Day One
NOVEMBER 5th, 2019

07:30 08:30
REGISTRATION & NETWORKING


 
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8:30 – 8:40
CHAIRMAN’S ADDRESS & WELCOME FROM FUTURE INSIGHTS NETWORK (FIN)

We kick off the conference with a welcome from our Chair David Malenfant, Director, Outreach & Partnerships, Center for Supply Chain Innovation at Texas Christian University,

Dave Malenfant is Director, Outreach & Partnerships, Center for Supply Chain Innovation, at the Texas Christian University Neeley School of Business in Fort Worth, TX. He has more than 25 years of experience in driving change and performance improvement across the supply chain, and now builds partnerships with the Center and TCU Supply Chain through outreach with the business, academic, and association communities. He also serves as Executive Vice President, Industry Liaison and Talent Development, for the Biotech Supply Management Alliance. He holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Windsor in Canada.

 

8:40 – 9:20 KEYNOTE
GAINING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE THROUGH GLOBAL SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT STRATEGY ACROSS GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS


9:25 - 10:10 
ROUNDTABLES

Join your peers for a deep dive into the topics that you have identified as the key issues affecting your industry today.

HOW TO ACHIEVE A RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN


HOW TO ATTRACT ENGAGE AND DEVELOP SUPPLY CHAIN PEOPLE IN THE WAR FOR TALENTS

MANAGING INTERCONNECTED SUPPLY CHAINS


CREATING A RESILIENT AND DIVERSE WORKFORCE

HOW TO DRIVE HORIZONTAL SUPPLY CHAIN COLLABORATION IN BETWEEN COMPANIES


PLOTTING THE JOURNEY FOR SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITISATION


10:15 – 11:50
NETWORKING, REFRESHMENTS & PRE-ARRANGED 1-2-1 MEETINGS


11:55– 12:35 KEYNOTE
THE JOURNEY TO A FULLY DIGITISED END-TO-END SUPPLY CHAIN 


12:40 - 13:55
THEMED LUNCH DISCUSSIONS

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SAP LOGISTICS EXECUTION - TRANSPORTATION (LE-TRA IS ABOUT TO RETIRE.
WHAT’S COMING NEXT?

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USING AI-POWER APPLICATIONS TO DELIVER SMARTER SUPPLY CHAIN DECISIONS

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MAKING INFORMED DECISIONS FASTER WITH SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYTICS


14:00 - 15:00
INNOVATION TOOLKITS

 
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SMART LOGISTICS: DESIGNING THE WAREHOUSE OF THE FUTURE

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BUILDING HIGH-PERFORMANCE GLOBAL OPERATIONS

 

15:05 - 15:45 KEYNOTE
LEVERAGING THE POWER OF THE AUTONOMOUS SUPPLY CHAIN


15:50 - 17:25
NETWORKING, REFRESHMENTS & PRE-ARRANGED 1-2-1 MEETINGS


17:30 - 18:10 KEYNOTE
SETTING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION


18:10 - 20:00 
NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION