Digitisation, Daimler Trucks AG

16:30 - 17:00   
Wrap Up Presentation

17.30 - 18.00  
Drinks Reception: Enjoy a relaxing networking session with fellow practitioners